News for Wednesday, August 22, 2012


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Newton Jail Blotter for Aug. 24, 2012

The Newton Jail Blotter for Aug. 24, 2012.

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Miracle League breaks ground on baseball field

The groundbreaking for the Miracle League baseball field in Newton took place Tuesday.

Newton Sheriff's Office adopts Green Cleaning program

Newton County Sheriff Ezell Brown has announced the adoption of the Green Cleaning program.

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Dickerson wins second term

State Rep. Pam Dickerson won a second term in office in Tuesday's runoff.

Registration under way for Fuzz Run

The 29th Annual Fuzz Run takes place Sept. 8.

Conyers man held without bond in connection with Newton house being vandalized

A woman's ex-boyfriend is being held without bond after her house was vandalized using gasoline and bleach.

Auditions set for children's parts in upcoming 'Nutcracker' performance

The Arts Association in Newton County and the Covington Regional Ballet are holding public auditions for parts in their upcoming production of "The Nutcracker."

Prosecutor: Landscaper's murder 'the ultimate betrayal'

The death penalty trial of a Covington man charged with the 2009 robbery and murder of a Conyers landscaper began Wednesday in Newton County Superior Court.