News for Wednesday, December 26, 2012


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Ex-President Bush in intensive care

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."

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Former deputy killed in Afghanistan

A Mansfield man and former NCSO deputy was killed while acting as an advisor to the Afghan National Police.

Newton schools nominate 33 students for Governor's Honors Program

The Newton County School System has nominated 33 students to the state level interviews for the state Governor's Honors Program.

Newton county employees get three paid holidays restored

Newton County employees have had three paid holidays restored.

Conyers OK's changes in permit fees

The city of Conyers has approved some changes in fees for permits issued by the Police Department.

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O'Brien named chief of Newton County Fire Service

Kevin O'Brien has been named chief of the Newton County Fire Service.

Road to be dedicated in honor of slain deputy

A portion of Sigman Road will be dedicated to Sheriff's Deputy Brian Mahaffey, who was killed in the line of duty in 2010.