A Conyers Police Department officer who was charged in Porterdale with DUI and subsequently pleaded guilty to reckless driving was suspended by the department for 80 hours without pay.
Educational workshops for first-time homebuyers or those looking to invest again after a foreclosure have proven popular among Newton and Rockdale County residents and are continuing under the sponsorship of Family Community Housing Association Inc.
Mr. and Mrs. Mark D. Veal of Rockdale announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Carol Veal, to Daniel Joseph DeRoche, son of Mr. and Mrs. Steven J. DeRoche of Gainesville.
Elaine Dawn Goodman of Monticello announces the engagement of her daughter, Samantha Nicole Scarborough, to James Edward Zenko of Conyers.
Mrs. Flora Willams Anders and Mr. Darrell Anders of Conyers announce the engagement of their daughter, Syeeta Danielle Anders, to John Alexander Cuffie, son of Mr. and Mrs. John and Gwendolyn Cuffie of Oxford.
COVINGTON -- The two Newton County sites for the privatized alternative education program for students have been finalized.
The following charges and arrests were reported by the Newton County Sheriff's Office, Covington Police Department, Oxford Police Department and Porterdale Police Department:* Angus Aberdeen, 21, 86 Kirkland Road, contempt of court.* Quintarus Antonio Aikens, 26, 10160 Allen Drive, probation violation.* Jesse Floyd Anderson, 24, 3019 Union Road, Stockbridge, theft by taking.* Franklin Demane Barrington, 21, 34 Alcovy Station, aggravated assault (Family Violence Act), battery (Family Violence Act).
COVINGTON — Covington police officers were kept busy over the Fourth of July holiday weekend primarily with a series of family fights.
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COVINGTON — The director and Board of Trustees of the Newton County Library System are still contemplating how to reduce expenses following budget cuts by both the state and local governments.