Smith was just starting his review Monday of the Falcons' 30-28 win over the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC divisional playoffs when it became clear his thoughts were on this week's NFC championship game against the San Francisco 49ers.
The flu is now an epidemic in Georgia.
The Newton College and Career Academy is attracting students and the community to its school.
The Newborn Town Council has instructed the town attorney to investigate what would be required to adopt Sunday package sales.
Newton County Fire Service recommends that every home has working smoke alarms.
A man reported to the CPD that he was robbed at gunpoint by five men on Thelma Street.
Applications for the Georgia Centennial Farms Program designation are currently being accepted.
Health reports for Newton and Rockdale counties for Jan. 15, 2013.
These were the Top Five Stories on the Newton Citizen website last week.
Forecasters say the weekend's mild weather is giving way to cooler temperatures across Georgia.