A proposed firearms discharge ordinance could come to a vote Tuesday night.
The BOC has two options regarding employee insurance - one would cost the county more than $400,000 and the other only $22,000.
Nearly a year after residents in the Ellington development asked for road improvements, two roads are being upgraded.
Students who exceeded accelerated reading goals at Heard-Mixon Elementary got a big reward Tuesdasy.
County commissioners are wading through budget requests of more than $4.5 million than projected revenues.
A nonprofit board behind Chimney Park is working to raise funds for a paved path into the park.
Newborn Mayor Roger Sheridan wants changes to the way elections are handled in the town.
The DDA gave its blessing to a proposal for a Mystic Grill restaurant at a special called meeting Wednesday.
Chef Tek of Thai Palace in Conyers creates works of art out of fruits and vegetables.
The city of Covington is offering a local business incentives to expand.
The city of Covington will take over Legion Field to create an entertainment venue for citizens.
A spin-off of "The Vampire Diaries" will film in Conyers.
Bikers from 16 states will visit Covington for a tandem bike rally.
The Hwy. 11 bridge over I-20 has been named after Pierce Cline.
A committee has a draft ordinance regulating firearms discahrge.
The children's area of the library will be closed for a week while renovations are made.
Tommy Hailey is marking the end of a 24-year career with Newton County Recreation Commission.
Derby Day to raise money for Shepherd Center, takes place Saturday at Georgia International Horse Park.
A fundraiser for a Loganville child with a rare syndrome takes place Saturday.
A pizza delivery man was recently robbed at gunpint while on his rounds.
The Service Guild of Covington took top honors at the state level for the second year.
Prevent Child Abuse Newton is shifting its focus to target parents of children ages 1 to 4 and teen parents.
The Concerts on the Square series kicks off May 2.
Roger Harrison will be leaving the Office of Economic Development to join Wagner Service Solutions.
Various road projects are soon to get started in Newton County.
Commissioners are holding off on having video promoting Newton County to see if a local company can provide the service.
Newton and Rockdale counties will host their respective Relays for Life this weekend.
A bridge deemed unsafe for large vehicles by the DOT has been repaired.
A proposed ZIP code change in east Newton has been rejected.
The Newton BOC approved the terms of a $21 million loan for construction of Bear Creek Reservoir.
A go kart racetrack is proposed for Newton County.
Covington Mayor and City Council agree to pursue several initiatives in near future to enhance Covington.
THe Covington City Council was divided over an amendment to the temporary sign ordinance.
The Newton County Community Band will present its spring concert April 22.
Triple Horse will open a Hollywood-style studio in Covington.
The Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce has launced a new website focusing on tourism and filming, www.gocovington.com
Triple Horse Studios announced Thursday it will build a Hollywood-style film studio in Covington, ultimately investing $100 million, with the goal of solidifying Covington's position as the "Hollywood of the South."
Newton County Senior Services has many activities planned for Older Americans Month.
Covington officials are still in the planning stages for a compressed natural gas fueling station.
The Newton County Library's Covington branch is in need of repairs.
The Newton Water and Sewerage Authority is adjusting tap fees effective May 1.
The annual Horneyhead Fishing Festival takes place in Newborn April 27.
Several Newton departments are seeking grants.
The BOC will take its budget work sessions on the road this year.
Newton County's website is getting a makeover.
The Newton County Library System will host its first library fest.
A committee formed to make a recommendation on changes to Newton's firearms ordinance has abandoned a 350 yard distance limitation.
An RFP has been issued for Newton's landscape maintenance service.
State Rep. Pam Dickerson will host a town hall meeting Saturday.
Tickets are on sale for the Chick-fil-A Leadercast.