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Newton to host CHEER FEST 2014

At the end of every football season the Newton County Recreation Department’s cheerleading program hosts a cheerleading competition and this year it will be on Saturday, November 1 beginning at 10 a.m.

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Updated: oct. 18, 2014 5:33 p.m.

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Hunting: The season is here

Hunting: The season is here

During this time of year bucks are still traveling in bachelor groups. In the southern zone of Georgia, hunters can bait deer, but you can’t bait deer in the northern zone. Therefore, hunters rely on attractives to get deer closer. As the rut draws closer, bucks start competing for breeding rights for the does which is why urine is a good attractive. The scent sometimes leads to bucks fighting, which attracts more deer. Some deer will avoid fights others are aggressive and like to fight. Hunters have to think of deer as people. One of the challenge of being ...

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Posted: oct. 11, 2014 4:15 p.m. | Updated: oct. 11, 2014 10:00 p.m.
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Hard work and humility

Hard work and humility

Newton County has seen many of its standout athletes go on to play sports at the college level. Keith Davis was one of those athletes.

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Posted: oct. 04, 2014 10:35 p.m.
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Clash of the titans

Clash of the titans

Two undefeated teams collided Thursday night at Turner Lake Division 1. The 3-0 Canes took on the 4-0 Seminoles and the Canes came out victorious, winning 22-0 over the ‘Noles. Lo Palmer, Jeremiah Brennan, Jordan Nolley (QB) and Marion Eubanks all scored for the Canes. See photos.

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Posted: sep. 27, 2014 4:24 p.m. | Updated: sep. 27, 2014 10:00 p.m.
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‘American Ninja Warrior’ speaks to students in Covington

‘American Ninja Warrior’ speaks to students in Covington

You’ve probably seen the show ‘American Ninja Warrior’ where participants compete in some of the toughest obstacle courses you’ll ever see. Hoan Do was one of those contestants, he moonlights in crossfit but he’s really an inspirational speaker.

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Posted: sep. 20, 2014 6:48 p.m. | Updated: sep. 20, 2014 10:00 p.m.
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8U Elite Aces take 1st

8U Elite Aces take 1st

Posted: sep. 16, 2014 10:41 p.m. | Updated: sep. 16, 2014 10:49 p.m.
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Crowell scholarship fund looking for sponsors

Sponsorship of the 2014 B. C. Crowell Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament provides you and your company with an economical vehicle for advertising, as well as, supporting B. C.’s on-going commitment to the education of the youth in Newton County. Two scholarships of $1,000 each are awarded to a student, annually from the local high schools: Alcovy High, Eastside High and/or Newton High. The Scholarship Fund has a local board and is administered by The Community Foundation.

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Posted: sep. 16, 2014 10:23 p.m. | Updated: sep. 16, 2014 10:30 p.m.

RYSA looking for help with trip to Haiti

On Saturday, Oct. 4, 10 of Rockdale Youth Soccer Association’s (RYSA) finest will be leaving the U.S. and traveling to Haiti for a seven-day mission trip. The group will be providing soccer day camps for children, school supplies, feeding a village and many other things. RYSA needs help to collect items they will need to make this trip a success for the children of Haiti.

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Posted: sep. 13, 2014 5:57 p.m. | Updated: sep. 13, 2014 10:00 p.m.
'American Ninja Warrior' to speak to students

'American Ninja Warrior' to speak to students

Hoan Do will be speaking at the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center on Sept. 18 and 19.

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Posted: sep. 13, 2014 6:05 p.m. | Updated: sep. 13, 2014 10:00 p.m.
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