Cov­ing­ton un­likely to host Tour de Ge­or­gia

Cy­cling race may even be can­celled

The Covington News - - FRONT PAGE - By Rachel Oswald

It does not look likely that the city of Cov­ing­ton will play host to the Tour de Ge­or­gia in 2008.

Af­ter months of spec­u­la­tion that the large cy­cling race would be can­celled, amidst dop­ing scan­dals and ru­mors that there were no cor­po­rate spon­sors for the event, Lt. Gov­er­nor Casey Ca­gle’s of­fice an­nounced at the end of Oc­to­ber that the race would take place next year with the lieu­tenant gov­er­nor tak­ing over lead­er­ship of the event.

The fol­low­ing an­nounce­ment that the host venues of the tour would be an­nounced

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