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Newton's top educator

Ashley Rickard named Newton County’s Teacher of the Year

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Testimony ends in Mt. Zion case

Testimony wrapped up Tuesday in the lawsuit pitting members of a local church against each other, but not before the judge admonished all parties to consider the fruits of sowing disunity among believers.

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Blue Willow staff determined to carry on: Restaurateur Louis Van Dyke dies suddenly Thursday

The landmark Blue Willow Inn Restaurant will remain open, serving customers who often travel great distances to partake of the classically Southern cuisine, and continue the legacy of its founder, Louis Van Dyke, who died last week.

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Bank employees honored by Social Circle Council

SOCIAL CIRCLE -- Pinnacle Bank employees were honored by the Social Circle City Council for their efforts in assisting the police department in the arrests and convictions of several people attempting to deposit or cash bad checks.

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E. Hightower Trail bridge closed indefinitely for fix

SOCIAL CIRCLE — The bridge at East Hightower Trail spanning the CSX rail line in Social Circle has been damaged and has been closed until repairs can be made.

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E. Hightower Trail bridge closed indefinitely for fix

SOCIAL CIRCLE -- The bridge at East Hightower Trail spanning the CSX rail line in Social Circle has been damaged and has been closed until repairs can be made.

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Social Circle PD uses seized funds to help officers

The Social Circle Police Department is looking for ways to put funds seized from illegal activity to good use.

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Breast cancer not enough to derail Theresa Farmer

COVINGTON — Theresa Farmer and her family have proven true the time-tested cliché, when the going gets tough, the tough get going.

Social Circle millage rate unchanged

Social Circle residents will see no increase in their millage rate this year. The City Council adopted on Tuesday a millage rate of 7.411 mills -- the same rate it's been since 2008 when it was reduced slightly from the previous year.

Money raised by candidates varies widely

CONYERS -- If fundraising is a reliable indication of the outcome of the Nov. 2 elections, most of the races for the state Legislature will not be very close. The following is a breakdown of races for districts that represent portions of Newton County.

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