COVINGTON — The Covington Garden Club will dedicate new trees planted in the Memorial Arboretum at Academy Springs Park on Wednesday, Oct. 2, at 11:30 a.m.

The trees are planted in memory of club members who have passed on, a tradition the club began in 2005.

In addition to the trees, a new plaque listing members’ names with each tree planted in their honor, will be dedicated.

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Born and raised in Decatur, Ga. Graduated from Shorter College in Rome, Ga. in 1979 with B.A. in Communications. Worked in community newspapers for 26 years. Started at Rockdale Citizen/Newton Citizen in January 2016.