News for Monday, April 29, 2013


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Many local schools going to state track tourney

The contestants have been set in GHSA Track & Field State Championships for Eastside in Class AAAA, Heritage and Salem in Class AAAAA and Newton, Alcovy and Rockdale in Class AAAAAA following their sectionals on Saturday.

McCray gets NFL call as 210th pick as draft

The former Newton quarterback/cornerback was the overall 210th pick in the NFL draft having been taken by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the seventh round.

Rockdale tennis eliminated in second round

The most successful season in the history of Rockdale High School tennis came to an end Monday.

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A special parade

Special Olympics Newton County held its opening ceremonies Monday.

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Fundraiser for child with rare condition takes place Saturday

A fundraiser for a Loganville child with a rare syndrome takes place Saturday.

Pizza delivery man robbed on his rounds

A pizza delivery man was recently robbed at gunpint while on his rounds.

Sleeping suspect arrested on drug charges

A man who was asleep in his vehicle was arrested on drug charges last week.

Career Academy offers film festival

The Newton College and Career Academy will hold its second annual film festival on Thursday.

Health Reports for Newton, Rockdale counties for April 30, 2013

Health Reports for Newton, Rockdale counties for April 30, 2013.

Newton Citizen Top Five Stories for April 22 to April 28

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