News for Wednesday, July 25, 2012


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Replacement Newton High to cost $500K more than expected

The replacement Newton High School project will cost over $500,000 more than originally expected due to an oversight.

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Teaching the American privilege

Early voting is underway through Friday.

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New Publix opens near Newton/Rockdale line

New Publix opens on Ga. 20 near Newton/Rockdale county lines.

Cycling Gran Prix coming to Covington

For the second year, the Georgia Cycling Gran Prix is headed to Newton.

Pool safety emphasized after 90 drownings

This is pool safety week and the Consumer Product Safety Commission is offering tips to prevent drownings.

Covington man faces arson charges in connection with Gaither Street fire

A 31-year-old man has been arrested and charged with arson in connection with the fire that destroyed a home Tuesday morning on Gaither Street.