South Salem Elementary and Liberty Middle schools placed on lockdown during search
A sharp-eyed neighbor contacted the Newton County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday morning when the person saw a suspicious person trying to break into a home in the south part of the county.
Rockdale and DeKalb counties’ authorities are continuing to search for a group of people believed to have been involved in a spree of automobile thefts and crashes Friday night.
The Newton County Theme School at Ficquett will be accepting applications for the upcoming school year beginning Feb. 2.
A Newton County fireman was injured Sunday while he was responding to a house fire in Porterdale.
The suspect accused of severely beating an elderly man and then robbing him is now facing more charges.
Restaurant health scores, Jan. 19-26
Law enforcement targeting Twitter account in investigation
The FBI and Atlanta police are investigating a Twitter account tied to a bomb threat at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
Most of you probably reference today’s featured recipe as cocktail sausages, but in honor of the upcoming Super Bowl game, we are calling today’s recipe Super Bowl Sausages.
A man accused of letting a fugitive wanted on homicide charges escape is himself behind bars in Newton County after investigators discovered he was growing marijuana in his apartment.
Club meetings for Rockdale and Newton counties.
An intergovernmental town hall meeting sponsored by state Sen. Ron Ramsey, D-Lithonia, and Post 2 Rockdale County Commissioner Doreen Williams is set for Jan. 31.
Larry Baines now drives truck after training for commercial driver’s license test
A program recently launched by Covington, Ga., trains city employees to pass the commercial driver’s license test, and as a result, Larry Baines earned his CDL, received a promotion and now drives a refuse truck instead of riding in back.
Georgia International Horse Park hosts weekend of dog agility trials
Dog agility contest set for Feb. 6-8 at Georgia International Horse Park.
The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties.
According to the popular media, we should all be seeking more “balance” in our lives. But what exactly does that mean?
- Bettye Jenkins
- Carmen Velez
- Carol Ann Waltemyer
- Patricia "Pat" Christensen
- Debra Anne (Holcombe) Hughes
- Terrence "Terry" Wilson
- Archie Mulkey
- Audrey Austin
- Solomon Lewis, Jr.
- Betty Norman
- Newton Blotter for Jan. 21-27
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- Newton Blotter for Jan. 7 - 13
- Newton Blotter for Dec. 31, 2014 - Jan. 6, 2015
- Newton blotter for Dec. 26, 2014
- Newton Blotter for Dec. 19, 2014
- Newton Blotter, Dec. 3-9
- Newton Blotter, Nov. 12-18
- Rockdale Jail Blotter for Nov. 21, 2014
- Newton Blotter, Nov. 5-11