Snapping Shoals EMC awarded $15,000 in grants to 21 projects in Newton County through the co-op's Bright Ideas program. The grants, which are allocated from unclaimed capital credit funds, are designed to help teachers who wish to extend educational opportunities and activities for students by developing student interests and abilities.
The suspension of Newton County Fire Chief Kevin O'Brien pending investigation into the misuse of county purchasing cards, or P-cards, last week seemed to be on commissioners' minds at Tuesday night's Board of Commissioners meeting.
The Covington Police Department received a call of unlawful entry at the Rainbow Community Shelter on Turner Lake Circle after a witness saw three black males wearing hoodies crawl in a window Tuesday evening.
While early voting may have already started, voters will have a chance to hear from candidates themselves at the State Senate District 43 Candidates forum on Thursday, October 22, 2015 at Antioch A.M.E. Church, 1790 Ebenezer Road, Conyers, hosted by Rockdale-Newton Section of the National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW) in collaboration with several organizations.