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The school board chair hopes to clarify with voters some issues surrounding the upcoming SPLOST election.
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School board pegs internal candidate as next superintendent; Fuhrey will be first female superintendent
The Newton County Board of Education selected Samantha Fuhrey as its next superintendent.
Eastside High School's 2013 valedictorian is Joey Ellwanger and the salutatorian is Conner Bryan.
The Newton County Board of Education may select its new superintendent Tuesday.
New school accountability scores below state at elementary, middle schools; All schools show improvement over three years
The first-ever state College and Career Ready Performance Index was released Tuesday.
A 2011 Eastside High School graduate who now attends Georgia Perimeter College recently won the Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship.
The Newton College and Career Academy will hold its second annual film festival on Thursday.
Middle Ridge Elementary School — First Semester Honor Roll
Piedmont Academy — First Semester Honor Roll
Honey Creek Elementary School — Third Quarter honor roll
Newton High School has five students who can receive $2.5 million through the Gates scholarship program.
School officials say staff should expect furlough days and no pay increases next school year.
The Newton County School System expects increased tax collections that bettered its projections.
The Newton County School System and the Newton County Board of Education are continuing a search for a permanent principal for Alcovy High School next school year.
Nearly 1,000 NCSS parents, employees and other Newton County residents took the online survey earlier this year.
- Newton Citizen Poll for May 19, 2013
- Jack Simpson: Bees in danger
- Darrell Huckaby: Choosing a line of work now that I'm retired
- Top Alcovy grads headed to rival schools
- Keeping the K-9's safe
- BOC hears employee insurance options 2 comments
- BOC could vote on firearms ordinance Tuesday
- School Crime Report for May 17, 2013
- Newton Sheriff's Office offers gun safety course
- Man blocks entrance to subdivision by dancing on car 1 comment
- Covington amending temp sign ordinance
- Covington Council approves mayor's economic development plan 1 comment
- Tuesday's BOC meeting canceled: Work session on firearms discharge to be held at later date 8 comments
- Officials oppose three bills with local impact 1 comment
- BOC votes to bid out lawn service
- BOC does not revote on lawn contract 21 comments
- Knight named Covington city manager 8 comments
- Council denies Treadwell appointment; goes back to drawing board on city manager search 7 comments
- Douglas running for Congress 19 comments
- Council divided over city manager appointment 2 comments