A dozen Newton County science fair projects will compete at the state level next month.
All three Newton County high schools were named to the state Advanced Placement Honor Schools list.
State Rep. Andy Welch has introduced a bill that would limit use of EBT cards.
the 5th Annual Run for Hope benefitting Relay for Life takes place March 3.
The 3rd Annual Black HIstory Month Program will take place Saturday.
Newton County students will get a break from school beginning Friday and continuing until next week.
Norton Packaging is opening a facility in Monticello, bringing 90 jobs and a $12 million investment.
Rep. Allen Peake has introduced the Georgia Renaissance Act to encourage downtown investment.
The Newton County School System will hold the 2013 System Spelling Bee at 10:30 a.m. today at Newton High School.
A statewide Mattie's Call has been issued for a missing Newton County man.
Newton County was mostly spared from the brunt of the severe storm system that moved through Georgia Wednesday.
The Newton County School System will hold registration for the district's Georgia lottery funded prekindergarten program next month.
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.
Oxford College has developed the Center for Healthful Living.
The U.S. Postal service will deliver nearly 18 billion cards and packages during the holidays.
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.