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Newton Citizen Top Five Stories for Jan. 7 to 13

Below are the Top Five most-viewed stories during the week of Jan. 7 to Jan. 13, 2013 on the Newton Citizen website. Click on the link to see what you may have missed.

Motorcyclist dies after crash at West and Clark streets

The victim of a motorcycle crash that occurred Wednesday afternoon died overnight of his injuries, according to the Georgia State Patrol.

Man victim of drive-by shooting in Silos subdivision

NCSO: Man shot in leg as he walks down the street in Silos subdivision.

Pony Express robbed at gunpoint; stepson fires shots into stepfather's home and later kills himself

The Pony Express Food Mart was robbed by an armed bandit Sunday night and as Newton County Sheriff's Office personnel search for a man who fired a pistol into his stepfather's home, they discover he committed suicide a short time later in metro Atlanta.

Carpenter to transition to Missouri this year

Dr. Dennis Carpenter will transition between NCSS and Missouri until June.

Sheriff Levett: 'This is not a murder'

The Rockdale County Sheriff's Office has tentatively identified the body of a man found burning in the woods Sunday night and has determined that no foul play was involved in his death.