In recognition of Patriotism Week, the Covington Elks Lodge 1806 recently hosted Law and Order Night for the Porterdale Police Department personnel and their spouses.
The last hurrah from the class of 2015 echoed through the sanctuary of Springfield Baptist Church Saturday afternoon as more than 450 Newton High School seniors were handed their diplomas in the presence of gathered family and friends.
Newton Citizen Poll for Sept. 1, 2013
The Newton County Jail Blotter for Aug. 30, 2013
An Atlanta man’s troubles kept multiplying after he was detained by Walmart’s loss prevention officer Tuesday afternoon.
Purple woman distracts Monday morning commuters on I-20
Porterdale City Councilman Mike Harper has announced that he will seek re-election to his Post 4 City Council seat in November.
The Newton County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a woman and charged her with forgery after she allegedly forged a criminal background check and gave it to a potential employer.
School Crime Reports for Aug. 23, 2013
Newton County Jail Blotter for Aug. 23, 2013
NCSO make burglary arrest; catch indecent exposure suspect; and investigate aluminum foil on satellite dish at area business.
The manager of Mr. Transmission on U.S. Highway 278 notified the Newton County Sheriff’s Office Monday that a customer had pulled a gun on one of the mechanics.
A variety of dogs and cats are available for adoption from both the Newton and Rockdale animal shelters.
Newton County man faces 18 counts of entering auto. More charges could follow.
Three injured in crash on Pickett Bridge Rd. in Newton County early Thursday
Newton County Jail Blotter for Aug. 16, 2013
An arrest has been made in Newton County telephone scam bilking citizens out of several hundred dollars each.
A Conyers woman has been arrested in connection with prescription drug scam.
Porterdale City Councilman for Post 5 Lowell Chambers has announced he will seek reelection.
Newton Sheriff’s Office interrupts burglary in progress in Oak Hill area
Slaying victim’s funeral set for Saturday; Memorial Fund established
The 16-year-old who is believed to be the shooter in the slaying of a 19-year-old man at the Covington Housing Authority Friday night is in a Juvenile Detention Center facing charges of felony murder, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.
Social Circle police officers charge three with drug violations after traffic stop.
16-year-old taken into custody
19-year-old killed, one wounded in Housing Authority shooting; 16-year-old taken into custody
Rain location for Wannabeatles concert is Covington First Baptist Church
Armed robber strikes Newton County Marathon gas station Wednesday night.
Newton County Jail Blotter for Aug. 9, 2013
Newton County man faces arson charges after domestic dispute over eviction.
‘On the Beat’ is an occasional reporting of various crimes and complaints confronted by law enforcement personnel in the course of their duties.
Georgia Emergency Management Agency stresses that parents and students should discuss emergencies and be prepared.
A snake and a Cocker Spaniel are hoping to be adopted
Dollar General employee faces charges on falsely reporting crime
Covington man arrested in alleged baseball bat attack
Health reports for Newton, Rockdale counties for Aug. 6, 2013
Newton Citizen Poll for Aug. 4, 2013
Oxford teen earns top honors in essay contest on dangers of alcohol
Newton County child, 4, dies when runs into path of family car
Newton Sheriff’s Office to participate in National Night Out Against Crime
Porterdale Citizen Police Academy holds first graduation
NCSO employees promoted
Newton County Jail Blotter for Aug. 2, 2013
Covington teen faces child molestation charges involving 3 young victims
Charlie Elliott opens new archery range; Panola Mountain hosts Sept. archery tournament
GSP urges Newton County drivers to use caution as new school year begins Aug. 2
Two arrested after gun scare at Covington McDonald’s
Social Circle woman dies from injuries sustained in Saturday crash
Covington man meets the people who saved his life after recent heart attack
Prisoners briefly escape custody at Newton County Detention Center
Newton County Jail Blotter for July 26, 2013
Newton County sees rash of entering autos this week