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Health Reports for Newton, Rockdale counties for June 25, 2013

Health reports for Newton, Rockdale counties for June 25, 2013

Newton Citizen Poll for June 23, 2013

Newton Citizen Poll for June 23, 2013

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Kimble - Fullerton Engagement

Douglas and Elaine Kimble of Oxford announce the engagement of their daughter, Terri Alison Kimble, to Scott Alan Fullerton, son of Kenneth Fullerton and Ann Marie Fullerton, both of Stockbridge.

East Newton Honor Roll

East Newton Elementary School — Honor Roll

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Remembering veterans

John O. McCart's VFW Post 2938 and Ladies Auxiliary of Covington, along with the help of The Church of Latter Day Saints, placed flags on the veterans' graves at Lawnwood Memorial Park in Covington recently.

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Young-Lucchi Engagement

Robert H. Young of Oxford announces the engagement of his daughter, Venita L. Young, to Scott A. Lucchi, son of Donald and Vivian Lucchi of Jasper, Ind.

Newton County Jail Blotter for June 20, 2013

Newton County Jail Blotter for June 21, 2013

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The gift of life

:Capt. Robert Canady with Covington Fire Department donated blood at the Badges for Life blood drive held at Newton County Fire Service headquarters Wednesday afternoon. Also pictured is Red Cross employee Karen Lopez, shaking up the blood bag to prevent clotting. Canady's wife Tyra joined him in donating. The event was sponsored by various public safety agencies, who competed to see which agency could recruit the most employees to donate. - Staff Photo: Crystal Tatum

Huckaby: Reconnecting with my Southerness

I am going to get in touch with Pat Conroy and the South in which I was born and came of age.

Then what in Syria?

The United States has a bad track record in the Middle East.

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Sammy, Smokey need new homes

A variety of dogs and cats are available for adoption at the Rockdale and Newton animal shelters this week.

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Music Midtown lineup announced

The lineup for this year's Music Midtown festival, held Sept. 20-21 at Piedmont Park, has been announced with Jane's Addiction and Journey playing Friday night and the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Weezer among the bands playing on Saturday.

Health Reports for Newton, Rockdale counties for June 18, 2013

Health reports for Newton, Rockdale counties for June 18, 2013

Letter: Nursing homes are reflections of their employees

I am sure there are many in Covington, and perhaps throughout Newton County, who are completely unaware of the passing of an era right here in our own back yard.. In recent years there has been a trend for large corporate organizations to

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Local leaders share their fathers' words of wisdom

Area leaders share words of wisdom learned from their fathers.

Newton Citizen Poll for June 16, 2013

Newton Citizen Poll for June 16, 2013

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Storm downs trees, sparks one house fire

A strong storm downed trees and sparked a house fire in south Rockdale Thursday night.

Challenge Charter Academy 3rd Quarter Honor Roll List

Challenge Charter Academy — 3rd Quarter Honor Roll List

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Barksdale names Super Buccaneers

Barksdale Elementary School has named its fourth quarter Super Buccaneers.

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Conyers club marks National Garden Week

Conyers Mayor Randy Mills, center, is pictured here with members of the Conyers Garden Club as he signed a proclamation for National Garden Week last week.

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Porter 75th Anniversary

Porter 75th Anniversary

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Curran 60th Anniversary

Curran 60th Anniversary

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Beauchamp signs with Young Harris

Salem softball player Taylor Beauchamp recently signed an athletic scholarship with Young Harris College.

Dickerson hosts Women's Wellness event

A women's wellness event is scheduled for June 22.

Newton County Jail Blotter for June 14, 2013

Newton County Jail Blotter for June 14, 2013

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Morton signs with West Georgia Tech

Heritage football player Braxton Morton signed an athletic scholarship with West Georgia Tech

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Hot work

A utility crew braved scorching temperatures while installing a gas main Wednesday.

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Eastside's Byrne to play soccer for Ga. Military College

Eastside’s Kylee Byrne has agreed to take her talents to Milledgeville where she will continue her soccer career playing for the Georgia Military College.

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Food Pantry needs supplies

The Community Food Pantry is closed due to lack of supplies.

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Woman's Club honors members

Covington Woman's Club honors members

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Roscoe, Mila and Otis looking for new home

There are a variety of pets available for adoption this week at the Newton and Rockdale animal shelters.

Health reports for Newton, Rockdale counties for June 11, 2013

Health reports for Newton, Rockdale counties for June 11, 2013

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Work on Porter Memorial Gym continues

Work on the restoration of Porter Gym continues.

Newton Citizen Poll for June 8, 2013

The Newton Citizen Poll for June 8, 2013.

Woman struck by car on Kirkland Road

A Newton County woman was struck by a car Wednesday night.

Good neighbors at the Monastery

If you have been watching the same television news I have, then you know severe weather patterns are developing across the nation.

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Topic of Health Care Reform causes confusion, frustration

There are three little words in the English language that can cause hearts to flutter, pulses to quicken and normally even-keeled individuals to lose all control of their emotions -- health care reform.. Just the mere mention of those three little words has many old-school readers at this

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Experiencing the arts

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Health Care Reform column begins today

CONYERS -- How will Health Care Reform affect you or your business? That's a question that many are asking as implementation of the legislation becomes reality.. Today on our Business page the Citizen launches a series of columns by Conyers resident Tony Wilson, a principal with NUVISION Financial Corp. in

Newton County Jail Blotter for June 7, 2013

The Newton County Jail Blotter for June 7, 2013

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Rabbits and puppy dogs up for adoption

A variety of pets are available for adoption this week at both the Newton and Rockdale animal shelters

Newton EMS earns service award for metro region

The Newton Medical Center Department of Emergency Medical Services recently received the Service of the Year award for its designated region.

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Rockdale man wins $5K in raffle

Rockdale County community member Tom Harrison, shown here with wife Lorraine Harrison, recently won $5,000 in a reverse raffle contest at Peachtree Academy’s annual fundraising gala in April.

Conyers art school offers summer events

The Sketching Pad in Olde Town Conyers is offering a series of summer art-related workshops.

Newton Allstate agent honored for customer service

Allstate agency owner Jim Dolvin of the Jim Dolvin Insurance Agency has been designated an Allstate Premier Agency for 2013.

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Aubrae Gunderson Scholarships awarded

Four student-athletes were named recipients of the Aubrae Gunderson Memorial Scholarship