A pair of former Rockdale basketball stars are headed to the NCAA Tournament.
COVINGTON -- Sam Johnson finished in the top half in each of his 10 competitions to take an overall third-place finish for Troy University in the decathlon while competing in the three-day Shamrock Invitational at the campus of Coastal Carolina.
JEFFERSON -- Eastside's baseball team suffered its first loss of the season in a tight 3-2 game against Jackson County before beating Jefferson 9-7 in a doubleheader at Jackson County High School on Saturday.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. Justin Upton looks ready to start the season. Kris Medlen may need some more work.
ATLANTA -- A number of local track and field athletes fared well at last weekend's Morehouse Relays.
Kansas is the top seed in the South, extending its NCAA Tournament-best streak of consecutive tournament appearances to 24 years.
Man arrested after being found with scrap metal belonging to two area businesses.
A group toured the new Newton High School last week.
The Georgia Professional Standards Commission won't investigate former Alcovy High School principal LaQuanda Carpenter.
Snapping Shoals EMC has the second lowest winter residential rates among 94 providers for customers using at least 2,000 kilowatt hours of power.
Newton County Fire Service firefighters were kept busy over the weekend with two house fires and several outside fires that got out of control.
A variety of events are planned for the public by the Georgia Wildlife Federation in March and April.
Health Reports for Newton and Rockdale counties for March 19, 2013.
These were the Top Five Stories on the Newton Citizen website last week.