News for Saturday, November 8, 2008

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NCSS officially awarded district accreditation after review

COVINGTON - After a review team with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools recommended the Newton County School System be awarded district accreditation in late August, the system has announced that it has officially received the new accreditation status.

Pantry reopens

COVINGTON - The Newton County Community Food Pantry will reopen Monday thanks to donations from the community.

Eagles cruise to victory

Staff Photo: Sue Ann Kuhn-Smith

Child dies in crash Mother, two other children airlifted

COVINGTON - The Newton County Sheriff's Office and the Georgia State Patrol are investigating a single vehicle crash that left a 5-year-old child dead and the mother and two siblings seriously injured, according to Lt. Mark Mitchell, spokesman for the NCSO.

Covington approves auto shop

COVINGTON - The City Council approved a special-use permit for an auto repair shop at 7161 Washington Street on Monday night, but added a long list of conditions.

Counties to hold Veterans Day events

COVINGTON - Several events commemorating Veterans Day will take place Tuesday in Newton and Rockdale counties.

Newton Citizen Poll - 11/8/2008

The Newton Citizen Poll is a compilation of opinions contributed by readers. This week's poll was an open line.

Rockdale Citizen Poll - 11/8/2008

The Rockdale Citizen Poll is a compilation of opinions submitted by readers. This week's Poll was an open line.

Government Meetings 11/8/2008

GOVERNMENT MEETINGS

Community Calendar 11/8/2008

COMMUNITY CALENDAR