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Covington City Council approves Scott Andrews as new city manager

November 22, 2019

Rockdale Citizen

The Covington City Council unanimously approved a contract naming Scott Andrews as the new city manager during a called meeting Wednesday evening.

Covington locks in three-year contract with Pratt Industries for disposal of recyclables

November 20, 2019

Rockdale Citizen

In an effort to remain a green community, the Covington City Council has approved an agreement with Pratt Industries in Conyers to take the city’s recyclables for $60 a ton.

Covington to have first reading in December of ordinance allowing alcohol at special events

November 19, 2019

Rockdale Citizen

After Covington voters gave their approval to two alcohol-related referendums in the Nov. 5 municipal election, the City Council is moving to enact legislation.

Covington Town Center to begin construction by March

November 19, 2019

Covington News

At 65 comments and growing, the community reacted to the project update. The City Council approved the project in 2017.

Newton commissioners weigh their options on industrial park property

November 13, 2019

Rockdale Citizen

A decision on whether to exercise an option to purchase two parcels of land in the Covington-Newton County Industrial Park has been delayed two weeks while Newton commissioners weigh their alternatives.

City cuts ribbon on Central Park

November 11, 2019

Covington News

City officials and others joined last week to cut the ribbon at the new Central Park in Covington.

Alcohol, hotels on council agenda

November 11, 2019

Covington News

The Covington City Council will meet Tuesday night, Nov. 12, for the first time since last week’s elections that ousted the mayor and a councilman.

Horton, Baggett and Floyd ready to get to work for Covington

November 8, 2019

Rockdale Citizen

A total of 1,908 of Covington’s 8,269 registered voters cast ballots in the city elections Tuesday for mayor and council posts 2 East and 3 East, for a voter turnout of 23.07%.

Incumbents unseated in Covington; Horton, Floyd, Baggett elected

November 7, 2019

Covington News

Come January 2020, the city of Covington will have a new mayor and two new council members.

Freddy Morgan, Scott Andrews are final two Covington City Manager candidates

November 7, 2019

Covington News

And then there were two. The Covington City Council has narrowed its search for a new city manager down to two final candidates: Freddy L. Morgan, who is currently the electric director for the city of Covington, and C. Scott Andrews, Ed.D., who is currently the assistant city administrator for the city of Smyrna.

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