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GALLERY: Halloween in Covington, Porterdale
Lorne Shield, dressed up as spider-man; Kira Wright, dressed up as owlets; and TJ Crosier, dressed up as scream, trick or treating at the Porterdale Police Department on Thursday night, Oct. 31.

It may have rained ghouls and goblins on Thursday, but that did not stop Newton County residents from enjoying the festivities on Thursday, Oct. 31.

The Montessori School of Covington kicked-off the festivities by hosting a parade in Clark's Grove that morning. The school's staff and students dressed up as historical figures for the parade.

Montessori School of Covington Historical Figures Parade on Oct. 31

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That night, the Porterdale Police Department hosted their annual trick or treat. More than 13 large containers of candy were given out that night. 

Cynthia Blackshear-Warren, advertising manager, and Lee Ann Avery, legals clerk, contributed to this article.