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Newton Citizen Top Five Stories for May 20 to May 26

Below are the Top Five most-viewed stories during the week of May 20, 2013 to May 26, 2013 on the Newton Citizen website. Click on the link to see what you may have missed.

Firearms ordinance approved

County commissioners approved an ordinance regulating discharge of firearms Tuesday night by a vote of 4 to 1. District 1 Commissioner John Douglas was the lone dissenter.

Jackson Lake records first boating fatality of season

A Conyers man has died after a boating accident on Jackson Lake Tuesday evening.

Two 6-year-olds bitten by wild fox at Rocky Plains school playground

Two six-year-old students were bitten by a wild fox on the playground at Rocky Plains Elementary School earlier today.

Newton Sheriff makes quick arrests of armed robbery suspects

A quick-thinking armed robbery victim was able to furnish Newton County authorities with a tag number which led to the quick arrest of two Rockdale residents.

School board approves tentative budget; Delays changes to Ombudsman transportation, additional nurses

The Newton County Board of Education has approved a tentative budget for next school year, but a few changes still may be to come.