Newton Citizen Top Five stories for Sept. 3 to Sept. 9

Below are the Top Five most-viewed stories during the week of Sept. 3 to Sept. 9, 2012 on the Newton Citizen website. Click on the link to see what you may have missed.

Two Oxford residents killed in separate auto crashes

Two Oxford residents were killed in separate automobile crashes within days of each other.

GBI investigates sexual assault allegations against Newton County deputy

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has confirmed they have been asked to pursue an investigation against a Newton County Sheriff's Office deputy on an allegation of sexual assault.

Sheriff, NCSO deputies on duty at DNC in Charlotte, N.C.

Nine Newton County Sheriff's Office deputies, along with Sheriff Ezell Brown, are spending the week working at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.

Jury sentences Covington man to death

A Newton County jury handed down the death penalty Thursday for a Covington man found guilty last week in the 2009 murder of a Conyers landscaper.

Newton County man severely beaten; woman allegedly reports false kidnapping

A Newton County man drove himself to the emergency room after he was severely beaten early Saturday morning by four unknown assailants, according to the Covington Police Department.