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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.
As part of his efforts to make Covington more attractive to new residents and tourists, Mayor Ronnie Johnston wants to see the town clean itself up and do a better job of marketing itself.
Even if Mother Nature doesn't know it is Spring! Just ask Elgin Childress of Covington he who says "spring means golf." Elgin dressed in a long sleeve shirt topped with a flees hoodie ignores the brisk wind and below fifty degree temps to practice his swing at The Oaks Golf Course located on Brown Bridge Rd in Covington.
Downtown Covington could become the next Christmas lights extravaganza destination if some local business owners can convince the city council to invest in the project.
Covington Mayor Ronnie Johnston rolled out a three-point plan at Monday night's Covington City Council meeting to attract new residents, put existing residents to work and attract more retail stores to the city.
A pilot for a new paranormal-themed ABC drama will be filming in Covington later this week, as the iconic downtown square has attracted yet another production.
People looking for some lunchtime entertainment and a special deal on food can look forward to the kick off of the May Concert Series on the square at noon, Thursday with the Newton High School Band and Newton County Honor Band performing. In addition to the concerts, which will take place every Thursday, Main Street Covington Director Josephine Kelly said local eateries will be having special offers to encouraging attendees to buy lunch downtown in ...
Former Municipal Court Judge David Strickland believes the city of Covington should conduct a full forensic audit of former probation company East Georgia Correctional Services because of the company's incomplete record keeping.
Downtown Covington hosted its second annual Spring Fling yesterday evening. Food vendors lined the square's sidewalks offering event goers a wide array of food selections, while others chose to put their artistic skills to the test at Covington's inaugural Community Paint Out & Party. Participating food purveyors included: Bradley's BBQ, Spires Interiors & Gifts, Amici Covington, Ramsey Produce, Plain Nuts & Catering, Treasure Thai Cuisine, Square Perk Café, Scoops and Freeman's Low County Fish Camp. ...
Volunteers with Kohl's in Conyers, led by local resident Donna Sneed, are hoping to beautify the Garden of Gethsemane Homeless Shelter on Turner Lake Circle on April 26.
Local black officials held the seventh annual commemoration of Black Easter Sunday on the square. Elected officials and other community leaders spoke about events past and present, as all remembered the civil rights march of 1970 in Covington.
Covington resident Timothy Lee Carithers was killed early this morning after he was struck by vehicle on U.S. Highway 278.
On June 18, 2012, the Covington Lions Club will celebrate its 60th anniversary serving the citizens of Newton County. There will be more releases and maybe a celebration on that day. But first the club is inviting people to its third fundraiser this year-its 40th Annual Chicken BBQ on Wednesday, April 11, from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. at the Academy Springs Park Pavilion on Conyers Street.
The numbers keep growing in the most recent rash of entering autos in the city, and as police investigate the thefts, they urge residents to take extra precautions to make themselves harder targets for opportunistic thieves.
A rash of car break-ins in a concentrated area early Thursday morning has authorities on high alert in the city.
Free wireless internet access is now available on the square, courtesy of the city of Covington, as officials hope to provide a boost to business and activity in the area.
In another unexpected twist, Covington's probation services provider turned down the city's contract extension offer Monday, despite the fact a former employee had asked the council four weeks ago essentially to give the company another chance.
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 ...