Newton Citizen Top Five Stories for Feb. 10 to Feb. 17

Below are the Top Five most-viewed stories during the week of Feb. 10 to Feb. 17, 2014 on the Newton Citizen website. Click on the link to see what you may have missed.

Newton Co. firefighter dies in wreck

A Newton County firefighter who had been working through the winter ice storm was killed early Friday morning in a one-vehicle accident.

Man crashes into tree after claiming he had 1 beer

A man involved in a one-vehicle wreck earlier this week apparently lost track of how much he had to drink after work.

Man crashes motorcycle minutes after leaving bar

A 34-year-old man was charged with DUI when he crashed his motorcycle just minutes after leaving a bar in Covington.

Newton Citizen Poll for Feb. 16, 2014

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

18-year-old arrested in connection with two separate shootings

The teenager believed to have fired a gun during a confrontation with another teen last fall has been arrested and charged with participating in gang activity; King was also charged with armed robbery in connection with the shooting of another 16-year-old male in November.