News for Thursday, May 26, 2011


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Newton Blotter - 05-27-11

* Euralh Noble, 57, 290 Laurel Way, DUI.* Sally Jefferson Nolley, 49, 6129 Gordy St., DUI, vehicle turning left.* John Philip Owens, 61, 643 Harold Dobbs Road, public drunk, open container.* John Anthony Reagin, 18, 6113 Greenleaf Court, disorderly conduct, driving in circular or zigzag, noise violation.* Antonio Rodriguez, 25, 100 Flat Rock Road, driving without a license.

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Graduation ceremonies to be held this week

COVINGTON -- More than 1,000 Newton County high school seniors will graduate this week.

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Solar power helps run City Hall

COVINGTON -- City Hall is partially operating on solar power.

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Manufacturer expands to Conyers, brings 50 jobs

CONYERS -- Illinois-based manufacturer Corrugated Supplies Co. announced Thursday it will expand to Conyers with a facility in the former Solo Cup distribution center that will bring 50 jobs to the area.

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Enforcement ups patrols for holiday

COVINGTON -- Area law enforcement officials won't be taking it easy over the Memorial Day holiday. In fact, they plan to work harder.

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Sigman makes third bid for mayor

Bobby Sigman is hoping the third time will be the charm as he makes a run for mayor of Covington.