News for Monday, March 28, 2011


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Quilting bee

Oxford College freshman and Bonner Leader Program member Liz Cornwell is learning the ancient art of quilting while volunteering at Turner Lake Senior Center.

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Burn ban gets lifted after rain

COVINGTON -- The statewide outdoor burn ban has been lifted following the rain of the past few days, according to the Georgia Forestry Commission.

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Newborn passes gun ordinance

NEWBORN -- The Newborn Town Council has approved an ordinance regulating discharging of firearms.

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School to update technology policies

COVINGTON -- With ever-changing technologies, come more changes to the Newton County School System's computer use policies.

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YMCA holds registration for Cheerios Challenge

COVINGTON -- Registration is under way for the Covington Family YMCA's 10th annual Cheerios Challenge, set for Saturday, April 16.

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Covington police search for Game Star armed robbery suspect

COVINGTON -- Officers with the Covington Police Department are searching for a man who robbed Game Star on U.S. Highway 278 Friday night of cash and a Play Station 3.