News for Monday, October 8, 2012


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Bye week does not mean an off week for Alcovy football

COVINGTON -- Aside from giving those nagging injuries and bruises time to heal, Alcovy's football team has a lot of work to do during its bye week before worrying about the final four games of the season.. "Being an off week, we're going to work on ourselves a little bit

Annual Relay pageant set for Oct. 21

The annual Miss Sweetheart Relay for Life pageant, benefitting the American Cancer Society, takes place Oct. 21.

Bond denied for boyfriend charged in murder

A Newton County judge denied bond for a 25-year-old man who faces a murder charg in connection with his girlfriend's 7-year-old son.

Democratic candidates speak out in Newton Voters League forum

The Newton County Voters League held a political forum at the Newton County Historical Courthouse

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Local pastor fights sex trade in Thailand

Human trafficking and sexual slavery can be difficult topics to address, but one local minister is tackling these problems without flinching.

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Covington holds Customer Appreciation Day

The City of Covington will hold a Customer Appreciation Day on Thursday.



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Real men think pink

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Health inspections for Newton and Rockdale counties for Oct. 9, 2012

Health inspections for Rockdale and Newton counties for Oct. 9, 2012

Newton Citizen Top Five Stories for Oct. 1 to Oct. 7

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