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GOP to hold fundraiser

COVINGTON -- The Newton County Republican Party will host a dinner fundraiser from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday at the Covington FFA-FCCLA Center off Ga. Highway 36.

The keynote speaker will be Georgia's GOP chair Sue Everhart. Also speaking will be Austin Scott, Republican nominee for the 8th Congressional District; Tim Echols, Republican nominee for Georgia Public Service commissioner; Sam Olens, Republican nominee for attorney general; Melvin Everson, a former labor commissioner candidate; and Gary Black, Republican candidate for agriculture commissioner.

Tickets are $15 and include a traditional Southern meal of fried chicken, green beans, potatoes, sweet tea and dessert.

To purchase tickets, visit www.newtongop.org or call Delia Fleming at 770-364-4429.