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Triple Play to aid Special Olympics

The American Competitive Trail Horse Association (ACTHA) will host the Triple Play at Hard Labor Creek - a two-day trail competition - June 22-23 at Hard Labor Creek State Park.

May 14, 2013 | Hayley Williams | Local

Fairy House Festival to return

Friends of Newton Parks is sponsoring the Fifth Annual Fairy House Festival at Chimney Park from 2 to 5 p.m., Saturday, May 4.

May 02, 2013 | Hayley Williams | Local

National Council of Negro Women chartered locally

The Rockdale/Newton County Section of the National Council of Negro Women will be officially chartered May 11.

April 16, 2013 | Hayley Williams | Local

2nd annual car show set for Saturday

Snapping Shoals EMC's second Annual Car Show will take place Saturday at the co-op's headquarters at 14750 Brown Bridge Road in Covington.

April 11, 2013 | Hayley Williams | Local

Local author writes motivational book

A Covington woman hopes she can take her readers on a journey of survival with her newly published book," Rise Above Now."

March 21, 2013 | Hayley Williams | Local

Historic Society to host guest speaker

The Newton County Historic Society's next meeting will be at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 9 at Georgia Piedmont Technical College, 8100 Bob Williams Parkway, off City Pond Road.

March 16, 2013 | Hayley Williams | Local

Get your nature on at Georgia Wildlife

Within the next few months, the Georgia Wildlife Federation, which is based out of Covington, will host many exciting events and volunteer opportunities to participate in. Many of these events take place at the Alcovy Conservation Center, which is located at 11600 Hazelbrand Road, Covington.

March 14, 2013 | Hayley Williams | Covington

Floods bring trash to river banks

Yellow River Water Trail volunteers spent several hours both Thursday and Friday attempting to clean up the trash accumulation in the Yellow River and under the Porterdale Bridge, following the recent floods of the river.

March 09, 2013 | Hayley Williams | Porterdale

Eastside High opens ‘Footloose’ play

Next week, the Eastside High School Drama Department will present "Footloose." The show will open at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday evening, followed by another performance on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and will conclude Sunday afternoon at 2:30 p.m.

"Footloose" is a musical about the young and spunky Ren McCormack, a Chicago native who has been forced by his mother to relocate to the small town of Bomont. When he arrives in Bomont and enrolls in school, he quickly learns from his classmates that dancing of any kind is outlawed within city limits. "Footloose" will ...

January 12, 2013 | Hayley Williams | Local

Check out this weekend's events

Plenty of entertaining, family friendly events are here to kick off the New Year. This list includes events for various areas of interest and price for all to enjoy. Check out events in Atlanta and around the area.

January 10, 2013 | Hayley Williams | Local

Holiday fun this weekend

The holiday spirit will be alive and well this weekend as locals ring in the season with several fun, family-friendly events.

Friday, Dec. 7, Porterdale will host its Annual Christmas Parade with Santa and his live tiny reindeer at 7 p.m. in Downtown Porterdale. Following the parade will be the lighting of Porterdale's Historic Star and Christmas Tree. There is no cost for the parade. For more information on the event call (770) 786-2217 or visit

December 06, 2012 | Hayley Williams | Local

Production company looking for help

London-based TV company Atlantic Productions is looking for fun, interesting stories about wildlife making appearances in every day urban life.

November 17, 2012 | Hayley Williams | Local

Walk for stomach cancer Saturday

Though most people are not aware, November is Stomach Cancer Awareness Month. Tomorrow, Nov. 17, the first Laps for Life event will be held on the tracks at Alcovy High School. The walk, Laps for Life, will take place from 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Winston H. Kelly Sr. Memorial Foundation. All proceeds will be donated to stomach cancer research.

November 15, 2012 | Hayley Williams | Local

Heartscapes Art festival Saturday

Heartscapes Art Gallery & Custom Framing cordially invites residents to the second annual Heartscapes Holiday Market Festival this Saturday and Sunday Nov. 17-18 from 10 a.m. until 5p.m.

November 15, 2012 | Hayley Williams | Local

Can you hear me now?

A couple was arrested early Sunday morning, after trying to make a woman pay for a cell phone she had misplaced and they had found.

November 13, 2012 | Hayley Williams | Local

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