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NCSO makes arrest in Dollar General robberies

COVINGTON, Ga. – The Newton County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) has made an arrest in a string of armed robberies at Dollar General Stores that occurred ...

August 09, 2017 | Darryl Welch | Crime

‘Hunt and learn’ programs teach the basics, provide hands-on opportunities

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. - Deer, squirrel, turkey, quail, rabbit – all hunt-able species in Georgia. But, do you know how to hunt them? Georgia Hunt and Learn ...

August 01, 2017 | Staff Report | Agriculture

Gingrich Cushman: Media Hype Forces Friction

Americans' interests and broadcast news coverage are at odds. Additionally, the tendency of the news media to focus on conflict rather than progress helps create ...

July 23, 2017 | Jackie Gringrich Cushman | Columnists

Three arrested for loitering and prowling in Covington

COVINGTON, Ga. – The Covington Police Department (CPD) arrested three people, including a juvenile, for loitering and prowling and handgun possession early Saturday morning after somebody ...

July 20, 2017 | Darryl Welch | Crime

Gingrich Cushman: Feeling Free

According to a recent write up by Jon Clifton, a managing partner at Gallup, we have a lot to work on in our country, starting ...

July 09, 2017 | Jackie Gringrich Cushman | Columnists

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Welcomes New Dean of Arts & Sciences, Dr. Dale Burgess

Dr. Dale Burgess, a seasoned administrator and talented instructor, has been tapped to serve as Georgia Piedmont Technical College's Dean of Arts & Sciences. His ...

July 04, 2017 | Staff Report | Education

Dirty license plate leads to $1,590 fine for motorist

GRANTVILLE, Ga. (AP) - A dirty license plate cost Linda Ford $1,590 that she can't afford.

June 02, 2016 | Associated Press | State

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Brian ‘Buck’ Rogers Installed as 55th President of State Bar of Georgia

Brian D. "Buck" Rogers of Covington, a partner with Fried Rogers Goldberg LLC in Atlanta, was installed as the 55th president of the 49,000-member State Bar of Georgia on June 10 during the organization's Annual Meeting. Presiding Judge Stephen Louis A. Dillard of the Court of Appeals of Georgia administered the oath of office.

June 18, 2017 | Staff Report | Business

Bob Mackey named CEO for Boys & Girls Clubs of North Central Georgia, Inc.

Boys & Girls Clubs of North Central Georgia, Inc, (BGCNCG) announced that its corporate board has chosen Bob Mackey as the organization's next chief executive officer. Mackey, who has worked for the organization for almost a decade, will move into the organization's leadership role effective immediately.

June 08, 2017 | Staff Report | Living

Fall 2017 White House Internship Program application open

The Fall 2017 White House Internship Program application is now open.

May 23, 2017 | Staff Report | State

Mahathre: Despite declines in teen pregnancy and birth rates, there is still more work to be done

Despite historic declines in the rates of teen pregnancies and births in the United States, and a 63 percent reduction in the teen pregnancy rate in Georgia, the U.S. teen birth rate is still higher than that of many other developed countries. The state of Georgia has the 16th highest teen pregnancy rate in the country. According to the Georgia Department of Public Health, Newton County has had a substantial decrease in teenage pregnancy rates, currently 27.9 births per 1,000 females ages 15 to 19. However, the county's rate is still higher than many other counties ...

May 14, 2017 | Veronica Mahathre | Health

Snapping Shoals named Education Partner of the Year

COVINGTON, Ga. - Snapping Shoals Electric Membership Corporation is the 2017 Cornerstones Partners in Education Partner of the Year.

May 05, 2017 | Duane M. Ford | Education

Amos Sutherland

Amos Sutherland of Oxford, passed away Friday, April 7, 2017, at the age of 84. Mr. Sutherland worked for 35 years for the Georgia Department of Administration Services and served for 6 years on the Newton County Board of Tax Assessors. Mr. Amos was a devoted family man who loved his church. An ordained deacon, Mr. Amos was also a member of First Baptist Church of Conyers and Grace Sunday School class. In his spare time, he enjoyed sawmilling, woodworking, and his John Deere Tractor. Active in his community, Mr. Amos helped to form the Newton Civic Association. Additionally, Mr ...

