News for Monday, June 21, 2010

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Woman accused of making false report to get drug prescription

A woman was arrested by the Covington Police on Wednesday after she allegedly made a false report of a crime. According to a CPD incident report, Lynn Tankersley, 29, of 50 Oaks Landing, was arrested and charged with filing a false report of a crime and making false statements and/or concealing facts to a law enforcement officer.

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'Another chapter': NCSS Superintendent Whatley gears up for retirement

Newton County School Superintendent Steven Whatley may be busy packing up his office this week, but that doesn't mean you won't see him out in the community after he retires at the end of the month.

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Walden bails from BOE race

About a month away from the primary election and two weeks into early voting, another candidate for a vacant seat on the Newton County Board of Education has withdrawn from the race and is throwing his support behind the opposing party.

Burglary arrests: Neighbor helps nab suspects

Thanks to an alert neighbor, Newton County Sheriff's Office deputies were able to catch three burglary suspects moments after they allegedly broke into a home Wednesday afternoon at 10 Railside Drive.

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Covington Kroger employee bags fourth in competition

Covington Kroger employee Colby Hines showed off his bagging skills last week. Hines, an employee of the Covington Kroger on U.S. Highway 278, participated in the 2010 All-Star Bag-Off competition last Tuesday at the Kroger on Atlanta Highway in Loganville.

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'Another chapter': NCSS Superintendent Whatley gears up for retirement

COVINGTON — Newton County School Superintendent Steven Whatley may be busy packing up his office this week, but that doesn't mean you won't see him out in the community after he retires at the end of the month.

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