News for Wednesday, September 15, 2010


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Paving the way

It may look desolate at the Covington Post Office, but business is continuing as usual while the building and parking lot are under renovation, as proven by Michael Towns of Covington, who picked up his mail there Wednesday.

City to cut credit fees on services

After eliminating credit card fees for utility customers, the Covington City Council voted last week to take it one step further.

Oxford seeks to repair old water lines

The city of Oxford isn't giving up on its aging water system.

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Church files suit after land given away

The congregation of a nearly 200-year-old Newton County church has instituted a lawsuit to prevent the church and property from being given away.

Free fishing event to be offered at CEW

National Hunting and Fishing Day is Sept. 25 and Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center in Mansfield is giving kids and adults the opportunity to take advantage of free fishing in celebration.

Festival returns to celebrate Latino culture

All things Hispanic will be celebrated at this Sunday's Fiesta Georgia, and organizers are gearing up for what is set to be a high-energy celebration with a couple of big-name bands in the entertainment lineup.