A few more fast-food restaurants are coming to Newton County, including two near the Walmart at Salem and Brown Bridge roads.
Without a highly skilled workforce in place, Newton County will struggle to attract the kind of industries that can truly bring up the county's per capita income and improve its quality of life, according to the county's top industrial recruiters.
Covington City Council members met Thursday night to discuss what the council should expect from the Main Street Covington program regarding tourism efforts, now that operation of the program is expected to be taken on by the Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce.
Two industries are expanding in neighboring Morgan and Walton counties, creating hundreds of future jobs for area residents.
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More than three dozen local businesses and restaurants will come together for the second annual Taste of Newton at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 13 on the third floor of the Newton County Administrative Building, 1113 Usher Street, Covington.
Bangkok Grill, 5135 U.S. Highway 278 Covington, Aug. 7, Score 94. Blimpie, 3198 Elm St., Covington, July 31, Score 96. Bradley's Bar-B-Que, 1160 Church St., Covington, July 31, Score: 99. C.R. Bard Urological Cafeteria, 8195 Industrial Blvd., Covington, Aug. 7, Score: 95. China Star, 13015 Brown Bridge Road, Suite 320, Covington, Aug. 14, Score 61. Covington Diner, 6238 Turner Lake Road, Covington, Aug. 8, Score 78. Little Caesars, 3602 Salem Road, Covington, July 25, Score: ...
Synovus Bank, the Georgia-chartered, FDIC-insured bank, today announced plans to combine two of its bank divisions - Bank of North Georgia, based in Alpharetta, and Bank of Coweta in Newnan.
Newton County's unemployment rate increased to 11.3 percent in July, pushing the rate to the highest it's been this year; however, employment also increased meaning more people overall were actively seeking work
The number of first-time unemployment filers in Newton County rose to 701 in July, up significantly from last month's 461 claims.
Hardee's is once again coming to Covington, for the third time, and will locate in the same building it originally built nearly 30 years ago.
Serving as one of the last hometown banks in Newton County, Newton Federal Bank has been in business for more than 84 years.
Mango Tango Yogurt held its ribbon cutting Tuesday afternoon in Covington. The new business stays open until 10p.m. every night. For more information visit Facebook.com/mangotangocovington
Baxter International broke ground Wednesday, beginning the long path to commercial operation in 2018, which will see years of construction, a lengthy government approval process, the hiring of hundreds of employees and the efforts of local communities to woo Baxter executives to their neighborhood.
Jennifers K-9 Designs, 5199 Monticello St., Covington, Jennifer Smith, animal grooming, July 6, (678) 446-7429.
Formally known as the Covington Athletic Club, Alcovy Fitness and Wellness has seen a large number of people pre-registering to take advantage of low prices and an initiation fee of $99 waived for those wishing to sign up before the gym re-opens around the beginning of November.
All three challengers who petitioned to get their names on the ballot for the Snapping Shoals EMC Board of Directors lost their bids in a landslide to the incumbents but brought higher than average turnout.
Embody Studio is a serene getaway near downtown Covington where residents can go to get a little peace of mind.
The former Covington Athletic Club has been purchased and is set to reopen this fall as Alcovy Fitness and Wellness, a move that's being welcomed by the hundreds of residents who used to be devoted members.
The U.S. Small Business Network is hosting one final cash mob in Covington at Van Go's Studio from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday.