Cellphones, tablets and several other electronics were reportedly stolen from the Verizon Wireless store on Industrial Boulevard Friday.
Cars and bikes will be on display and plates of barbecue will be served at Prospect Church next weekend.
The Board of Education has unanimously approved hiring Insight Education Group to provide a combination of in-person and online coaching for 10 Newton County School System Algebra I teachers.
A coyote reportedly prowled its way behind Liberty Middle School earlier this week.
An evaluation shows that Newton County Schools' 21st Century Community Learning Centers After School Academic Programs (ASAP) have met the needs of students who attend.
Members of a small church just over the Newton County line in Walton County are looking to keep their church home going strong with a barbecue fundraiser this weekend.
Alligators, monkeys and other zoo creatures are true party animals in a new children's book written by an Eastside High School graduate and her husband.
After-school programs at several Newton County schools will continue with more funding, since the Board of Education approved Superintendent Samantha Fuhrey's recommendation to accept more than $700,000 in grants.
Three teachers were named finalists Friday for the 2014 Newton County School System Teacher of the Year award.
Officials with Newton County Schools say the school system has seen a slight enrollment increase that may lead to more funding in the future.
Low math scores on recent End-of-Course-Tests (EOCTs) have the Newton County School System considering hiring a consulting firm to train teachers of high school mathematics.
As many 2013 high school graduates begin the first steps of the rest of their lives - furthering their education in college, starting careers, or pursuing other goals and dreams - some others are leaving home to serve their country in the armed forces.
The Newton County School System has named its 2012–2013 school-level "Teacher of the Year" recipients, who will contend to be the Newton County School System's 2014 Teacher of the Year.
Students will be released early Friday for parent/teacher conferences.
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