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The school board chair hopes to clarify with voters some issues surrounding the upcoming SPLOST election.
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Deadlines for Snapping Shoals EMC's 2013 scholarships are quickly approaching.
Challenge Charter Academy — Second Quarter Honor Roll
Bea Jackson, director of the Washington Street Community Center, and Danny Stone, manager of Economic Development for Snapping Shoals, are the co-chairs for the upcoming education SPLOST IV election.
A bus involved in a traffic accident earlier this week that sent more than 40 students and staff to the hospital had no mechanical defects.
Hightower Trail Elementary School sponsored its annual Gift of Loving Tree in which parents, students and business partners chose a gift listed on a tree ornament and purchased and wrapped the gift for a family in need at the school.
The Newton College and Career Academy recently opened The Lounge.
The fifth annual Newton County Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl is at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Newton College and Career Academy
An annual charter schools report from the Georgia Department of Education mentions two Newton County Schools.
More than 30 students were transported to area hospitals Tuesday afternoon after a school bus accident.
The Newton County Theme School at Ficquett will hold an informational meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday.
An educational report highlights key issues to watch in Georgia this year.
The Newton County Chamber of Commerce's 2013 Leadership Newton County class visited several stops in the school system on Thursday as part of Education Day.
The Newton County Board of Education has a new chair and vice chair.
Newton County School System students will attend school for a full school year next year.
School board Chair Eddie Johnson said he was interested in naming the entrance road to the replacement Newton High School something like Ram Boulevard or Ram Circle.
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- Officials oppose three bills with local impact 1 comment
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- Knight named Covington city manager 8 comments
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- Douglas running for Congress 19 comments
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