News for Wednesday, May 25, 2011

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DNR urges boaters to follow rules this summer

COVINGTON -- With the start of the summer boating season, state and national agencies are encouraging those who plan to be on the water to take a few minutes and think about safety.

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Woman gets charged with molestation

COVINGTON -- A 22-year-old Covington woman has been arrested in connection with sexual assaults on two young teenage boys, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office.

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Schools give OK to project for education

COVINGTON -- The Newton County School System is moving forward with an educational partnership with state agencies to improve public education in Georgia through a program called the Vision Project.

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Social Circle City Council finalizes list of items for next SPLOST

SOCIAL CIRCLE -- The Social Circle City Council has finalized its list of spending priorities should Walton County voters approve another sales tax referendum next year.

Boaters urged to be safe during holiday weekend

COVINGTON — Memorial Day weekend is traditionally the start of boating season, and state and national agencies are encouraging those who plan to be on the water to take a few minutes and think about safety.

Grant provides ArtSmart camp scholarships for local children

CONYERS — Thanks to a grant from General Mills in Newton County, more than a dozen children who live in Lakeview Estates will get greater exposure to the arts this summer.

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