News for Tuesday, August 9, 2011


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Boy dies in wreck

A 13-year-old boy was partially ejected from a vehicle on Flat Shoals Road in Newton County Sunday morning and was killed, according to the Georgia State Patrol.

NCSS official may appeal termination

Dr. Sylvia Jordan may appeal termination.

manpower line proposal

Mansfield residents are angry about a proposal to run transmission lines through their town.

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Jordan may appeal termination

COVINGTON -- The Newton County Board of Education may hear another appeal from an assistant principal whose contract was not renewed this year.

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Newborn sets millage

The Newborn Town Council has approved a millage rate of 1.935, the same as for the prior fiscal year. The millage rate is set for July through June, to be on target with the county's schedule, though the town operates on a calendar year.

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Teen dies in Sunday crash on Flat Shoals Road

COVINGTON -- A 13-year-old boy was fatally injured in a one-vehicle crash Sunday morning on Flat Shoals Road, according to the Georgia State Patrol.

Project for power lines angers locals

MANSFIELD — A plan to run transmission lines through the neighborhoods of Mansfield by Georgia Transmission Corporation has residents fighting mad.

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Memorial remembers war veterans

CONYERS ­— After handing out flyers at Conyers Fabulous Fourth Festival, Tommy Clack realized how few people knew Rockdale County was home to a veterans war memorial.

Park to offer teaching opportunities

CONYERS — The pavers are only the first step in the progression of the paths.

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Feeling green

Mayfield's Hardware employee Linda Anderson gives the plants in front of the store a cool drink of water.

Council to discuss city's old charter

The City Council has agreed to hold a work session to discuss an overhaul of the city's charter.

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Eastside names Brad Weir as baseball coach

COVINGTON -- Eastside's baseball coach Brad Weir may be new to Eastside but he is not new to coaching.