The Covington City Council approved a motion to not limit Halloween activities in neighborhoods at its Sept. 21 meeting. The vote was 4-2, with council members Susie Keck and Hawnethia Williams casting the dissenting votes.
Covington City Clerk Audra Gutierrez has been named the 2020 Clerk of the Year by the Georgia Municipal Clerks Association (GMCA).
Covington City Council members have approved spending more than $31,000 to help businesses left out of a previous round of grants that helped cover losses due to COVID-19 interrupting operations.
“We look forward to welcoming Roses and NexGen storage to Covington and filling a large vacancy at one of our city’s gateways,”Covington Economic Development Manager William Smith said.
The Covington City Council approved two amendments to its current mask mandate Wednesday, Sept. 9.
The city’s longtime former E-911 director is now a leader of the state government’s response to future natural and manmade disasters.
"Mayor Samuel David Ramsey went on to his eternal reward late last week. While our Savior will welcome his faithful servant warmly into His loving arms, we the living will be sorry for our loss." - David Belton
Wearing masks will be required on city properties in Covington, effective Tuesday, Sept. 1.
"It is with a heavy heart that we report that former Covington Police Chief Bob Moody passed away (Friday)," the Covington Police Department reported on its Facebook page.
Another hotel chain is headed to the city of Covington, this time for travelers looking to stay a while.