Newton Citizen Top Five Stories for Feb. 25 to March 3

Below are the Top Five most-viewed stories during the week of Feb. 25 to March 3, 2013 on the Newton Citizen website. Click on the link to see what you may have missed.

Covington man dies after accidentally shooting himself

Carr Circle man dies after accidentally shooting himself.

I-20 motorist killed by falling tree

A tree fell across Interstate 20 westbound Tuesday morning, killing a motorist.

County to bid out lawn service

County commissioners unanimously voted to put the lawn care maintenance contract out to bid at a special called meeting Tuesday night.

Meadors files complaint against former Alcovy principal

The Georgia Professional Standards Commission will decide next month whether to investigate former Alcovy High School principal LaQuanda Carpenter on allegations of purchasing alcohol while on a school trip and misusing school funds.

Covington man convicted in federal mail theft scam

Covington man among six defendants convicted in mail theft ring involving U.S. Treasury checks.