News for Wednesday, September 1, 2010

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Rehearsing for rescue

Newton County Fire Service firefighter William Bruce is lowered into a "confined space" to rescue an "unconscious victim," portrayed by Newton County Public Works employee Chad Owens.

Gun in bag at school

COVINGTON -- A loaded gun was found in the book bag of a student at Challenge Charter Academy Monday afternoon, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office.

Five locals nabbed in GBI sweep

CONYERS -- Arrest warrants have been issued for at least 80 Georgians, including three Rockdale County residents and two Newton County residents, on charges that they fraudulently obtained federal vouchers for low income housing.

Fixed-base fuel shortage causes council concern

COVINGTON -- A month after the Covington City Council urged the fixed base operator at Covington Municipal Airport to meet the requirements of its contract with the city, there is concern by officials that isn't happening.

Sams out at NHS principal

COVINGTON -- Newton High School Principal Roderick Sams resigned on Wednesday.

Ex-coach relocated

COVINGTON -- The former Newton High School head football coach has been transferred to the Newton County School System's service center following an incident with a booster club parent and a football player in mid-August that led to his termination as head coach.

Newton High Principal Sams resigns

COVINGTON -- Newton High School Principal Roderick Sams resigned on Wednesday.

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