News for Thursday, August 2, 2012


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Chick-fil-A sets 1-day sales record

Chick-fil-A set a one-day sales record on Wednesday amid an ongoing controversy over a company executive's public stance against same-sex marriage.

Build trust, then build roads

Let's examine how government lost the public's trust.

Salem Camp Meeting another success

184th Salem Camp Meeting was one of the best ever.

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Darrell Huckaby: Saying good-bye to a friend who inspired with joy

All of us have touchstones in our lives. We have people, places and things that remind of who we are and who we are meant to be.

Jack Simpson: Sally Ride, a true space hero

Sally Ride was an inspiration to generations of young women.

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Library facing staffing shortage in wake of budget cuts

Newton County Library System is facing a staffing shortage in the wake of budget cuts and insurance hikes.

Rutberg not eligible for recount

Jared Rutberg fell just shy of being able to request a recount in the District 5 BOC race.

Network center to be completed next month

The construction of a new Network Operations Center is expected to be completed next month. It will be located at the Newton College & Career Academy.

Newton Sheriff's Office offers gun safety training

The Newton County Sheriff's Office is offering a free Gun Safety Class in August.

Grant will tag animals adopted from shelter

Newton County Animal Control has received a grant to implement a tagging program.

Snapping Shoals EMC accepting applications for neighbors in need

Snapping Shoals EMC now accepting requests for assistance through its Operation Round Up program.

17-year-old female faces child molestation charges

NCSO: A 17-year-old female faces child molestation charges.

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Double your pleasure in August

Photo Package

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Kilgore - Nation Engagement

Ms. Nan Nelson and Mr. Allen Kilgore Jr. of Social Circle announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Alyssa Kilgore of Social Circle, to Adam Lawrence Nation of Conyers, son of Herb and Shiree Nation of Conyers.

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Marie Hopkins 90th birthday

Marie Hopkins of Lithonia celebrated her 90th birthday on July 13.

Military News for August

Military News

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Yard of the month for July

Bernard and Edwina Lee, who live at 2300 Mallory Circle, received the Conyers Garden Club Yard of Month award for July.

Newton County Jail Blotter for Aug. 3, 2012

Newton County Jail Blotter for Aug. 3, 2012.