News for Tuesday, September 18, 2012


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Darrell Huckaby: In presidential politics, the truth hurts

Shame, shame on Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney for telling the truth.

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Jeff Meadors: Tough leadership needed for school change

Leadership matters. We need it nationally; we need it locally.

Letter: Vote on Congress's job non-performance

If Congress worked for me they would be gone tomorrow.

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Students view Civil War artifacts

Heard-Mixon Elementary School fifth-graders got to see Civil War artifacts last week.

Joint Development Authority receives "Deal of the Year" Award

Joint Development Authority receives "Deal of the Year" Award by Georgia Economic Developers Association.

Church in the Now finds new home in Covington

Church in the Now has found a new home in Covington.

GFC selling seedlings

The Georgia Forestry Commission is once again selling seedlings from its Flint River Nursery.

NHS to showcase school at event

Newton High School students will showcase its school this week in a special event, Gallery Night.

Peace Day celebrated by Montessori School

Montessori School of Covington will celebrate International Day of Peace on Friday, and the community is invited to attend.

Woman charged in Newton hit-and-run; Newton High student inebriated at school

Woman arrested in hit-and-run incident; student believed to be inebriated at school receives medical treatment.

Woman says she was asked to leave Covington Applebee's while breast-feeding her son

A Douglasville woman claims she was asked to leave the Covington Applebee's when she was breast-feeding her baby Saturday afternoon.

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Pets available for adoption this week in Newton, Rockdale counties

A variety of dogs and cats are available for adoption this week at the Newton and Rockdale animal shelters.