The council also welcomed new City Manager Scott Andrews, who will succeed Leigh Ann Knight upon her Dec. 13 retirement after seven years as city manager. Tuesday, September 15, 2020 | 2:00 pm Meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. HEALTH: 5 ways to protect against hearing loss, BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Dent Scene does it best, Papa John's pizza chain adding headquarters in metro Atlanta, Mr. 300: Inside the cyclical life of Jeremy Van Dyke, PREP FOOTBALL: Redskins facing familiar foe, PREP FOOTBALL: Eagles, Tigers aiming for rebound, WITTNER: Friday nights still have same magic, BRIDGES: Signs show importance of election, LETTER: City leaders must be more transparent, reader says, SPIGOLON: Civil discussion in the strangest of times, BELTON: Hatred against police hit a new low. Fireworks at First Baptist Church in Covington in 2018. Explore the haunts of your favorite TV vampires in Covington, Georgia. RL’s Off the Square opens for dinner, serving daily specials and Louisiana-inspired entrees like gumbo, fried green tomatoes and barbecue shrimp. Plus: What Fireworks Are Legal, Illegal In GA: Fourth Of July 2020 Subscribe Fireworks Shows On And Off In 2020 Buckhead, Midtown, Atlanta 4th Of July Fireworks 2020 … The spacious rooms at the Holiday Inn Express Covington are another option, which have free WiFi and coffee makers. The thriving downtown has locally owned boutiques, antique stores and restaurants. Find inspiration for your next trip in the Free Explore Georgia Travel Guide. Attorney glad 'rule of law' determining Covington statue's fate, Covington woman charged in death of baby daughter, Drop boxes for absentee ballots roll out in Georgia ahead of Nov. 3 election, Covington council approves grant funding for COVID-affected businesses, Newton receives $27K in federal grant for sheriff's office equipment, FOOD: Turn your grill into a pizza maker. Set in a pharmacy from the 1920s, City Pharmacy serves a new generation of visitors with chef-prepared dishes and cocktails for dinner and brunch. Mayor Steve Horton began Monday night’s discussion of the topic by speaking on behalf of the council members who’ve expressed their apprehension for holding the event on July 4. Fans of film can’t miss the On Location Self-Guided Tour, a walking or driving tour that visits the locations from the "Dukes of Hazzard," "In the Heat of the Night," "Remember the Titans" and numerous other television and movie locations. “All of you at some point, amongst yourselves and to me, have voiced concerns that the coronavirus and all the safety issues that come with it is a bit much when you consider such a large crowd on the Square,” Horton told the council.