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
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.
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.
Forrest Sawyer, Jr., president of the Newton County African-American Historical Society, will speak about the role of black women in American culture and history at 11 a.m. Sunday at Murray CME Church.
ATLANTA (AP) - A Georgia middle school student claimed in a lawsuit Wednesday he was humiliated and traumatized when he was brought to a vice principal's office and forced to strip in front of classmates who said he had marijuana.
Police are still searching as of Wednesday afternoon for two men who robbed the Covington Pizza Hut around 10 p.m. Monday night.
Illegal dumping, drug use and drinking frequently occur on the dead-end portion of Central Avenue in Covington, behind Oconee Metal Recovery, but area residents and the owner of Oconee Metal disagree about how to solve the problem.
Ketitra Techelle Jones was shot and killed late Friday morning, and police are charging Jones' former boyfriend Hannibal Wayne McMullen, a man she had a temporary protection order against, with murder.
A mother and daughter have been displaced from their Nixon Circle home after a pre-schooler reportedly set the home on fire playing with a lighter.
The Covington City Council's decision to not reappoint a longtime municipal court judge came on the heels of a lengthy email from a former probation company employee accusing the judge of allowing a romantic relationship at work to taint his judgment and actions.
Local attorney C. David Strickland was not reappointed as Covington Municipal Court Judge Monday night, apparently at least in part because of concerns about how municipal court and the city's probation systems were being handled.
Covington City Manager Steve Horton has tentatively agreed to remain in his position until June 2013 and delay plans to retire this summer.
One woman moved to Covington from Savannah, two German au pairs drove up from Atlanta; one woman from Augusta admitted she would go to jail if she didn't get a picture and one family brought two toddlers out in the cold to watch. While all of this sounds crazy, it's just another night of stalking vampires for the (mostly) ladies who come to watch the filming of the super-popular show "The Vampire Diaries".