back in the day
Each Sunday, The Covington News publishes some headlines and stories as they appeared in the paper several years ago. Enjoy the trip down memory lane.
50 years ago
Drown ‘Victim’ Found at Lake
R.T. Floyd, Newton County Civil Defense Director, and members of the Covington Fire Department. Borrowed a mannequin from a Covington Department store and submerged the “woman” in the lake just before dark. Teams of three men took turns in the boat to find the “body.”
25 years ago
Miller named Limousin Queen
Merrie Susan Miller, 17, will represent the Georgia Limousin Association for the coming year. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andy Miller of Newborn. She graduated with honors from Newton County High School and was a member of FBLA, 4-H and the Beta Club.