The following charges and arrests were reported by the Newton County Sheriff's Office, Covington Police Department, Oxford Police Department and Porterdale Police Department:* Demartreze Lee Allen, 17, 145 South McDonough St., Jonesboro, probation violation.* Timothy O'Neal Barkley, 39, 10152 Blackwell St., obstruction or hindering law enforcement officers, probation violation, loitering or prowling, failure to appear.* Brandi Leigh Barnard, 33, 120 Knights Circle, possession of arms by convicted felons & first offenders probation.* Jeani Lee Barnes, 34, 35 Hazel St., Porterdale, possession of Schedule II (Oxycodone).
COVINGTON -- Veterans, their families and supporters gathered Thursday at the Covington Square on a beautiful, cloudless autumn day to honor all those who have served in the U.S. military.
COVINGTON -- Local mayors presented more than $20 million in requests to be funded through the 2011 special purpose local option sales tax to county commissioners Wednesday evening.
COVINGTON -- About 30 percent of the Newton County School System's 9,500 elementary school students are expected to be affected by next school year's rezoning plans.
PORTERDALE -- A resolution endorsing a plan for a regional network of bicycling and walking trails was approved by the Porterdale City Council last week.
Eastside High School football parent volunteers painted the field at Homer Sharp Stadium on Thursday afternoon in preparation for tonight's playoff game against Westside-Macon High School.
ATLANTA -- What's a school playground without a slide, monkey bars or swing set? How old is the physical education equipment at the schools in your community?
Applications are now available for the 2011 Snapping Shoals EMC J.E. Robinson Memorial Scholarships, the All-Around Student Scholarships, the Washington Youth Tour and the Walter Harrison Scholarship.
The 2010 Division III Cheer-Off Champions are the Newton County Recreation Department's Seminoles.
The Newton County Recreation Comission's Gators, the 5- and 6-year-old training league, had an undefeated season this year;
CONYERS — For Rockdale County Republicans, Tuesday's general election showed they had strong, local candidates and an ability to mobilize volunteers as needed during the 2010 campaign.
Morrow — Clayton State University has been notified by the University System of Georgia that Clayton State has been approved for exemption from the Regents' Test, effective immediately.
COVINGTON — Veterans, their families and supporters gathered Thursday at the Covington Square on a beautiful, cloudless autumn day to honor all those who have served in the U.S. military.