News for Friday, December 24, 2010

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Newton Poll - 12-25-10

The Newton Citizen Poll is a compilation of opinions submitted by readers. They do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Citizen newspapers. If you agree or disagree with something you read here, you may respond by e-mailing poll@newtoncitizen.com. Please remember that the Citizen Poll is not a forum for comments either for or in opposition to candidates seeking elective office."I must have missed something. Who died and left Mort Ewing king of Newton County? He is acting like a taxing and spending pork barrel Washington liberal. The last thing the GOP needs is a wolf in sheep's clothing in the party. Will someone please revoke his GOP membership. PS: young Mr. Fleming -- Ditto."

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WASA staff works holiday to keep water, sewer safe

Today, residents throughout the county are gathering with loved ones, enjoying a good meal and celebrating. They'll turn on their faucets without thinking twice, and automatically assume cold, fresh water will flow. And, let's face it, toilets flush on Christmas just like any other day.

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Writer at home at Starbucks

The man sitting behind an iMac super computer almost every day at the local Starbucks, with his RV parked in the coffee shop's parking lot, admitted his routine may be a little unorthodox.

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United Way donations hit $400K

It seems Santa is looking out for Covington-Newton County United Way.

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Conyers woman hopes to make amends for harm she's done

Teresa Jarrell faces the toughest Christmas of her life today, and she says it will be the last one she'll ever see.

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Business Bureau offers advice for returning gifts

COVINGTON — While you might like that black Coach purse your mom bought you for Christmas and even those new boots from your sister, you might not be crazy about the sweater from your aunt and uncle.

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Conyers woman hopes to make amends for harm she's done

CONYERS — Teresa Jarrell faces the toughest Christmas of her life today, and she says it will be the last one she'll ever see.

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