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Tough enough

It is hard enough in today's economy to operate a business, especially one that is heavily scrutinized by government bureaucrats.

March 22, 2014 | Covington News Editorial Board | Our Thoughts


Good and confused

There has been considerable time and effort put in to the Salem road overlay plan over the years.

March 22, 2014 | Covington News Editorial Board | Our Thoughts


Telling it straight

Last Wednesday, as we were reading our home-delivered local newspaper, we were shocked to find out county officials were moving forward with a plan to pay up to $20,000 of taxpayer money to hire a firm to write press releases and handle social media.

March 15, 2014 | Covington News Editorial Board | Our Thoughts


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Salute veterans now

It's always a good time to support our veterans, but this year is an important one, for it may be the final year to salute and thank the veterans of World War II.

January 02, 2014 | Covington News Editorial Board | Our Thoughts


Special salute

Covington Police Department employees recently honored the best among them, voting three of their fellow workers as employees of the year: Sgt. Chuck Groover with support services, Officer Anthony Walden with the patrol division and administrative assistant Lerea Neely.

January 02, 2014 | Covington News Editorial Board | Our Thoughts


Here we come 2014

For the last five years we have suffered through a major recession with many losing their jobs and many more losing their homes.

December 31, 2013 | Covington News Editorial Board | Our Thoughts


Well-earned time off

We have always believed volunteers are the backbone of a successful and progressive community.

December 31, 2013 | Covington News Editorial Board | Our Thoughts


Saluting Mayor Sheridan

This week, we lost a real American hero.

December 05, 2013 | Covington News Editorial Board | Our Thoughts


New recruiter

The Covington/Newton County Chamber of Commerce has created a new position, a director of commercial development.

December 03, 2013 | Covington News Editorial Board | Our Thoughts


Fantastic news

Not long ago, we were more than disappointed to read that an Atlanta builder was pulling up stakes here and heading back to Atlanta. He said that because of low appraisals, he could not build the type of home he needed to build to make a profit in Newton County. He said he would look our way again in two years.

December 03, 2013 | Covington News Editorial Board | Our Thoughts


Thanks

Every year about this time, you can count on one of our major industries to ensure that a real Thanksgiving is enjoyed by many community nonprofits.

November 19, 2013 | Covington News Editorial Board | Our Thoughts


Great American Cleanup coming soon

The local community will team up once again Saturday to help Covington stay beautiful through The Great American Cleanup.

March 20, 2012 | Nicole Goetz | Columnists


Happy retirement

The Social Circle school system is considered by many to be one of the best in the state. Granted it's a small system, but excellence still has to be learned and earned.

March 10, 2012 | Covington News Editorial Board | Our Thoughts


Our heroes

Victory isn't defined by wins or losses. It is defined by effort. If you can truthfully say, 'I did the best I could, I gave everything I had,' then you're a winner."

March 10, 2012 | Covington News Editorial Board | Our Thoughts


Let them sag

One of the things that seems to upset most people's sensibilities is seeing young boys and men walking around with their pants at half mast and their underwear showing.

March 08, 2012 | Covington News Editorial Board | Our Thoughts


Spring cleaning time

One of the issues we continually bring attention to is the litter problems we have in Newton County. It seems to us that as we try to grow economically, prospective businesses might have second thoughts when they see our litter.

March 08, 2012 | Covington News Editorial Board | Our Thoughts


Show me the money

Budgeted billing is a good idea

January 15, 2012 | Covington News Editorial Board | Our Thoughts


Chamber of honors

The Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce held its annual membership meeting Thursday at Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center in Mansfield. You can find pictures of the event in today's paper.

January 15, 2012 | Covington News Editorial Board | Our Thoughts


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