COVINGTON -- Newton County's Relay for Life benefiting the American Cancer Society will take place Friday at The Church at Covington located at 11975 Ga. Highway 142 in Oxford, and organizers are asking the community to come out for support.
COVINGTON -- Facilitators of Covington's three-year strategic plan have proposed a $30,000 price tag for follow-up meetings with elected officials and the city's planning team, but some council members say that's too high.
COVINGTON -- Earth Day is being celebrated today around the globe and many Newton Countians will be a part of it. The designated day began 40 years ago as a way to inspire awareness and appreciation for the environment.
SOCIAL CIRCLE -- A proposed drag strip in Social Circle is off the table, at least for now.The Social Circle City Council unanimously accepted Tuesday a request by land owner Donnie Clack to withdraw his rezoning petition without prejudice.
Business was brisk for Shred Day, an event co-sponsored by Newton Federal Bank and The Covington/Newton County Chamber of Commerce Wednesday.