Newton Citizen Top Five Stories for Feb. 3 to Feb. 10

Below are the Top Five most-viewed stories during the week of Feb. 4 to Feb. 10, 2013 on the Newton Citizen website. Click on the link to see what you may have missed.

Newton school board to pay Carpenters nearly $70K

The Newton County Board of Education will pay a top school official and a high school principal nearly $70,000 as part of a settlement.

GSP: Covington man killed in I-16 crash

GSP: Covington man killed in Interstate 16 crash.

Woman ejected from vehicle in rush hour traffic

Rush hour traffic was snarled for well over an hour Monday morning following a one-vehicle crash in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 20 near Salem Road. 

Fight Like Jonah! Elementary student lives dream of going to middle school

Cousins Middle School welcomed Jonah Barnett as its newest student on Friday, 11-year-old Barnett, who is fighting an inoperable brain tumor.

Covington Dollar General robbed at gunpoint; three arrests made after marijuana, guns found

The Dollar General Store on Ga. Highway 36 was robbed at gunpoint Friday night.