News for Friday, May 7, 2010

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Newton Poll - 05/08/2010

"Hard to believe Covington Council refused to even investigate the rails-to-trails option. What a gift it could be to the community -- great for residents, for health, for increasing property values, for attracting good folks and good development. Guess we like being a second-class town."

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'A great week': Newton County celebrates the Special Olympics

COVINGTON -- Although rain delayed their first day's celebration, hundreds of Newton County students and staff have enjoyed several days of friendly competition and celebrating 40 years of Special Olympics this week.

Main Street expansion proposed

COVINGTON -- A proposal to expand Main Street Covington's scope of work, increase the director's salary and add a part-time position is under discussion by the City Council.

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Fireman's trust hosts first 5K

COVINGTON -- The Covington Fireman's Memorial Trust is offering an opportunity to get a good workout and help a good cause at the same time.

NCSO looks into school rape report

COVINGTON -- The Newton County Sheriff's Office is investigating an alleged rape that reportedly occurred on March 17 after school hours at Newton High Sch

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Walk for Seniors

A large contingent of seniors from the Newton County Senior Center and their supporters made the trek from the Newton County Historic Courthouse to the Turner Lake Recreation Complex on Friday morning.

Sheriff's Office to hold more gun safety classes

COVINGTON -- The Newton County Sheriff's Office has announced that 21 residents have completed the "Class 10-01," graduating from the first Citizens' Firearm Safety Course for 2010.

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'A great week': Newton County celebrates the Special Olympics

COVINGTON — Although rain delayed their first day's celebration, hundreds of Newton County students and staff have enjoyed several days of friendly competition and celebrating 40 years of Special Olympics this week.

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Fireman's trust hosts first 5K

COVINGTON — The Covington Fireman's Memorial Trust is offering an opportunity to get a good workout and help a good cause at the same time.

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