News for Tuesday, July 12, 2011


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Six Rockdale organizations awarded $5,000 healthcare grants

CONYERS -- Six local nonprofit organizations were awarded grants of $5,000 Tuesday night by the Hospital Authority of Rockdale County.

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Newton Pet of the Week -- July 13, 2011

Newton Your Next Best Friend

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DOT processing permit for Airport Road/Ga. 142 work

COVINGTON — The Georgia Department of Transportation is rushing to issue an encroachment permit to Newton County so work can begin on temporary improvements to Airport Road/Ga. Highway 142 in order to be completed when school starts Aug. 4.

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Porterdale to meet on millage rate

PORTERDALE — The city will hold a meeting at 6:30 p.m. July 28 for the purpose of setting its 2011 millage rate.

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Burgess says he won't seek re-election

SOCIAL CIRCLE — Mayor Jim Burgess will not seek re-election this year.

New 'American Pie' movie uses Newton High as setting

COVINGTON — Newton High School was transformed into East Great Falls High School this week.