Homes within the Newbern city limits were recognized for the creativity and spirit of their holiday decorations during the 2012 contest. Judging took place Dec. 14-16, with six homes honored.
Homes recognized include:
* Most Beautiful -- The home of Mr. and Mrs. Brad Ing, located at 2110 Crown Ridge Drive.
* Most Beautiful Door -- The home of Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Hill, located at 111 Crowne Hill Drive.
* Most Beautiful Door Honorable Mention -- The home of Phyllis Webb, located at 205 Washington St.
* Most Christmas Spirit -- The home of Mr. and Mrs. Kirby Ogden, located at 801 Granite St.
* Most Religious -- The home of Mr. and Mrs. Tim Akin, located at 931 West Main St.
* Honorable Mention -- the home of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Lamb, located at 501 West Main St.