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City seeks nominations for historic Preservation Awards

(Photo caption: Projects that won River Cities Preservation Awards in Covington last year included The Hellmann Creative Center [top], 530 Main St. [bottom left] and The Boone Block [bottom right].) COVINGTON, Ky. - The City of Covington wants to honor the people and projects who in 2017 demonstrated outstanding efforts to preserve, maintain, fix up and reuse one of its strongest asset...

Wayman Branch Road to close for emergency repair

COVINGTON, Ky. - A section of Wayman Branch Road - which links Ky. 16 and Ky. 17 south of Pioneer Park - will be closed for three days beginning Monday for emergency repair.   Water draining down the hill from the north has undercut the road bed, creating a deep crack along the center line and causing one lane to drop about 6 inches lower than the other, Covington Public Works Director Rick D...

City Seeks Applications for Housing Choice Voucher Inspector

JOIN OUR TEAM! The City is currently seeking a Part Time Housing Choice Voucher Inspector  to join the Department of Development. Job Title: Part Time Housing Choice Voucher Inspector   Department: Department of Development   Salary: $15.00 - $17.00 per hour SUMMARY The primary responsibility of this position is unit inspections; ...

Festival, parade celebrate Goebel Goats’ Annual Return

COVINGTON, KY - The Kentucky Derby has Derby Week. The Reds’ Opening Day has its parade. The Kentucky Speedway has its race-day tailgating.   Here in Covington, the warm-weather return of the Goebel Goats has the 3rd Annual Running of Goats and Spring Celebration.   The festival - to be held 2 p.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, April 22, at the Hellmann Creative Center at 321 MLK Jr. Blvd./1...
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Interstate lanes to be closed overnight Thursday

COVINGTON, Ky. - Drivers driving up the Cut in the Hill on Interstate 71/75 overnight Thursday might see delays.   The left-two lanes of southbound I-71/I-75 in Covington will be closed for a pavement marking project, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.   The work begins at 10 p.m. and should be finished by 5 a.m. Friday. It begins at the end of the Brent Spence Bridge and ...

Trash Amnesty Week: Your green stickers no good here

COVINGTON, Ky. - Covington residents who need to throw away bulk trash items or extra yard waste from the spring cleanup around their houses should take advantage of Trash Amnesty Week.   This coming week - April 23-27 - the City is relaxing garbage restrictions to celebrate the upcoming Great American Cleanup Day and to help residents get rid of leaves and other yard waste accumula...

Latonia Avenue reconstruction to begin week of April 30

COVINGTON, Ky. - The teeth-rattling drive on Latonia Avenue is about to get better.   Weather permitting, the long-awaited second phase of the reconstruction of the heavily traveled city street will kick off the week beginning April 30, Covington’s Public Works Department announced today. The $631,000 project should be finished by Oct. 30.   “This is a big deal, a b...
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