News for Tuesday, July 6, 2010

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The road less traveled

A lot of dirt has been shifted since work began on the roundabout at the intersection of Turner Lake Road and Clark Street that is expected to alleviate traffic backup.

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CPD: 3 men rob Kay Jewelers at gunpoint

The Covington Police are asking for the public's help in locating three men who robbed Kay Jewelers on U.S. Highway 278 about noon Monday.

GBI: Man, 21, found dead in cell

A man who checked into the Newton County Work Release facility Friday night was found dead in a cell Saturday morning, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

CTAE students win state awards

Although the Newton County School System will welcome its first college and career academy in 2012, its high schools already have a good foundation on which to expand at the specialty school.

Crematory: Woman abandons mom's body

A local crematory owner said he is unsure what to do next after he said a woman abandoned her mother's body at his business.

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Judge swears in new school superintendent, BOE member

The Newton County School System's new Superintendent Gary Mathews is keeping busy this summer.

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Flowers and fun

Thousands of residents from Newton County were among the crowd from all around northeast Georgia who flocked to a 21-acre sunflower field in Rutledge over the weekend.

Crematory: Woman abandons mom's body

CONYERS — A local crematory owner said he is unsure what to do next after he said a woman abandoned her mother's body at his business.

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