Newton County News


Simpson: Congress has something to learn from our veterans

Coming home from Iraq and Afghanistan many veterans are facing new challenges.

Huckaby: What's on the menu for fall?

I walked outside to get the papers Tuesday and there was an unmistakable nip in the air.

Meadors: Searching for answers to Newton's test score anemia

In its 2013 national press release of SAT scores the College Board found “only 43 percent of SAT takers in the class of 2013 graduated from high school academically prepared for the rigors of college-level course work.”

Newton Citizen Poll for Oct. 6, 2013

The Newton Poll is a weekly compilation of reader comments on subjects of local interest.

Newton Blotter for week of Sept. 25 to Oct. 1

Newton Blotter for week of Sept. 25 to Oct. 1

Simpson: Couponing can be a serious game

One thing I like about Sundays around our house is reading two newspapers while we eat breakfast.

Huckaby: Leave your cares behind when you reach Mile Marker Zero

The self-serving nincompoops we elected to Congress may have shut down the government of the United States, but the Conch Republic is open for business.

MEADORS: Does GPA have meaning anymore?

Employers are losing faith in the American grade point average.

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Volunteers needed for playground build at Miracle Field

The passion of the community has propelled the Miracle League project from conception to reality, even through challenging economic times. Before the field opens next spring, that community support is being sought once again to build the county’s first universally accessible playground in the Miracle League complex at City Pond Park.

Huckaby: Another one for the Bulldog Nation's record books

It was one for the ages and can’t be ignored. Those of you who don’t like it when I “write about ball” are excused until Friday, if you so choose.

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Motorcycle ride to benefit baby with cancer

Lucas Cronan is only 15 months old, but he knows what it’s like to fight for his life. Lucas was diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia at 9 months old, and he’s been away from home getting treatment for the past three months.

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Cancer survivors honored by Newton Medical

Sixty-two breast cancer survivors are telling their stories in Newton Medical Center’s Portraits of Hope this October to commemorate Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Burned car stolen in Fulton County

A burned car found by a Newton County deputy was stolen in Fulton County.

Police look for two who stole lottery money

The Covington Police Department is looking for two men who hammered their way into a convenience store and robbed lottery machines.

Burn ban to be lifted Sept. 30

The burn ban will be lifted in this area on Monday.