News for Sunday, September 11, 2011


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Berkman leads Cardinals over Braves 4-3

For the second night in a row, the Atlanta Braves lose to the Cardinals, 4-3, as St. Louis gains ground in the NL Wild Card race

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Fans flock to Dragon*Con

There was no shortage of spectacle at the 25th annual Dragon*Con convention held over the Labor Day holiday in five downtown Atlanta hotels. Citizen photographer Lee Depkin spent two days at the event, which featured exhibits, panels, seminars and workshops related to science fiction and fantasy. "It's basically a

Public safety officials added new dimension to their job after Sept. 11

Since Sept. 11, 2001, public safety officials do their jobs differently, keeping their eyes peeled for those who would harm others and disrupt the American way of life.

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Local runners well represented in 28th Fuzz Run

COVINGTON -- Even though local runners did not win the 28th annual Covington Fuzz Run, they did place first in 19 of the 32 age groups.. Acworth's Reoben Mwei was the fastest man on Saturday winning the 5K in a time of 14 minutes, 31 seconds.. The first woman crossing

Sept. 11 Newton Citizen Poll

"I recently read where eight to 10 deputies are going to be sent to provide security for the Democratic National Convention, in Charlotte-Mecklenburg, N.C.. I thought the Newton County Sheriff's Office was short staffed and the county was facing a budget crisis? As a taxpayer, I would like to know who will be paying the salaries, insurance, travel expenses, hotels, and per diem expenses of these eight to 10 deputies while they are at the Democratic National Convention?"