News for Monday, June 7, 2010


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Newton Sex Offenders - 06/08/2010

Lee Atchison, 107 West Clark St., OxfordDarrell Ayers, 620 Riverfield LaneJames Bagley, 270 Cornish Mountain CircleAnthony Baisden, Newton County Sheriff's OfficeFred Bates, 464 Bates Road

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Purses galore

Covington resident Shay Simmons faces some difficult choices as she shops the Newton Medical Center Auxiliary Phantasia's Purse and Accessories sale Monday

Mayfield Hardware makes some changes

COVINGTON -- Mayfield Hardware Company has announced its hardware department at the store on the Square will be temporarily closed in order to reorganize the product mix to focus exclusively on hardware and to enhance the home environment instead of repair and maintenance.

Advance voting gets under way

COVINGTON -- Early voting is under way for the July 20 General Primary.

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Knitters to meet on Square Saturday

COVINGTON -- For the second year in a row, Covington Knitters is joining crafters throughout the world Saturday and hosting Worldwide Knit in Public Day on the Square.

Democrat seeking BOE spot

COVINGTON -- A Covington resident thinks she can help out the Newton County Board of Education during the current economic downturn.

Washington St. to manage new Nelson Heights

COVINGTON -- The Newton County Recreation Commission will contract with Washington Street Community Center to run programming at the new Nelson Heights Community Center.

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Marching home

Soldiers with Bravo Company 1/121st Infantry of the Georgia Army National Guard's 48th Brigade march to the Square on Sunday for their welcome home ceremony.