News for Friday, January 29, 2010

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Newton Poll - 01/30/2010

"More affordable housing in Newton? Great idea! Then we can have more ghettos and that will lead to more crime. Like we don't have enough already?"

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NCSO deputies honored for actions in line of duty

COVINGTON -- The Newton County Sheriff's Office started a new tradition Friday afternoon when officers, family, friends and well-wishers gathered to pay tribute to three of the NCSO's finest.

JDA stays out of drag strip controversy

COVINGTON -- The Joint Development Authority of Jasper, Morgan, Newton and Walton counties has decided that for the time being, it will take no official action regarding the proposed drag strip in Social Circle.

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Seventh-grader takes Newton spelling bee

COVINGTON -- If you're not a good speller, you may want to get some help from seventh-grader Caitlin Smith.

Porterdale seeks grant for sewer

PORTERDALE -- The City Council is slated to vote Monday night on an application for a state Community Development Block Grant for sewer repairs in the mill village.

Newton County still facing NSP criticism

COVINGTON -- Newton County is continuing to defend its Neighborhood Stabilization Program in the wake of resident complaints to the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.

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Social Circle theater students win big at festival

Residents are invited to Romp N Roll Skating Center, located at 3174 Salem Road in Conyers, from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14 for Dancing Thru the Decades.

Skate night benefits local agencies

Residents are invited to Romp N Roll Skating Center, located at 3174 Salem Road in Conyers, from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14 for Dancing Thru the Decades.

Schools nationwide can apply for H&R Block grants

To help fund education, H&R Block has committed to donate more than $1 million in personal finance curriculum to high schools for the 2010-11 school year.

Schools nationwide can apply for H&R Block grants

To help fund education, H&R Block has committed to donate more than $1 million in personal finance curriculum to high schools for the 2010-11 school year.

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