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Light turnout for early voting

Early voting for Tuesday’s Municipal Election in Covington, Conyers and Mansfield and the Rockdale County E-SPLOST wrapped Friday. Turnout was light, according to data from elections officials.

Set clocks back Sunday for end of daylight-saving time

The good news is, it will be a little lighter for kids waiting for school buses. The bad news is, a pitch black sky by six o’ clock might make you just want to head on to bed before supper.

CPD to get license plate readers

The Covington Police Department is going high tech. The department is purchasing four license plate readers that will let officers instantly know if a motorist has an expired tag or license or is a wanted criminal.

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Beloved Newton employee Jim Dial dies

Jim Dial, a beloved former mail deliverer at Newton County Judicial Center died Friday at age 50.

Covington officials support Yellow River Trail

The Covington City Council gave formal support via resolution to the Yellow River Water Trail Monday night.

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Berry's Tree Farm honored for history

COVINGTON — The Berry family farm has managed to stay relevant throughout the last 120 years, though it’s taken some reinvention on the part of the Berry family.

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Chimney Champ: Waller helps raise $40K for park

It’s only fitting that a crow’s call should provide the soundtrack as David Waller recounts his years dedicated to wildlife conservation.

Christian school to open at old Project Adventure site

A private Christian school with more than 200 students is moving into the former Project Adventure property on Elks Club Road.

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Exhibit at Porter library localizes Holocaust

M. Alexis Scott remembers her father, W.A. Scott III, talking about his experiences as a photographer during World War II and showing her his dramatic pictures.

Covington hosts Harvest Festival Saturday

It’s time to celebrate fall in downtown Covington. Harvest Festival 2013 takes place on the Square Saturday.

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