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.
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The Covington City Council will meet tonight at 6:30 p.m. The council is scheduled to discuss bids, an agreement for engineering services and the replacement of fuel tanks. To see the agenda, click on the attached PDF.
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I really enjoy looking back at yesteryear. This is the reason you will find me poking around at various antique stores on the weekends.
Upon the recommendation of Covington City Manager Steve Horton and Mayor Kim Carter, the city council voted to remove a discussion of council pay raises from Monday night's meeting agenda. For more on this story, continue to check CovNews.com or see Wednesday's edition of The Covington News.
New ground: Newton County Board of Commissioners District 3 Commissioner Nancy Schulz, left, Chairman Kathryn G. Morgan, Newton County Fire Service Deputy Chief of Administration Tim Smith, District 5 Commissioner Tim Fleming and Newton County Fire Chief Mike Satterfield cut a fire hose with giant scissors to officially open Newton County Fire station No. 7 Wednesday afternoon. The new station cost roughly $1 million ...
The Covington City Council and Mayor Kim Carter will consider whether to raise the salary level of their elected positions at the city's next council meeting this month.
The Newton County Board of Commissioners has agreed on a legislative agenda for 2009 they will encourage their representatives in the Capitol to champion.
Officers from the Covington Police Department were called to a home late Friday night after calls came in about a domestic dispute.
Peachtree Academy of Conyers, a well-respected Christian private school, is seeking to open up a large campus in Covington that would eventually extend through high school.
From the young age of 11, Covington resident Leslie Lathem knew what she wanted to be as an adult. She grew up with one sister and one brother in Alpharetta, where the family had lots of animals. One day their Shetland pony was attacked by a group of stray dogs. Their veterinarian told them someone would have to clean and dress the wounds daily. Lathem was the only one who had the stomach ...
Three young men were arrested Friday night following a rash of burglaries in the River Walk Farm subdivision, according to Lt. Mark Mitchell with the Newton County Sheriff's Department.
After months of debate and public controversy, the Covington City Council voted to approve a budget of between $10,000 and $12,000 for the purchase of furniture for the Elected Officials' Office at City Hall.
A blaze on Friday afternoon -- the coldest day this winter -- left a family without a place to stay.
In its fourth year, the UGA Metropolitan Design Studio has once again set up shop in Clark's Grove where 10 landscape architecture students will spend the semester working on "good urbanism" projects for Newton County.
The Covington City Council reversed course Monday night and voted to allow extended parking in the inner loop of the downtown square after hearing from disgruntled attorneys and accountants with businesses on the square.
Newton County SWAT members held a training exercise at the Bank of North Georgia in Newton Plaza Tuesday morning. SWAT members and bank employees simulated a bank robbery to practice in the event of a real robbery situation.
The Covington City Council has approved a buffer variance request at the appeal of the Newton County Recreation Commission to make way for a special needs baseball field at City Pond Park.
In order to free up more parking space around the Covington square for customers of square businesses, the Covington City Council has placed time limits for parking around the square.