News for Saturday, November 30, 2013


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KRAUTHAMMER: An outbreak of lawlessness

At rallies, Obama routinely says he has important things to do and he’s not going to wait for Congress. Well, amending a statute after it’s been duly enacted is something a president may not do without Congress. It’s a gross violation of his Article II duty to take care that the laws be faithfully executed.

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Gurley carries Bulldogs to win over Tech

Todd Gurley had his way in overtime and Georgia knocked off its rival once again.

FSU rolls past Florida, finishes regular season unbeaten

Jameis Winston threw for 327 yards and three touchdown passes, all to Kelvin Benjamin, and the Associated Press No. 2 Seminoles held host Florida to just 193 total yards.

Community Calendar for Dec. 1, 2013

The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties.

Holiday Calendar

The Holiday Calendar is a list of holiday events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties

Newton Citizen Phone Poll for Dec. 1, 2013

The Newton Poll is a weekly compilation of reader comments on subjects of local interest.

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Youthful voices ready to entertain with ‘Christmas in Covington’

Oxford Youth Singers and Oxford Singing Children present the annual Christmas in Covington concerts.

Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office asks for interaction feedback

In the upcoming weeks, residents who encounter the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office will be asked to rate the interaction.

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Cyclist groups refurbish donated bikes for families

A special gift will be distributed through the A.R. “Gus” Barksdale Boys & Girls Club in Conyers to needy families just in time for Christmas.

Covington woman faces drug, child endangerment charges

A deputy who stopped to help what she believed was a stranded motorist wound up arresting two adults on various drug charges.

Better Business Bureau offers tips for Cyber Monday shoppers

After fighting crowds and rushing around from store to store on Black Friday (and Thanksgiving) to get good deals, many consumers look forward to shopping online in the comfort of their homes with Cyber Monday approaching.

State, UGA women’s teams meet Sunday

The women’s teams from Georgia State and Georgia will meet in the championship game of the Georgia State Invitational after each picked up semifinal victories Friday.

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Porterdale hosts holiday event with home tour, holiday music, dancing

Porterdale hosts holiday event with home tour, holiday music, dancing

Porterdale will host “Christmas in the Village” featuring a home tour and arts productions.