The Newton County Board of Education announced Friday that it has selected the Georgia School Boards Association to conduct the search for a new superintendent of the Newton County School System.
The combination of an alert resident and fast-acting deputies was enough to put a crimp in the plans of two alleged burglars Wednesday. According to Newton County Sheriff's Office spokesman Cpl. Anthony Washington, a resident of Old Covered Bridge subdivision observed a truck parked in front of a vacant house on Salai Point and she thought the behavior of the two men in the truck was suspicious.
Workers with area food pantries say they are looking at a lot of bare shelves right now and they are hopeful community generosity will fill them in time for the holidays and beyond.