News for Monday, December 21, 2009


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Wishes and waffles

6-year-old Lashay Taylor of Oxford shows Santa on Saturday what she wants for Christmas, a new front tooth. Lashay and other children visited with Santa during the second annual Breakfast with Santa at Allen United Methodist Church in Oxford. Her 3-year-old brother, Matthew listens in on the conversation.

Cops seek highway shooter

MANSFIELD -- Drivers of two cars reported that someone fired shots at their vehicles as they drove on Ga. Highway 11 on Saturday afternoon near Mansfield's southern city limits.

City offers online bill payment

COVINGTON -- City utility customers now have the option of paying their bills online.

Schools see enrollment numbers slide

COVINGTON -- Many Newton County schools are seeing highs and lows in enrollment this month.

United Way hoping for miracle to reach $475K goal

COVINGTON -- Covington-Newton County United Way has fallen short of its $475,000 goal for this year's fundraising campaign, but Executive Director Doris Strickland said she's still hoping for a miracle.