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House candidates take on smart growth topics

State House candidates in the May 20 Primary Election answered questions related to growth and development at a forum Monday night sponsored by Smart Growth Newton County.

Ellenberg hired as principal at Newton High

He’s been a science teacher, department chair, assistant principal and interim principal at Newton High School. Tuesday night John Ellenberg was officially given the principal position following a unanimous vote by the Newton County Board of Education.

Candidates answer questions on county government structure

District 4 Commissioner J.C. Henderson said Monday he would support changing the current management structure of the county government, despite the fact that his was one of three votes that put the structure in place three years ago.

Ellenberg named principal at Newton High

John Ellenberg has been named principal at Newton High School.

New greenhouse in the works for Newton High

Plans are underway for construction of a greenhouse on the new campus of Newton High School.

Mansfield approves 2014 budget

A 2014 budget of $1.073 million was approved by the Mansfield City Council Monday night.

BOE mulls renewal of Ombudsman contract

Members of the Newton County Board of Education will be asked to vote on a contract renewal with Ombudsman Educational Services, a provider of alternative education programs, at their April 22 meeting.

Mansfield postpones decision on special election

City Council members discussed calling for a special election to fill the unexpired term of former mayor Estona Middlebrooks Monday night, but too many questions remained unanswered, so the matter was postponed.

Mansfield: More information needed before election call

City Council members discussed calling for a special election to fill the unexpired term of former mayor Estona Middlebrooks Monday night, but too many questions remained unanswered, so the matter was postponed.

Mansfield OKs compensation for former clerk

The City Council unanimously approved an agreement Monday night that compensates former city clerk Pat Mullins for the way she was dismissed and protects the city from any future legal action arising from her dismissal.

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