News for Saturday, December 18, 2010

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O Tannenbaums: Oxford woman decorates home with 30 trees

Each Thanksgiving, after the meal is long finished and everyone is munching on leftovers, the real highlight of the day for Leslynn Abbott and her family unfolds.

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BOC mulls storm water master plan

CONYERS -- The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners approved the first reading of the county's storm water enterprises fund, but questions remain over past due fee collections and a $250,000 master plan.

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Chamber to offer seminar for business

CONYERS -- Business owners or even those thinking about being a business owner are invited to a free seminar about successful entrepreneurship.

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Ex-boyfriend leaves big mess at woman's house

A woman reported to the Covington Police Department that her ex-boyfriend had come to her house and made quite a mess. There was bleach poured in the floor and all over her bed with an ashtray full of cigarette ashes smashed into the middle of it. All of her clothing was cut in half, possibly by a knife found in the living room. The refrigerator was unplugged and left with the door open. In the laundry room, powdered detergent was poured all over the room and on the clothing left there. She estimated the cost of the damages to be about $300.

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Ex-boyfriend leaves big mess at woman's house

On the Beat is an occasional reporting of various crimes and complaints confronted by law enforcement personnel in Newton County in the course of their duties. It is compiled by News Editor Barbara Knowles, who can be reached at barbara.knowles@newtoncitizen.com.

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