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Detour coming March 7 for new bridge over Yellow River

Replacing the Yellow River bridge on State Route (SR) 36 requires a one-year detour beginning Tuesday, March 7. Traffic will use SR 162 and SR ...

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Council approves meeting time resolution

The Covington City Council will meet at a new time going forward, after a change to the city’s charter was enacted and a resolution ...

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Covington recognizes heroic efforts

Four Covington Firefighters received a standing ovation Monday night after recognition of their lifesaving work.

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BOC approves SPLOST spending

The Newton County Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday night to use $77,000 in 2011 SPLOST revenues to fund improvements at Dinah Pace Neighborhood Park ...

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BOC approves new JDA members

The Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) approved the county’s new representatives on the Joint Development Authority (JDA) of Jasper, Morgan, Walton and Newton ...

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Hang tags available only at fire services starting in March

Vehicle hang tags for the Newton County Trash Collection Convenience Centers will be available for purchase only at the Newton County Fire Services Headquarters, effective ...

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Covington resident claims $9.6 million Jumbo Bucks Lotto prize

Michael Camp, of Covington, recently came forward as the winner of the $9.6 million jackpot prize from the Feb. 6 Jumbo Bucks Lotto drawing.

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