Progress continues in Covington
Excitement has been created in the past few months by the construction going on in the new Newton Plaza Shopping Center on the north side of Highway 278. In the picture above, Sears Catalog Surplus and Catalog Sales Store and Royal Mattress Store are already open for business. Fabrific Fabrics will open soon.
Other businesses that will be in the shopping center are Canterbury Arts and Crafts, Payless Shoes, Green Onion Sandwich Shop, Kroger, Super X Drugs, a furniture store, Harper’s 5 & 10 Cents Store, a sporting goods store, Southern Bell Tele- phone Company, Army and Navy Recruiting Offices, Dollar Stores, Covington Beauty Schools, A&P, Dobbs House Sandwich Shop and a barbershop. Completion of the shopping center and occupancy are expected over the next three to six months.
Kroger is the only original store left in Newton Plaza.