News for Saturday, July 3, 2010


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Call of duty: Newton Co. sailor rescues fishermen on Arabian Sea

When David Michael Laib of Newton County signed up for the Navy, he expected hard work and adventure on the high seas. He's getting both, and he's learning that being in the U.S. military doesn't necessarily mean engaging in battle. Sometimes, it means performing humanitarian missions.

Officials talk welfare of children

The plight of abused and neglected children and how to improve their lives were heavy on the minds of state and local officials who gathered in an all-day workshop Wednesday.

GPC to offer engineering class at RCA

This fall will mark a milestone for Georgia Perimeter College's partnership with the Rockdale Career Academy.

Covington recertified as City of Ethics by association

Covington has been recertified as a City of Ethics by the Georgia Municipal Association.

IN BRIEF: SUV struck by train, two seriously injured

An SUV driven by a female and carrying one passenger was struck by a train at the railroad crossing at N. Emory Street near The Depot restaurant Saturday afternoon, according to the Covington Police Department.