News for Thursday, April 8, 2010


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Marshall hears details of 2050 plan

COVINGTON -- Rep. Jim Marshall, D-Ga., said he is impressed with the collaboration of local leaders on the 2050 buildout Plan, but he cautioned they shouldn't count on federal money to help meet their goals.

Citizens help NCSO catch 4 burglars in act

COVINGTON -- Newton County Sheriff's Office deputies have apprehended four men in connection with several burglaries that occurred early this week, and Sheriff Ezell Brown is praising citizens who played a part in the arrests.

Newton eligible for state funding

COVINGTON -- Newton County and its municipalities are once again eligible to receive state administered funding following verification of its service delivery strategy by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.

Oxford athletics to hold golf tournament

OXFORD -- The Oxford College athletics department wants community members to have a little fun while supporting the school's athletes.

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Covington man, wife found dead

COVINGTON -- A domestic dispute at a residence in a quiet subdivision in western Newton County ended in the death of a husband and wife Thursday morning.

Newton Sex Offenders - 04/08/2010

Lee Atchison, 107 West Clark St., OxfordDarrell Ayers, 620 Riverfield LaneJames Bagley, 270 Cornish Mountain CircleAnthony Baisden, Newton County Sheriff's Office

Newton Blotter - 04/09/2010

The following charges and arrests were reported by the Newton County Sheriff's Office, Covington Police Department, Oxford Police Department and Porterdale Police Department: