News for Monday, January 3, 2011

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BISHER: Kings ought to be watchful of their football coaching thrones

It would be my guess that Mack Brown will not be hand-picking another head coach-in-waiting at Texas -- until he is ready to give up his throne. And that head coaches across the fruited plain will have taken note of what happened when he elevated Will Muschamp from an assistant to the head of the pack.

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First Newton County child born in 2011 arrives on Jan. 2

COVINGTON -- The staff at Newton Medical Birth Care Center had to wait a little longer than usual to celebrate the birth of the first baby of the new year.

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Hayden will retire at the end of school year

COVINGTON -- One of the Newton County School System's top officials will leave the system at the end of the school year.

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Gas station robbed of cash, merchandise

COVINGTON -- Suspects got away with a substantial amount of cash in an apparent armed robbery New Year's Day at Magnet Shell station at 14656 Brown Bridge Road.

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School system looking at cost savings

COVINGTON -- The Newton County School System is putting some new measures in place in several departments in an effort to save money.

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Deputy arrested at New Year's party

COVINGTON -- A Newton County Sheriff's Office deputy posted $500 bond Monday following his arrest on two misdemeanor charges that resulted from an altercation at a New Year's Eve party.

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Tent fire burns homeless man

PORTERDALE -- A homeless man who was severely burned when his tent caught fire was able to crawl to a nearby roadside and stop a passerby for help, according to reports from the Newton County Fire Service.

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Car crashes into Salem Road power utility pole

Power service was interrupted for 4,000 businesses and residents Monday afternoon following a car crash into a power utility pole along Salem Road in southeast Rockdale County.

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Deputy arrested at New Year's Eve Party

COVINGTON -- A Newton County Sheriff's Office deputy faces two misdemeanor charges after he allegedly got into an altercation at a New Year's Eve party.

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Deputy arrested at New Year's party

COVINGTON — A Newton County Sheriff's Office deputy posted $500 bond Monday following his arrest on two misdemeanor charges that resulted from an altercation at a New Year's Eve party.

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