News for Tuesday, March 9, 2010


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Newton Pet of the Week -- 3/10/2010

This friendly girl will work her way into the hearts of any family willing to give her a chance.She is a spaniel/Austrailian shepherd mix and weighs about 30 pounds.

NSP hosting seminars for home buyers

CONYERS -- The Rockdale County Neighborhood Stabilization Program will offer three seminars today and Thursday for interested home buyers.

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Banding together: Local bands to perform in festival

It's a busy week for some of the large bands in Newton County high schools.

Residents hear plans for Almon

About 50 property owners attended a meeting to learn more about the Almon/Crowell Road Overlay District on Monday night at Turner Lake Complex. Most wanted assurance that the proposed development standards for the district would not affect their existing properties.

Feds to pay for $500K road design

Federal stimulus money will pay for a nearly $500,000 concept design and preliminary engineering work for the widening and realignment of Almon Road.

Scouts plant tree to honor 100th birthday

In honor of their 100th anniversary, local Boy Scouts are giving the community a gift they hope will also last 100 years.