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Sound of the season

Photo by Erin Evans

Photo by Erin Evans

The familiar sound of the bell ringing to solicit donations for the Salvation Army's kettle fills the air recently at the Covington Wal-Mart. It was the first day on the job for bell-ringer Khristie Bowman, who cheerfully reminded busy shoppers to help the less fortunate, especially during the holiday season.

The Covington Service Center for the Salvation Army operates a thrift store and food pantry and will concentrate on assisting the elderly with special gifts this season, according to Director Jody Carver.

For more information on how you can help, call 770-786-2107.