Jessicah Peters

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Porterdale Spring Fling to raise funds for fire station

In an effort to improve the Porterdale Volunteer Fire Department’s station, firefighters will be hosting a fun family day on May 3.

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No rental fee set for Legion Field

After a split vote, Mayor Ronnie Johnston decided not to approve the rental agreement proposed for the American Legion Field.

BOC kicks off budget planning

Newton County Board of Commissioners kicked off the 2015 budget planning with positive news including a decrease in spending for health insurance and a possibility of a lower millage rate.

Early voting begins Monday

Voters interested casting a ballot before the May 20 primary election can do so at the Newton County Board of Elections Registration building beginning Monday.

Two considered for Main Street position

Main Street Covington could have a new leader in place this week as the Covington-Newton Chamber of Commerce makes an offer to two candidates.

Covington City Council denies gazebo, Square changes

Discussions to build a gazebo and implement landscaping improvements to the Square came to an abrupt halt at Monday’s City Council meeting despite a committee speaking in favor of moving forward with the changes.

NCFS responds to three fires

Newton County Fire and Service experienced a busy Sunday as they worked two house fires and one structure fire early Monday morning.

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Fairies invited to Chimney Park festival

Friends of Newton Parks call all fairies to Chimney Park to enjoy music, storytelling, crafts and food at the annual Fairy House Festival.

GDOT to close I-20 westbound lane for bridge repair project

Motorists traveling westbound on Interstate 20 between mile markers 92 and 95 should expect to experience some delays over the next few days.

Covington City Council to consider use agreement for American Legion Field

A fee could be put in place for those who are interested in reserving the use of the American Legion Field in Covington.

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