News for Wednesday, May 26, 2010


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Fire hits Raceway: Store destroyed; no damage to pumps

COVINGTON -- An early morning fire damaged a Covington landmark and had Covington Fire Department firefighters hustling for several hours to extinguish the blaze.

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Services planned to honor vets

COVINGTON -- The local Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion posts are hosting Memorial Day ceremonies for the community Monday.

Progress being made on museum

COVINGTON -- After numerous delays, progress is finally being made on the creation of the Newton County History Center, a museum planned for the historic jail on Stallings Street.

Graduates to walk at Church in the Now

COVINGTON -- Hundreds of high school seniors are ending one phase of their lives this weekend as they graduate from high school.

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Project ReNeWal recognizes local supporters

CONYERS -- Residents, businesses and public officials were honored by Project ReNeWal for their continuing support of the domestic violence shelter in a first-of-its-kind awards banquet and fundraiser.

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Honoring community service

The Georgia Federated Woman's Club/Service Guild of Covington recently held its annual awards luncheon and several members were honored.

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Blast from the past

Anybody remember the old Viewfinder that showed 3-D pictures? Apparently the device shown here found by the folks at the Treasure Hunters Roadshow is an early prototype of that popular toy.