The first readings are done, and now the city ofOxfordis set to hold a second round of hearingson Mondayon a proposed change to the form of city government, a proposedhomestead exemptionand changes to the city'sretirement plan.
Newton basketball faces Rockdale tonight with the girls starting at 6 p.m. and he boys hitting the floor at 7:30 p.m. It's a makeup game from the much-anticipated matchup that was cancelled Saturday because of the snowstorm.
Update, Tuesday 8:35 p.m.: The Newton County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a $31,541 contract with engineering firm Moreland Altobelli Associates Tuesday night, to evaluate the structure of the county's public works department. For more information view the original story below.
For the 26th year, Newton County residents and officials gathered Sunday to honor the memory of Martin Luther King Jr. by celebrating the works of two longtime county servants who help keep his spirit alive.
ATLANTA - The head of Georgia'suniversity system says students should expect a tuition hike next year to make up cuts of nearly 10 percent that Gov. Nathan Deal has proposed for the state's 35 public colleges and universities.
ATLANTA - The shootings in Arizona loomed large as the nation marked the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, with many speakers drawing on his message of nonviolence as a key lesson in the wake of the tragedy.