News for Monday, October 1, 2012


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It's a stretch

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Forums lined up before General Election

With the General Election just over a month away, local organizations are hosting forums to help voters make up their minds.

Newton County driver crashes into back of home in early morning hours Monday

A man driving a pickup on Cowan Road lost control and ran into the back of a home on Old Oak Court doing an estimated $4,000 in damages.

Mutt Show slated for Saturday

The Mutt Show takes place Saturday in downtown Covington.

Golf tournament to benefit GPTC Foundation

The 2012 GPTC Foundation Golf Tournament is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 15 at Cherokee Run Golf Club.

GPTC gets "A" from accreditation agency

Georgia Piedmont Technical College has completed the 10-year review by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges for reaffirmation of its accreditation.

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Pumpkins abound at Southern Belle Farm

Citizen staff photographer Sue Ann Kuhn-Smith visited Southern Belle Farm in McDonough to capture these images of the farm's pumpkin patch and grounds. In addition to the pumpkin patch, Southern Belle, a fully operational farm, offers visitors hayrides, corn maze, farm animals, cow train rides, piglet races, giant slide

Health Reports for Oct. 2, 2012

Health Reports for Oct. 2, 2012 for restaurants in Newton and Rockdale counties.