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Black Cat store owner wanted for felony probation violation

The co-owner of the Black Cat Curio Co., a New Orleans style voodoo store in Olde Town Conyers, is wanted for felony probation violation out of Floyd County, Georgia.

November 01, 2014 | Staff Report | LOCAL


Fall Festival, car show at CrossRoads

CrossRoads Baptist Church , in Social Circle, is holding its 10th Annual Community Fall Festival tonight from 6-8 p.m.

October 31, 2014 | Staff Report | LOCAL


NCSS graduation rates top rest of Ga.

Graduation rates, released Thursday, show the Newton County School System is four percentage points higher than the rest of the state's average.

October 30, 2014 | Staff Report | LOCAL


Brief standoff ends with kidnapping suspect in custody

A standoff with a kidnapping suspect barricaded in a Conyers motel ended peacefully after the suspect gave himself up Wednesday around 5 p.m.

October 29, 2014 | Staff Report | LOCAL


Newton County Jail Log

Stephanie Marie Abercrombie, 36, Covington, Oct 16, Parole Violation

October 29, 2014 | Staff Report | Newton County Jail Log


High Museum director to step down

The High Museum of Art announced Wednesday that Michael E. Shapiro, the Museum's Nancy and Holcombe T. Green, Jr. Director since 2000, will leave the position next year, after 15 years as director.

October 29, 2014 | Staff Report | STATE


Local teen competes for Miss Georgia

Shaunice Baker, 15, of Covington will compete for the title of Miss Georgia USA 2015 on Nov. 20-2 at the Henry County Performing Arts Theatre in McDonough.

October 29, 2014 | Staff Report | LOCAL


Statewide trafficking prosecutor named

Attorney General Sam Olens announced today that he has appointed a new prosecutor, Camila Wright, who will be dedicated to the prosecution of human trafficking. As a prosecutor for the Attorney General's Office, she will have the authority to prosecute human trafficking throughout the entire state and will assist jurisdictions as they work these complex cases. In addition to handling prosecutions, Ms. Wright will conduct trainings around the state for law enforcement and oversee the Attorney General's policy agenda on human trafficking.

October 29, 2014 | Staff Report | STATE


Newton County drug court graduates

Newton County's Adult Felony Drug Court held its graduation ceremony Friday at 2 p.m. in the jury assembly room of the Newton County Judicial Center.

October 28, 2014 | Staff Report | LOCAL


Infinity Solutions acquires CompuNet

Infinity Network Solutions, Inc., a leading Information Technology services company for small to mid-sized businesses and public sector agencies, announced today the acquisition of CompuNet, Inc., a full service Networking and Internet solutions provider located in Macon, Georgia.

October 27, 2014 | Staff Report | Business


United Bank names advisory directors

United Bank President Thomas Kephart announced the addition of two local business leaders to its Covington Advisory Board. Anne Laster and Steven Kapp joined the board in their first meeting earlier in October.

October 27, 2014 | Staff Report | Business


Family court graduates three

Three citizens graduated from Parent Accountability court recently.

October 27, 2014 | Staff Report | LOCAL


Our thoughts: Dirty Politics

Throughout the generations, whenever there has been an election, there has been some form of dirty politics used to sway the voters mind.

October 25, 2014 | Staff Report | Our Thoughts


Letter: A misstep on Bear Creek could mean higher taxes and utility costs

Dear editor

October 25, 2014 | Staff Report | Letters


Letter: A misstep on Bear Creek could mean higher taxes and utility costs

Dear editor

October 25, 2014 | Staff Report | Letters


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Second-year Alcovy ready for first region win

Without a doubt, the 2007 Alcovy Tigers have certainly made tremendous strides on the football field when compared to their inaugural campaign one year ago.

September 26, 2007 | Jason Murdock | Archives


City officials pitch ideas for cable funds

While the $23 million Covington received for the sale of its cable system doesn't seem to be burning a whole in anyone's pocket, the mayor and several city council members have already made a few suggestions as to what to do with the money.

September 26, 2007 | Rachel Oswald | Archives


Undefeated Eastside outlasts Lovejoy, 23-16

Eastside gained its fourth victory of the season against Lovejoy Wildcats on Friday evening, but the game did not come as easy as the first three.

September 23, 2007 | Evan Jones | Archives


Hold or fold? Mets, BoSox try to avoid big collapses

By Ben Walker

September 23, 2007 | Associated Press | Archives


Golfing for a good cause

The 2007 B.C. Crowell Scholarship Golf Tournament was held Friday morning at the beautiful Oaks Golf Course, and turned out to be quite a success.

September 23, 2007 | Staff Reports | Archives


Morrow tops Newton, 14-7

Despite playing their best game to date and scoring their first touchdown of the year, the Newton Rams (0-3) were outdone by the Morrow Mustangs (1-2) Friday evening at Homer Sharp Stadium, 14-7.

September 23, 2007 | Jason Murdock | Archives


4-H Forestry Field Day

Four Newton County 4-H'ers competed in tree identification, saw timber estimation, insect and disease identification and pacing at the district Forestry Field Day competition September 10 in Conyers.

September 23, 2007 | Staff Reports | Archives


Porterdale Build-a-Book party

Porterdale Elementary School hosted its first Scholastic Klutz Build-a-Book party Sept. 17 in the school's library.

September 23, 2007 | Staff Reports | Archives


Anthony Wendell

Heather Dyal Wendell and Paul Wendell of Covington announce the birth of their son Anthony Rider Wendell July 21 at Newton Medical Center. He weighed 8 pounds and 11 ounces and was 11 inches long.

September 23, 2007 | Staff Report | Archives


Grad requirements changing

The Georgia Department of Education passed a new set of graduation requirements on Sept. 13 eliminating the current "tiered" diploma standards and creating a common set of requirements for all students beginning ninth grade in 2008.

September 23, 2007 | Jennifer Long | Archives


County trees to be dead in 10-15 years?

With all of the new subdivisions and shopping centers going up around Newton County, it's hardly a shock that the county doesn't have the large forests it formerly did. What is surprising, however, is many of the new trees planted in the forests' wake will be dead in 10 to 15 years.

September 23, 2007 | Rachel Oswald | Archives


County trees to be dead in 10-15 years?

With all of the new subdivisions and shopping centers going up around Newton County, it's hardly a shock that the county doesn't have the large forests it formerly did. What is surprising, however, is many of the new trees planted in the forests' wake will be dead in 10 to 15 years.

September 23, 2007 | Rachel Oswald | Archives


Taking the next step together

September is National Recovery Month, meaning Saturday's third annual Next Step Organization Walk-a-thon at the Georgia Wildlife Federation Alcovy Conservation Center was scheduled appropriately.

September 23, 2007 | Jennifer Long | Archives


City criticized over lack of appraisal for recent land purchase

Covington Mayor Sam Ramsey has voiced concern over criticism received due to the lack of a written appraisal for land and buildings purchased on Turner Lake Circle , which will eventually house the Rainbow Covenant Ministries' homeless shelter.

September 23, 2007 | Jennifer Long | Archives


City criticized over lack of appraisal for recent land purchase

Covington Mayor Sam Ramsey has voiced concern over criticism received due to the lack of a written appraisal for land and buildings purchased on Turner Lake Circle , which will eventually house the Rainbow Covenant Ministries' homeless shelter.

September 23, 2007 | Jennifer Long | Archives


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