News for Monday, March 4, 2013


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Alcovy sweeps Salem in golf opener

An eagle by Zach Floyd and a 29 through seven holes by Kelsey Knight helped the Tigers start their golf season with a sweep over Salem at The Oaks Course on Monday.. The Alcovy boys had no trouble beating Salem by 33 stokes, 171-204, while the Alcovy girls

Eastside sweeps Newton

COVINGTON -- Eastside's baseball team had Newton's number as it swept the Rams with a 15-0 win on Friday and a 14-12 come-from behind win on Saturday.. Eastside pitcher Peyton Pallay shut down the Rams, holding them hitless in Friday's game at Eastside and ending the game in three

911 Center calls increase in 2012

Calls to the Covington-Newton 911 Communications Center increased in 2012.

Covington Police: Five juveniles caughts with five stolen bikes Sunday

Five juveniles were quickly apprehended after allegedly stealing five bikes from in front of Stevie B's restaurant Sunday afternoon.

Residents invited to glimpse comet from Lake Varner

The Charlie Elliott Chapter of the Atlanta Astronomy Club invites residents to catch a glimpse of a comet over the weekend from the parking lot of Newton County's Lake Varner off Alcovy Road.

Woman dies at personal care home; caregiver faces murder charges

A mentally-challenged woman died in a personal health care facility over the weekend and her caregiver faces murder charges, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office.

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Georgia first lady visits South Salem

First lady Sandra Deal and Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning Commissioner Bobby Cagle visited South Salem Elementary School.

Health inspections for Newton, Rockdale counties for March 5, 2013

Health inspections for Newton and Rockdale counties for March 5, 2013.

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

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