News for Thursday, November 5, 2009


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Newton Police Blotter - 11/06/09

* James O'Neal Allen, 39, 9258 West View Drive, probation violation.* Jennaco Deandrae Askew, 31, 3728 Whirlway Drive, Decatur, probation violation.

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Read all about it: Officials, staff break ground on new library

The goal of having a branch library for residents in west Newton County is becoming a reality.

Title I Distinguished Schools: 4 Newton schools make list

Four Title I schools in the Newton County School System again are named distinguished schools.

Lions Club seeks entries for parade

The Covington Lions Club is seeking entries for the annual Covington Christmas Parade, set for Dec. 5.

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NCFS hosts propane safety class

Area firefighters recently attended a pressurized container training class hosted by the Newton County Fire Service.

NCSS requests Title 1 waivers

The Georgia Department of Education has been approved for several waivers from the U.S. Department of Education regarding Title I, Part A requirements that are affected by the availability of Title I, Part A American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds.