News for Monday, December 17, 2012


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Oak Hill students shop for Christmas

Oak Hill Elementary School recently opened a holiday shop for students.

Counselors available, principals meet after Conn. school shooting

The Newton County School System continues to support its school families, after the elementary school shooting in Connecticut.

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Local child rewarded for Toys for Tots donation

A local 8-year-old is helping other children through Toys for Tots.

Juvenile charged in muzzle loader theft; Covington woman charged in Conyers shoplifting, drug possession

Fifteen-year-old allegedly steals muzzle loader from vehicle; Covington woman charged with shoplifting and possession of drugs in Conyers.

Area law enforcment sees little change with new immigration provision

Area law enforcement officials foresee little change in enforcement under a provision of the new illigal immigration law.

Make safety first consideration when purchasing toys

Consumer agencies urge Santa's Helpers to consider safety when purchasing toys.

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Edwards honored by Board of Elections

Stan Edwards was recognized for his years of service on the Newton County Board of Elections.

United Way director expects to reach goal

The director of the Newton County United Way expects to reach this year's fundraising goal.

Health inspections for Newton, Rockdale counties for Dec. 18, 2012

Health inspections for Rockdale and Newton counties for Dec. 18, 2012.

Newton Citizen Top Five Stories for Dec. 10 to Dec. 16

These were the Top Five Stories on the Newton Citizen website last week.