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New dog park unveiled at Chimney Park
The Elder family cut the ribbon and opened Sandy's Dog Park located at Chimney Park Aug. 12. (Submitted | The Covington News)

COVINGTON, Ga. – Chimney Park now offers a place for four-legged friends to run and play with the addition of Sandy’s Dog Park.

Sandra (Sandy) Lee Elder was born May 23, 1960 to Jim and Jean Elder. She moved to Covington with her parents in 1989. At the age of 52, Sandy unexpectedly died of an aneurysm at the age of 52. This dog park was placed to help honor her memory and her love for dogs.

Now open from dawn to dusk, the dog park offers a natural setting with plenty of shade for all of Sandy’s four-legged friends to enjoy.

Chimney Park is located behind the Newton Library and the Newton County Health Department, at 7116 Floyd St. NE, in Covington (GPS address is 8201 Hazelbrand Road, Covington).

Donations to the dog park can be made on the Chimney Park website at