On Sept. 3, 2018, Covington Police Department Officer Matt Cooper was shot in the line of duty. First Responders from all over Newton County came to the rescue and Wednesday evening CPD took the time to individually thank each one of them.
Hired as the Finance Director for the city in 2009, Knight became Covington’s first female city manager in 2013. She is responsible for all operational aspects of the city including governmental services, utility services and public works services.
Covington Mayor Ronnie Johnston provided clarification in a Monday morning Main Street merchants meeting on the Covington City Council’s recent discussion of open container around the Covington square.