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Fireworks, hotel fee, gas tax changes hit July 1 with new laws July 1 typically brings a bevy of new laws into effect that were approved by the General Assembly earlier in the year. This year, Georgians can expect to see a new $5 fee tacked on to hotel/motel stays, slight changes to their gas taxes, and will now be a
The Covington News | 1 hour, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Landfill Meeting Tonight The Newton County Board of Commissioners will meet tonight, Wednesday, July 1, at 7:00 p.m. to discuss and likely vote on the Green Hill P3 proposal to lease and operate the county landfill.
The Covington News | 4 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Davis named Rotary Club president The Covington Rotary Club closed out its 76th year Tuesday, handing out awards from 2014-15 and inducting its next president.
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Authorities investigating possible anti-gay hate crime in northwestern Forsyth County NORTHWEST FORSYTH — Authorities say they are treating the burning of a rainbow flag on a vehicle at a northwestern Forsyth County home as an anti-gay hate crime.
The Covington News | Jun 30, 2015 6:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Georgia State Patrol steps up enforcement this weekend The July Fourth weekend is not only a chance for many people to celebrate, it is also the busiest travel period of the year. The holiday weekend is recognized as beginning Thursday at 6 p.m. and running through Sunday, July 5 at midnight, according to the
The Covington News | Jun 30, 2015 3:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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AKA Chi Tau Omega chapter awards $20,000 in scholarships The Chi Tau Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated of Covington, Ga., serving Newton and Rockdale counties, awarded $20, 000 in scholarships on June 21, 2015 at Antioch AME Church in Conyers to high school students heading to various co
The Covington News | Jun 30, 2015 1:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Checkers closed after grease fire The Checkers on Hwy. 278 is closed after a small grease fire ignited Monday morning.
The Covington News | Jun 29, 2015 3:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Road construction restricted this weekend The Georgia Department of Transportation is suspending construction-related lane closures on interstates and major state system highways for the Fourth of July holiday weekend.
The Covington News | Jun 29, 2015 1:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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4th of July events sparkle across Newton One of the joys of small town Georgia is the town square. It’s not just an area where people can shop and eat, but it’s a place where they can come together to celebrate holidays, hear seasonal concerts, and take a breather under the trees dur
The Covington News | Jun 27, 2015 9:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Council re-imagines amenities for Yellow River Park There have been changes in Porterdale since the plans for Yellow River Park were drawn up in 2011-12.
The Covington News | Jun 27, 2015 6:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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