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COVINGTON —  Loucy Hay, Newton Education Foundation chairperson, announced the hiring of Pamela Byrd Consuegra as the Newton Education Foundation’s first director.

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COVINGTON — By unanimous vote, the Newton County Board of Education reappointed Shakila Henderson-Baker as chair and Abigail Coggin as vice-chair for 2020. They will continue to serve in that capacity through the school board’s January 2021 meetings.

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CONYERS — The Rockdale County Branch NAACP and the Conyers-Rockdale Chamber of Commerce hosted the 16th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast bright and early Monday morning at the Rockdale Career Academy.

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COVINGTON — The Newton County School System will hold registration for the district’s Georgia lottery funded pre-kindergarten program during the week of Feb. 3. Parents should register their children at the elementary school they are zoned to attend next year.

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COVINGTON — South Salem Elementary school students and staff bade a fond farewell to Terran Newman before leaving for winter break in December as the principal announced that she would be retiring after serving more than 30 years in education.

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CONYERS — As the 2019-20 school year is nearing an end, Rockdale County and Newton County seniors are making the decisions that will shape their futures. For those planning to attend a traditional four-year college or university, students and their parents are likely most concerned with cost…

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COVINGTON — The Newton County Board of Education lost beloved long-term board member Almond Turner to a fatal shooting in late November. Now, the remaining members are responsible for appointing a new representative before the next school year.

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COVINGTON — Professors, students and community stakeholders can now get a get a good look at the Oxford College lifestyle, philanthropic efforts and accomplishments as the institution reflects on 2019.

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COVINGTON — The Covington Family YMCA exists “for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.” But that would be an empty promise if its services were not available to everyone in the community.

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COVINGTON — The honors keep coming for Newton County School Superintendent Samantha Fuhrey. Recently named Georgia’s 2020 Superintendent of the Year, The School Superintendent’s Association (AASA), announced Tuesday that Fuhrey is one of four finalists for the 2020 National Superintendent of…

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CONYERS —The Rockdale County Board of Education was recently honored by the Georgia School Boards Association with the inaugural Leading Edge Award, which highlights school districts that are leading the way in ensuring students are competitive in an ever-changing global market.

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COVINGTON — The Newton County Board of Education and central office employees give a special shout out to the students from Newton County Theme School who stopped by recently to decorate the Board of Education Christmas tree. Camryn Demery, Ryan Oglesby, Brick Baker, Lawson Green and Gracie …

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COVINGTON — Students at Mainstay Academy-GNETS will soon have new Chromebooks to enhance their literacy skills thanks to a $3,000 grant from Dollar General.

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COVINGTON — Jarrett Mobley, a senior agricultural communication major and Ava Jane Teasely, a freshman agricultural communication major both from Covington have been selected to participate in one of the most prestigious organizations on the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College campus, the A…

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CONYERS — Rockdale County Public Schools middle school students demonstrated the power of persuasive speech in the annual Middle School Oratorical Competition, founded by the Rockdale County Clerk of Superior and State Courts Ruth A. Wilson and hosted at Rockdale Career Academy on Nov. 18.

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NEWTON — With so many outstanding submissions to choose from it was impossible for Newton County School System Superintendent Samantha Fuhrey to pick just one piece of artwork to feature on her official 2019 holiday card. In fact, she couldn’t even pick just two or three. Instead, 34 picture…

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CONYERS —Rockdale County native Ambrielle August set a goal for her college experience at Kennesaw State to be fulfilling and memorable, and she has accomplished that by making a difference in many ways on and off campus.

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