The Newton County Sheriff's Office is investigating several incidents involving gunfire.
Robert Hight was chosen as Alcovy High School's 2012 valedictorian, and Kate Palo is its salutatorian.
A jazz concert by the river in Porterdale will benefit the Washington Street Community Center.
Oxford College recently graduated 400 sophomore students, its largest class ever.
With summertime comes the need for education about water safety, according to Newton County Fire Service.
Hannah Kay Griffith turned 8 years old on Thursday, May 17.
Dalton Brewer Watkins was born April 11 at Newton Medical Center, weighing 6 pounds, 15 ounces and measuring 19.5 inches long.