News for Monday, September 12, 2011


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2 dead in Sunday morning crash in Newton County

Two motorists were killed Sunday in an accident involving a car and a motorcycle.

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Honoring service

Mansfield Elementary School held a special breakfast on Monday to honor local first responders.

Newton school board considers transportation savings

McPherson Companies Inc. made a presentation to the school board last month about its Fuelz Fleet Card system, a fueling alternative for the transportation department that could save about $150,000 per year.

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Smallwood running for Mansfield Council

Marty Smallwood hopes to bring a new direction to the Mansfield City Council.

Newton Fund announces 2011 Grant Program

The Newton Fund is preparing to accept applications for its 2011 grant program.

Two grow houses found in western Newton County

The Covington/Newton County Special Investigations Unit has arrested three men and one woman in connection with two marijuana grow houses found in the western portion of the county.

Chamber hosts Taste of Newton

The Chamber is inviting residents to experience a taste of Newton at an upcoming expo.

Walden runs as write-in candidate for Covington mayor

Pastor Tim Walden has filed a notice of intent to run as a write-in candidate in the Covington mayor's race.

Cal Thomas: We must do more to secure our future

How we love our anniversaries. Whether it's "the Maine," "Pearl Harbor" or "9-11" we choose to remember, the question is "Why?" Why remember?

Darrell Huckaby: A time for reflection and resolve

Some things we never forget. I'll always remember where I was and what I was doing 10 years ago today. So will you.

Rob Jenkins: What have we learned in 10 years?

Excuse me while I'm serious for a moment. Well, comparatively serious, anyway. Today's anniversary seems to demand it.. And yet I do believe that humor has a place in our collective response to tragedy -- even a tragedy on the scale of Sept. 11, 2001. I believe that laughing to

2 dead in Sunday morning crash

Two motorists were killed Sunday morning when a motorcycle struck a vehicle at the intersection of Ga. Highway 138 and Gum Creek Road, according to the Georgia State Patrol.