News for Thursday, May 30, 2013

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WASA raising water, sewer rates

Newton County WASA water and sewer rates are increasing.

Two Covington women arrested in Conyers sex sting

Nine people were arrested on various sex charges as a result of stepped up patrols at a local motel.

Covington council to get pay raise

The Covington City Council will get a pay raise, effective in January.

Middle schoolers can register for summer camp

The Newton College & Career Academy will offer its first Summer Theme Camps to rising seven- and eighth-grade students this summer.

Covington man arrested for alleged driver's license fraud, drug trafficking

An attempt to obtain a Georgia drivers license with allegedly false documents led to a drug trafficking arrest.

Newton Citizen Top Five Stories for May 20 to May 26

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

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Homeless shelter gets donations

The homeless shelter has received three recent large donations.

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A family affair

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Baxter construction going strong

Progess is being made on the construction of Baxer International.

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Delicate beauty

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Prayerful task

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Glad to be a grad

Newton and Rockdale county high schools held their 2013 graduation ceremonies this week.

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Salem's McKoy signs with Roane State Community College

Salem basketball player Marques McKoy recently signed an athletic scholarship with Roane State Community College in Harriman, TN

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Darrell Huckaby: Time flies when a wedding is on the horizon

I suppose I knew this day would come sometime, but not this soon.

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Cal Thomas: (Dole)ing out blame for gridlock

Who doesn't admire former Republican Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole?

Murphy, Knight named top local golfers

COVINGTON -- It's apparent that local golf is on the upswing. Even with the new regulations making it harder to make it to the state tournament, a few players and a team still had a presence.. Eastside's Quinn Murphy and the Alcovy boys golf team played in the state tournament

OSU's Gee apologizes for remarks

Controversial Ohio State president Gordon Gee is once again apologizing for inappropriate remarks that this time took shots at Notre Dame, Catholics, the Southeastern Conference and the University of Louisville during a meeting of the school's Athletic Council in December.. "The comments I made were just plain wrong, and in

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Budenholzer takes over as Hawks' head coach

San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Mike Budenholzer has been named head coach of the Atlanta Hawks.. President of basketball operations and general manager Danny Ferry made the hire official Tuesday afternoon.. "We are thrilled to have Mike as the next coach of the Atlanta Hawks. He has an incredible basketball

Middle schoolers can register for summer camp

The Newton College & Career Academy will offer its first Summer Theme Camps to rising seven- and eighth-grade students this summer.

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Homeless shelter gets donations

The homeless shelter has received three recent large donations.

WASA raising water, sewer rates

Newton County WASA water and sewer rates are increasing.

Covington council to get pay raise

The Covington City Council will get a pay raise, effective in January.

Covington man arrested for alleged driver's license fraud, drug trafficking

An attempt to obtain a Georgia drivers license with allegedly false documents led to a drug trafficking arrest.

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A family affair

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Newton County Jail Blotter for May 31, 2013

The Newton County Jail Blotter for May 31, 2013.

Two Covington women arrested in Conyers sex sting

Nine people were arrested on various sex charges as a result of stepped up patrols at a local motel.

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