News for Monday, April 30, 2012


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Heritage soccer teams open playoffs tonight

It's a big day for the soccer programs at Heritage High School. Both the boys and girls teams will host South Forsyth in first-round state playoff games today at Evans Memorial Stadium.

Patriots headed to state baseball playoffs

DANIELSVILLE -- It took an extra day, but the Heritage baseball team is head back to the state playoffs. Ryan Gasque tossed four innings of one-hit ball and delivered a two-run double in the first inning as the Patriots built an early 3-1 lead and defeated Madison County.

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Spread Wings: Smith leads Hawks past Celtics 83-74 for early series lead

spread wings. ATLANTA -- The Boston Celtics lost Game 1 -- and they lost their floor leader for Game 2. Josh Smith scored 22 points and grabbed 18 rebounds as the Atlanta Hawks built a big lead early, then held on for an 83-74 victory over the Celtics.

Girls track teams off to state

COVINGTON -- Eastside's and Rockdale's girls track teams will lead the way of local teams as they head to the 2012 Girls Track and Field State Championships starting on Thursday in Albany.

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Newton Citizen Poll for April 29

April 29 Newton Citizen Poll


April 29 Rockdale Citizen Poll

Citizen attorney will fight subpoena for website comments

The Citizen has hired an attorney who plans to fight the subpoena for the names and information of individuals who negatively commented about the Alcovy High School principal on the Newton Citizen website.

Concerts on Square kick off Thursday

The May Concerts on the Square series kicks off Thursday.

Schulz to hold fireside chat on TSPLOST

District 3 Commissioner Nancy Schulz will host a fireside chat for residents on Thursday.

Fees collected on passport fees remain murky

Information on the amount of passport processing fees collected by the Newton County Superior Court Clerk's office is incomplete.

Health reports for Newton and Rockdale counties for April 30

Restaurant inspections for Newton and Rockdale counties for April 30

Huckaby to speak at National Day of Prayer observance

Darrell Huckaby will speak at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday as part of the observance of the National Day of Prayer.