News for Wednesday, December 2, 2009


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Covington Place HOA to host tour of homes

The Covington Place Homeowners' Association is hosting a Tour of Homes today from 4 to 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $5 each, will be available at the Wagner Home, located at 8294 Plantation Trace, the first stop on the tour.

Lions Club prepares for annual Christmas parade

COVINGTON -- The Covington Lions Club and Main Street Covington are reminding everyone to plan to gather at the Square on Saturday morning for the annual Christmas parade.

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Eastside heads to semifinals for first time

COVINGTON -- The Eastside Eagles have made history and may be making more.For the first time in Newton County history, the Eastside High School varsity football team is heading to the semifinal round of the Class AAA playoffs.

BOC tables Chamber proposal

COVINGTON -- Commissioners tabled Tuesday night a proposal to increase the county's appropriation to the Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce for economic development services.

Man robbed at gunpoint while walking on Highway 81

COVINGTON -- The Newton County Sheriff's Office is seeking assistance from the public in identifying two suspects involved in the armed robbery of a 53-year-old man that occurred Monday afternoon.