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Adult Softball League is announced
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The time has almost arrived for you to pull out your baseball glove and begin dusting off your cleats once again.

Registration for the Newton County Recreation Fall Adult Softball League will begin Monday and end August 10.

A deposit per team will be due at the time of registration, and the balance of the registration fee will be due September 4. The fee is based on the number of teams registering.

There will be a coaches meeting at 7 p.m. on August 21 at the Stone Road Complex.

For further information, please contact Barry Johnson at (770) 786-4373 ext. 34.



2007 Oaks Open begins July 14 at Oaks Golf Course

The 2007 Oaks Open will be held July 14-15 at the beautiful Oaks Golf Course.

The tournament is individual stroke play (36 holes), flighted by handicap. (The number of flights is determined by the number of players.)

Each player must have a USGA handicap.

There will be an open flight and a minimum of two net flights. (Net and gross winners must be within each of the net flights.)

The entry deadline is July 7. (Only paid entry forms will be accepted.)

The tournament cost is $175 per person, which includes one practice round, two tournament rounds (cart fee not included), range balls (tournament days only), prizes, golf shoes and tee gifts, breakfast, lunch (Saturday), Calcutta, a shoot out and a skins game for an additional cost.

The Oaks Course is listed as one of Georgia's Top 100 must-play courses, and is in great condition for this special occasion.

For further information, please call (770) 786-3801 or visit the Web site at or send e-mail to



Covington YMCA hosting summer swimming lessons

The Covington Family YMCA swimming lessons are continuing throughout the summer, and will last until the first week of August.

There are a total of five swim lesson sessions taught by different instructors.

Currently, the third session is taking place, and will last until July 8. The fourth session starts July 9 and ends July 22. The final session begins July 23 and ends August 6.

The cost is $50 for members and $65 for program members. (Program memberships are $25 for individuals and $35 for family.)

For additional information, please contact the Covington Family YMCA at (770) 787-3908 or visit the Web site at