News for Thursday, May 2, 2013

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Committee has draft firearms ordinance in place

A committee has a draft ordinance regulating firearms discahrge.

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Highway 11 bridge named after Pierce Cline

The Hwy. 11 bridge over I-20 has been named after Pierce Cline.

Porterdale chosen for Renaissance Fellows program

Porterdale mayor and council prepare for busy summer.

Two Newton students selected for Governor's Honors

Two Newton County students were selected for the summer Governor's Honors Program.

Newton Citizen Top Five Stories for April 22 to April 28

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

School Crime Report for May 3, 2013

School Crime Report for May 3, 2013

DeKalb man gets life for Newton County murder

A DeKalb man was sentenced to life plus 35 years, after being found guilty of murdering an Atlanta man in December 2009.

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A great run: Hailey ends career as rec director

Tommy Hailey is marking the end of a 24-year career with Newton County Recreation Commission.

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A special parade

Special Olympics Newton County held its opening ceremonies Monday.

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McGiboney Road closed

McGiboney Road is closed.

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Crash kills one at Ga. Highway 162 and County Line Road in Newton County

The Georgia State Patrol has said there was a fatality crash Wednesday morning at Ga. Highway 162 and County Line Road.

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Jack Simpson: 'Insourcing' a welcome trend

When I see a label on a product that reads "Made in the USA," I get a good feeling.

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Darrell Huckaby: Special Collections Library houses Georgia treasures

Last week I stumbled across a place I had never been -- and it is a place so filled with the types of treasures that are near and dear to my heart that I will have to keep going back.

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Cal Thomas: Immigration deformed

I'm all for an immigration bill, just not this immigration bill.

Falcons to go with untested backup QB

Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff does not believe that the team needs an experienced quarterback to back up Matt Ryan.. "It's not unsettling at all," Dimitroff said about not having a veteran backup behind Ryan. "Where Matt is with his development, this is a time, in our mind, that

Braves fall to Nats

ATLANTA -- Dan Haren scattered four hits over eight innings to help the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 3-1 Thursday, salvaging a split in the four-game series at Turner Field.. Haren retired the first eight batters he faced and didn't allow his first hit until two outs in

Heritage girls, Rockdale boys fall in opening round

ACWORTH -- The defending state champions were a little too much for the Heritage girls soccer team Wednesday.. Class AAAAA No. 5 Allatoona, which won the state title in Class AAA last year, then jumped two levels during reclassification, erased a 1-0 first-half deficit by scoring three consecutive goals

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Murphy signs with Georgia Perimeter

Alcovy softball player Chelsea Murphy will continue her softball career locally after signing her letter of intent with Georgia Perimeter College.. Murphy, a four-year varsity starter, had a .471 batting average and hit a .526 with runners in scoring position finishing her senior year with 10 doubles. While in

Heritage boys break first round slump

DOUGLASVILLE --The Heritage boys soccer team is finally over the first round hump. Andre Deas and Jeffrey Lawson scored two goals each and the No. 3 seed Patriots went on the road and defeated Region 3 runner-up South Paulding 4-2 in the opening round of the Class AAAAA state

Judge sentences DeKalb man to life for murder of Atlanta man

A DeKalb man was sentenced to life plus 35 years, after being found guilty of murdering an Atlanta man in December 2009.

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Mayor signs proclamation for women's clubs

Covington Mayor Ronnie Johnston signed the proclamation for Federation Day.

DeKalb man gets life for Newton County murder

A DeKalb man was sentenced to life plus 35 years, after being found guilty of murdering an Atlanta man in December 2009.

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Highway 11 bridge named after Pierce Cline

The Hwy. 11 bridge over I-20 has been named after Pierce Cline.

Two Newton students selected for Governor's Honors

Two Newton County students were selected for the summer Governor's Honors Program.

Porterdale chosen for Renaissance Fellows program

Porterdale mayor and council prepare for busy summer.

Committee has draft firearms ordinance in place

A committee has a draft ordinance regulating firearms discahrge.

Tease photo

Strike up the bands

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Newton County Jail Log for May 3, 2013

The Newton County Jail Log for May 3, 2013.

School Crime Report for May 3, 2013

School Crime Report for May 3, 2013

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