News for Sunday, August 31, 2008


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The dish on Conyers Event gives reaturants a showcase for food

CONYERS - Preparing delicious meals is certainly important when it comes to operating a successful restaurant, but it's only half the battle. All the tasty entrées in the world won't make a difference if they remain a secret.

SAT scores remain below state, nation

COVINGTON - Students in the Newton County School System continued to score below state and national averages on the SAT this year, according to results released by the College Board and the Newton County School System.

On the beat: Man with outstanding warrant caught by police

On the Beat is an occasional reporting of various crimes and complaints confronted by law enforcement personnel in Newton County in the course of their duties. It is compiled by News Editor Barbara Knowles, who can be reached at

Community Calendar 8/31/2008


Mary Perdue honors KidsNet First lady says group is a care provider of choice for children

CONYERS - The Conyers-based KidsNet Georgia was recently recognized by Georgia first lady Mary Perdue as a care provider of choice for services to improve children's lives in the state.

Data reveals Newton can meet demand

COVINGTON - Newton County has enough houses for sale to meet market demand for more than a year, according to data from the Georgia Multiple Listing Service.

Praise and worship

Staff Photos: Julie Anderson