Newton County's high school graduation rate outpaces the state's average and has increased 12 percent from last school year.
There are several Memorial Day events planned for Covington and Conyers.
A car show will coincide with a county employee recognition event on Sunday.
Traveling Angels will host its annual dinner honoring senior citizens Saturday, May 18.
Oxford College held its 168th commencement exercises Saturday.
The Main Street Covington quarterly report was presented to the City Council and BOC this week.
Local manufacturing company SKC Inc. recently was named the 2013 NCSS Partner of the Year for the Newton County School System.
Several Rockdale County students recently placed in a contest by the Clean Air Campaign.
Two Newton County students were selected for the summer Governor's Honors Program.
The 30th Annual Rutledge Country Fair takes place Saturday, May 4.