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UGA researchers: Boys meaner than girls at school

Researchers at the University of Georgia have confirmed what many students have probably suspected for years while simultaneously proving a Lindsay Lohan movie wrong.

LETTER: Next steps on Bear Creek Reservoir project

The Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) held a lengthy work session Nov. 5 to hear a progress report on the Bear Creek Reservoir. Recent criticism of the project by federal agencies, several state environmental groups and local residents generated a call for an update on the project

Kroger hiring 2,000 new employees in Georgia, South Carolina and eastern Alabama

Positions will be permanent jobs with grocery store giant

Kroger announced Wednesday that it will hire 2,000 permanent associates across its Atlanta Division which includes Georgia, eastern Alabama and South Carolina.

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Battle for Jonesborough marks its sesquicentennial

Battle for Jonesborough marks its sesquicentennial

The Battle of Jonesborough — as the town’s name was spelled at the time — is not as well remembered as other Civil War battles, such as Gettysburg or Antietam. But its impact was felt with the fall of Atlanta, Sherman’s March to the Sea and the re-election of President Lincoln.

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NCSS names new CTAE Coordinator

The Newton County School System has a new Career, Technical and Agricultural Education Coordinator.

Newton Jail Blotter for July 11, 2014

The following charges and arrests were reported by the Newton County Sheriff’s Office, Covington Police Department, Oxford Police Department, Porterdale Police Department and the Georgia State Patrol.

LETTER: Will you help a hungry child?

As a native of Conyers and a business owner, I have been increasingly concerned over the rise in hunger in our community.

Dickerson hosts Family Fun Day

State Rep. Pam Dickerson, D-Conyers, will host a Family Fun Day event Saturday, June 28, at 1 p.m. at Denny Dobbs Park in Newton County.

Top 100 showcase comes to Covington Campus of Georgia Perimeter

Top 100 showcase comes to Covington Campus of Georgia Perimeter

Atlanta Braves regional scout and former Jeff Francoeur high school Hugh Buchanan will be among a core group of professional and college scouts conducting a Top 100 showcase at Georgia Perimeter College for rising sophomore through seniors on Wednesday.

Newton Jail Blotter, April 16-22

Newton Jail Blotter, April 16-22

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