The Covington-Newton County S.W.A.T. team struck at a Kirkland Road home on a search warrant Thursday afternoon, arresting at least two men and one woman after reportedly finding large amounts of cocaine inside.
After a weeklong review of the entire Newton County School System, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI) named the district a "quality" school system Wednesday.
Congressman Jim Marshall will be visiting Newton County next Tuesday to talk about No Child Left Inside, proposed legislation that if passed, may provide funding for more environmental education and projects such as Chimney Park.
Eastside football coach Rick Hurst's game plan coming into the season was simple, spread the ball around and play solid defense. That's just what the Eagles did as they shutout Harris County 28-0 to kickoff the football season Thursday at Sharp Stadium.
I hope Sewell United Methodist Church decides to make a cookbook. I will be the first to buy a copy, but until then I am hoping for a church picnic. Enjoy two more wonderful recipes from mystery cooks who belong to Sewell United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Rosie Bailey, 93, a lifelong resident of Newton County, died Aug. 24. The daughter of the late John and Alice Rogers Daniel, she was born in 1914. Mrs. Bailey retired from Bibb Manufacturing Co. and worked for the city of Porterdale as the city clerk. She was a member of Gateway Community Church and attended Porterdale Presbyterian Church and was a past Worthy Matron of the Order of Eastern Star. Mrs. Bailey enjoyed baking cakes at Christmas and sharing them with family and friends. She was preceded in death by husband Leroy Bailey.