The JDA has been awarded a $5.9 million loan to construct an on-site pretreatment facility for Baxter International.
Steve "The Brawler" Lawler will wrestle one of his final matches in Covington.
Newton High students sweep high school fair
Nearly 50 Newton County students are headed to the regional science fair next month.
The fifth annual Newton County Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl is at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Newton College and Career Academy
The Newton County Board of Education has a new chair and vice chair.
The Better Business Bureau has released the list of Top Scams for 2012.
A free fising guide for 2013 is available from the Georgia DNR.
The flu is now an epidemic in Georgia.
Applications for the Georgia Centennial Farms Program designation are currently being accepted.
Certain energy efficient appliances could result in a tax credit.
The 2013 Martin Luther King celebration is coming up and the organizing committee is seeking participants, nominations and donations.
The Newton County School System has nominated 33 students to the state level interviews for the state Governor's Honors Program.
The Better Business Bureau is urging consumers to take precautions when purchasing gift cards this holiday season.
The DOT will suspend lane closures during the holidays.
SACS issued a warning to GPC for its financial issues.
Rob and Jean Fowler will be honored by the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
Dr. Mariam Dittmann recently was announced as vice president of Academic Affairs at Georgia Piedmont Technical College.
State Sen. Rick Jeffares is a new state Senate floor leader.
The Oxford College Chorale will present its holiday concert this week.
A former prison inmate convicted of DUI and a DUI-crash victim will speak at Georgia Piedmont Technical College this week.
The Newton County Board of Education approved the resignation of an Indian Creek Middle School teacher who was arrested in Athens.
A 20-year tradition will continue Saturday with the Southern Folk Advent service at Old Church in Oxford.
The U.S. Postal service will deliver nearly 18 billion cards and packages during the holidays.
Oxford College has developed the Center for Healthful Living.
The Newton County Theme School at Ficquett received a grant to fight childhood obesity and improve nutrition.
Unemployment rates and decreasing locally and at the state level.
The Better Business Bureau is providing tips for making this holiday shopping season more pleasant.
Chimney Park will be transformed into a winter wonderland again this year.
Newton County Library System is offering lots of activities this winter.
This weekend a cross country race will benefit the Elks Aidmore Children's Center.
All Newton County public schools will release students early on Friday.
Three Newton County School System schools will hold parent informational meetings regarding new Flexible Learning Programs.
Traveling Angels Ministries Inc. will host its annual Thanksgiving dinner and fashion show Saturday.
Piedmont Academy recently honored its homecoming court and selected its Homecoming Queen and Miss Cougar.
Just shy of half of Newton County active voters have already cast ballots in today's election.
Nominations are currently being sought for the 2012 Shining Light.
The Covington branch library is getting new computers.
Snapping Shoals EMC recently awarded about $15,000 in grants to Newton County teacher projects through the Bright Ideas program.
Applications are being accepted for the Covington Christmas Parade.
Donations are being sought for the upcoming Festival of Trees to benefit Miracle League of Newton County.
Community pillar Pierce Cline recently received a lifetime achievement award from Oxford College.
The annual Miss Sweetheart Relay for Life pageant, benefitting the American Cancer Society, takes place Oct. 21.
A Newton County judge denied bond for a 25-year-old man who faces a murder charg in connection with his girlfriend's 7-year-old son.
An Oxford teen pleaded not guilty Tuesday in connection with the January crash on Cook Road that killed a 56-year-old woman.
The Newton County School System has announced its 22 school-level teachers who will compete for the title of Newton County Teacher of the Year.
Georgia Piedmont Technical College has completed the 10-year review by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges for reaffirmation of its accreditation.
The Covington Police Department has determined that what was originally reported to be an armed robbery at Don’s Superette was really a drug deal gone bad.
The deadline to register to vote in the November General Election is Oct. 8.
The unemployment rates in Newton and Rockdale decreased in August.
The Homer Sharp Stadium Brick Program benefits the Newton County Foundation for Educational Excellence and the three high school athletic programs.