Abigail Coggin, the Young Artists program director at the Arts Association of Newton County, put up student works of art in the meeting room this week at the Newton County library on Floyd Street.
Commissioners will examine changes to existing ordinances this year, including imposing architectural requirements for new homes and addressing hazardous houses sitting empty.
The death penalty trial for Cobey Wade Lakemper is set to begin Monday in Newton County.
Newton County students interested in getting more of a liberal arts education have until the end of the month to apply for admission to a special program.
Members of the Newton County law enforcement community recently participated in the Polar Plunge Special Olympics fundraiser at Lake Lanier. The group jumped in the chilly waters, having taken pledges of support for their efforts.
A Covington resident and Rockdale County educator recently was recognized as a top state teacher.
A one-vehicle accident occurred Wednesday afternoon about 3:15 p.m. on Interstate 20, about one mile east of the Almon Road exit, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
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Law enforcement said no foul play was involved in Tuesday's death of a 10-year-old Hightower Trail Elementary School student.
Commissioners discussed once again making Newton County Senior Services a county department in order to save money. The discussion came at the strategic planning work session held at Burge Plantation Saturday.