Newton's Top Five stories from July 16-22

Below are the top five most viewed stories during the week of July 16 to July 22, 2012 on the Newton Citizen website. Click on the link to see what you may have missed.

Newton school board addresses web commenters, negativity

Members of the Newton County Board of Education gave statements during their monthly meeting last Tuesday regarding negative public comments.

Teen reports rape while at theatre camp held at Newton High

A Newton teen alleged that she was sexually assaulted at Musical Theatre Camp held at Newton High School.

Body found in trunk of missing Newton man's car

The car belonging to a man missing out of Newton County has been found in Atlanta. The vehicle was burned and there was an unidentified body in the trunk.

Newton teen admits sex assault allegations untrue

A teen who claimed that she was sexually assaulted admitted the claim was a hoax.

Criminal complaint against Porterdale officer dropped

The complaint brought against Porterdale Police Officer Jason Cripps alleging that he divulged the WiFi password of a local restaurant without permission has been dismissed by the Newton County Sheriff's Office.