News for Monday, January 7, 2013


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Patriots wrestling finishes fourth at area

ATHENS -- Last weekend, the Heritage wrestling team brought home a trophy at area duals for the first time in three years.. Heavyweight Chris Taylor went 4-0 to lead the Patriots to a fourth-place finish at the Area 8-AAAAA Duals at Clarke Central High School.. Three wrestlers went

Burning body found by hunters Sunday night

The burning body of a man was found off Ga. Highway 212 Sunday night.

Covington Police look into two separate stabbing incidents

The Covington Police Department is investigating two separate stabbing incidents which occurred Saturday night.

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Covington mayor talks new year priorities

Covington Mayor Ronnie Johnston has identified his top priorities for the new year.

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Gone but not forgotten: Covington honors employee killed in line of duty 40 years ago

Forty years after his death while on duty, the city of Covington has honored William A. Moate.

Porterdale receives Opportunity Zone Tax Credit designation from state

The business district of Porterdale has received the Opportunity Zone Tax Credit designation from the state of Georgia.

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Carpenter to transition to Missouri this year

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

Health reports for Newton, Rockdale counties for Jan. 8, 2013

Health reports for Newton and Rockdale counties for Jan. 8, 2013.

Newton Citizen Top Five Stories for Dec. 31 to Jan. 6

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