Questionable calls on both sides of the ball helped determine the outcome as Eastside relinquished the lead in the final 30 seconds of the game, giving Newton the 10-3 win in the county-rivalry game on Friday.
Rockdale football loses to Loganville 30-3
Salem football defeats Madison County 36-7 in Danielsville
Heritage erases 14-0 deficit, moves to 2-0
Heritage's football team came from behind to upset Class AAAA No. 10 Clarke Central, Friday in Conyers.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office has been invited to participate in security at the National Democratic Convention in 2012.
Conyers Police arrested a Covington man and a Conyers man Friday morning in connection with a robbery of the Wells Fargo bank branch on Dogwood Drive, near Ga. Highway 138. The arrests were made following a foot chase from the bank. Police closed off an area along Old Covington Highway and toward Gees Mill Road when the robbery call was made. Police has since allowed traffic back into the area.
It's time for a true leader to step forward.
The Oxford women's soccer team records its first win of the season.
The Falcons fall again to finish the preseason with an 0-4 record, losing Thursday night to the Ravens, who turn turnovers into points to beat Atlanta, 21-7, in a game in which most of the starters rested.
The Citizen newspapers launch a new Weekend Edition on Sunday.
Linda George and her fellow volunteers were already busy this week rushing around town getting ready for an event that has brought fun and hope to the community now for 18 years.. The Harvest Jubilee is sponsored each year by Smyrna Presbyterian Church and offers a dizzying array of events