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UPDATE: Suspect identified in Spring Road incident

UPDATE (Aug. 17, 5 p.m.): The Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) has identified one of the people involved in a Wednesday morning altercation ...

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Former deputy sentenced to serve 25 years

COVINGTON, Ga. – A former sheriff’s deputy convicted of child molestation in Newton County Superior Court last week was sentenced to spend at least the ...

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Commissioners push for security enhancements under bridge

OXFORD, Ga. – Newton County Board of Commissioners Chairman Marcello Banes, along with District 3 Commissioner Nancy Schulz and District 5 Commissioner Ronnie Cowan met with ...

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Newton County Jail Log: Aug. 16

Gerica Bernard Anderson, Jr., 22, Covington, Aug. 10, financial transaction card fraud, financial transaction card theft, identity theft fraud when using/possessing identifying information concerning ...

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CPD offers international training in the Republic of Georgia

REPUBLIC OF GEORGIA, COVINGTON, Ga. - Members of the Covington Police Department (CPD) utilized their vacation days to travel abroad. The international trip was more than ...

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Banes: This is not going to be Virginia

COVINGTON, Ga. – The controversy about what to do with Confederate monuments affecting the rest of the South came to Newton County Tuesday night during the ...

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