Newton Medical Center will soon become Piedmont Newton Hospital after NMC finalized a partnership agreement with Piedmont Healthcare earlier this week.
Hundreds flocked to Covington this weekend, and it was exactly the turnout Newton County Tourism President Jenny McDonald expected, but it was a little much for Newton County-Covington Chamber of Commerce President Ralph Staffins.
In his more than a decade and a half as Covington Police Chief, Stacey Cotton has led his men and women in the way he was taught to conduct himself by Judge Stacey W. Cotton and Suzanne Cotton - with ethics.
When Covington fire fighters returned from a fire on West Street recently, their clothes, or "turnout gear," were covered in soot produced from the synthetics burned in the apartment blaze.
The Covington City Council continued working on its 2015 fiscal year budget Thursday, and among the topics was a 3 percent increase in insurance.
Water pressure issues along College Avenue have caused the Covington City Council to move the area ahead of schedule in the city's water main replacement project.
With the fiscal year winding down, the city of Covington got word that it is "in good, good financial shape," according to Miller Edwards of Mauldin and Jenkins CPAs, LLC, which presented its audit to the council Monday.
The Covington Police Department is searching for three females who allegedly attempted to purchase food at Zaxby's with stolen credit card numbers.
Many parents of Newton County School System students have made expressed concern over traffic problems caused by a portion of Airport Road being closed.
After the recall of Blue Bell ice cream products, Newton County School System has removed all of the brand's ice cream from its stock Tuesday.
A $22 million nursing home facility and more than 100 jobs could be headed toward Covington as the city council approved to rezone an area on Dearing Street.
Covington already had a memorial to its veterans with the monument on the Square, but Tuesday it added another way to honor those who served while driving around town.
Members of the Social Circle community both said goodbye and hello to Doug White Sunday.
In Newton County's past government groups worked separately, so when the water authority heard that the school board was working to build a high school down Hwy. 36 it was a bit of a surprise.
The city of Covington will take $20,000 from its general fund in the 2015-16 fiscal year budget and help fund the Christmas lights on the Square this year.
Sean Garber's hands started to slip from a granite overhanging about 100 feet off the ground in Stone Mountain Park as the son of his youth pastor screamed out ,"No! Sean!" and reached his arm out as fear spread across his face.
The Newton County STARS 8-and-under softball team has won once and placed second twice in six tournaments, including finishing as runner-up in the Tri-State Softball World Series in Dalton this past weekend.
Demarco Hamm is in an unfamiliar position in a familiar place.
The American Legion Post 77 baseball team concludes the regular season today, and seems ready for the challenge after its previous two games.
The Georgia Revolution may have missed out on the 2013 National Premier Soccer League's playoffs, but the Conyers-based fourth-tier soccer club has a chance at one more glory this year.
Coming from a middle school, new Newton High School Principal Eclan David may not have much experience with prep sports, but that doesn't mean he isn't eager to see his first Rams' game coming up this fall.
The sun isn't the only thing trying to get out through the rain this summer, as the Post 77 American Legion baseball team has also struggled to see the field recently.
After tearing through the Newton County Recreation Commission's 9-10-year-old basketball league, the Covington Hoyas are now national champions.
When Oxford College was looking to enhance the education of its students, it looked toward physical education and put together a task force to come up with a new idea.
Oxford College is taking several steps for a revamped athletic program, with its second one coming last month.
In its second year of existence the Newton County Recreation Commission's Little League team is one step closer to Williamsport, Pa., and the Little League World Series.
Another summer, another Dixie Boys tournament descends on City Pond Park this weekend.
The Georgia Revolution's third National Premier Soccer League season came to an end in an auspicious way Saturday.
There are plenty of clichés about teams being a special bond and a brotherhood of sorts.
Michael Mills wanted a life-changing experience, so he decided to enter the Spartan Death Race.