An original supporter of the Georgia Downtown Association Development Professional Certification program, Josephine Kelly, Executive Director of Main Street Porterdale, recently earned master level certification.
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About two-dozen supporters with the Friends of the Library made an appearance at the Newton County Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday night to show their support in asking for help to fix the funding woes at the Newton County Library.
At a sworn deposition Thursday, self-proclaimed blogger Shannon Black admitted that most of her online claims concerning the Newton County School system originated from unverified emails sent to her by a former school employee.
Newton County residents will be able to stretch their wallets a little further this weekend, as Georgia will have its first tax-free holiday since 2009 this Friday and Saturday, according to Associated Press reports.
On Monday night a man told Covington police his wife hit him several times in their home. According to the report, police responded to the call about an assault happening at a residence on Hicks Avenue.
The laborious path to get approval for the planned Bear Creek Reservoir in southeastern Newton County could finally end this year, after the state gave the project a de facto vote of confidence by awarding it a $21 million long-term, low-interest loan.