The News launches new Web site
New features include video, blogging
For almost 150 years The Covington News has been Newton County’s news leader. The paper has changed and grown as the community has, and as the area continues to grow, we want to improve our reporting and community interaction.
News organizations in the 21st Century have to mature on the Internet as well as in print and that’s why our staff is excited to announce the launch of our revamped Web site at www. covnews.com.
The new Web site includes several features not available until now and that will improve our ability to offer in-depth coverage of every aspect of life in Newton County.
Round-the-clock news coverage
With the new Web site our news staff has the ability to update stories 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
“To be fortunate enough to be part of a new Web site that will in essence allow the 143-year-old Covington News to become in fact a daily newspaper,” said T. Pat Cavanaugh, general manager, “and that not only will be user friendly for our readers, but also