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Office space leasing company opens at Corner Market

Regus Group opening at Corner Market.

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Kenny Rogers' Buckhead home listed for sale | PHOTOS

Kenny Rogers’ Buckhead home hit the market and is listed at $4.8 million

Community Calendar for Aug. 10, 2014

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

ABA Wildcats coming to Salem

Before the Atlanta Wildcats officially make Salem High School their permanent home later this year, the new American Basketball Association team will help get Rockdale County better aquatinted with its brand of basketball this weekend.

Community Calendar for Aug. 10, 2014

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

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Pet of the Week: Jessie and Same

Sam and Jessie are ready for adoption

Community Calendar for Aug. 10, 2014

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

Covington resident and former Fulton County deputy sentenced to federal prison

Another Covington man and former law enforcement officer has been sentenced to federal prison for accepting kickbacks.

Health Reports, July 21-Aug. 11

Latest restaurant ratings in Rockdale and Newton counties

GSP: Covington man struck and killed Friday

A Covington man was struck and killed Friday night when he was hit by a pickup truck on Ga. Highway 81.

Community Calendar for Aug. 10, 2014

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

Newton Citizen Poll for Aug. 10, 2014

The Newton Poll is a weekly compilation of reader comments on subjects of local interest.

Newton Blotter, July 30-Aug. 5

Newton Blotter, July 30-Aug. 5

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Shopping for some jewels

Rockdale Medical Center’s Auxiliary hosts its semi-annual jewelry sale.

Community Calendar for Aug. 8, 2014

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

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SCRAPBOOK: Retired Educators award scholarships

The RREA recently awarded scholarships to individuals studying education.

AREA STUDENT NEWS: Locals graduate from College

Locals graduate from various colleges in the United States.

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SCRAPBOOK: Rockdale Retired Educators install new officers

The Rockdale Retired Educators Association recently installed new officers for the coming year.

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Memorial bench honors tennis player

A memorial bench was placed at Rockdale Tennis Center off Parker Road in memory of Betty Brady, an avid tennis player in the community.

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SCRAPBOOK: Covington Lions Club presents awards, installs officers

The Covington Lions Club recently held a ceremony to induct new members and install new officers for the 2014-2015 year.

Covington resident and former DeKalb Co. jailer sentenced to federal prison

A Covington resident and a former jailer with the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office has been sentenced to federal prison for accepting payment for facilitating drug deals. A total of 13 defendants, including nine former police officers, were sentenced this week for accepting thousands of dollars in cash payments to provide protection during staged drug deals that were part of a federal undercover operation.

Community Calendar for Aug. 7, 2014

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

Community Calendar for Aug. 6, 2014

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

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Pet of the Week: Rex and Willow

Rex and Willow are ready for adoption

Community Calendar for Aug. 5, 2014

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

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Retired Atlanta Braves broadcaster Pete Van Wieren dies

Van Wieren spent 33 years in radio and TV with Turner Broadcasting

The former broadcaster had been battling cancer.

Newton Blotter, July 23-29

Newton jail log, July 23-29

Community Calendar for Aug. 1, 2014

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

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Summer serenity

Young siblings enjoy summer outing at Lake Varner

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Discover more

Discover Point Church renovates former theater into worship space.

Community Calendar for July 31, 2014

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

What is the 2050 Plan?

Brief overview of the 2050 Plan

Community Calendar for July 30, 2014

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

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Pet of the Week: Old Timer and Sophie

Old Timer and Sophie are ready for adoption

Community Calendar for July 29, 2014

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

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Covington Explorers make high marks at regional competition

The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office Explorers earned third place in all competitive areas during the Summerfest competition in July and the Covington Police Department Explorers placed first and third in five of the six competitive areas.

Community Calendar for July 27, 2014

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

Newton Citizen Poll for July 27, 2014

The Newton Poll is a weekly compilation of reader comments on subjects of local interest.

Newton Blotter, July 15-22

Newton jail log for the week of July 15-22

Community Calendar for July 25, 2014

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

Seminar offered on Affordable Care Act

Seminar offered on Affordable Care Act.

Covington resident joins Teach for America

Covington resident joins Teach for America

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BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT: Aimee Poitevient

Aimee Grace Poitevient was born on July 16 at Rockdale Medical Center.

HONOR ROLL: Newton High School

Newton High School names students to the honor roll.

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Local players honored at Elite 80 showcase

Three local high school softball players represented Newton County at the Georgia Dugout Club-Elite 80 Showcase in Woodstock on Wednesday.

American Legion state tourney opens Thursday

The Georgia American Legion state tournament opens for two local teams, starting with today’s opening round.

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Pet of the Week: Old Timer and Trevor

Old Timer and Trevor are ready for adoption

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EHS grad receives scholarship from constitutional officers

Constitutional officers present scholarship to recent Eastside grad

Health Reports, July 14-21

Rockdale and Newton counties health reports, July 14-21

Community Calendar for July 20, 2014

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