"An Evening for the Arts,'' featuring a contemporary dance performance, will be presented in Williams Hall at Oxford College Saturday.
I believe I read somewhere that, with the exception of Christmas, Americans spend more money on Halloween than on any other holiday.
Courage and coordination are just two of many qualifying attributes for commanding a World War II B-17 Flying Fortress and B-25 Mitchell. To reach that level requires successful training in flimsy Piper Cubs, PT-17 Stearmans, and shake-your-teeth-out Vultee BT-13s.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.08 at Marathon, located at 1814 Ga. Highway 11 S near Ga. Highway 142.
The Newton County Recreation Commission voted 6-3 Monday night in favor of naming current assistant director Anthony Avery to the Commission's vacant recreation director spot.
This week I visit Mansfield Georgia for the 3rd annual Lamar Hays Antique Tractor Show.
The lowest price for regular fuel is $3.08 at Marathon, located at 1814 Ga. Highway 11 S near Georgia Highway 142.
Veterans from around the state made their voices heard loud and clear during the protest at the Walk of Heroes Veterans Memorial in Rockdale, held Sunday in conjuction with the national protest in Washington D.C.
Two law enforcement officers were recently honored by the Newton County Rotary Club for their valiant efforts late last year that saved the lives of other officers from a gunman on the interstate.
Surveys show Americans are planning to buy more holiday gifts this year and local retailers are increasing advertising, including their use of social media, and offering aggressive deals in 2010 in an effort to make sure they don't get left behind.
With a mixture of sadness and excitement, JoAnn Sims watched her 35 ft. tall red cedar tree be cut down and loaded onto a flat bed truck Wednesday morning, as it prepared to head on its journey to the front yard of the Governor's Mansion.
The unemployment rate in Newton County declined for a second straight month in October, with the rate at 11.4 percent, a .5 percent drop from September, according to information released today by the Georgia Department of Labor.
During the holiday season it's easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle, to forget about being thankful for what we have and focus on other things. That won't be a problem this year For Jo Ellen Kimball. She is thankful just to be alive after recently surviving a double lung transplant.
Sharing a culture: The first African and African American Festival was held on Saturday, Nov. 13. Event Coordinator Mary (Terri) James said, "I feel we all should know our history after reading the book 'The Middle Passage.' I felt it was my duty to make a difference in educating people. The event was educational, informative, and enriching to all, history as we know it and live it, featuring African Folk Tales, Slave Ship dialog, local ...
A man accused of child molestation was arrested in Tennessee last week after fleeing a warrant for his arrest out of Newton County.
The Newborn Town Council is expected to vote on a $306,026 budget for fiscal year 2011 at its Dec. 6 council meeting. The town's fiscal year runs from January to December.
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Expect plenty of company on the roads this Thanksgiving holiday, and expect to pay more for gas, too. The Georgia State Patrol says its officers will be watching for impaired drivers, seat belt violations and speeders, according to a release.
Newly elected U.S. District 7 Representative Rob Woodall (R-Lawrenceville) will speak at the Newton County Republican Party's monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at the Covington Women's Club, located behind Amici's Italian Cafe on College Avenue.
The stage will fall silent in December at the Newborn Schoolhouse as the Newborn Opry is set to end its 10-year run with a final show.
Expect plenty of company on the roads this Thanksgiving holiday, and expect to pay more for gas, too.
Despite the split among the Board of Commissioners, it did reach an informal consensus on a final SPLOST list Thursday night, totaling $57.6 million in projects.
A divided Board of Commissioners continued to disagree Friday about whether Thursday night's 3-2 consensus decision in favor of Commissioner Mort Ewing's SPLOST proposal was the result of backroom politics or a show of leadership.