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Geese: Turner Lake tyrants?

If you're driving near Turner Lake, there is a good chance you may have to stop and wait for pedestrians.

August 08, 2013 | Madison Morganthall | Local

Community prayer event Saturday

It's time for a new school year, and for the second year in a row, churches throughout the community have come together to organize "Community on Our Knees," a prayer event planned for 7 p.m. Aug. 3 on the Covington square.

July 30, 2013 | Madison Morganthall | Local

Miracle League car show coming

The Fourth Annual Car and Bike Show will be Aug. 3 at Turner Lake Recreation Complex in Covington. The project is coordinated by Commissioner Lanier Sims.

July 27, 2013 | Madison Morganthall | Local

Covington Century Ride approaches

The Covington Century Ride, sponsored by the Southern Bicycle League, will be Aug. 3. Registration is available up to and on the day of the event.

July 25, 2013 | Madison Morganthall | Sports

Pocoyo to visit Stonecrest

In celebration of the beginning of the new 2013 school year, children's television star Pocoyo will make his first-ever appearance in the Atlanta area at the Mall at Stonecrest in Lithonia.

July 25, 2013 | Madison Morganthall | Local

Day care center celebrates 20 years

Kids "R" Great Daycare and Preschool is celebrating its 20th anniversary .

July 23, 2013 | Madison Morganthall | Local

Fundraiser to benefit leukemia patient

Local resident Chris Ogden recently was diagnosed with leukemia, and his friends and family are sponsoring the Chris Ogden BBQ Fundraiser to lend their support.

July 23, 2013 | Madison Morganthall | Local

Morganthall: Headed to college? Here's some advice

It's that time of year. It's time to start gearing up for back to school.

July 20, 2013 | Madison Morganthall | Education

An Appalachian assist

A group from Covington First United Methodist Church recently traveled to Eastern Kentucky coal country to assist Red Bird Mission, an organization in Beverly, Ky., that provides several ministries to the surrounding Appalachian region.

July 18, 2013 | Madison Morganthall | RELIGION

New show to film here; extras needed

Yet another television series is rolling into Newton County to film, and plenty of extras are needed to fill the backdrop of scenes in the new ABC drama "Resurrection."

July 16, 2013 | Madison Morganthall | Local

New state laws take effect

On July 1, approximately 116 new Georgia laws were put into effect ranging from new regulations on home beer-brewing, to relaxed sentencing for juveniles who commit nonviolent acts, to new limits on worker's compensation.

July 04, 2013 | Madison Morganthall | Local

Century ride sign up starts

Registration is underway for the Covington Century Ride, which is expected to bring upwards of 1,000 participants to town on Aug. 3. The ride, sponsored by The Southern Bicycle League, will benefit both Newton Trails and Pound Puppies 'N Kittens and Hometown Rescue.

July 03, 2013 | Madison Morganthall | Sports

Local Fourth of July Celebrations

There will be no shortage of opportunities to participate in community fun this year on the Fourth of July. Events will take place all over Newton County, offering a wide variety of activities throughout the day, and plenty of fireworks will light up the sky.

June 29, 2013 | Madison Morganthall | Local

Atlanta gears up for Peachtree Road Race

As the Fourth of July approaches, so does one of Atlanta's most beloved events and traditions, the AJC Peachtree Road Race. Taking place on Independence Day every year since it began in 1970, the race has grown to be the largest 10K run in the world, now boasting a cap of 60,000 runners.

June 27, 2013 | Madison Morganthall | Local

Social Circle to celebrate with a bang Saturday

The Fourth of July celebration is starting a little early this year in Social Circle, with a free evening of fun set for Saturday, June 29.

June 27, 2013 | Madison Morganthall | Local

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