News for Friday, December 3, 2010


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Newton Poll - 12-04-10

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"Roundabout could bring locals cash. I, for one, am going to be on hand when the roundabout opens with my video cam on a tripod and plenty of picnic lunch packed for the duration. As you know, the funniest video show pays out up to $100,000 for the funniest video, and I believe it could well come from the new roundabout on Turner Lake Road in Covington. Just because I've told you my plans, please don't crowd me or step in front of my camera."

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Ready for Christmas

First-grader Jackson Smith from Fairview Theme School helps prepare a float Friday afternoon that will be in today's Christmas Parade which starts at 11 a.m.

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Cities make final SPLOST presentation

COVINGTON -- The Board of Commissioners met with municipal mayors Friday afternoon to further discuss their requests for SPLOST 2011.

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Opry ending after 10 years

COVINGTON -- It's been 10 years of good music and good times at the Newborn Opry, but now it's time to move on.

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Police make cocaine arrests

COVINGTON -- Residents of the Spring Hill Community have received an early Christmas present, according to Covington/Newton County Special Investigations Unit Commander Lt. Philip Bradford.

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Open House times available for Covington Montessori School

COVINGTON -- Enrollment for the Montessori School of Covington is coming up, and area families have a chance to tour the facility.

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Tuba concert to celebrate Christmas season

PORTERDALE -- There have been white Christmases, blue ones and merry ones, but you probably never experienced a tuba Christmas.

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King named state's top superintendent

CONYERS — The third time really was a charm.