For the candidates running for the Newton County Board of Education District 1 seat, the primary election Tuesday will determine who serves. All three candidates, Ronald Hart, Jeffrey Meadors and Dale Thompson, are running on the republican ticket. The three took time to answer five questions from The News editorial staff.
1. In your opinion, what is the biggest problem facing the Newton County School System as a whole and in District 1 specifically?
Jennifer Burch Keipper and Scott Keipper of Tampa, Fla., announce the birth of their daughter Peyton Grace Keipper May 1 at Brandon Regional Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds and 6 ounces and was 19 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Dennis Burch and the late Jeanette Burch of Ruskin, Fla.
Casey and Ashleigh (Mast) Dees of Grovetown announce the birth of their daughter Macey Brooke. She was born April 2 at University Hospital, Augusta. She weighed 7 pounds and 9 ounces and was 19 inches long.