A man suspected of shoplifting has landed in the Newton County Detention Center on drug and simple battery charges.
Covington City Councilman Chris Smith was successful Tuesday in his bid for reelection to the Post 1, East Ward seat on the Covington City Council.
Visitors attending softball games in Newton County received a rude welcome Sunday when they discovered valuables had been stolen out of their cars.
Seven students were arrested — and one pepper sprayed — for their involvement in two fights that broke out Monday at Newton High School, authorities said.
A Norcross man spent a couple of nights in jail after he allegedly threatened to shoot a woman for driving too slowly on the interstate while talking on her cell phone.
Gun reported stolen from home-based tattoo artist
A man staying at the homeless shelter in Covington is accused of stealing various pieces of metal from the shelter before attempting to steal more than $150,000 from a nearby recycling center.
A Conyers man was injured when his girlfriend drove off in her SUV, dragging him down the street and causing him to strike another vehicle parked on the side of the road.
Four people were arrested in a melee that broke out in the Forest Villas neighborhood where one man was robbed of his cell phone at knife point.
The Covington Family YMCA’s annual fundraising campaign is set to kick off at the first of the year and will culminate with 13th Annual Cheerios Challenge, a 5K/10K road race and 1-mile fun run, in April.
Police are looking for a man who used a stolen gift card to purchase several hundreds of dollars of gift cards to area restaurants.
Sheriff’s offices in Rockdale and Newton counties are investigating a claim by a young girl that her mother’s ex-boyfriend molested her about four years ago.
Man allegedly tried to give false ID
Man charged with giving false ID after Covington Police officer recognized him from high school.
Despite cold temperatures, the streets of Olde Town Conyers were heating up Saturday for the 33rd annual Olde Town Fall Festival.
On the beat: Woman allegedly steals heartburn medicine and dog food
Woman accused of shoplifting leads police on chase
Sometimes police discover more than they initially suspect in the course of their jobs, as was the case in a number of instances this weekend in Covington.
A Covington woman was treated at the hospital for a stab wound to her leg as a result of an argument with her boyfriend and deputies are searching for the person or persons responsible for shooting a gun at a house in the Ellingtons subdivision, and nearly hitting the homeowner with one of the bullets.
Law enforcement officials in Rockdale and Newton counties discuss dangers of party drug ‘Molly.’
NCSO: Pot found in diaper bag at daycare center
Attempting to steal tires and hub caps off new cars in a local car lot has landed two men in the Newton County Detention Center.
A combination of technology and a concentrated focus on positive behavior has made a significant dent in the number of school discipline problems at Clements Middle School in Newton County.
Students charged with drugs, fighting at school
Newton Board of Education to begin contract negotiations with Triple Horse Studios for longer-term lease
The Newton County Board of Education approved on Tuesday a contract with a production company that will use the former Newton High School for the next month to film scenes for a feature film starring Samuel L. Jackson and Jessica Alba.
A Covington man has been arrested and charged with trespassing on the property of the Georgia Forestry Commission with a shotgun.
School Bus Safety Week is Oct. 21 to 25
Newton County schools launch new school bus safety program
Suspect died of apparent self-inflicted gunshot
U.S. Marshals attempting to serve arrest warrants on a man in Covington found the suspect dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound Thursday morning.
Rockdale County Sheriff's Office deputies arrest one and search for second suspect in Salem Road carjacking
Second suspect on the lam
One man has been arrested and another is on the run after allegedly robbing two victims at gunpoint and stealing a car in the early morning hours Tuesday.
A Covington man has been arrested and charged in connection with a violent sexual assault against a female acquaintance.
Police arrested a driver this weekend who ran up on the curb when the police officer attempted to stop him for suspected drunk driving and could barely stand when talking to the arresting officer.
While solid numbers of participants and spectators were not available Monday, Conyers officials are confident the Great Bull Run held Saturday at the Georgia International Horse Park was a success.
Passenger in fatal wreck in Newton County released from hospital
The Georgia State Patrol has identified the driver suspected of fleeing the scene of an accident early Saturday morning after hitting a pedestrian.
The city of Conyers revised its alcohol ordinance this week to reflect some updated regulations from the state Department of Revenue.
Newton County schools are growing more diverse, based on the number of different languages spoken by students.
A 16-year-old Newton County boy has been detained in a juvenile facility for allegedly threatening a man with an ice pick.
GBI hands case of former Newton County resident and disqualified mayoral candidate Olivia Ware to the Secretary of State.
GBI hands over case of former Newton County resident
GBI hands case of former Newton County resident and disqualified Conyers mayoral candidate Olivia Ware to Secretary of State
Fire safety in the kitchen is theme of this year’s Fire Prevention Month
October is Fire Prevention Month and this year’s theme is fire safety in the kitchen. Newton County has a unique resource in its own backyard to educate the public about the best ways about fire safety and prevention.
A Covington man learned the lesson of not bringing his work home with him this week when he was cited for emptying waste from portable toilets down the sewer on Monticello Street.
The Great Bull Run has obtained the proper permits from the state Department of Agriculture, clearing the way for Saturday’s event at the Georgia International Horse Park.
After being pulled over on a routine traffic stop, the driver and a passenger were apparently willing to admit they had drugs.
A number of young adults were recently arrested in Newton County in connection with incidents allegedly involving gang activity.
Ceremony scheduled for 8:30 a.m. today
Newton College and Career Academy named Ford Next Generation Learning Community
The state Department of Agriculture said the organizers of The Great Bull Run had not filed for requisite permits as of Friday.
A habitual shoplifter at Walmart in Conyers who would simply walk out the store with unpaid merchandise in a shopping cart has been arrested and charged with theft by shoplifting.
Teachers at East Newton Elementary School were surprised earlier this month when they were given a free, one-minute shopping spree of school supplies and 20 $50 gift cards, thanks to Walmart.
At least seven Walmart employees are suspected of pilfering more than $50,000 through fraudulent refunds.
A simple traffic stop resulted in a Social Circle woman’s arrest in connection with numerous drug charges when police found drugs marked for sale, a written log of numerous transactions, several thousand dollars of cash and a safety deposit key located in her truck.
The Newton County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a group of boys who allegedly beat up and pulled a gun on a 17-year-old who was walking in The Ellington Community Sunday evening.
Mansfield resident Stan Edwards plans to run for District 1 BOE
Man arrested after fender-bender at South Salem car-rider line
Mansfield resident Stan Edwards plans to run for District 1 BOE
City of Conyers has spent nearly $10k in Ware election case
Conyers prepares to turn over Ware election documents to GBI