A Porterdale man was arrested and charged with theft by receiving after he was found with a truck full of storm grates taken from the Porterdale Mill Lofts and other items, according to a Porterdale Police Department report.
Mr. Johnny "Smoke" Andrew Johnson, 51, died Sept. 2. Son of the late Charlie Maw Johnson Cosby and Rufus Allen, he was born April 25, 1957. He was raised by his loving step-father the late Mr. Willie Scott Cosby. His spiritual guidance was received at the New Hope Baptist Church from a very young age. He attended Newton County Public Schools. In 1977, he enlisted in the United States Army and was honorably discharged in 1980. A very hard worker, Johnny was employed by Golden State Foods and the Jet Corp until his health declined. In the late 1980's ...
Michelle Larsen, the city of Covington's new senior planner, has some ambitious goals for the city. Among her goals is finding a way to maintain the city's Southern charm amidst a wave of economic development.
When I first moved to the area two years ago, one of the first things I did was to attend Dragon*Con, one of the country's largest science fiction and fantasy conventions. This year was my third attending 'the con' and it was the best one yet.