In its first postseason tournament in its brand-new gymnasium Saturday, the Rockdale wrestling team made plenty of history on the mats as well.. Led by six individual champions, Rockdale qualified a wrestler in all 14 weight classes, winning the Area 2-AAAAAA championship, 247.5 to 185.5 over second-place
The Lady Eagles are going to have to find a way to mature and grow really fast as they head into the unknowns of a new area without a lot of experienced players to rely on with 10 returning players and only six starters..
Authorities stormed an underground bunker Monday in southeastern Alabama, freeing a 5-year-old boy and leaving his captor dead.
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.
Cousins Middle School welcomed Jonah Barnett as its newest student on Friday, 11-year-old Barnett, who is fighting an inoperable brain tumor.
Georgia Sheriff's Association oppose House Bill 1 which would turned seized assets over to Board of Commissioners.
Commissioner John Douglas is running for Congress.
These were the Top Five Stories on the Newton Citizen website last week.
Health reports for Newton and Rockdale counties for Feb. 5, 2013.