News for Monday, November 26, 2012


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Former Newton County teacher arrested after making suggestive actions with Taser

Indian Creek Middle School teacher resigns following reports of arrest after he allegedly created a scene by pretending a Taser was his penis in front of an Athens bar.

GSP reports 11 Thanksgiving fatalities; none in Newton, Rockdale

No traffic fatalities reported for Newton, Rockdale counties over Thanksgiving weekend.

Manfield man charged in Conyers stabbing

A Mansfield man has been arrested and charged with aggravated assault in connection with a Conyers stabbing.

Theme School receives nutrition grant

The Newton County Theme School at Ficquett received a grant to fight childhood obesity and improve nutrition.

Bear Creek moving forward

Commissioners took several important steps related to Bear Creek Reservoir at a recent meeting.

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Academy Springs gets upgrade

Upgrades are under way at Academy Springs Park.

Unemployment declines in Newton, Rockdale

Unemployment rates and decreasing locally and at the state level.

Community Band to perform Christmas concert

T.K. Adams and his Newton County Community Band will once again provide the community with a soundtrack for the holiday season.

Health inspections for Newton, Rockdale counties for Nov. 27, 2012

Health inspections for Newton, Rockdale counties for Nov. 27, 2012.

Newton Citizen Top Five Stories for Nov. 19 to Nov. 25

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