The Newton County Board of Education got its first look at the 2013-14 school year budget at a special called meeting last week.
There are several Memorial Day events planned for Covington and Conyers.
Covington woman reports harassing emails which threatened her life.
Courtney Bernardi and James Johnson are the new faces of economic development in Newton County.
A quick-thinking armed robbery victim was able to furnish Newon County authorities with a tag number which led to the quick arrest of two Rockdale residents.
Health reports for Newton and Rockdale counties for May 21, 2013.
These were the Top Five Stories on the Newton Citizen website last week.
A single winning ticket for a record Powerball lottery jackpot worth $590.5 million was sold in Florida, organizers said late on Saturday, but there was no immediate word about who won one of the largest jackpots in U.S. history.
Coral Gables-- Things didn't go quite as planned for Buck Farmer in his final regular season start Thursday in Coral Gables. The Rockdale graduate and senior at Georgia Tech allowed seven runs (five earned) in six innings pitched and was the losing pitcher in an 8-3 defeat at Miami in
Staff photo: Manny Fils. The 2012-13 Alcovy basketball team had another signing with Kaci Palo heading to Andrew College. The Lady Tigers leader will be playing the shooting guard position. Palo led the Lady Tigers in 3-point shots taken and 3-point shots made.. "I'm extremely excited for her
COVINGTON -- The girls track programs for the area had several successful outings with five of the six schools being represented at the girls state meet and medaling in four events.. But it was Heritage's Morgan Hubbard that exemplified the true meaning of being the best of the best. Hubbard
The FFA-FCCLA Center is gearing up for a busy summer.
The refurbishing of Porterdae Gym continues; expectations are that the first phase will be completed by late summer or early fall 2013.
RWR Director Dwight Wicks said the county has enough sewage treatment capacity to serve the first phase of a planned mixed-use development.
Bob Marley used passages from it as lyrics to his songs. Charles Shultz incorporated a portion of it into his "Charlie Brown Christmas" television special. Apollo 8 astronauts read from it during a public broadcast as they orbited the moon on Christmas Eve 1968.. For millions of others, it serves
A machinery fire at Dart was apparently extinguished by t he sprinkler system.
The Montessori School of Covington will hold an Open House Tuesday.
State Superintendent John Barge visited the Newton College & Career Academy Tuesday.
Sometimes when I speak I am asked to field questions from the audience.
I've been thinking once again about the way we parents become enslaved to our kids' activities.