The Covington City Council moved on two agenda items to help the city's recreational and tourism future during its council meeting Monday.
Dozens of police cars drove out of Bob Williams Parkway Monday showing off the Covington Police Department's new fleet.
The Covington City Council is not yet ready to move forward on adding a gazebo to the city's square park.
The Arts Association of Newton County has announced its lineup for the spring sessions of Concerts on the Square.
Covington police responded to a complaint of harassing calls, concerning a woman stating her husband threatened to kill her on Monday.
Covington police apprehended a fleeing suspect Saturday night after pulling over a speeding vehicle early in the morning.
The gazebo Mayor Ronnie Johnston wants to see placed on the Covington square could cost $55,000, but some Covington City Council members want more information, including seeing the gazebo's footprint physically marked out on the square, before moving forward.
The Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce is giving a trial run to a trolley that would be used by businesses and during special events to promote tourism.
The Covington City Council took some steps Monday to tackle some major water projects around town, including replacing 100-year-old water pipes and fixing some flooding issues in city neighborhoods.
Main Street Covington's transition to the Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce is complete, but some downtown business owners still have questions about how the program will work moving forward.
Covington took another step toward adding a gazebo to the square Tuesday, but the city also unveiled a full landscaping plan that reinvents areas of the square.
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The roads around the square are, at last, no longer a state highway after the city of Covington and Georgia Department of Transportation formalized the swap of a portion of Jackson Highway/Monticello Street for a portion of the Covington Bypass Road.
Covington City Manager Steve Horton said Tuesday he will officially retire from the city Dec. 21, ending a 34-year career with the city and beginning the process of searching for a replacement.
City of Covington solid waste customers may soon have to pay a few extra dollars on their monthly bill for the pick up of yard debris.
City of Covington officials are alerting customers about a scam that promises to pay utility bills in exchange for personal information and/or social security numbers.
The former Indian Creek Golf Club, now Ashton Hills Golf Club, is having an open house today from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in advance of its scheduled grand opening on Aug. 3.
Covington will have showers and thunderstorms on and off during the next few hours before clearing out after 7:30 p.m., though they could return around 10 p.m., according to weather.net.
The Covington News is dedicating its online poll to the primary election for the next month, as it tries to gauge how voters are feeling with early voting starting Monday and the election taking place July 31.
The Covington News captured five first place awards and won second place in general excellence, an overall quality award, in its division in the 2012 Georgia Press Association award contest.
The Covington City Council discussed numerous issues Monday, including continued noise complaints about Oconee Metal Recovery's car shredder, a place for homeless residents to cool down, changing the name of Ga. Highway 36 and using land around the airport for economic development.
Tim Dabney, a single father of Covington, glowed with pride as he searched for a photo of his son and daughter in his phone. He recounts nights during which they watch "Smallville" to satisfy their Superman addiction.
The Kiwanis Club's Train Raffle was once again a big success with the funds raised earmarked for a well deserving cause-Newton County's Miracle League. Kiwanis Club President Mr. Royce Baker presented the proceeds - a donation of $2,731 - to fellow Kiwanian Ms. Tamara Richardson, Miracle League consultant.
Not just the Queen of England or NBC's debut of the current peacock logo, but the Covington Lions Club will also celebrate their 60 years of community service (1952-2012). In honor of this milestone, the Lions will hold a dedication ceremony on the square on Monday, June 18, 10 a.m. east of the courthouse. As part of the Covington square beautification project, they have donated a beautiful Willow Oak tree and a stone plaque will be erected, etched with, "This Willow Oak Tree is dedicated to the Covington Lions Club commemorating 60 years of community service." This dedication ...
The Covington city council voted Monday to move forward with the prepay metering pilot program by authorizing Mayor Ronnie Johnston to execute an agreement with Paygo, the service provider.
Cathy Nolan, 48, of Covington turned herself in Tuesday to the Newton County jail after she was charged with second-degree vehicular homicide.
As graduation ceremonies kick off tonight with Eastside High School, many parents are wondering where to park and how to navigate the area around Sharp Stadium, where the Class of 2012 will have its commencement this year.