Some small farm farmers are offering two different ways for Newton County residents to support local agriculture: either by purchasing shares in a farm's seasonal offerings or by subscribing to receive an email which lists the week's offerings and prices.
The American Cancer Society has selected Nevada Moss and Lucas Cronan as honorary chairs for this year's Relay For Life of Newton County event, which will take place at The Church At Covington on April 29-30.
Cynthia Spearman, a member of the Pilot Club of Covington, was installed April 8, 2016 as the governor of the Georgia District of Pilot International. Founded in Macon in 1921, Pilot International has been dedicated to service for almost a century. There are more than 370 clubs in five countries. The Pilot Club of Covington meets the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. For more information, contact Ann Cargile, president, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prior to 2016, Georgia law prohibited anyone except law enforcement from having weapons of any kind on school property. The current legislature passed a bill that will have an impact on student safety at Georgia's public colleges and universities. The bill will allow students to possess electroshock weapons (stun guns) on campus.
The Kiwanis Club of Covington is Southern Heartland Arts, Inc.'s newest scholarship sponsor, as the Newton County arts organization celebrates its 11th year of providing summer art camp programs to the community.
The second of a series of walks in April sponsored by Newton Trails will feature comments by Covington Mayor, Ronnie Johnston and Covington Chief of Police Stacy Cotton. It will be held Wednesday, April 13, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Eastside trailhead adjacent to the Newton County Library at Chimney Park.