According to the most recent SPLOST figures, $57.92 million had been collected through May, with 22 months remaining. This is approximately $5.87 million more than anticipated would be collected by this time.
One Newton County woman who apparently failed to follow the biblical advice to love thy neighbor found herself behind bars after she allegedly beat her neighbor for not yielding the right of way.
Newton County Sheriff's Office searches for man who fled scene after crashing car and injuring small child
Newton County authorities continue to look for a man who allegedly fled from police before crashing the car he was driving, injuring a 4-year-old child who had to be airlifted to an area hospital.
Police officer sees driver grab a folded bandana from around the rearview mirror and shake it around in the car during a traffic stop, allegedly flinging marijuana throughout the SUV.
The presence of the Confederate flag has raised emotions locally with at least two incidents requiring the police involvement.
Report: Suspect asked recruiter if he was prepared for an attack like in Chattanooga
A 72-year-old man was arrested in Conyers last week when he allegedly took a gun into the U.S. Army Recruiting building in an alleged effort to keep the recruiters “on their toes” in the event of an attack like the one that occurred earlier this month in Chattanooga, Tenn.
The three suspects accused of carjacking a man who fell asleep inside his car have been arrested by the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office.
School bells are about to start ringing again as students and teachers return to the classroom. The 2015-16 school year kicks off Friday in Newton County, whereas Rockdale County schools will begin Monday. The School Box in Conyers has been a hive of activity the last few weeks as teachers and parents have been shopping for supplies and materials.
Three local residents were killed Sunday in a one-vehicle crash on Interstate 20 near Taliaferro County, just east of Greensboro.
Covington is filled with beautiful houses, some just off the beaten path.