Each Sunday, The Covington News publishes some headlines and stories as they appeared in the pages of The Covington News several years ago. Enjoy the trip down memory lane.
50 Years Ago
A Students at NCHS
Seniors Dave Smith, Janelle Wood, Beverly McDonald; juniors Lee Campbell, Brenda Chambers, Robbie Elizer, Sandy King; sophomores Gail Duncan, Betty Jean McElreath, Day Morcock; freshmen Jim Benton, Lila Callaway, Bonnie Elliott, Noel Hayes, Jeanne Pickett, Mason Stephenson and Bob Travis. Newton One-Act Play Wins Region
Casts members of “ Helena’s Husband” are Jack Haney, Marilyn McKay, Ginger Knight, Dickie George, John Jordan, Tony Hodges, Lee Campbell and Jack Edwards. Almost A Million Gallons of Sewage Treated Per Day
C. O. Nevitt, engineer, explains the gauge that records the number of gallons of sewage that passes through Covington’s new sewage treatment plant.
25 Years Ago
Wade is new pastor
The Rev. William B. Wade Jr. is the new pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Covington. He and his family recently moved here from Charleston, S. C. Rams feel pain of defeat
The Newton boys are getting a gut check these days with some very tough losses, but it isn’t from a lack of effort from the likes of Brent Bowles, Jake Reed, Deon Gibbs or Doug Newman.
10 Years Ago
Vying for title of ‘ Miss NHS’
Contestants are Heather Hayes, Katie Davis, Elizabeth Cox, Brittany Chrisman, Shannon Wright, Amanda Lilly, Jennifer Cross, Amelia Mills, Amber Earnest, Ashley Peterson, Ashley Wilson, Jenny Rhea, Angela Francis, Elizabeth Tanner, Magan Norton, Nanci Bias, Amy Chambers, Lauren Duncan, Destiny Mathis, Danielle Mitchell, Kat Helveston, Cassandra Rayborn, Stephanie Fowler and Jennifer Boutelle. Spelling champs
Nicholas Waggoner and Claywell Turley won the spelling bee at West Newton Elementary. David Smith and Jared Smith were winners at Veterans Memorial. North Georgia contracts Young
Kayla Young, of Eastside, signed a letter of intent with North Georgia College, to play softball.