News for Thursday, January 28, 2010

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Newton Blotter - 01/29/2010

* Davis Bautista Maya, 31, 569 Candlewick Lane, Lilburn, driving without a license.* Jason Leron McClain, 27, 45 Mountainview Court, possession of marijuana less than 1 ounce.* Johnny Ricardo Mera, 33, 4107 Misty Morn Lane, Powder Springs, serve 48 hours.* Sally Jefferson Nolley, 47, 6129 Gordy St., public drunk.

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A stitch in time: Sewing helps woman fight arthritis, effects of aging

COVINGTON -- Dorothy Alford is a prime example of how it's never too late to find, or rediscover, your passion in life.

County wins part of long landfill battle

COVINGTON -- The Supreme Court of Georgia has ruled in favor of Newton County in a legal dispute with a company that wants to develop a private landfill.

Unwelcome guest stays in man's home

COVINGTON -- A Covington resident must have felt like one of the three bears when he returned home from a trip recently to find that a Goldilocks had been sleeping in his bed and eating his porridge.

Local church members, doctors head to Haiti

More earthquake relief from Georgia is on its way to Haiti.

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DNR group volunteers to help Haiti

When Rusty Garrison and five fellow Department of Natural Resources officers arrived in Haiti last week, they were prepared to see death and massive destruction. What they weren't prepared for was the large-scale disorder that left hundreds of children without access to food or water.

Unwelcome guest stays in man's home

COVINGTON — A Covington resident must have felt like one of the three bears when he returned home from a trip recently to find that a Goldilocks had been sleeping in his bed and eating his porridge.

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