COVINGTON -- The renovation of the historic jail on Stallings Street got started with help from SPLOST 2005. Now, $1.2 million in SPLOST 2011 revenues will finish the job.
PORTERDALE -- Police Chief Geoff Jacobs is looking for a little help from area individuals and agencies to improve the quality of life in the historic mill village.
A graphic on the front of Tommy Clack's business card depicts a bald eagle in flight with his logo validating the obvious: Have Wheelchair Will Travel.
COVINGTON -- The Newton County Board of Education approved nearly $8.3 million in cuts to the general fund operating budget for the 2011-12 school year during its monthly work session Tuesday night.
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COVINGTON -- Two men were shot at a party on Harville Road around 2:15 Saturday morning, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office. Three men have been arrested in connection with the incident.
COVINGTON -- It will be at least another month before the Oxford City Council will decide if the city will privatize its sanitation department.
Despite grumbling in the community for years that SKC Inc. did not live up to promises to the community made before it located a manufacturing facility here in 1996, Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce President Hunter Hall told the City Council Monday night that the industry has made good on its investment commitment.
COVINGTON - The Newton County Board of Education approved nearly $8.3 million in cuts to the general fund operating budget for the 2011-12 school year during its monthly work session Tuesday night.