News for Monday, January 14, 2013


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Smith: Falcons not satisfied with 1 playoff win

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.

Flu reaches epidemic level in Georgia

The flu is now an epidemic in Georgia.

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College, career academy serving higher number of students

The Newton College and Career Academy is attracting students and the community to its school.

Newborn considers Sunday package sales

The Newborn Town Council has instructed the town attorney to investigate what would be required to adopt Sunday package sales.

Newton Fire Service reminds citizens smoke alarms save lives

Newton County Fire Service recommends that every home has working smoke alarms.

Man tells Covington Police he was robbed at gunpoint on Thelma Street

A man reported to the CPD that he was robbed at gunpoint by five men on Thelma Street.

Farmers can apply for honor

Applications for the Georgia Centennial Farms Program designation are currently being accepted.

Health inspections for Newton, Rockdale counties for Jan. 15, 2013

Health reports for Newton and Rockdale counties for Jan. 15, 2013.

Newton Citizen Top Five Stories for Jan. 7 to 13

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

Weather turning cooler; flood watch issued

Forecasters say the weekend's mild weather is giving way to cooler temperatures across Georgia.