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Baxter top Newton story of 2012

News that Baxter International will open a bio-pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Stanton Springs isn’t just the top story of the year — it may well be one of the top stories in the history of Newton County.

Salem Overlay tabled

The Board of Commissioners recently tabled a vote on the proposed Salem Overlay, based on public feedback.

Augusta National adds first 2 female members

For the first time in its 80-year history, Augusta National Golf Club has female members.

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Chick-fil-A sandwiches become a political symbol

All of a sudden, biting into a fried chicken sandwich has become a political statement.

June 5 Health Reports

Health Reports for June 5

Experts warn high temperatures can cause heat stroke

Experts warn of summer heat dangers.

Qualifying wraps for primary elections

Qualifying wrapped on Friday.

Newton CItizen Poll for May 27

The Newton Citizen Poll for May 27

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Veteran Farris saw action in some of Vietnam's most ferocious battles

Second Lt. Andy Farris spent 365 days fighting in some of the most historic and ferocious engagements of the Vietnam War, including the Tet Offensive of '68.

Motions hearing on Carpenter lawsuit delayed

The motions hearing regarding the LaQuanda Carpenter lawsuit against individuals commenting on the Newton Citizen website has been rescheduled for June 19.

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Twice-wounded Supple among first Americans to reach liberated Paris

Army veteran Ray Rupple walked across France and Germany during his 18 months of combat.

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Indian Creek Golf Club purchased, set to reopen in August

Indian Creek Golf Club is under new ownership and is getting a makeover in preparation for an August reopening.

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Covington Square office building, Mystic Grill destroyed by fire

Fire erupted in an office building adjacent to the Historic Courthouse in Covington Thursday morning. The building housed a law office and accounting firm and was also used as the facade for "Vampire Diaries'" Mystic Grill.

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Georgia Perimeter College names interim president

Rob Watts has been named interim president of Georgia Perimeter College by University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby.

ACCG wants passport fees to go to counties

ACCG is taking the position that passport fees should go the county general fund.

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