The Newton County Solid Waste Authority (SWA) did not make a decision on fees associated with the county's convenience centers at a special called meeting Thursday night but did move on a related action.
As the story goes, the members of Carmel Land Improvement Company decided to name the new planned community in Newton County after the man who "abstained" from drinking at the celebration barbeque held following the sale of town lots in 1903.
David Leinweber, an associate professor of European History at Oxford College of Emory University, said after he finished grading Abinta Kabir's final examination from the summer course she'd taken, he sent her an email telling her how much he appreciated her paper.
When Kevin Sorrow took his children to Legion Field recently, he pointed to the pavilions and told them he had a role in the construction of the new bandstand, the pavilion and the former county fair exhibition buildings.
As candidates for two Newton County seats open in the 2016 General Primary Runoff Elections answered questions during a forum at the Newton County Historic Courthouse Thursday, infrastructure was the common theme among the three candidates in attendance.