News for Monday, October 26, 2009


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Some students to take PSAT next week

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.

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Newborn mayor: Cummings to seek

In his bid for a third term in office, Newborn Mayor J.W. Cummings is running on his record.

Newton county school system: Grant to help fund mentor program

The Newton County School System recently was awarded a grant that will aid its mentoring program.

Man, 25, stabbed in the chest

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.

Library groundbreaking set for Nov. 5

The public is invited to attend the groundbreaking for the Porter Memorial Branch Library in western Newton County on Nov. 5.