News for Thursday, May 16, 2013

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Top Alcovy grads headed to rival schools

Alcovy High School's 2013 valedictorian is Briana Clark, left, and the salutatorian is Jansen Lindner.

BOC could vote on firearms ordinance Tuesday

A proposed firearms discharge ordinance could come to a vote Tuesday night.

Man blocks entrance to subdivision by dancing on car

Covington Police found that a man who had consumed too many cough and cold capsules couldn't stop dancing.

BOC hears employee insurance options

The BOC has two options regarding employee insurance - one would cost the county more than $400,000 and the other only $22,000.

Newton Sheriff's Office offers gun safety course

The Newton County Sheriff's Office is offering a Citizen's Firearm Safety Course on Saturday, June 8.

School Crime Report for May 17, 2013

School Crime Report for May 17, 2013

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Keeping the K-9's safe

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Newton Citizen Top Five Stories for May 6 to May 12

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

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Top Alcovy grads headed to rival schools

Alcovy High School's 2013 valedictorian is Briana Clark, left, and the salutatorian is Jansen Lindner.

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Reading reward: 150 Heard-Mixon students exceed accelerated reading goals

Students who exceeded accelerated reading goals at Heard-Mixon Elementary got a big reward Tuesdasy.

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Hard work paid off for top Newton grads

Newton High School's 2013 valedictorian is Alex Grady, right, and the salutatorian is Brittain Hunt.

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Fun on the farm

Farm Day at Berry's Tree Farm

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Top Eastside students ready for college

Eastside High School's 2013 valedictorian is Joey Ellwanger and the salutatorian is Conner Bryan.

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Jack Simpson: Bees in danger

It is scary to think of the consequences if we cannot reverse the decline in bee deaths.

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Darrell Huckaby: Choosing a line of work now that I'm retired

Now that I am a retired educator I guess I have to decide what to tell people when they ask me what I do for a living.

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Mark Shields: Advice on graduation day

The graduation speaker's duty is to provide some rules or advice for the graduates.

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Top Alcovy grads headed to rival schools

Alcovy High School's 2013 valedictorian is Briana Clark, left, and the salutatorian is Jansen Lindner.

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Keeping the K-9's safe

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BOC hears employee insurance options

The BOC has two options regarding employee insurance - one would cost the county more than $400,000 and the other only $22,000.

BOC could vote on firearms ordinance Tuesday

A proposed firearms discharge ordinance could come to a vote Tuesday night.

School Crime Report for May 17, 2013

School Crime Report for May 17, 2013

Newton Sheriff's Office offers gun safety course

The Newton County Sheriff's Office is offering a Citizen's Firearm Safety Course on Saturday, June 8.

Man blocks entrance to subdivision by dancing on car

Covington Police found that a man who had consumed too many cough and cold capsules couldn't stop dancing.

Newton County Jail Blotter for May 17, 2013

The Newton County Jail Blotter for May 17, 2013.

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