The Joint Development Authority voted to sell land in Stanton Springs to developer Kippy Clarke and partners for a new residential neighborhood Monday, but the authority's two Newton County delegates were not in favor of the deal.
The Newton County Department of Family and Children Services (DFCS), along with Help Moving Hearts, is holding a luggage drive for children entering foster care to give them a suitable way to transport personal items.
There wasn't any ground to be broken, but Covington officials were still eager to celebrate. This time, to announce, a new commercial venture coming to the city, officials opted for a sledgehammer, rather than a shovel.
The Covington Fire Department (CFD) was recently awarded a grant of $16,902 from Firehouse Subs, which will go toward a new fire hose and accessories to outfit the new fire truck the city recently purchased.