Newton BOC work session set for Tuesday
The baseline ordinances developed as part of the 2050 Plan have cost local taxpayers more than $250,000, but elected officials are divided over whether the finished product was worth the expense.
State code provisions, if adopted, would allow alternatives to fire code requirements that historical buildings can’t accommodate.
The Newton Poll is a weekly compilation of reader comments on subjects of local interest.
Two students at Alpha Academy were arrested this week in connection with untoward behavior on the school bus that occurred just days into the new school year.
Fuzz Run coming up on Sept. 13.
Several Sims Elementary parents brought their concerns to the Rockdale County Board of Education at its regular work session Thursday night, particularly about the school’s technology services, Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program and facility conditions.
When I first saw the news about Robin Williams being found dead, it didn’t really affect me too much.
Authorities continue to search for 16-year-old driver
One of the vehicles reported stolen from a school Tuesday has been recovered, but the 16-year-old driver who fled from authorities and has not yet been apprehended, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
A man who fled from deputies Friday afternoon in south Rockdale didn’t stay on the run for long.
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Repairers of the Breach Thrift Store may lose its building and two homeless shelters because the owner has put the facility and the organization’s two homeless shelters up for sale.
The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties.
The Newton County School System’s current enrollment report is indicating a slight decline in students from this time last year.
A teen’s apparent lie resulted in an innocent male being questioned by police, his friend being wrongly arrested and, ultimately, his own arrest for making up the story.
We should show compassion towards people, no matter if we know their situation or not.
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