News for Tuesday, November 17, 2009


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Henderson criticizes county BOC

District 4 Commissioner J.C. Henderson has written a letter to the Georgia Department of Community Affairs criticizing the Board of Commissioners and requesting that federal funding to the county be stopped.

Mayor proposes increase to city's Chamber funding

City and county officials are considering a proposal to increase their funding and control of economic development facilitated by the Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce.

Health department to offer H1N1 vaccine

The East Metro Health District announced that the Newton County Health Center in Covington will be open Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to offer the H1N1 influenza vaccine.

School system to distribute legislative priorities

The Newton County School System and the Board of Education have developed their 2010 legislative priorities.