Next week, Newton County high school students will take a practice test that will prepare them for a future test that could determine which college they attend.
In his bid for a third term in office, Newborn Mayor J.W. Cummings is running on his record.
The Newton County School System recently was awarded a grant that will aid its mentoring program.
A 25-year-old Newton County man was stabbed in the chest Sunday night during a fight with his assailant, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office.
The public is invited to attend the groundbreaking for the Porter Memorial Branch Library in western Newton County on Nov. 5.