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Newton Citizen Top Five stories for Sept. 24 to Sept. 30

Below are the Top Five most-viewed stories during the week of Sept. 24 to Sept. 30, 2012 on the Newton Citizen website. Click on the link to see what you may have missed.

Boyfriend faces murder charge in child's death

A Covington man faces a murder charge in connection with the death of his girlfriend's son.

Nearly 3K students withdrew from schools last year, 300 students dropped out

The Newton County School System reported to the Newton County Board of Education last week that nearly 3,000 students withdrew from its schools last school year, including nearly 300 dropouts.

Newton students below state, nation on SAT

Newton County students on average are still scoring below state averages on college-entrance exams.

Two arrested in murder of Newton man

Two men suspected of the murder of a Newton County man in Atlanta have been arrested.

Suspects arrested in Walmart bomb threat case

The Covington Police have nabbed three suspects in the Walmart bomb threats made earlier this month.