Two people were shot at an adult birthday party in the Silos complex off Brown Bridge Road in the early morning hours Sunday, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office.
Business Facilities magazine has announced that Baxter International's decision to make a $1.3 investment at Covington's Stanton Springs has earned them the magazine's Gold Award as the 2012 Economic Development Deal of the Year.
Director of Washington Street Community Center Bea Jackson is the recipient of the 2013 MLK I Have A Dream Award.
A Conyers neighborhood will be featured in an episode of "Trouble Next Door" on the Oprah Winfrey Network Sunday at 3 p.m.
Police are called when parents of newborn in Newton Medical Center's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit get into fight.
A smoke alarm alerts family when house fills with smoke from smoldering ashes placed in garage.
Residents of South Newton County have complained to the NCSO that flyers from the Ku Klux Klan have appeared in their yards.
Richard Johnson Jr. is the winner of this year's Trailblazer Award which was awarded Sunday as part of the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Observance.
The Covington Public Safety community has a new program to enhance the quality of life and safety for residents.
Newton County Sheriff's Office hopes to have new western precinct open sometime in March.
Enterinig autos and burglaries hit Covington Place subdivision.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office is looking into allegations from a woman who says she was kidnapped and sexually assaulted.
A man reported to the CPD that he was robbed at gunpoint by five men on Thelma Street.
Newton County Fire Service recommends that every home has working smoke alarms.
NCSO: Man shot in leg as he walks down the street in Silos subdivision.
The victim of a motorcycle crash that occurred Wednesday afternoon died overnight of his injuries, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
An Amber Alert issued out of Tennessee for 2-year-old Cale Whitehead has been canceled.
The long-awaited renovations of Porter Memorial Gymnasium finally got under way Monday.
The Pony Express Food Mart was robbed by an armed bandit Sunday night and as Newton County Sheriff's Office personnel search for a man who fired a pistol into his stepfather's home, they discover he committed suicide a short time later in metro Atlanta.
The Covington Police Department is investigating two separate stabbing incidents which occurred Saturday night.
The business district of Porterdale has received the Opportunity Zone Tax Credit designation from the state of Georgia.
Covington Police make three arrests in Oxford burglaries; seek suspect who exposed himself in Kroger parking lot.
School resource officers and other senior Newton County Sheriff's Office personnel underwent active shooter training at a Newton County school Thursday.
A 17-year-old Covington man faces aggravated assault charges after he allegedly threatened his father with a sword, according to the Covington Police Department.
Kevin O'Brien has been named chief of the Newton County Fire Service.
A 16-year-old Conyers youth faces three felonies in connection with allegedly hacking into credit card information of a Newton County woman.
Covington car dealership victim of theft; Covington man runs from Rockdale deputies and is arrested on multiple charges
Two Chevrolet Camero convertibles were stolen from Ginn Motor Company Friday night. The total value of the cars was nearly $90,000.
Juvenile charged in muzzle loader theft; Covington woman charged in Conyers shoplifting, drug possession
Fifteen-year-old allegedly steals muzzle loader from vehicle; Covington woman charged with shoplifting and possession of drugs in Conyers.
Consumer agencies urge Santa's Helpers to consider safety when purchasing toys.
Gas leak closes Pacho's restaurant and several surrounding businesses Friday afternoon.
Southern Heartland Art Gallery is sponsoring Elf Camp for making Christmas ornaments Dec. 19-22.
Experts say take precautions to make sure pets are kept warm enough when temperatures drop.
Porterdale Police Department Lt. Jason Cripps saves man who jumped in Yellow River Wednesday afternoon.
Newton Medical Center Auxiliary honors Cindy Johnson for volunteering more than 10,000 hours.
CPD: There was a shooting at Covington Housing Authority Tuesday night.
Experts urge citizens to take safety precautions to prevent Christmas tree fires.
The two fugitives wanted on child sex assault charges in Newton County have been apprehended in Florida.
Four young men robbed at gunpoint after car breaks down off Salem Road.
The deaths of the couple found dead in their home early Monday have been determined to be a murder/suicide, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office and the Newton County Coroner.
A Newborn man was killed Monday in a car crash while taking his sons to visit Santa Claus.
Public's help sought in seeking two suspected child molesters believed to be hiding in Newton County
The Conyers Police Department, the Newton County Sheriff's Office and the U.S. Marshals Service are searching for two suspected child molesters believed to be armed and dangerous.
Woman arrested on felony shoplifting charges; already convicted on five prior shoplifting offenses.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office is sponsoring its 14th Annual Toy Run Motorcycle Ride on Saturday, Dec. 8.
Two bodies were discovered at a residence early Monday; the Newton County Sheriff's Office and the Newton County Coroner's Office are conducting a joint investigation.
A 57-year-old Covington woman was killed when she stepped into the path of a pickup on Ga. Highway 36 at Laseter Street.
Experts agree: Don't give pets as surprise Christmas gifts.
Covington Police arrest two suspects in shooting, home invasion after they fled and led police on high speed chase.
Covington Police have two suspects in custody following a shooting and a high speed chase which ended in the suspect's vehicle crashing at the intersection of Washington Street and Turner Lake Road.
Indian Creek Middle School teacher resigns following reports of arrest after he allegedly created a scene by pretending a Taser was his penis in front of an Athens bar.
Covington Police Department Capt. Ken Malcom gives tips to femal shoppers on staying safe during the holiday season.