April 10, 2017 | Staff Report | Obituaries

Traffic stop leads to drug arrests

COVINGTON, Ga. – A man and woman from Oxford were arrested early Thursday after a traffic stop for a non-working tag light turned up a warrant and drugs.

April 07, 2017 | Darryl Welch | Crime

Amos Sutherland

Amos Sutherland, of Oxford, passed away Friday, April 7, 2017, at the age of 84. Mr. Sutherland worked for 35 years for the Georgia Department of Administration Services and served for six years on the Newton County Board of Tax Assessors. Mr. Amos was a devoted family man who loved his church. An ordained deacon, Mr. Amos was also a member of First Baptist Church of Conyers and Grace Sunday School class. In his spare time, he enjoyed sawmilling, woodworking and his John Deere Tractor. Active in his community, Mr. Amos helped to form the Newton Civic Association. Additionally, Mr ...

April 07, 2017 | Staff Report | Obituaries

I-85 bridge demolition, replacement underway; traffic management plans for coming week are finalized

ATLANTA - Following Thursday's catastrophic fire and collapse of a portion of I-85 in Midtown Atlanta, Georgia DOT is following an aggressive schedule for replacement of this section of critical infrastructure.

April 03, 2017 | Staff Report | State

Campus gun bill passes, adoption update stuck at Sine Die

Georgia lawmakers agreed to allow concealed handguns on college campuses but failed to update the state law on adoption before the gavel fell on this year's legislative session early Friday.

April 02, 2017 | Kathleen Foody and Ezra Kaplan Associated Press | Legislative Updates

Lois Kathryn (Moffett) Brown

Lois Kathryn (Moffett) Brown, 88, of Oxford, passed away March 30, 2017. Mrs. Brown moved to Oxford in 1968. One of her careers was operating Tomlo Farms, where she worked with her husband, Thomas, as an egg supplier for Farm Fresh. A very active member of Macedonia Baptist Church for 50 years, Mrs. Brown served in many capacities: as treasurer, choir member, nursery worker, and played the violin for the church she loved so dearly. Mrs. Brown was also a former member of the Newton County Saddle Club, and a charter member of the Newton County Community Band – playing until ...

March 31, 2017 | Staff Report | Obituaries

BOC follows SWA in approving IGA revisions

The Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) signed off on changes to its intergovernmental agreement (IGA) with the Newton County Solid Waste Authority (SWA) during a special called meeting Thursday.

March 31, 2017 | Darryl Welch | County

SWA approves BOC IGA revisions

The Newton County Solid Waste Authority (SWA) met in a special called meeting Monday to approve a new law firm and consider revisions to its intergovernmental agreement (IGA) with the Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC).

March 27, 2017 | Darryl Welch | County

Lamar Callaway

Lamar Callaway, lifelong resident of Newton County, passed away March 3, 2017 at the age of 98. A World War II veteran, he proudly served his country for four years in the United States Army, landing in Omaha and Utah beaches and assisting in the Invasion of Normandy on D-Day. During his military service, Lieutenant Callaway earned numerous military decorations that included the American Theatre Service Medal, WWII Victory Medal and the European African Middle Eastern Theatre Service Medal. Following his prestigious service, he was a dedicated employee of the U.S. Post Office for 37 years, before his retirement ...

March 16, 2017 | Staff Report | Obituaries

Bouchillon: SPLOST voting nears deadline

There is one week of early voting left for the 2017 SPLOST referendum. Those who wish to vote early may visit Suite 103 of the county administration building at 1113 Usher St. through Friday, March 17. Voting hours are from 8am to 5 p.m. Voting on the measure at your individual precincts falls on Tuesday, March 21 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

March 12, 2017 | Baxter Bouchillon | Opinion

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