Ryan McKenzie

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Middle Ridge Elementary principal to join leadership association

Middle Ridge Elementary principal Michael Forehand has been selected to join a prestigious association of principals.

Conyers, Edwards Middle ready to open despite construction

Although construction projects at Conyers Middle and Edwards Middle are not entirely completed, the Rockdale Board of Education has stated that the schools will be prepared for the first day of school on Monday.

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NCSS hosts technology conference to prepare teachers for upcoming school year

Teachers prepare for coming school year.

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Annual car show to benefit Miracle League's baseball field

Car and bike enthusiasts are invited to attend the Miracle League of Newton County’s Fifth Annual Miracle League Car and Bike Show.

Newton BOE extends superintendent's contract

The Newton County School System can expect Superintendent Samantha Fuhrey to stay on board for the next few years.

Jobless rates up in Rockdale, Newton

The Georgia Department of Labor has released statistics indicating that unemployment rates have gone up slightly in Rockdale and Newton counties during the month of June, mirroring the statewide trend of a minor pickup in the number of unemployed residents.

NCSS approves new millage rate and staff salary increases

The Newton County Board of Education approved new millage rates and salary increases for the 2015 fiscal year budget at its combined session on Tuesday evening.

Tax-free weekend during the first weekend of August

Students in Rockdale and Newton counties will have an opportunity to purchase tax-free school supplies on August 1 and 2.

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Newton students start new year with new supplies

A new school year is on the horizon and Newton County parents are heading out to buy school supplies.

Voting set to take place in Rockdale and Newton on Tuesday

Runoff elections are set for Tuesday, and voters in Rockdale and Newton counties are preparing to cast their ballots for U.S. Senate and state school superintendent, as well as a few local races in Newton.

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