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Free wireless for all
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We're glad to see the city of Covington offer free wireless internet service downtown, and we hope it will improve the experience of everyday residents and visitors.

Newton County attracts many tourists because of its filming industry, and free internet service will make it even easier for those visitors to send pictures and messages to their friends, telling of the great experience they've had while in our town, thus continuing the tourism cycle.

Free internet might also persuade a few telecommuters to spend more time downtown and buy an extra cup of coffee or do some shopping while they take a break from working.

We commend the city on a wise investment of city tax money, which we believe will surely pay for itself over time.