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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.

Health reports for Newton and Rockdale counties for April 30

Restaurant inspections for Newton and Rockdale counties for April 30

Alcovy principal sues over website comments

An attorney for the principal at Alcovy High School has filed suit against 11 commenters on the Newton Citizen website.

Charges dropped against homeowners arrested for loitering and prowling

COVINGTON -- The Newton County Sheriff's Office is investigating all parties involved in a complaint that resulted in the arrest of a Stone Mountain couple Thursday night.. According to NCSO spokesman First Lt. Mark Mitchell, deputies were called around 9:15 p.m. to 1419 Lower River Road with the report of

Baxter to invest $1 billion in Stanton Springs facility; Jobs expected to total 1,500

Baxter International will locate a new bio-pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Stanton Springs.

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THP, a one-stop shop for business needs

Tom Hay Printing offers printing, design and marketing services for customers worldwide. It has five commercial printing presses and nine digital print presses and can fill the smallest order for someone who may need 500 business cards to the largest order for businesses needing catalogues and brochures.

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Expert urges women to have plan in case of attack

Capt. Ken Malcom of the Covington Police Department shares tips on how women can protect themselves from predators.

Newborn man arrested on drug charges

A Newborn man was arrested in Rockdale County on drug dealing charges.

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Conyers' Bostik one of largest adhesive, sealant companies in the world

Bostik of Conyers occupies a 137,000-square-foot facility on about 8.6 acres of land on Parker Road and is primarily responsible for the manufacture of adhesives and sealants used to keep hardwood floors and ceramic tiles in place. It is an international company with locations in 37 countries.