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New season, new field for the Newton County Miracle League Athletes | PHOTOS

The grand opening of the Miracle League of Newton County Complex, located at Covington’s City Pond Park, was held Saturday morning.

Weekend calendar of events for April 25 and 26

The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties.

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American Cancer Society: Relay for Life of Newton County | PHOTOS

The annual Relay for Life of Newton County event took place Friday evening at The Church At Covington.

Newton County man jailed for failure to appear for jury duty

A Newton County man spent two days in jail after he failed to appear for jury duty and apparently ignored summonses to appear before the Superior Court judge.

Newton Citizen Poll for April 26, 2015

Newton Citizen Poll

Conyers Rotary golf tournament set for May 1 at Cherokee Run

It’s almost time to tee up again for the Rotary Club of Conyers golf tournament, which will be played for the ninth consecutive year.

Airport Road closure causes school traffic problems in Newton County

A portion of Airport Road remains barricaded and closed as a result of flash flooding over the weekend, to the dismay of parents of students at Flint Hill Elementary School.

Community calendar of events for April 24

The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties.

Taste of Conyers and car show slated for May 2

Olde Towne events feature samples from local restaurants, vintage cars, music and children’s activities

The annual Taste of Conyers and Conyers Car Show will be held on Saturday, May 2, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Olde Town Conyers, Ga., featuring samples from local restaurants, vintage cars, music and fun activities for the children.

Newton Blotter, April 15-21

Arrests reported by the Newton County Sheriff’s Office, Covington Police Department, Oxford Police Department, Porterdale Police Department, the Georgia State Patrol and Georgia Pardon and Parole.

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