The last person to announce for the crowded District 5 Newton County Board of Commissioners race is also the only one to previously serve on the board, as Republican Ronnie Dimsdale was District 2 commissioner for eight years.
Roger Harrison, the chamber's leading economic development recruiter, has been in the business for several years but just recently graduated from a specialized, three-year program at the University of Oklahoma in the hopes of becoming an even more effective recruiter.
While the country remembers its veterans this weekend, retired Lt. Gen. John M. Brown III spent Tuesday focusing on what lies ahead for the U.S. Military, specifically a more increased focus on the Asia-Pacific region.
Adrian and Elaine Brown and their three youngest children were one of the first families that entered the Newton/Rockdale (NewRock) network of the nationwide Family Promise program, which involves a network of 13 churches in Newton and Rockdale counties taking turns to house families in need a week at a time.
Interim president Rob Watts released a letter to the faculty and staff of Georgia Perimeter College today, outlining his plan to get the college back on track after it was announced President Anthony Tricoli was stepping down and the college was facing a $16 million budget deficit.