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UPDATE: Johnston takes responsibility for his actions

UPDATE, April 28, 9 a.m.: Covington Mayor Ronnie Johnston said he takes full responsibility for his actions Thursday night during his statement at Covington ...

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IDA approves Three Ring Studios bond resolution

COVINGTON, Ga. – The Newton County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) voted to approve a resolution to issue $106,700,000 in industrial revenue bonds for the ...

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Covington Police: Led by experience

COVINGTON, Ga. - With more than 128 years of combined policing experience under the belts of the Covington Police Department (CPD) command staff, Police Chief Stacey ...

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CPD graduates 6th Citizens Academy

The City of Covington Police Department (CPD) held a spring citizens academy class this past month. This was the sixth class put on by the ...

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Council approves rezoning for new grocery store

COVINGTON, Ga. - The City of Covington is set to be the home of one of Europe’s largest grocery chains after the Covington City Council ...

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Cemetery relocation application withdrawn

COVINGTON, Ga. - Philip A. Johnson, an attorney representing Guardian Angel Assisted Living and Memory Care, LLC, withdrew the assisted living facility’s application to relocate ...

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Covington council to host Town Hall Meeting

COVINGTON – Ga. – The Covington City Council will host a Town Hall Meeting next Thursday.

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City of Covington unveils new city logo

COVINGTON, Ga. – After an extensive process, the City of Covington unveiled its new logo Monday night, designed to depict the city’s goal of being ...

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Covington announces the Main Street On-Bill Finance Program for Natural Gas Appliances

Covington, Ga - Monday, the City of Covington announced the availability of the Main Street Finance Program for residential natural gas appliances, enabling qualified customers to ...

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Severe weather causes sewage spill in city

The severe weather brought down trees across the county, but it also caused a power surge at one of the city’s sewage lift stations ...

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City denies cemetery relocation

COVINGTON, Ga. -The Covington City Council denied the relocation of an unmarked cemetery in a 3-2 vote Monday night. Developers of the property plan to ...

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Pictures of Progress: Sigma Logistics breaks ground in Covington

Sigma Logistics conducted a groundbreaking ceremony March 21 for its new facility off of Bob Williams Pkwy in Covington. Pictured from left are: Chamber President ...

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Covington to move forward with city marshals

Covington City Manager Leigh Anne Knight has been given the green light to move ahead with implementing the Covington City Marshal positions after a majority ...

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Morris resigns as city utilities director

The City of Covington will be looking for a new utilities director after Tim Morris turned in his resignation to Covington City Manager Leigh Anne ...

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Covington considers city marshal positions

The City of Covington will meet Monday night to discuss the specifics of possibly adding two City Marshals for code enforcement in the city limits.

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Mayor Johnston advocates for voter participation

Covington Mayor Ronnie Johnston encouraged everyone to get out and vote during his comments Monday night at the Covington City Council meeting.

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Cemetery relocation initiated in Covington

A small cemetery within the city limits of Covington will be on the move to make way for a proposed senior living and memory care ...

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CFD promotes four

Covington Fire Chief Stoney Bowles, right, introduces four employees who were promoted within the department during the March 6 Covington City Council meeting. From left ...

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Covington to conduct traffic test

The City of Covington has been testing four-way stop intersections at the Pace/Usher Streets and Floyd/Elm Streets intersections and will continue the testing ...

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PHOTO GALLERY: Vampires flock to downtown Covington

Vampires fill downtown Covington as fans of "The Vampire Diaries" ready themselves for the series finale of the eight-season show.

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Covington Fire requests ordinance update

Deputy Fire Chief for the Covington Fire Department (CFD) Tony Smith said debris in commercial sprinkler systems around the city is preventable through the addition ...

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Chili's breaks ground

Chili's celebrated its groundbreaking Tuesday morning in the City of Covington. Located adjacent to Paras Drive in Covington, the restaurant is slated to be ...

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