News for Tuesday, June 4, 2013


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Jeff Meadors: Math mastery eludes many Georgia students

Does area math performance build a case for college math?

Letter: Hopkins' efforts should be applauded, not persecuted

I read with interest the article by Alice Queen in the Rockdale Citizen on May 21, titled "Litigation threatened over housing for mentally ill." I was stunned and alarmed by the alleged actions carried out by the city of Conyers.

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Darrell Huckaby: Trip to Boston and back a success

The "maiden voyage," so to speak, of my latest venture, Huck's Tours, is in the books and I am compelled to consider it a major success.

Covington man killed in one-vehicle crash Sunday

A 50-year-old Covington man died in a one-vehicle crash on Ga. Highway 81 Sunday.

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Young Americans graduates largest class

Young Americans Christian School graduated its largest class this year.

Newton Sheriff's Office looking into shooting in Wilshire Walk subdivision

The Newton County Sheriff's Office is looking into reports of a shooting in Wilshire Walk subdivision off Brown Bridge Road.

Newborn officials want election cycle changed

Newborn officials want a charter change to election dates.

County Manager: RIF could be required if millage maintained

The county manager warned that big cuts and a reduction in force will be required if the BOC does not adopt the rollback millage rate.

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Schulz honored by ACCG

Commissioner Nancy Schulz was recently honored by ACCG.

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Newton teachers participate in Oxford workshop

Six Newton County teachers are part of the annual Oxford Institute of Environmental Education workshop this week.

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Rabbits and puppy dogs up for adoption

A variety of pets are available for adoption this week at both the Newton and Rockdale animal shelters