Porterdale inks deal with Newton authority City Council sells reserve treatment capacity to county water and sewer
PORTERDALE - The City Council voted unanimously to approve an agreement to sell 50,000 gallons per day of the town's reserve wastewater treatment capacity to the Newton County Water and Sewerage Authority. The vote came at a called meeting Thursday evening. The sale will net the town approximately $149,000 and allow officials to balance the city budget for the current fiscal year.
COVINGTON - Tonya Grier has spent her entire career working for the city of Covington.
COVINGTON - Officials at the Newton County School System are hoping that next week they should expect to get a little financial relief.
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COVINGTON - Covington Mayor Kim Carter, City Manger Steve Horton and Board of Commissioners Chairman Kathy Morgan will be among the cyclists participating in Tuesday's "Georgia Rides to the Capitol" sponsored by Georgia Bikes! and the Metropolitan Atlanta Mayors Association.
COVINGTON - Two tourists ran afoul of local law enforcement this week after allegedly mixing drugs, alcohol and a little nudity.
Eastside boys extend winning streak
GAINESVILLE - After missing the state tournament for the past two seasons, the Eastside boys' return the big dance this year was a short one as the Eagles fell 66-43 to Gainesville on Friday night.
COVINGTON - Forget the fact that the Alcovy Tigers are a No. 4 seed playing a No. 1 seed on the road far from home. Forget the fact that their opponent, Richmond Academy, is the No. 3 ranked team in Class AAAA.
ATHENS - The crowd - really, it's more like a gathering - settles in to watch a lame-duck coach lead a team that long ago began counting down a lost season. Those that came are enthusiastic, but there's not enough of them, not nearly enough, to drown out the incessant squeak of the sneakers or the banter among players, coaches and officials.