News for Monday, April 25, 2011


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Simulcast of seminar to benefit league

What's the secret to success? Covington Chick-fil-A is offering locals a chance to find out while helping a good cause.

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Fresh offerings

Lori Wasson of Green Livin' Farms produce store at 5177 Floyd St. stores fresh greens for the next customer.

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Replacement for Newton High School: Site work for facility to begin

Over the next several days, crews are expected to start clearing the site that will eventually house a replacement for Newton High School.

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Mom charged after giving son, 16, beer

A woman has been charged with furnishing alcohol to her 16-year-old son and allowing him to drink to the point of having to be hospitalized, according to the Covington Police Department.

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County to conduct live burn for training

Residents who see smoke coming from the area of Brown Bridge Road on Saturday shouldn't panic -- it will likely be the Newton County Fire Service conducting a live fire training exercise.

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Allergy sufferers may keep symptoms into summer

Allergy sufferers are not in the clear just yet, as one local doctor said the season is likely to continue into the summer.

County passes adult entertainment ordinance

County commissioners approved Tuesday night an ordinance regulating adult entertainment establishments.