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Former Newton planner finalist for Rockdale job

Former Newton planner finalist for Rockdale job

CONYERS, Ga. — A former Newton County department head has been named a finalist by Rockdale County in the search for a planning director.

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Newton County Chamber of Commerce Coffee Call

Newton County Chamber of Commerce Coffee Call

COVINGTON – The Newton County Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly breakfast at LeafStone Apartments. This breakfast is a networking opportunity, exclusively, for members of the chamber.

The Newton Chamber of Commerce is mainly comprised of small businesses but does include large corporations. Membership is offered at different levels but starts at $200/annually.

Representative from the LeafStone Apartments will speak, briefly. Coffee and light refreshments will be served.   

Covington Student DC Bound To Participate in National Program

Covington Student DC Bound To Participate in National Program

COVINGTON -- (www.covnews.com) Alexander Quinlan, a student at the Montessori School of Covington, has been accepted into the People to People World Leadership Forum.

Alexander will join a select group of students in Washington, D.C., next week to study leadership and explore the city's monuments and institutions. Stops will include Capitol Hill, the Smithsonian Institution, Mount Vernon and the National Museum of American History, according to a release.

Alexander will examine characteristics of American leadership during times of national challenge and prosperity. Forum delegates will also participate in discussions and exercises to experience firsthand how successful leaders develop strategies, make decisions, build consensus, and foster change.

Delegates will meet Mary Jean Eisenhower, granddaughter of Dwight D.