County Commissioner John Douglas has ended his bid for Congress.
A former Newton County school administrator is among the 35 Atlanta Public Schools educators who were indicted Friday by a grand jury.
Unemployment rates in Newton and Rockdale continue to decline.
The Newton County School System will be closed to students and staff from April 1 through 5 for Spring Break.
The Oxford College Community Classroom will continue this spring.
Registration is underway for the Cheerios Challenge, set for April 13.
The Newton County School System was one of 25 school districts in the state honored for increasing the amount of local food served to students.
A variety of events are planned for the public by the Georgia Wildlife Federation in March and April.
A one-car accident caused a power outage Wednesday morning.
This week, Newton County schools are focusing on school breakfasts.
The Newton County School System will hold its annual Kindergarten Round-Up registration during the week of March 18.
Louise B. Adams is the recipient of the 5th Annual Pat Patrick Big Heart Award.
Shannon Davis, director of industry retention and workforce development for the Office of Economic Development, has resigned.
Registration is underway for the Great American Cleanup.
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.
A 20-year tradition will continue Saturday with the Southern Folk Advent service at Old Church in Oxford.
The Newton County Board of Education approved the resignation of an Indian Creek Middle School teacher who was arrested in Athens.
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.