News for Wednesday, October 6, 2010

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EHS students tickle funny bones

Eastside High School drama and visual arts students are presenting their 55-minute performance of the play "Still Life With Iris" by Steven Dietz.

Covington power costs to increase

COVINGTON -- City of Covington customers can expect an increase in their electricity bills beginning in January.

Candidates talk issues at forum

COVINGTON -- Candidates vying for state and local seats spoke and answered questions during a candidates forum at the Newton County Library on Tuesday night.

Pilots to control runway lights

COVINGTON -- Beginning today, pilots flying in and out of Covington Municipal Airport will have control of runway lighting.

Porterdale adds paid holiday for workers

PORTERDALE -- The City Council on Monday night unanimously approved the first and second readings of an ordinance establishing Veterans Day as a paid city holiday.

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Who'll be the top Tiger?

Alcovy High School recently selected its 2010 Homecoming Court.

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Newton Pet of the Week -- Oct. 6, 2010

Newton Your Next Best Friend

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Clayton State Graduate Studies offers open house

The Clayton State University School of Graduate Studies next open house will be held on Tuesday. The open house will run from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in room 101 of the University's Harry S. Downs Center on the main campus in Morrow.

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GPC to hold Dual Enrollment info session

Georgia Perimeter College will hold a Dual Enrollment information session at its Newton Campus, off Ga. Highway 11 in Covington, from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the lecture hall in building 2N.

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GPC admins visit Alcovy High

Recently in Kelly Musgrove's Tools for College Success class and the SAT prep class at Alcovy High School, Georgia Perimeter College recruiter Eric Cuevas from the college's Clarkston campus and GPC coordinator Jeff Meadors from the college's Newton campus visited with students as part of GPC's outreach mission to teach them more about college. GPC representatives will return on Nov. 5 to work with another group of students in the SAT class.

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FFA ready for the year

Over the summer, Newton High School FFA students attended a Chapter Officer Leadership Training conference. The chapter was awarded with having the most balanced Program of Activities.

Livingston names top students

Recently, Livingston Elementary School names its Students of the Month for September.

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Eighth grader Akil Maolud from Crockett's class read to second graders Jeryll Harris and Christian Blackwood from Christina Phyall's class.

Eighth grader Akil Maolud from Crockett's class read to second graders Jeryll Harris and Christian Blackwood from Christina Phyall's class.

National park foundation unveils North Cascades electronic field trip

The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, is inviting schools across the country to experience the effects of climate change firsthand through an exploration of Washington state's North Cascades National Park in an innovative new Electronic Field Trip on Wednesday, Oct. 13.

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