A federal judge is set to sentence two north Georgia men convicted of plotting to make the poison ricin in what prosecutors described as a plot against federal government officials.
Emory University officials say dozens of students have been stricken by gastrointestinal illnesses in recent days.
A star-studded lineup of young and seasoned rockers took to the stage of Atlanta's venerable Fox Theatre Wednesday night to honor Lynyrd Skynyrd, the band that fomented the Southern rock genre and was a 1970s radio staple.
A newly created partnership between the Georgia Department of Corrections and a north Georgia charter school is expected to help some prison inmates earn their high school diplomas.
Three South Texas men must serve prison terms of nearly 34 years over a cocaine and cash ring linked to Georgia.
The Georgia House Republican Caucus has made its leadership selections for the upcoming legislative session.
A University of Georgia researcher has received a roughly $3 million federal grant to develop an early warning system that could help public health officers prepare for an infectious disease outbreaks.
About 100 soldiers from bases in North Carolina and Georgia are on their way to West Africa to help in the fight against Ebola.
Georgia Republicans are hostile to raising the minimum wage, but a majority of voters favor increasing it.
About 200 members of the 3rd Infantry Division based at Fort Stewart will be heading to the Middle East for a yearlong deployment supporting operations in Afghanistan.
Zoo Atlanta says Alan was the oldest male Sumatran orangutan living in the North American population of apes managed by the Orangutan Species Survival Plan when he died Friday.
Authorities have found 90 guns in carry-on bags at Atlanta's airport security checkpoints so far this year.
Gov. Nathan Deal says Georgia collected $1.55 billion in net taxes in October, an increase of roughly $87 million from October of 2013.
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston is building a special isolation unit to treat children who might be infected by Ebola.
The incumbent was part of a Republican takeover of the state’s constitutional offices in 2010. But Deal’s relentlessly optimistic take on the state’s economy proved effective, and Carter didn’t make the impact he needed by focusing on the state’s high unemployment rate and cuts to education.
Newton County News
- Berry Plastics building to house new distribution center
- Community Calendar for Jan. 30, 2015
- Newton Blotter for Jan. 21-27
- Porterdale earns official recognition as Main Street City
- Monroe man arrested in connection with April 2014 armed robbery of O'Reilly Auto Parts
- Conyers police charge roommate with murder of 72-year-old man
- Community Calendar for Jan. 29, 2015
- Georgia State Patrol Post 46 statewide leader in 2014 Toys for Tots campaign
- Georgia Perimeter College's Newton Campus to have representation on GSU-GPC consolidation committee
- Annual report: Covington-Newton County 911 Communications Center dispatched more calls in 2014 in shorter amount of time
- Newton Blotter for Jan. 21-27
- Newton Blotter for Jan. 14-20
- Newton Blotter for Jan. 7 - 13
- Newton Blotter for Dec. 31, 2014 - Jan. 6, 2015
- Newton blotter for Dec. 26, 2014
- Newton Blotter for Dec. 19, 2014
- Newton Blotter, Dec. 3-9
- Newton Blotter, Nov. 12-18
- Rockdale Jail Blotter for Nov. 21, 2014
- Newton Blotter, Nov. 5-11
- Auto brokerage sells vehicles at a discount
- Discovery Point Conyers awarded 3-star rating from state
- WildArt gallery opens on Covington Square
- Family Community Housing Association offers workshop to assist potential homebuyers, those facing foreclosure
- Cannon real estate settles into Wall Street complex
- Nora Goodman re-elected to Farm Bureau Board
- Ga. lawmakers press forward on medical marijuana
- Rockdale firefigher opens dive shop in Covington
- National EMS hosts Kim Atkins fund-raiser on Nov. 1
- Ginn Motor supports Y soccer program