COVINGTON — With apologies to Robert Frost, good fences don’t always make good neighbors.

That’s the conclusion that could be drawn from a zoning appeal heard by the Newton County Board of Commissioners Tuesday night over a fence installed in the Trotter’s Walk subdivision that neighbors said was too tall and an eyesore.

Covington attorney David Ozburn, who

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I have been editor of the Rockdale Citizen since 1996 and editor of the Newton Citizen since it began publication in 2004. I am also currently executive editor of the Clayton News Daily, Henry Daily Herald and Jackson Progress-Argus.