News for Friday, March 1, 2013

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Opportunities available for Newton SPLOST information

The special election for the education SPLOST IV is Tuesday, March 19.

Newton Medical pulls overnight ambulance from fire station

Newton Medical Center will pull overnight ambulance at Newton Fire Station #14; no further changes anticipated.

Deputy arrests armed drug suspect

A convicted drug trafficker was arrested on drug charges in Rockdale County.

Wells Fargo robber gets life in prison

A suspect in the robbery of a Wells Fargo Bank was found guilty Thursday.

Covington man convicted in federal mail theft scam

Covington man among six defendants convicted in mail theft ring involving U.S. Treasury checks.

Newton Citizen Top Five Stories for Feb. 18 to Feb. 24

These were the Top Five Stories on the Newton Citizen website last week.

Newton Citizen Poll for March 3, 2013

The Newton Citizen Poll for March 3, 2013.

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Kiwanis Club honors top seniors for testing

The Kiwanis Club of Covington recognized three top high school students and their favorite teachers at the annual Newton County School System STAR program.

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Kiwanis Club honors top seniors for testing

The Kiwanis Club of Covington recognized three top high school students and their favorite teachers at the annual Newton County School System STAR program.

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Adams wins Pat Patrick Award

Louise B. Adams is the recipient of the 5th Annual Pat Patrick Big Heart Award.

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Students celebrate Black History Month

West Newton Elementary School wrapped up its Black History Month festivities this week with a shoebox float parade.

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Keeping warm the old-fashioned way

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Matters of the heart

Rockdale Medical Center presented the the Red, Hot & Healthy Luncheon, which was open to the public, to celebrate American Heart Month.

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Heritage soccer teams split with Clarke Central

The region schedule has begun, but the dominance hasn’t changed one bit for the Heritage girl’s soccer team.

Wells Fargo robber gets life in prison

A suspect in the robbery of a Wells Fargo Bank was found guilty Thursday.

Deputy arrests armed drug suspect

A convicted drug trafficker was arrested on drug charges in Rockdale County.

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The Recipe Box: For a low calorie dessert, try banana ice cream

My husband, Kevin, stumbled upon a website that has recipes with just two ingredients for each recipe.

Teens arrested in entering auto incident

Two juveniles were taken into custody in connection with an entering auto incident.

Opportunities available for Newton SPLOST information

The special election for the education SPLOST IV is Tuesday, March 19.

Broun announces Congressional art competition

U.S. Congressman Paul Broun, M.D. (GA-10) invites high school students to participate in the 2013 Congressional Art Competition.

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Career Academy students win state FFA event

Newton County high school students who attend Newton College and Career Academy recently won a state FFA event.

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Pre-K students visit healthcare class

Newton College & Career Academy healthcare students show NCCA early learning students some of the equipment they use.

College Area Students

College Area Students for February 2013

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MeCaskey-Williams Engagment

Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Hulsey of Huntsville, Ala., and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry MeCaskey of Alton, Ill., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathryn MeCaskey, to Joshua Williams, son of Ms. Marsha Brefka and Mr. Ronald Williams of Conyers.

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Conyers Garden Club welcomes speaker

The Conyers Garden Club speaker for February was Betty Thompson, shown here at left along with club member Pat Bryan.

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Bluegrass Benefit to aid cystic fibrosis patient

Local bluegrass players encourage fans of the genre to take a short drive to Stockbridge for an afternoon of music, not only for the pleasure of hearing the songs but also to help a neighbor in need.

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RONDA RICH: Honest, hard-working people hard to come by

Back in the summer, unwillingly, I would rise early and take a run to beat some of the oppressive heat and humidity that smothers the South when the sun inches higher in the sky.

Newton Citizen Poll for March 3, 2013

The Newton Citizen Poll for March 3, 2013.

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