Newton Citizen Top Five stories for July 30 to Aug. 5

Below are the Top Five most-viewed stories during the week of July 30 to Aug. 5, 2012 on the Newton Citizen website. Click on the link to see what you may have missed.

Bradford wins in Newton sheriff's race; Ott defeats Lindsey in race for judge

Philip Bradford is one step closer to fulfilling his lifelong dream and becoming Newton County's next sheriff.

Carpenter applies for Jacksonville superintendent position

Duval County Public Schools in Jacksonville announced last week that 30 people, including Dr. Dennis Carpenter, deputy superintendent for Operations at NCSS, applied for its open position, according to the system's website.

Darrell Huckaby: Apparently some beliefs are more entitled to free speech than others

Darrell Huckaby is a local educator and author.

Covington Police report two crashes involving underage DUI

Two potentially serious traffic crashes occurred over the weekend involving underage DUI.

17-year-old female faces child molestation charges

A 17-year-old female faces child molestation charges after she allegedly falsely reported to the Newton County Sheriff's Office that she was the victim of such a crime.