Nowhere in Georgia is there a highway dedicated to World War II veterans.
Mayor Ronnie Johnston convinced the Covington City Council to take a "gamble" Monday and give $25,000 to the forming "commercial improvement district," which business owners are forming along U.S. 278 to raise money for area improvements.
Thousands of people may have been awed by the sight of colorful fireworks exploding above Covington's Historic Courthouse clock tower, but Covington's Independence in the Park festival organizers were definitely in awe of how the event seemed to go off without a hitch Friday.
With a predicted zero percent chance of rain, a fireworks show in Rockdale and events in Social Circle today will pose the threat of a crowded Fourth of July in Newton County.
The Covington Police Department is warning residents to be wary of phone calls asking for any financial or personal information.
A group of local churches and ministries are working together to turn the Nelson Heights Community Center into a bustling place this summer.
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Covington will wait a little longer to invest in electric vehicles, as the Covington City Council voted Monday not to participate in a program from car manufacturer Nissan that would have given the city a free electric car charger.
Covington city officials want to make next year's July 4 fireworks event bigger and better, and Covington Mayor Ronnie Johnston said the goal is to put together a $20,000 show.
Transportation Project Manager Terry Savage is leaving the city of Covington after an eight-year career working on the city's roads, sidewalks and other projects.
Friends of Newton Parks and local sponsors have rescheduled the Twilights lighting festival at Chimney Park for 5-7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15.
Twilights at Chimney Park has been canceled tonight due to weather.
The Covington Lions Club /Main Street Covington Holiday Parade wound through the square Saturday morning. Mother Nature provided enough of a chill to get the crowd bundled up and in the holiday spirit.
Covington police are looking for a man they say robbed a convenience store at gunpoint early Thursday morning.
The Covington Police Department swore in its youngest member Monday night, one so young his oath of office included the unusual vow to "mind his mother and be the best student possible."
Covington officials are continually working on making the city more walkable, and people will soon be able to travel on paved paths - sidewalks and crosswalks - all the way from the Turner Lake Complex to Eastside High School, approximately a 4-mile trip.
Donna Sheldon visited Covington Friday to share her plan to shake up the federal government, and topping her list was implementing term limits and balancing the budget.
Covington officials say this year's holiday season kickoff will be one that residents won't want to miss.
"The Vampire Diaries" is returning to film at Worthington Manor, 2129 East St., Covington, but the crew had to get a special-use permit to temporarily violate the city's noise ordinance for night filming from Nov. 12-14, as even a director's yell of "Cut!" would be too loud under the current rules.
Downtown Covington is getting public restrooms to make the area more visitor-friendly, especially for the city's increasingly large events.
Incumbent Chris Smith will serve another four-year term in the Covington City Council Post 1 East seat.