News for Monday, June 14, 2010


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The great outdoors: Teachers from across region visit Oxford for environmental education

OXFORD -- Two Newton County teachers and several Oxford College professors are playing outside this week and learning a few things to take back to their classrooms.

CRA nabs more lots for housing

COVINGTON -- The Covington Redevelopment Authority is purchasing an additional nine lots in Walker's Bend subdivision off Ga. Highway 81 as part of the city's housing initiative.

Armed men rob woman at gunpoint

COVINGTON -- A woman delivering pizza was robbed at gunpoint June 8, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office.

Forums to be held before primaries

COVINGTON -- Several forums are planned in the coming weeks to help voters decide which candidates to choose in the July 20 primary election.

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Morgan Co. woman wins competitions

Morgan County resident Beth Bradley has won the national titles of Mrs. Global US Woman 2010 and Global America US Ambassador 2010.

Internet meet-up ends with man's robbery

COVINGTON — A man reported that he was robbed at gunpoint after he arranged a rendezvous with a woman he met in an Internet chat room, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office.