The city of Covington will have several road closures around the square this summer as the events schedules ramps up along with the heat.
The car show planned for 10 a.m. tomorrow (Sunday, May 19) on the square has been canceled because of weather, according to an email from Main Street Covington Director Josephine Kelly.
Covington's population and the number of people needing help from the police are growing, even if the police force isn't because of a string of tight budgets in recent years.
The Covington Police Department donated $2,000 from its "Police Who Care" fund to the Newton County Special Olympics Program.
The Covington City Council moved forward Monday with plans to convert Legion Field into a public park that could host big concerts and events.
The Covington City Council approved its first small business incentive package Monday night, only a few weeks after the mayor first proposed the idea.
Covington is in the best financial shape of any local government - thanks in large part to revenue from electric and gas sales - but it still has a tight budget. And while employees want to undertake new projects to improve operations, the council seems more inclined to give some money back to citizens through a small property tax cut.
Covington Through the Camera.
Covington Councilman Chris Smith announced Wednesday he will seek re-election to the City Council.
While Covington Branch Library officials face the daunting task of substantial repairs to the roof and heating and air conditioning systems, they will be able to renovate and rearrange the children's library.
Covington's been a filming mecca for years, but plans to build a huge studio complex could have the town landing Hollywood blockbusters a year from now.
Covington through the camera.
Covington is moving ahead with plans to build a compressed natural gas fueling facility, and now city officials must decide how big of a station to build, how to pay for it and who's going to build it.
A 79-year-old Covington man accidentally crashed his car into the front entrance of the Rite Aid pharmacy at the corner of Emory Street and U.S. Highway 278 Monday afternoon, but no one sustained significant injuries and the store remained open through the crash.
Hometown Goodness a family tradition for 47 years
Church in the Now could soon be holding its services in Covington, as the church's leadership is seeking a permanent location and is in the process of leasing a vacant 33,688 square-foot former industrial building off Harland Drive.
Drivers cruising down Rebecca Street in Covington may want to reduce their speeds when driving through the area after Covington council members approved a speed decrease on the street at their meeting Monday night.
Covington police are searching for a group of juveniles who made threats to a Newton County High School softball coach and his players during their practice on Thursday.
City of Covington council members made a decision on a search firm to help the city locate and hire a new city manager at a called meeting Monday night.
Covington city council members made a decision on a search firm to help the city find and hire a new city manager at a called meeting Monday night.
The rain held off as the crowd gathered for the second friday concert on the square. People of all ages carrying lounge chairs, blankets and coolers staked out a spot on the grassy lawn. Children played with balloons and frisbees, as parents visited with neighbors and friends.
The community is invited to a free concert featuring Nashville recording artist Corey Crowder tonight in downtown Covington.
A woman was arrested for assault with a knife Tuesday night after allegedly getting into a knife fight with her stepfather after he pulled a kitchen knife on her.
The city of Covington took a preliminary step in making about 25 acres of land available at the Covington Municipal Airport for an aircraft assembly plant looking to expand their business and possibly bringing 300 more jobs to the area.
Citizens concerned about the Newton County Library appeared before Covington City Council on Monday night to discuss ways to help fund the troubled library.
The city of Covington Council discussed what steps they should take to hire their next city manager at a called meeting on Monday night.
The roads around the square are, at last, no longer a state highway after the city of Covington and Georgia Department of Transportation formalized the swap of a portion of Jackson Highway/Monticello Street for a portion of the Covington Bypass Road.
Covington City Manager Steve Horton said Tuesday he will officially retire from the city Dec. 21, ending a 34-year career with the city and beginning the process of searching for a replacement.
City of Covington solid waste customers may soon have to pay a few extra dollars on their monthly bill for the pick up of yard debris.
City of Covington officials are alerting customers about a scam that promises to pay utility bills in exchange for personal information and/or social security numbers.