First baseman Freddie Freeman of the Atlanta Braves topped Los Angeles Dodgers phenom Yasiel Puig in fan voting for the final spot on the National League roster and reliever Steve Delabar of the Toronto Blue Jays received the nod in the American League for Tuesday night's All-Star Game in
Everywhere on July 4 those back yard grills were fired up and families were grilling steaks, hot dogs, hamburgers and all manner of red meat.
The military coup that ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi marks another failure in U.S. foreign policy over several administrations.
The George Zimmerman trial has been like a train wreck to me this week.
Teri Haler is Porterdale's new downtown manager.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office warns that telephone scam threatening citizens with jail is continuing. No one should pay what the caller is demanding, but should hang up and call 911 immediately.
The city of Porterdale is hoping to become a Main Street community.
About 60 incoming Oxford College students attended OWN Oxford this week.
Oxford resident receives high school diploma from The Hadley School for the Blind.
"Smart Snacks in School" standards that are part of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 requires the USDA to establish nutrition standards for all food sold in schools.
The Newton County Jail Blotter for July 12, 2013.