The inaugural Henry Pilcher Volunteer of the Year Award was presented to Tom Brown at the Tuesday meeting of the Social Circle City Council.
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Christian education was taken to a whole new level this summer as a group of high school juniors and seniors from Covington First United Methodist Church traveled to England, Scotland and Ireland to explore and learn about their Methodist heritage.
Troy University in Covington and Georgia Career Institute in Conyers will hold public service events in the coming week.
Officers were called to the Kroger on U.S. Highway 278 last Friday regarding an alleged incident of shoplifting. They met in the manager's office with store manager Schawn Worman and Adrian Woods.
The Blue Knights International Law Enforcement Club is no small organization, boasting more than 600 chapters and more than 20,000 members in 25 countries around the world.
The Georgia Environmental Protection Division has imposed an Open Burning Ban for 54 Georgia counties, including Newton County, that will begin May 1 and last through Sept. 30.
The Newton County Celebration Choir will perform a concert at 6 p.m. June 1 with guest singer Bishop Paul S. Morton Sr.
The Video Broadcasting program at the Newton College and Career Academy will host a film festival May 2 that showcases films produced by students at the academy.
A Taste of Downtown Covington, a local event developed by Main Street Covington, will take place on Thursday, April 25, from 5:30 to 8 p.m., on Monticello Street.
Covington resident Dorothy Myers wrote her 10th book, "One Way," and published it March 9. It's the 10th book she has written and the second that she has had published.
Social Circle is hosting a city-wide cleanup Saturday, beginning at 8 a.m. Groups will be assigned a street each to pick up trash until either they are done or 11 a.m. Participants of this cleanup include civic clubs, citizens, the mayor and members of the city council.
Each year in the U.S., about 20 million cases of noroviruses are reported. These are a group of related viruses that cause gastroenteritis, which is inflammation of the stomach and kidneys.
A Special Olympics parade will be held Saturday, March 23.