Now that the Covington City Council reached a consensus on what it wants done to the Square, council members have to decide how much they're willing to spend.
Covington has a lot of long-tenured employees, and, while that's a good thing, it's posing problems when the city tries to recruit and retain qualified replacements.
In 1903, members from First Baptist Church of Covington decided to organize a new church in Covington's mill village as part of their mission efforts in the community. They succeeded Jan. 27, 1904.
It's a "Vampire Diaries" extravaganza on the square tonight, as the 5th season finale will be shown on the square at the same time it's airing on TV.
An early morning fire damaged the house at 36 Pine St. in Porterdale, sending one resident to the hospital because of smoke inhalation, though the person was treated and released the same day.
This is the last week for early voting before the 2014 Primary Election Tuesday, May 20.
The Covington City Council wants to turn Legion Field into a public park and entertainment center, and it wants the creation of the park to be a community-wide project.
Business activity is picking up in Newton County as eight industries, totaling 2,000 jobs, are considering locating in Newton County, industrial recruiter Dave Bernd said Friday.
The Crowell Road I-20 interchange can confuse drivers because there are two stoplights – the one for the I-20 ramp and the one for the Access Road – separated by barely 100 feet, and it's led to some traffic backups and safety issues over the years.
Newton County officials hope to get more state and federal money next year after hiring a grant writing firm.
Newton County officials are turning to social media to try to get citizens more involved in government and community initiatives.
Former, longtime Mansfield mayor Bill Cocchi died early Friday morning after complications from heart surgery, leaving behind a legacy of caring passionately about Mansfield and its people.
A heavy equipment seller and maintenance company is opening a location in Atlanta, a move that industrial recruiter Dave Bernd said will provide high-wage jobs and provide a boost to local sales tax revenue.
Update: I-20 was not closed this weekend because of the weather. The lanes will next be closed beginning May 16.
A debate over the need for more affordable senior housing broke out at the Covington City Council meeting Monday, as the Council considered whether to provide monetary support to a proposed $9 million private complex.