Former President George H.W. Bush has been admitted to the ICU at a Houston hospital "following a series of setbacks including a persistent fever."
A Mansfield man and former NCSO deputy was killed while acting as an advisor to the Afghan National Police.
The Newton County School System has nominated 33 students to the state level interviews for the state Governor's Honors Program.
Newton County employees have had three paid holidays restored.
The city of Conyers has approved some changes in fees for permits issued by the Police Department.
Kevin O'Brien has been named chief of the Newton County Fire Service.
A portion of Sigman Road will be dedicated to Sheriff's Deputy Brian Mahaffey, who was killed in the line of duty in 2010.