News for Monday, March 21, 2011

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YMCA launches new class

The Covington YMCA is having a Launch day for BODYPUMP, a 60-minute class that is designed to strengthen the entire body. This release includes new music and new choreography that will challenge your body in a new way.

Settler's Grove Road to close

Settler's Grove Road will be closed at its intersection with Ga. Highway 142 beginning at 10 a.m. Monday and continuing for 60 days for construction, the Georgia Department of Transportation has announced.

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Lip-smackin' good

The Montessori School of Covington held its 10th annual Community Appreciation Chili Luncheon on Monday afternoon.

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Economic talks bill fails again

A bill that would have allowed discussions pertaining to economic development to be held in closed meetings is dead, at least for this year.

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Newborn considers firearm law

Newborn officials are working to change an ordinance that allows residents to discharge firearms if they are at least 150 feet from a neighbor's property or the street.

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Police: Man stole $800 in groceries

A Tucker man has been charged with shoplifting following the attempted theft of more than $800 worth of groceries from Kroger just before noon Saturday, according to the Covington Police Department.

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Haunting project brought to Newton theater stage

COVINGTON-- What is the price of hate and intolerance? For Matthew Shepard, it was death.

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State approves land for NHS replacement

The Georgia Department of Education has approved the site for the Newton County School System to build a replacement for Newton High School.

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Businessman glad family is safe in Japan

CONYERS — The back-to-back natural disasters that shook the country of Japan last week have also affected our local area.

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Lip-smackin' good

The Montessori School of Covington held its 10th annual Community Appreciation Chili Luncheon on Monday afternoon. Pictured is 5-year-old Nicholas Mathews serving chili to Merryvale Director Gena McClendon as his mother Suji watches. Also pictured, from left, are students Sophia Johnson and Shawn Woods with volunteer Jennifer Stacy and MayaFaith Moss-Brown with her mother Janice.

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