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6 ways to celebrate Halloween
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With Halloween just days away, there is plenty for Newton County residents on all sides of the county to look forward to, from the popular trick or treating on the square to ghost tours. So get your costumes on and get ready for a spook-tacular good time!

Tour of Southern Ghosts - Oct. 28
Join the Atlanta family tradition at Stone Mountain Park at 7p.m., and meet six professional storytellers from the Art Station telling their tales of famous Southern Ghosts with candle and lantern-lit paths. For more information. call (770) 498-5690.

Safe Halloween - Oct. 31 The city of Covington Public Safety and Main Street Covington will host their Safe Halloween event from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the square in downtown Covington. For more information, call (770) 385-2077.

Terror on Southern Hills - Oct. 31
Come visit Terror on Southern Hills on Alcovy Street in Monroe where you will witness strange happenings on the yard of 204 and screams of Terror. To purchase tickets, visit or call (678) 249-8347.

Family Fall Festival - Oct. 31
Eagles Landing First Baptist Church located in McDonough will be hosting their free Halloween event for family and friends from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This event will include festival rides, carnival games, a puppet show and a plethora of other games for children of all ages. For more information, call (770) 957-1355.

Trick or Treat Scavenger Hunt - Oct. 31
A trick or treat scavenger hunt at the Decatur library from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Children of all ages are welcomed to attend this event. Each child will pick up a clue sheet at the Children's Desk where they will then travel through the library answering clues and receiving goodies while supplies last. Each child must be accompanied by an adult and costumes are welcome. For more information, contact (404) 370-8450.

Sanctuary Baptist Church - Oct. 31
The Sanctuary Baptist Church located in Loganville will host a Christian themed event for children from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. They will have games and candy for kids of all ages, turning Halloween backward and offering a Christian fill to the Halloween holiday. For more information, contact (770) 466-7799.

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