School Crime Report for May 3, 2013
Rockdale resident Carrie Cooper, a senior at Paragon Academy in Conyers, recently signed an athletic scholarship to swim at South Georgia State College. Shown seated from left are Karen Miley, Corrine Cooper, Carrie Cooper, Julie Cooper and Vicki Chesney. Shown standing from left are Jeff Meyers, Billy Buchanan, David Cooper
Organizers are busy planning for what is being billed as the “Tea Party to end all Tea Parties,” set for Sunday afternoon May 12 at Twelve Oaks Bed and Breakfast on Monticello Street in Covington.
Heritage track and field athlete Ben Kennedy II signed a scholarship with Troy University.. Seated: B.J. Kennedy, Ben Kennedy II., Anselynn Kennedy. Standing: Ladele West, Brian Kicklighter, Jeremy Easley, Josh James, Chuck Landy
There are a variety of dogs and cats available for adoption this week at the Newton, Rockdale animal shelters.
What: "Driving Miss Daisy". When: April 25-27 and May 2-4 at 8 p.m.; and April 28 and May 5 at 3 p.m.. Where: Center Street Arts, 910 Center St. in Olde Town Conyers.
Newton County resident Bobby Waldrop, third from left, shown here with family members, recently retired from Dart Container Corporation, formerly Solo Cup, in Conyers after nearly 46 years with the company. Waldrop began his tenure with the business when the Conyers facility opened in November 1967. Waldrop’s future plans include spending time with his family and his church, through which he’ll attend a mission trip to the Philippines.
Providence Hospice, located at 100 Corporate Center Drive in Stockbridge, is having a yard sale on Saturday, May 18, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to benefit the Alzheimer's Association and the Breast Cancer Association.
For tickets to Mother's Day Tea, call 770-760-1020.
Special Olympics Newton County held its opening ceremonies Monday.
Health Reports for Newton, Rockdale counties for April 30, 2013.
Hundreds of students, families and other community members recently participated in an annual Kate Caruso Light the Way balloon launch at Heritage High School.
Newton Citizen Poll for April 28, 2013.
Middle Ridge Elementary School — First Semester Honor Roll
Piedmont Academy — First Semester Honor Roll
The Conyers Garden Club met at the Nancy Guinn Library for its April meeting.
Mr. and Mrs. Manuel Fils of Oxford announce the engagement of their daughter, Blair Renee Fils of Oxford, to Samuel Christopher Pollock of Augusta, son of Drs. Jennifer and David Pollock of Augusta.
Alianna Zaytsev was born on Feb. 8 at Newton Medical Center, weighing 6 pounds, 7 ounces and measuring 18 1/2 inches long.
Honey Creek Elementary School — Third Quarter honor roll
ATHENS -- It was a difficult season for the Salem baseball team, but it ended on a high note recently.. Garrett Needham pitched 5 innings of three-hit ball and Cole Gibson drove in three runs as the Seminoles defeated Cedar Shoals -- 8-1 in the season finale Wednesday.. The
Newton County School System calendar
Twelve Clayton State students recently attended the 92nd Annual Mathematical Association of America Southeastern Section Meeting
McGiboney Road is closed.
The Newton County Jail Blotter for April 26, 2013.
There are a variety of dogs and cats available for adoption this week at the Newton and Rockdale animal shelters.
Eastside offensive and defensive lineman Cody Costly will head west to play for the D-III Birmingham Southern Panthers after recently signing his scholarship. The Panthers finished the season with a 7-3 record last year.
The first Ms. Senior Newton County Reunion was recently held at Turner Lake Center.
Newton County Seniors host Red Hatters luncheon.
Covington's Salvation Amry Service Center staff attend event to benefit homeless.
Health Reports for Newton, Rockdale counties for April 23, 2013.
Hard work has paid off for Newton's Makayla Jackson.
Newton Citizen Poll for April 21, 2013.
The Georgia Society of The Colonial Dames of the 17th Century recently held their state conference in Macon and chose local educator Darrell Huckaby as Georgia’s Outstanding American History Teacher for 2013.
Joe and Jeanette Pope of Covington announce the engagement of their daughter, Ann-Marie Pope of Covington, to Jordan Meredith of Covington, son of Benji and Jeri Meredith of Covington.
Rusty and Katrina Lamb of Conyers announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Christian Lamb of Augusta, to Bryce Thompson Wyatt, son of Randy and Carol Wyatt of Warner Robins.
Earth Day is Monday.
School Crime Report for April 19, 2013
The Newton County Jail Blotter for April 19, 2011
An article in Wednesday's Citizen, "Covington council, mayor firm up laundry list of initiatives to pursue," merits a clarification. City Manager Leigh Anne Knight said that hotel/motel tax dollars could be used for Legion Fairgrounds. The article stated "tourism dollars" and Knight asked for clarification because that is
There are a variety of pets availale this week at the Rockdale and Newton animal shelters.