News for Monday, July 12, 2010


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Newton Sex Offenders - 07/13/2010

Lee Atchison, 107 West Clark St., OxfordDarrell Ayers, 620 Riverfield LaneJames Bagley, 270 Cornish Mountain CircleAnthony Baisden, Newton County Sheriff's OfficeFred Bates, 464 Bates RoadSedrick Bell, 75 Woodcrest DriveMartin Bennett, Newton County Sheriff's OfficeMark Bowman, 755 Navajo TrailJamarsa Brown, Newton County Sheriff's Office

Newton head sets sights on Rockdale BOE

CONYERS -- A Newton County administrator is running for a seat on the Board of Education in a neighboring county.

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Homes needed: Shelters get busy during the summer months

COVINGTON -- Animal shelters and pet rescue centers in the area are encouraging residents to think about Christmas in July and adopt a pet.

Traffic shift set to begin

COVINGTON -- Traffic will be shifted along Covington Bypass and Ga. Highway 142 beginning Wednesday, the Georgia Department of Transportation has announced.

Local man killed in single-car crash

COVINGTON -- A Covington man was killed in a single-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon about 4 p.m., according to the Georgia State Patrol.

Volunteer group working on new bike trail at horse park

CONYERS -- A volunteer group is working on a new bike trail at the Georgia International Horse Park -- with the beginner or novice rider in mind.

Newton BOE candidates attend forum

COVINGTON — Candidates for the three vacant seats on the Newton County Board of Education addressed a packed meeting room at the Newton County Library Thursday night as part of the Covington Newton County Chamber of Commerce's primary candidates forum.