Newton Trails has received reports of trail users ignoring stop signs where our trails intersect roads, streets, and even highways. Please, for your own safety and for the safety of others, stop, look both ways, and proceed with caution. You can never assume car or truck drivers will see you or stop. Crosswalks have, or soon will be, painted on every road that our trails intersect. Cars and trucks must, by state law, stop to allow pedestrians who have entered the cross
Dr. Mark Hanson and Newton Trails' board chair, Duane Ford, recently walked together on sidewalks and the Cricket Frog Trail from Hanson's Covington home to his office.
Hanson has lived in Covington since 1996 and been a practicing cardiologist since 1993. He and some friends started Georgia Heart Specialists in 1999. Here is what he told Ford about trails and their health benefits.
"I think the trails here have been one of the greatest benefits, one of the best chan