News for Monday, November 5, 2012


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Rockdale, Newton advance to state cross country meet

LOCUST GROVE -- Rockdale's Antwontee Thomas' second-place finish in the Region 2-AAAAAA cross country championship on Saturday at Luella gave the Bulldogs the runner-up team competition with 52 points while sending them to the state meet for the first time since 2003.

Eagles hoping to build on last season's success

COVINGTON -- The Eastside boys 2011-12 basketball season was the first time since their 2004-05 season, where they went 16-11, that they ended with a winning record. After going 15-14 last year, head coach Gregory Freeman is hoping to improve their record by at least 10 games.. Freeman, who is

Polls open Tuesday

Just shy of half of Newton County active voters have already cast ballots in today's election.

77-year-old man charged after holding teen trespassers at gunpoint

77-year-old man holds 15-year-old trespassers at gunpoint.

School system saves money through energy management

The Newton County School System is saving money on energy costs.

Walk of Stars to be unveiled Thursday

The new Covington Walk of Stars will be unveiled Thursday.

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Women Outdoors

Students learned how to fly fish, kayak, tree climb and more during Charlie Elliott's "Becoming an Outdoors Woman" workshop.

Newton High coach faces sexting charges

Newton County High School parapro and coach arrested on charges of enticing a child for indecent purposes; 64-year-old Conyers man faces child molestation charges.

Health Reports for Newton, Rockdale counties for Nov. 6, 2012

Health Reports for Newton and Rockdale counties for Nov. 6, 2012

Newton Citizen Top Five Stories for Oct. 29 to Nov. 4

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