COVINGTON -- Students, staff and parents at Fairview Theme School have come together this year to run a successful recycling program.
COVINGTON -- The Covington Redevelopment Authority is seeking participants in focus groups that will advise on the marketing of Walker's Bend, the site of the city's housing revitalization program.
COVINGTON -- It happens every year. People set their house on fire or are severely burned while trying to prepare a Thanksgiving feast for their family. Last year the Newton County Fire Service was called to a home to extinguish a fire on the back deck that occurred due to improper turkey frying, according to Fire Safety Educator Lt. Cydnie Taylor.
COVINGTON -- For those who want to stay comfy and cozy this winter without going broke, the Municipal Gas Authority of Georgia and Better Business Bureau are offering energy conservation tips.
The city of Porterdale is offering a $100 reward for evidence leading to a conviction of the person or persons responsible for a spate of spray-painting vandalism around Porterdale recently.
CONYERS -- Runners will be able to test themselves while helping local students with college expenses Saturday at the Sixth Annual Aubrae Gunderson Memorial Scholarship 5K Walk and Run.
COVINGTON -- Students, staff and parents at Fairview Theme School have come together this year to run a successful recycling program. The school's community service club started out recycling paper last year, and the cafeteria staff is in charge of the system-wide Styrofoam tray recycling that started last year too. The club is made up of about 20 third- and fourth-grade students and meets once a week before school with a few teacher sponsors for about seven weeks.This year, the school also started recycling aluminum, tin and other items.See a full story in tomorrow's Newton Citizen