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Gov. Bill Haslam signs autographs at Unilever after announcing the plant will add hundreds of jobs over the next four years.  Leader files, Sept. 26, 2013

September 30, 1998

Covington High graduate Shane Elam became a starter on the Ole Miss football team and came up with a TD to lead the Rebels past Vanderbilt.

September 24, 2003

Led by senior Rob Phillips, the Munford High School golf team won the region title to qualify for the state tournament.

September 30, 2008

Gov. Phil Bredesen announced that six Tipton County agencies had received $118,378 in grants to help the community.

September 26, 2013

Former Tipton County Sheriff Buddy Lewis was named the police chief for Covington, replacing Tim Glass, who retired for medical reasons.

Jeff Ireland is The Leader's sports editor. To contact him, call 901-476-7116 or email jireland@covingtonleader.com.​

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