The Newton Poll is a weekly compilation of reader comments on subjects of local interest.
The Newton County School System has approved a contract renewal for its transportation department.
Remote control quadcopter hobbyist delves into aerial videography
Conyers man earns FlySafe seal for remote control copter.
Rock group opens series Thursday on The Square; bluegrass, blues and soul-gospel to follow
The Spring Luncheon Concerts Series will feature a free band concert every Thursday at noon in May in the Covington, Ga., Square, and restaurants and bakeries will sell box lunches.
One of the lawsuits filed by a former landscape contractor with Newton County against the county commission chairman and former county manager has been dismissed.
Rockdale County Sheriff Eric Levett, and Conyers attorney Gary Washington will be on hand for Monday’s NAACP meeting to begin at 7:30 p.m. at Macedonia Baptist Church, located at 1052 Barton St. in Conyers.
A man wearing a Superman T-shirt racked up a slew of charges this week as he flew around Newton County committing a series of crimes.
Newton County commissioners spent about four hours hearing departmental budget requests Thursday night, including a Sheriff’s Office budget that is $6 million more than last year.
The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties.
The Newton County School System has determined that it will be an Investing in Educational Excellence (IE²) Flexibility Model district for the next five years.
I have seldom been as moved at such a function as I was last Wednesday evening when I had the high honor of keynoting the 24th annual banquet to recognize the heroes of the Northeast Georgia District 10 Emergency Medical Service. When I say heroes, I mean heroes.
The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two men for attempting to steal hub caps off cars in a south Rockdale neighborhood, after receiving numerous reports of similar thefts earlier this month.
Crews have been working nearly round the clock – including in the rain – to reopen Airport Road after its been closed for nearly two weeks as a result of flash flooding that washed out a culvert.
Athletes from across Newton County competed in the Special Olympics.
The following charges and arrests were reported by the Newton County Sheriff’s Office, Covington Police Department, Oxford Police Department, Porterdale Police Department, the Georgia State Patrol and Georgia Pardon and Parole.
- 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, April 15-21
- Newton Blotter, April 8-14
- Newton Blotter, March 25-31
- Newton Blotter, March 18-24
- Newton Blotter, March 11-17
- Newton Blotter, March 4-10
- Newton Blotter for Feb. 25-March 3
- Newton Blotter for Feb. 18-24
- Newton Blotter for Feb. 11-17
- Rockdale Jail Blotter for Feb. 6, 2015