News for Monday, March 18, 2013


All Stories

Rockdale grads Thompson, Ware to play in NCAA Tournament

A pair of former Rockdale basketball stars are headed to the NCAA Tournament.

Johnson places third in decathlon at Shamrock Invitational

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.

Eagles instantly bounce back after first loss of season

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.

Justin Upton homers twice, but Medlen rocked

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. Justin Upton looks ready to start the season. Kris Medlen may need some more work.

Rockdale track teams highlight Morehouse Relays

ATLANTA -- A number of local track and field athletes fared well at last weekend's Morehouse Relays.

NCAA Tournament: Breaking it down region by region

Kansas is the top seed in the South, extending its NCAA Tournament-best streak of consecutive tournament appearances to 24 years.

Covington man charged in connection with scrap metal theft

Man arrested after being found with scrap metal belonging to two area businesses.

Tease photo

A fresh start: School group tours new Newton High

A group toured the new Newton High School last week.

Georgia PSC won't investigate former Alcovy principal

The Georgia Professional Standards Commission won't investigate former Alcovy High School principal LaQuanda Carpenter.

PSC: Snapping Shoals rates among lowest

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 firefighters have busy weekend

Newton County Fire Service firefighters were kept busy over the weekend with two house fires and several outside fires that got out of control.

GWF hosts many events in March, April

A variety of events are planned for the public by the Georgia Wildlife Federation in March and April.

Health reports for Newton, Rockdale counties for March 19, 2013

Health Reports for Newton and Rockdale counties for March 19, 2013.

Newton Citizen Top Five Stories for March 11 to March 17

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