News for Wednesday, April 27, 2011

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Fairy festival brings magic to local children

COVINGTON -- Fairies will once again come out to play at the annual Fairy House Festival at Chimney Park, scheduled from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 7.

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Focus of trial still on faith

COVINGTON -- After two full days of testimony, the trial involving Mount Zion Baptist Church will take a three-week break. Newton County Superior Court Judge Samuel Ozburn said the case will resume at 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 17.

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New school buses will arrive later this year

COVINGTON -- The Newton County School System is expecting to add a few more new buses to its fleet by the end of this school year.

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Barrett wins dunk contest

Eastside High School's Donovan Barrett gets ready to rattle the rim during Tuesday's dunking contest as part of the Rockdale-Newton Senior All-Star game at Rockdale High School. Barrett won the contest.

Covington man wins $269K in lottery

ATLANTA -- A Covington man is celebrating a Georgia Lottery win. Neville Moore, 55, won $269,584 as one of two players to match all five winning numbers in the April 22 Fantasy 5 drawing.

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'The Vampire Diaries' cast gets spooked by haunted set

Fans may get a chill watching the CW's "The Vampire Diaries," but star Nina Dobrev said the cast and crew were the ones spooked while filming at the Gaither Plantation in Covington.

'The Vampire Diaries' cast gets spooked by haunted set

Fans may get a chill watching the CW's "The Vampire Diaries," but star Nina Dobrev said the cast and crew were the ones spooked while filming at the Gaither Plantation in Covington.

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