COVINGTON - County commissioners agreed Tuesday night to raise a supplement given to employees with the District Attorney's Office to address a state-mandated furlough.
COVINGTON - The City Council approved a recommendation by the Planning and Zoning Department to grant a special-use permit to Gotcha Recovery Inc., an auto repossession business to be located at 9179 Aaron Drive, just off Bob Williams Parkway.
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COVINGTON - The Covington Police Department has released the name of the man who died as a result of Tuesday night's shooting at a small apartment on West Street.
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COVINGTON - County commissioners gave final approval to the Comprehensive Transportation Plan on Tuesday night.
HARTWELL - The Eastside Eagles were totally dominated defensively by Hart County's running game, while offensively the Eagles were unable to move the ball in their 24-7 loss Friday at Peter Herndon Stadium.
ATHENS - Salem lost a heartbreaker in the final six seconds Friday night at Billy Henderson Stadium.
ATHENS - While Cedar Shoals' offense was a model of inconsistency Friday night, its defense was the picture of perfection.
COVINGTON - Intimidation plays an integral role in football.
ATLANTA - As his first game as an NHL coach neared, John Anderson feared his lessons weren't sinking in with his Atlanta players.