News for Tuesday, May 3, 2011


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A VETERAN'S STORY: Sosebee rises from poverty to WWII vet

CONYERS -- World War II veteran Bud Sosebee enjoys a good story, and he has a lot to tell.

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Wall of learning

Cathy Smallwood, the art teacher at Fairview Theme School, has spent the last two years painting an ABC mural on the hallways at the school. This week, she is finally finishing the mural. She also has painted murals in the library and other parts of the school.

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Porterdale to celebrate the visual arts

PORTERDALE -- For the fourth consecutive year, the Arts Association in Newton County is partnering with Southern Heartland Art Gallery to celebrate the work of visual artists.

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Seniors to celebrate Older Americans Month

COVINGTON -- Senior citizens will have their moment to shine in May, as Newton County Senior Services is planning several events to celebrate Older Americans Month.

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Oxford police chief to serve as city manager

OXFORD -- The City of Oxford will operate under a new form of government beginning in July, but there won't be many new faces.

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City water rates to increase

City of Covington utility customers will see an increase in water rates next fiscal year, but the council is taking steps to try and keep a utility increase at bay.

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Newton Pet of the Week -- May 04, 2011

Newton Your Next Best Friend

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Woman killed in Monday night crash on I-20

COVINGTON -- The Georgia State Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that occurred Monday night around 7:15 on Interstate 20, snarling traffic for about an hour.