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
The Covington City Council had one of its shortest meetings ever Monday, lasting just under 20 minutes, but upcoming work sessions and the city's annual retreat will keep members busy for the next two months.
A 29-year-old Conyers man was arrested late Sunday night after 911 received a hang-up call from a hotel room he and a female were staying in.
When the summer heat arrives in a couple of months, visitors to downtown Covington will have a little bit of relief from the hot sun. The city is putting new trees in the ground throughout the square and adjacent streets and plans to have all 23 planted this month baring any weather delays. The project, started last year, includes new root wells, soil, mulch and granite pavers as edging and Hightower willow oak trees. ...
The Covington City Council voted Monday night to reject all bids it had received for a new municipal court probation services provider and renew a one-year contract with current provider East Georgia Correctional Services.
Speaking before Covington residents Wednesday, presidential candidate Newt Gingrich said fully exploiting America's oil and natural gas reserves would solve many of the country's ills.
Covington and Newton County firefighters battled a fire Thursday night in a storage center behind the Fred's shopping center off U.S. Highway 278.
A 60-year-old man was found dead in his tent in the woods behind the Checkers restaurant Wednesday morning after an anonymous caller reported a foul smell coming from a blue tent in the area.
The Cinderella Shop, which supports various hospital programs, is celebrating its 20th anniversary by offering 20% off its products from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at its Morgan Plaza location, 2145 Pace St # B Covington.
The city of Covington continues to explore different billing options for its utility customers, and the council approved a pilot program Monday to test out pay-as-you-go electricity billing.
The Covington News sponsored an inaugural Health and fitness Expo from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday at Georgia Piedmont Technical College, 8100 Bobby Williams Parkway.
The Covington News is sponsoring an inaugural Health and fitness Expo from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday at Georgia Piedmont Technical College, 8100 Bobby Williams Parkway.
January 11 was a day Janette Nicholson would like to forget. If you were anywhere around downtown Covington that day, it's probably one you won't forget either.
Covington hosted its second annual Black History Month Celebration Saturday at the Historic Courthouse.
The city of Covington can offer $15,000 toward a new home in the Walker's Bend neighborhood for people who complete a free course about personal finance and home buying.
Fallout from the Covington municipal court saga continued Monday, when Jennifer Hartman, a former paid and now volunteer employee with the city's probation services provider said her company was excluded from bidding to potentially renew its contract.
On Feb. 20 at 9:13 p.m., Officer Gene Nuqui responded to a fight that took place at Stevi B's Pizza on U.S. Hwy 278. Officer Nuqui was advised via radio that two female customers were fighting inside of the restaurant after a verbal confrontation. Both subjects were placed under an arrest.
For the second time in less than a year, a powder scare in Covington turned out to be nothing serious.