News for Thursday, May 9, 2013

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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.

DDA approves Mystic Grill project

The DDA gave its blessing to a proposal for a Mystic Grill restaurant at a special called meeting Wednesday.

School board may select superintendent Tuesday

The Newton County Board of Education may select its new superintendent Tuesday.

'All About Kids' event set for May 23

The Newton County Sheriff's Office is hosting a free 'All About Kids' event designed to educate kids and their parents about how to stay safe.

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Movin' to the Music

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Ride in memory of slain Rockdale Deputy Mahaffey set for Saturday

A memorial ride in memory of fallen Rockdale County Sheriff's Office Deputy Brian Mahaffey will be held Saturday.

Newton Citizen Top Five Stories for April 29 to May 5

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

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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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Creative carving: Chef makes art out of fruits, vegetables

Chef Tek of Thai Palace in Conyers creates works of art out of fruits and vegetables.

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Reading renovation

Children's area at Covigton library is undergoing renovations.

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A shopping dream

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Quartet of Patriots sign

Four Heritage football players signed college scholarships recently.

Farmer to take on nation's top-ranked team

ATLANTA -- Buck Farmer was back to his old self last weekend. The Georgia Tech senior fired eight shutout innings in Tech's 4-2 win over Coastal Carolina.

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Franklin leaps to gold

COVINGTON -- Newton junior Malik Franklin was obviously disappointed after a less-than-stellar long jump at the Class AAAAAA Boys State Track and Field Championship on May 2.

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Darrell Huckaby: We've lost a lot of color from the words we use

Words. We all have the same ones at our disposal but many of us seem determined to use the same ones over and over.

Letter: Myers instrumental in Bible exhibit

I am looking forward to seeing "Manifold Greatness," the prestigious national exhibit on the King James Version of the Bible at the Nancy Guinn Library starting May 29th.

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Cal Thomas: Taxing Internet sales

The debate over taxing Internet sales isn't about "fairness;" it is, or ought to be, about spending,

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Jack Simpson: Misplaced loyalty

Just when you think nothing else will confirm your belief that we live on a crazy planet, something new turns up.

DDA approves Mystic Grill project

The DDA gave its blessing to a proposal for a Mystic Grill restaurant at a special called meeting Wednesday.

Tease photo

Top Eastside students ready for college

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

'All About Kids' event set for May 23

The Newton County Sheriff's Office is hosting a free 'All About Kids' event designed to educate kids and their parents about how to stay safe.

Tease photo

Movin' to the Music

Photo Package

Ride in memory of slain Rockdale Deputy Mahaffey set for Saturday

A memorial ride in memory of fallen Rockdale County Sheriff's Office Deputy Brian Mahaffey will be held Saturday.

School board may select superintendent Tuesday

The Newton County Board of Education may select its new superintendent Tuesday.

Newton County Jail Blotter for May 10, 2013

Newton County Jail Blotter for May 10, 2013.

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