An original supporter of the Georgia Downtown Association Development Professional Certification program, Josephine Kelly, Executive Director of Main Street Porterdale, recently earned master level certification.
Some members of the Newton County Board of Commissioners met with a group representing the proposed mosque and cemetery on Monday. The mosque and cemetery would be located at Georgia Highway 162 and County Line Road.
County officials say they have not decided to extend or end a controversial moratorium on permits of places of worship beyond the original Sept. 20 deadline, despite a legal notice of a public hearing regarding a possible extension that ran in the Aug. 28 edition of The Covington News.
The Oxford Lions celebrates its 65th Anniversary this year. At recent celebrations, members were joined by past presidents, community members, international, state and district Lion dignitaries, and representatives from nine other Lions Clubs.
Though contractor Knight and Associates is clearing and grubbing land that will become new intersections on State Route 36 near Henderson's Restaurant, actual roadwork is not expected to begin until mid-fall.
'How to Kill a Spider,' a 'killology' by Brett Brooks has been turned into a card game similar to UNO. Brooks is set to sell the game and his graphic novels at the upcoming Dragon Con's Artist Alley in Atlanta, Sept. 2 through 5.