News for Monday, May 10, 2010


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Newton Sex Offenders - 05/11/2010

The following is a list of registered sex offenders living in Newton County as of May 4 according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office. For more information, go to the NCSO Web site at Atchison, 107 West Clark St., OxfordDarrell Ayers, 620 Riverfield LaneJames Bagley, 270 Cornish Mountain CircleAnthony Baisden, Newton County Sheriff's Office

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Library hosts National Preservation Week

COVINGTON -- Those wanting to preserve a document or garment with special significance have an opportunity to learn how this week, as the Newton County Library celebrates National Preservation Week.

Another throws hat into Senate race

COVINGTON -- Former Henry County Commissioner Rick Jeffares is running for the state Senate District 17 seat.

Bus wreck causes minor injuries

COVINGTON -- A Newton County Schools System bus was involved in a crash with a pickup on Ga. Highway 36 near Moore's Road on Monday afternoon, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office.

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Mahaffey family speaks on death of Rockdale deputy

CONYERS -- Terry Mahaffey, father of slain Rockdale County Sheriff's Office Deputy Brian Mahaffey, gathered with his family Monday afternoon to let the public know that his son's career in law enforcement was more than just a job. "He had a family," he said.

2 teens killed in crash

COVINGTON -- Two teens were killed and one critically injured in a single car crash on Almon Road on Saturday evening, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office and the Georgia State Patrol.