News for Monday, July 25, 2011


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Principal excited about new school

OXFORD -- After working at two of the oldest schools in Newton County for the past seven years, Lori Thomas is excited about now being in the newest school in the county.

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ON THE BEAT: Police: Woman returns purse, sans wallet

On the Beat is an occasional reporting of various crimes and complaints confronted by law enforcement personnel in Newton County in the course of their duties.

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Man charged with operating illegal taxi service

COVINGTON -- A man was arrested around 2 a.m. Saturday after he was stopped by a Covington Police officer who had information the man was operating a taxi service without a license.

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Airport Road work complete

Improvements to Airport Road and Ga. Highway 142 have been completed well ahead of the start of school.

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County holidays set for FY 2012

County commissioners have approved 15 holidays for fiscal year 2012.

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Newton Pet of the Week -- July 27, 2011

Newton Your Next Best Friend