News for Tuesday, May 11, 2010


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Community turns out for deputy

CONYERS -- An outpouring of support is coming from the same community that Rockdale County Sheriff's Office Deputy Brian Mahaffey gave his all to protect and serve.

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Newton names valedictorian, salutatorian

COVINGTON -- The two top seniors at Newton High School have a lot in common -- not only do they aspire to do their best in school and take rigorous courses in which they earn high grades, they also plan to attend the same university in the fall.

Woman, 56, attacked by pit bull

COVINGTON -- A woman was attacked and seriously injured by her nephew's pit bull dog Saturday morning, according to a Covington Police Department incident report.

More details are released on bus crash

COVINGTON -- Those injured in Monday afternoon's school bus crash continue to recuperate, while more details of the accident have been released by the Georgia State Patrol.

Tandem bike rally coming to Covington

COVINGTON -- Approximately 200 cyclists will arrive in Covington beginning Thursday to take part in the 2010 Georgia Tandem Bike Rally.

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Farmers earn conservation award

MANSFIELD — Don and Sherry Smith of Mansfield have been named Newton County's Conservationists of the Year by the Upper Ocmulgee River Soil and Conservation District.

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