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NOV. 26



11:30 a.m.; Porter Memorial Library; children’s storytimes; Lace Keaton, 770-787-3231 or


NOV. 25


Newton County Recreation Commission Board Meeting

6 p.m.; Turner Lake House, 6161 Turner Lake Road; 770-786-4373.


NOV. 28


Landfill and Recycling Centers Closed for Holidays

Landfill and Newton County Neighborhood Recycling Centers closed Nov. 28 and 29. Facilities will reopen Nov. 30. Citations wil be issued against anyone who leaves trash at gates when facilities are closed.


NOV. 30


Gospel Concert

1st Annual Freedom Celebration gospel concert, Nov. 30 at Faith of Jesus Ministries, 100 Usher Road, Covington. Doors open at 3 p.m.; concert at 4 p.m. $10 in advance or at the door. Call 678-856-7761.

Newborn Dixie Jubilee

Doors open at 5 p.m.; show 6–9 p.m.; Historic School House, 4326 Ga. Highway 142, Newborn; Logan Smith and Dixie Gentlemen; "Where There’s Smoke" BBQ; admission free; Steve Biggers, 770-786-8662 or