Newton County District Attorney Layla Zon has decided on some new leadership in the local DA's office, but not all the faces are unfamiliar. After a decade there, Melanie Bell has been named new chief assistant district attorney.
Superior Court Judge Samuel D. Ozborn was at a loss for words as he was presented with the 2013 R.O. Arnold Award, one of the most prestigious local awards, at the chamber's annual meeting Thursday night.
Wastewater infrastructure for Baxter International continues to move forward as the Joint Development Authority approved for the Newton County Water and Sewerage Authority to install sewer lines and mains for the manufacturing facility.
Citizens either looking to give feedback about the Salem Overlay District project or who missed the public meetings in 2012, now have a chance to learn more about the project and voice their concerns at two additional meetings.
The Neighborhood Watch program is becoming a thing of the past in Covington. But in its place is a program that combines public safety from a variety of sources and community involvement that will hopefully work with the city's strategic action plan to promote Covington as a safe environment.