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Newton County Commissioner Makes Racial Comments on Social Media

Newton County Commissioner, John Douglas, made headline recently after posting a racially charged comment on his Facebook account. Commenting on a picture of an African American woman defecating on the American Flag, Commission Douglas wrote: […]


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[VIDEO] Cong Johnson Says A Poem For Eric Garner Because “I’m A Black Man”

Georgia Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-4th) says “I’m a black man and I see black males being the victims of extra judicial killings that go unaccounted for. There’s no accountability.” Representative Johnson says there seem to […]



Ga. Homecare Provider Charged In Client’s Death

COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — A north Georgia home mental health care provider has been arrested in the death of her sole client. Newton County Sheriff’s officials say 44-year-old Cornelius Richardson-Bethea was arrested Saturday in the […]



Thieves Steal 30 Guns In Newton County

Police in Newton County are offering a $5000.00 reward to anyone with information leading to the arrest of four men involved in a robbery at Direct Gold Outlet. The suspects tied up a female clerk and […]


Raccoon Attacks Sleeping Baby

A 9-month-old baby girl remains in critical condition at an Atlanta hospital after she was attacked by two raccoons.  Authorities say the child was attacked as she was sleeping in a crib in the same […]