Kimberly Jenkins, 8, and Ellise DeVeaux, 9, perform Friday with other children who are attending Bethlehem Baptist Church's Summer Feeding and Enrichment Program.
PORTERDALE -- The city intends to call for a referendum in August that will put Sunday retail beer and wine sales on the ballot in November.
Middle Ridge Elementary School -- Honor Roll
Mansfield Elementary School -- Honor Roll
Live Oak Elementary School -- Honor Roll
Heard-Mixon Elementary School -- Honor Roll
Ficquett Elementary School - Honor Roll
East Newton Elementary School -- Honor Roll
Clements Middle School -- Honor Roll
A public hearing will take place at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday regarding the proposed budget and millage rate for fiscal year 2012.
Giovanni Zachery celebrated his sixth birthday on July 12.
COVINGTON -- The Covington Police Department made an arrest in connection with the theft of an ATM machine from Essex Bank on Ga. Highway 142 early Wednesday morning.
The Georgia Department of Transportation has issued an encroachment permit for Newton County to begin improvements to Airport Road and Ga. Highway 142, according to County Engineer Tom Garrett. Work is expected to begin Monday, weather permitting.
COVINGTON -- Some students in Newton County now will have the opportunity to take a safe walk or bike to school.
The Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area, which includes part of Rockdale County, is the focus of a Georgia Outdoors program. Produced by Georgia Public Broadcasting, the program discusses the natural, historical and cultural significance of the area in and around Arabia and Panola mountains. The show airs July 22 and 23 on GBP.
Devon Montrez Austin, 19, 35 White Laurel Lane, theft by receiving stolen property, burglary.* Hannah Kelly Brownlee, 18, 175 Lakeshore Drive, Monticello, probation violation.* John Lawrence Conwell Jr., 26, 1435 Boggs, Apt. 2522, Duluth, child support default.* Jody Davis, 37, 40 Joy Circle, battery (Family Violence Act), terroristic threats and acts (Family Violence Act), probation violation.
Two Conyers families are hosting teenage orphans from Latvia for the summer through the Christian non-profit New Horizons for Children.
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