Covington Rotary Club inducts new president
The Covington Rotary Club closed out its 76th year Tuesday, handing out awards from 2014-15 and inducting its next president. Janet Brewer passed the gavel to Tommy Davis, who will lead the club through 2015-16. Davis, the Newton County Coroner and Owner/ Funeral Director of J.C. Harwell & Son Funeral Home, said he hopes to bring a theme of enthusiasm to the club in the coming year. Brewer, a branch manager at United Community Bank, was given a Paul Harris Fellow for her efforts while leading the club. Snapping Shoals EMC employee Keith Adams was named the Rotarian of the Year. Betty Shaw was recognized for 20 years of perfect attendance, and Carter Rogers was given the benefactor award.