News for Wednesday, August 18, 2010


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GOP to hold fundraiser

COVINGTON -- The Newton County Republican Party will host a dinner fundraiser from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday at the Covington FFA-FCCLA Center off Ga. Highway 36.

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Oxford students move in

OXFORD -- About 850 students will begin their classes at Oxford College next week. This week, many of those students will spend their time moving in their dorm rooms, attending orientation and getting used to being back in school.

Collins out as NHS football coach

COVINGTON -- Just before fall football season is to start, Newton High School's head football coach is out.

City approves charter change

COVINGTON -- The City Council amended the city's charter Monday night to allow city employees and officials to do business with the city.

Porterdale man charged in arson

PORTERDALE -- A 32-year-old Porterdale man has been charged with arson in connection with a house fire on Aug. 6.

East metro Bulldogs to expand Touchdown Club

CONYERS — The Georgia Touchdown Club of Rockdale is calling all east metro area Bulldogs to a special meeting Aug. 26 that will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the national championship Bulldogs team and usher in the expansion of the club.