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.
A mental health court will be operating in Newton beginning in July.
A citizens'' commitee that met for the first time Thursday has raised the ire of one county commissioner.
The Salem Overlay has been approved.
Social Circle Mayor Hal Dally said he'd be proud for Baxter to have a Social Circle address.
Most residents spoke in opposition to a ZIP change in east Newton at a town hall meeting.
An overwhelming majority of speakers at a public forum on proposed changes to the county's firearms ordinance were in opposition.
A first reading of an amendment to Covington's temporary sign ordinance was approved March 18.
A town hall meeting takes place tonight on the proposed ZIP code change for East Newton.
The Covington City Council approved a resolution supporting the proposed Mystic Grill project.
Tommy Hailey is retiring after 24 years as Newton County Recreation Commission director.
A TV pilot will film in downtown Covington this weekend.
The city of Social Circle has responded to a lawsuit filed by its former public safety director.
One local business owner is proposing that downtown Covington be turned into a Christmas destination.
The City Council approved several proposals to spur economic development at the request of Mayor Ronnie Johnston.
A program to help residents obtain and keep employment is being proposed by city officials.
Snapping Shoals EMC has the second lowest winter residential rates among 94 providers for customers using at least 2,000 kilowatt hours of power.
Representatives of Fibervision's parent company in Thailand visited the Covington plant Thursday.
Leigh Anne Knight is marking one month on the job as Covington's city manager.
Landscaper Billy Durden, whose county contract was recently canceled, says he's done nothing wrong and is still working on county sites.
Former Commisioner Mort Ewing was recently honored for decades of community service.
Newton County residents with Social Circle addresses living south of I-20 may soon have a Covington ZIP code.
Grace Spradley looks back with joy at her time as a teacher at the Little Red Schoolhouse.
A mild winter could mean some insect populations will thrive as the weather heats up.
The city of Covington is hosting the first of quarterly outreach meetings for citizens.
Neighbors can help neighbors stay warm next winter by donating to H.E.A.T.'s campaign to assist with utility bill payments.
Fiction will soon become fact, as Covington is getting a real Mystic Grill.
The city of Covington's legal team has determined a special use permit is not needed for an auto repair and body shop to operate from the old Covington Ford site.
Newton County Attorney Tommy Craig has completed his review of a questionable bid by LB Recycling and Waste Services and determined it will stand.
Tuesday's BOC meeting has been canceled.
The Georgia Municipal Association and several local officials are opposed to three bills that would impact local governments.
COVINGTON - County commissioners unanimously voted to put the lawn care maintenance contract out to bid at a special called meeting Tuesday night.
The BOC unanimously voted to put the lawn care contract out to bid.
The county commission passed a resolution authorizing attorney Tommy Craig 's filing of a counterclaim to a lawsuit filed last year.
Commissioners approved Tuesday night a bid by LB Recycling and Waste Services to purchase and collect scrap metal at the recycling centers and landfill, but there are questions about the legality of the bid.
Reid Waters selected Chimney Park as the site for his Eagle Scout project.
Commisioners did not revisit the lawn maintenance contract Tuesday, but said they are working on getting new policies in place.
Sheriff Ezell Brown is proposing changes to the county's firearms discharge ordinance.
The owner of the lawn maintenance service used by Newton County does not have a valid business license.
Bob Schwartz is Oxford's new city manager.
Changes are being made to the proposed Salem Overlay based on public feedback.
The FFA-FCCLA Center's 9th Annual Wildlife Camp Banquet takes place March 9.
Margaret and Richard Johnson celebrated 60 years of marriage with a vow renewal ceremony just days before Valentine's Day.
The Caldwell and Cowan Relay for Life team is hosting a dinner theater to raise funds for the American Cancer Society.
The local United Way has desingated funds for 21 non-profits.