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SWAT carries Special Olympics torch

Staff Photos: Erin Evans

Staff Photos: Erin Evans

Staff Photos: Erin Evans

The Covington/Newton County SWAT Team escorted the torch Tuesday for closing ceremonies for Newton County Special Olympics. Here, SWAT Team members, from left, Covington Police Department Officer Eric Almand, CPD Lt. Al Miller, CPD Officer Justin Hipps, Newton County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Randy Downs and NCSO Deputy William Bowen make the run with the torch to Baker Field on Conyers Street. High schoolers and adult athletes received honors at Tuesday's celebration.