Rockdale Citizen: Top 10 most viewed web stories in 2012

Below are the top 10 most viewed stories in 2012 on the Rockdale Citizen website. Click on the headline to read the original story.

Sheriff's race too close to call

In a race too close to call, Republican Sheriff Jeff Wigington held a razor thin margin over Democratic challenger Eric Levett.

Newton High School teacher charged with DUI, possession of cocaine

A Newton High School language arts teacher was arrested in Rockdale County and charged with DUI and possession of cocaine.

Sheriff finds no fault in traffic stop of opponent's ex-wife

Sheriff Jeff Wigington says there is no validity to complaints filed against a sargeant who is running for sheriff by the ex-wife of another candidate for sheriff.

Man apparently shoots self after fleeing from deputy

A suspect apparently shot himself after fleeing from the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office.

Levett wins sheriff's race

Eric Levett was elected sheriff of Rockdale County after all ballots were counted Friday night.

Heritage art teacher charged with child molestation, terminated

A Heritage High School art teacher was arrested again Friday and terminated Tuesday after allegedly having a sexual relationship with his underaged female student for at least two years.

Recount set for sheriff's race

A recount in the race for Rockdale County sheriff has been set for Tuesday morning.

King takes superintendent post in Virginia

Rockdale County Public Schools Superintendent Samuel King began working as superintendent of Norfolk Public Schools in Virginia in July.

Alcovy principal sues over website comments

An attorney for the principal at Alcovy High School has filed suit against 11 commenters on the Newton Citizen website.

Mixed-use development to offer healthy choices for Conyers

A 300-plus-acre mixed-used development billed as "New Choices for Conyers" was announced at a meeting of developers, architects and community leaders Monday night at the Corner Market.