News for Friday, July 23, 2010

Subscribe

All Stories

Newton Poll - 07-24-10

"Does anyone know what they are clearing the land at the old hitting range on the Bypass Road across from Zaxby's for?"Editor's note: According to the city's planning director, Covington Ford has been approved and granted a ground disturbance and grading permit for the site. They have submitted site plans for approval; no building plans have been submitted yet.

Tease photo

Early stroll to beat the heat

Joe and Betty Ashley get their exercise in early Friday morning before temperatures rise.

Provider cuts costs for jail care

COVINGTON -- The provider of health care services at the Newton County Detention Center is voluntarily reducing costs by more than $100,000 to assist the county in its budget crisis.

City mulls archery hunting for deer

COVINGTON -- A growing number of deer in the city has prompted the Covington City Council to consider an ordinance to allow hunters to use archery equipment to help thin the wildlife population.

Tease photo

Handel, Scott to speak at Newton GOP

CONYERS -- Gubernatorial candidate Karen Handel and Congressional candidate Austin Scott will be featured speakers Monday at the Newton County Republican Party meeting.

Social Circle council meeting turns hostile

SOCIAL CIRCLE -- A citizen made a pointed request of the Social Circle City Council: Resign.

City Council passes reduced budget

SOCIAL CIRCLE -- With no discussion or comment, the Social Circle City Council approved on Thursday its 2010-11 budget.

Man charged in assault on wife at gas station

COVINGTON -- A Newton County woman was hospitalized following an attack by her husband in the parking lot of a Ga. Highway 81 service station, police said.

Tease photo

Gardner 50th Anniversary

James A. Gardner and Joelda W. Gardner of Conyers celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 17.

Photos