The only real heroes in this trial were the jurors. They showed that this is still America — at least for now — despite politicians who try to cheapen or corrupt the law, as if this were some banana republic.
For some young people, July is a month for getting in a few last weeks of relaxation before enrolling in college. For others, it’s also the lead-up to what could be one of the worst experiences of their lives. The luckiest of this latter group are steeling themselves against all that could go wrong.
Paul Davis Restoration and Remodeling of North Atlanta will serve as a sponsor for the Georgia Hispanic Construction Association’s Construction Safety Fair on July 28.
Salem basketball players give back to community.
Riptides swim team set for state meet.
Health Trust Rockdale, the grant-making division of the Hospital Authority of Rockdale County, will accept applications Aug. 12 through 23, kicking off its second grant cycle for 2013.
The first reading of an ordinance that would allow proration of county alcohol license fees is slated to be on the Board of Commissioners’ July 23 agenda.
Most math scores in Newton County on the End of Course Tests were failing.
Students in the Arts Association of Newton County’s Musical Theater Camp rehearse in Porter Memorial Auditorium for their Friday evening performance of “Let the Sunshine In.” At center is Danysha Lamadieu, soloist on the”Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In” number. The performance takes place at 7 p.m. Friday at Porter Auditorium, on the campus of Newton College and Career Academy at 140 Ram Drive. Tickets are $5. Fifty-nine campers have been studying music, dance, stage terminology and acting technique with a focus on the music of the 1960s. The camp runs July 8-19 in two sessions divided by age group. Junior campers are ages fourth through seventh grade and senior campers are ages eighth through twelfth grade. Camp directors are Mary Lynn Luke, Jay Tryall and Ashley and Peter Swann. (Staff Photo: Crystal Tatum)
The Newton County Board of Education has approved the same millage rate that it had last year.
BOC approves rollback rate
A rally to oppose the adoption of the rollback millage rate drew about 30 peaceful protestors prior to the public hearing.
Government meetings for July 18, 2013
Community Calendar for July 18, 2013
Social Circle charges Decatur man with armed robbery of Shell Food Mart on July 4.
Mistakes get Post 77 its first area loss.
Oaks Club Championship is up for grabs.
Nick Jr. star Pocoyo is celebrating back-to-school at the Mall at Stonecrest on Saturday, July 27 at noon. Children of all ages are invited to join Pocoyo in his first Atlanta appearance.
Covington-based Apollo Staffing, Inc. is the third-fastest growing staffing firm in the United States, according to a new survey by Staffing Industry Analysts.
This week’s offering comes with a warning — if you forgot to take your blood pressure medication this morning, please do so before proceeding. Today, we will continue our look at just some of the $700 billion in new taxes and fees under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA