This week "Through the Camera" Peaches, Airplanes & Automobiles.
Town Hall Meeting with Mayor Ronnie Johnston
Given all of the recent discussion about the future of the Main Street Covington program and its possible move under the Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce, Covington Mayor Ronnie Johnston has set up a town hall meeting at 5 p.m. Friday at The Center, 2104 Washington St., Covington.
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.
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A woman at a Washington Street auto sales business contacted authorities Tuesday afternoon after a disgruntled customer struck her with her car.
The Covington City Council officially accepted a donation of land from Billy Fortson that will add 30 grave sites to the Covington Southview Cemetery, located behind Conyers Street Gym.
Some Covington residents have continually complained about the odor emanating from the wastewater treatment plant on the Covington ByPass Road when septic tanks are unloaded, and the city council voted Monday night to stop allowing most septic waste to be emptied in the city.
Residents preparing to tackle academic or career-orientated exams will soon have an opportunity to try their hand at free full-length practice tests thanks to a new service provided by the Newton County Library. The library, which has partnered with LearningExpressLibraryTM (Learn A Test), will begin offering more than 700 up-to-date test preparation and skill-building resources April 1 to help both students and adults. "Students who want to get a GED or prepare for the ...
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.