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Covington agrees with restroom contractor for $121,760

The Covington City Council moved on two agenda items to help the city’s recreational and tourism future during its council meeting Monday.

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Updated: apr. 08, 2014 10:00 p.m.

Police show off driving force

Police show off driving force

Dozens of police cars drove out of Bob Williams Parkway Monday showing off the Covington Police Department’s new fleet.

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Posted: apr. 08, 2014 8:58 p.m. | Updated: apr. 08, 2014 10:00 p.m.
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Gazebo idea to go to committee

Gazebo idea to go to committee

The Covington City Council is not yet ready to move forward on adding a gazebo to the city’s square park.

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Posted: apr. 07, 2014 9:00 p.m. | Updated: apr. 08, 2014 9:10 p.m.
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Concerts on the Square lineup named

The Arts Association of Newton County has announced its lineup for the spring sessions of Concerts on the Square.

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Posted: apr. 08, 2014 8:08 p.m.

Man threatens wife while police listen in

Covington police responded to a complaint of harassing calls, concerning a woman stating her husband threatened to kill her on Monday.

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Posted: mar. 18, 2014 10:03 p.m.

Covington Crime Briefs - March 19

Covington police apprehended a fleeing suspect Saturday night after pulling over a speeding vehicle early in the morning.

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Posted: mar. 18, 2014 10:01 p.m.

Gazebo on square could cost $55K

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.

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Posted: mar. 17, 2014 9:07 p.m.

Chamber to test out tourism trolley

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.

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Posted: mar. 08, 2014 6:27 p.m. | Updated: mar. 08, 2014 10:00 p.m.

City tackling big water, drainage projects

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.

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Posted: mar. 04, 2014 7:40 p.m. | Updated: mar. 04, 2014 10:00 p.m.
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Meeting to address Main Street transition

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.

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Posted: feb. 25, 2014 9:00 p.m. | Updated: feb. 25, 2014 10:00 p.m.
City unveils full plan for square

City unveils full plan for square

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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Posted: feb. 19, 2014 4:57 p.m.
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City's CNG fueling facility is ready to go

City's CNG fueling facility is ready to go

Covington has made history, becoming the first city in Georgia to open a publicly-available compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling facility.

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Posted: feb. 18, 2014 7:56 p.m. | Updated: feb. 18, 2014 9:00 p.m.
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