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Local Students honored at colleges for Fall Semester

News from Georgia Southwestern State University

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GPTC hosts Beyond Community Policing: Building & Sustaining Positive Relationships for the Long Term

GPTC hosts Beyond Community Policing: Building & Sustaining Positive Relationships for the Long Term

Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC) is delighted to host a 40 hour training workshop in assisting law enforcement in its interaction with the public. 

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Eastside High recognized as award school

Eastside High recognized as award school

Last week, Governor Nathan Deal and the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement announced this year’s award schools based on assessment and other information ...

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BOE starts budget process

BOE starts budget process

Last night, the Newton County School System (NCSS) Board of Education (BOE) took the first step in a six month process for the development and ...

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Newton students receive Piedmont academic honors

Newton students receive Piedmont academic honors

The following students from Newton County have been awarded academic honors for the recently completed fall semester at Piedmont College.

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Three BOE members sworn in for new terms

Three BOE members sworn in for new terms

Newton County Board of Education members, Almond Turner, Eddie Johnson, and Trey Bailey were sworn in by Superior Court Judge Samuel Ozburn on January 4 ...

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Georgia State Campuses to close at noon

Georgia State Campuses to close at noon

Due to expected approaching inclement weather, all Georgia State University campuses - including the Newton County campus - will close at 12 p.m. today, Friday, Jan ...

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NCSS to release early Friday

NCSS to release early Friday

Newton County Schools will follow their early release schedule Friday, Jan. 6 due to the threat of inclement weather, according to a release from Sherri ...

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GPTC will close all locations Saturday

Georgia Piedmont Technical College will cease all college activities at 3 p.m. Friday, and will close all locations Saturday in anticipation of the projected ...

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Local student succeeding at Georgia Cyber Academy

Local student succeeding at Georgia Cyber Academy

Jovie Hardin loved her elementary school.

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NCSS announces winners of 2016 Literacy Days competitions

The Newton County School System (NCSS) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 District Literacy Days Recitation, Drama, Read Aloud, and Ready Writing ...

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Law enforcement academy graduates 5

Law enforcement academy graduates 5

Five students graduated from the Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC) Law Enforcement Academy (LEA) this week.

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Local students graduate during Brenau commencement

Brenau University graduated more than 450 undergraduate and graduate students during its winter commencement ceremonies Saturday, Dec. 17, in Pearce Auditorium on the historic Gainesville ...

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NCSS Book Bus ready to hit the road

NCSS Book Bus ready to hit the road

The Newton County School System (NCSS) Book Bus has been restocked and will hit the road Saturday, December 17 to deliver free books for children ...

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Laurent Ditmann leads Newton Campus of Georgia State

Laurent Ditmann leads Newton Campus of Georgia State

Laurent Ditmann is one busy person. He now has worked for Perimeter College of Georgia State University for nearly six months, and already has three ...

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State superintendent visits two Newton County schools

State superintendent visits two Newton County schools

Georgia State Superintendent of Schools Richard Woods visited Cousins Middle School and the Newton County Theme School at Ficquett (NCTS) Friday.

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NCSS provides free My Stop App for parents to track student’s bus location

Parents of Newton County School System (NCSS) students can use their smartphones to track their child’s school bus and quickly determine its location and ...

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STEM Institute receives state certification

STEM Institute receives state certification

On Wednesday, the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Institute at Newton County College and Career Academy (NCCA) became the first college and career academy ...

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Young men told to ‘do the little things’

Young men told to ‘do the little things’

University of Georgia and NFL football player, author and musician Rennie Curran told 21 young men assembled last Friday in the Media Center at Newton ...

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