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Blossom Life Girl’s Conference set for March 22

An educator and teen life coach has planned a girl's conference for young ladies in the Newton County community, which will be hosted by the grassroots organizations "Blossom Life" and "Executive in Stilettos."

March 15, 2014 | Danielle Everson | LOCAL


Special needs parent workshop planned

Parents of students with special needs are invited to attend a workshop to hear how to better interact with their children who have physical or mental disabilities.

March 15, 2014 | Danielle Everson | Education


Young professionals meet

Dozens of Newton County's high school students interested in their futures attended the Aspiring Youth Professionals Dinner held at the Newton College and Career Academy Tuesday night.

March 15, 2014 | Danielle Everson | LOCAL


Man robbed of phones, meats at gunpoint

A man said an unknown group of young males robbed him Wednesday night.

March 13, 2014 | Danielle Everson | LOCAL


NCSS may raise school lunch prices

The Newton County Board of Education heard a recommendation for a student lunch price increase of 10 cents for all paid students for the 2015-15 school year at its Tuesday work session.

March 13, 2014 | Danielle Everson | Education


Woman with reported mental illness arrested in car theft at hospital

A woman who family members reportedly said had a known case of schizophrenia reportedly stole another woman's car from Newton Medical Center Saturday.

March 11, 2014 | Danielle Everson | LOCAL


Burglary report leads to drug arrest

A woman who initially reported that her home was being burglarized later found that her daughter and a Maryland man were hiding in the home.

March 11, 2014 | Danielle Everson | LOCAL


NCSO won't investigate alleged improper touching by first-grader

Officials with the Newton County Sheriff's Office said an incident involving a 7-year-old male touching other female students at West Newton Elementary school will be handled internally by the school system.

March 11, 2014 | Danielle Everson | LOCAL


Clements Middle student makes All-State Chorus

Clements Middle School eighth-grader Josiah Webb is now known as one of the elite middle-school singers in Georgia. He is the only student from Newton County Schools to make the pretigious 2014 All-State Middle School Chorus.

March 11, 2014 | Danielle Everson | Education


NCSO: Man inappropriately touched teen

A man has been charged with cruelty to children and child molestation after he reportedly inappropriately touched a teen while at a gas station.

March 08, 2014 | Danielle Everson | LOCAL


Officer Morgan gets specialized wheelchair

As promised at "Officer Morgan Day," Quantum Rehab officials presented 5-year-old Morgan Steward with a new specialized wheelchair, complete with police lights and sirens, at a special ceremony Friday afternoon at the Covington Police Department.

March 08, 2014 | Danielle Everson | LOCAL


Crime briefs: Student hit with cellphone

Deputies with the Newton County Sheriff's Office are working to identify a young female who reportedly threw a cellphone and injured a 10-year-old student while arguing with the student on a school bus.

March 08, 2014 | Danielle Everson | LOCAL


Roommate fight leads to woman's arrest

A Jackson woman now faces a charge of simple battery after she reportedly fought with her roommate.

March 08, 2014 | Danielle Everson | LOCAL


CMS Cardinals visit Atlanta Hawks

Cousins Middle School's chorus and its cheerleaders recently attended and performed at an Atlanta Hawks game.

March 08, 2014 | Danielle Everson | LOCAL


NCSO: Man inappropriately grabs teen

A man has been charged with cruelty to children and child molestation after he reportedly inappropriately touched a teen while at a gas station.

March 07, 2014 | Danielle Everson | LOCAL


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Woman reports threats from fisherman

A woman said she was threatened by a fisherman after she made a request concerning a pond behind her property.

September 07, 2013 | Danielle Everson | LOCAL


Newborn homes, history on tour

Newborn will share its rich history with visitors during a historic homes and buildings tour in October.

September 07, 2013 | Danielle Everson | LOCAL


NCSS says no cellphones during tests

Despite a school year promoting the use of technology in the classroom and for instruction, Newton County School System students have been told to turn off their cellphones and put them away or hand them over to teachers during standardized testing.

September 07, 2013 | Danielle Everson | Education


Suit filed in school bus accident

The father of two children who were among 40 people sent to the hospital after a two-bus accident in January has filed a lawsuit against the Newton County Board of Education and former superintendent Gary Mathews.

September 05, 2013 | Danielle Everson | LOCAL


Armed man caught; officers praised

Officers with the Covington Police Department apprehended and arrested a man at the Walmart on Industrial Boulevard Wednesday night after he reportedly pointed a gun at a group of people while outside at South Emory Street.

September 05, 2013 | Danielle Everson | LOCAL


'Release time' Christian classes coming

High school students in Newton County will soon have the opportunity to learn more about Christianity, through a new program geared toward offering religious studies outside of school.

September 03, 2013 | Danielle Everson | LOCAL


Local 911 center to host blood drive

The Covington-Newton County 911 Center invites the community to help save a life by donating blood to the American Red Cross in Oxford Friday.

September 03, 2013 | Danielle Everson | LOCAL


Fists swing on couple's night out

Covington Police were called to Domino's Pizza just before 2 a.m. Sunday morning when an employee reported that a woman covered in blood had entered the business. Once on the scene, police spoke to the woman, whom police said was "extremely upset" and had blood coming from her nose; dried blood on her neck, chest, arms and legs; and whose eyes appeared to be bruised and swollen.

September 03, 2013 | Danielle Everson | LOCAL


Are you ready for some football?

Bright lights, cheering fans and the sonic roar of bands will hit Homer Sharp Stadium tonight as the first game of the season kicks off football Fridays in Newton County.

August 29, 2013 | Danielle Everson | LOCAL


Rivers Alive seeks volunteers

Registration is now open to anyone willing to help keep Newton's rivers clean.

August 29, 2013 | Danielle Everson | LOCAL


Wheeler Petuary Pet of the Week

The Pets of the Week for Aug. 28 are a Calico cat and a Shih-tzu dog.

August 27, 2013 | Danielle Everson | Pets of the Week


Photos: Celebrating the new Newton

Newton County School System officials, Newton High administrators, students, and members of the community gathered at Newton High School Sunday afternoon to celebrate its new building.

August 27, 2013 | Danielle Everson | Education


School safety: Variety of efforts

Last week, more than 800 students were evacuated from Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy in Decatur as a man with an assault rifle and other weapons exchanged gunfire with police at the elementary school.

August 27, 2013 | Danielle Everson | Education


Are students, drivers unsafe?

A Walton County high school student died after being hit by three cars in front of his school Tuesday morning, according to the Associated Press. Georgia State Patrol officials said the teen fell off a skateboard and was hit when he went to retrieve it, the AP reported.

August 27, 2013 | Danielle Everson | LOCAL


Tickets on sale for 'Taste of Newton'

Anyone who loves dining locally should get their taste buds ready, as tickets are on sale for the annual Taste of Newton.

August 27, 2013 | Danielle Everson | Business


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