A resolution reducing the number of hours that the 11 convenience centers will be opened barely squeaked by when Chair Keith Ellis cast his vote to approve the change in hours at Tuesday night's Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) meeting.
The Snapping Shoals EMC Annual Roundup was held at the International Horse Park on July 21, 2016. Despite the heat, this annual event was well attended by members. There were 1,432 registered members in attendance and, with guests, the crowd was estimated at 3,000.
Two men were killed earlier this month inside the gated Orchard Cove apartment complex. Because the apartments sit inside the entrance of The Enclave subdivisions, it's easy to assume they are part of The Enclave.
The victim in the truck accident on the Access Road at the Yellow River Sunday evening has been identified as Valentine Gayle, 48, of Lithonia, according to Newton County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Cortney Morrison.