News for Friday, April 9, 2010

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Newton Poll - 04/10/2010

I have been told that the 2010 Census will set up an information center with Newton Senior Services at Turner Lake. Please publish the dates and times when this will occur. Thank you."Editor's note: The Senior Services Center is no longer a Census information site, according to the local Census coordinator.

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Flowering project -- Local high schools continue plant sales

COVINGTON -- Newton County high school students want to fill your yards and porches with colorful bedding plants, hanging flowers and vegetables.

Covington victims ID'd in shooting

COVINGTON -- Newton County Coroner Tommy Davis has released the names of the couple found dead in their Fairview Chase home Thursday morning.

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New president takes over chamber reins

COVINGTON -- Hunter Hall has jumped with both feet right into his new role as president of the Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce.

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Marshall: Use funds to draw investment

COVINGTON -- Congressman Jim Marshall, D-Ga., said during a visit to Covington on Thursday that he won't hold it against local officials if they don't use the money he helped secure to purchase a railroad, but added they need to think about finding ways to enhance amenities to attract industry and private investment.

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ICMS students headed to state science fair

COVINGTON -- Five Indian Creek Middle School students are headed to the state science fair this month.

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Residents urged to make healthy choices

COVINGTON -- The East Metro Health District used National Public Health Week, April 5-9, to urge residents to think of ways to improve their health.

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Flowering project — Local high schools continue plant sales

COVINGTON — Newton County high school students want to fill your yards and porches with colorful bedding plants, hanging flowers and vegetables.

Covington victims ID'd in shooting

COVINGTON — Newton County Coroner Tommy Davis has released the names of the couple found dead in their Fairview Chase home Thursday morning.

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