Newton County's young professionals have a chance not only to network; not only to have an evening out on the golf course but also a chance to learn more about the county they work, live and play in.
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.
Michael Mills wanted a life-changing experience, so he decided to enter the Spartan Death Race.
Throughout the nine months Indian Creek Golf Course was closed to transition into Ashton Hills Golf Club, Bryan Raines and his staff were hard at work making a golf course they could be proud of.
Before facing Dawsonville, the Post 77 baseball team gathered for a team meeting.
For the fourth straight year, the Covington Y won the Rockdale Swim League. However, Saturday's results included personal wins as coaches around the six-team league were proud of their teams' overall and individual improvements.
The Georgia Lady Revolution remained in the hunt for first place in the Southeast Conference of the Women's Premier Soccer League after splitting its last two matches.
Local youth track athletes with the Southeast Striders Track and Field Club placed at the AAU national qualifier in the Georgia versus South Carolina Track and Field Championships held at Lovejoy High School June 20-23.
A champion will be crowned in the Rockdale Swim League Saturday, but the 2013 season, like those before it, was about young athletes learning to swim and to compete week in and week out.
The Newton boys' basketball team averaged 48 points per game in 2012-13, 20 below Region 2-AAAAAA regular season champion Rockdale, and 11 below the region tournament champions, Druid Hills.
Casey Bates has been a key figure in Alcovy baseball. Now he's moving to be closer to his daughter, Mallory, who is a fourth-grader in Woodstock.
At 78 years old, 50-year high school coaching veteran Ron Bradley was just inducted into his seventh hall of fame.
Nike built a whole campaign around the saying "chicks dig the longball," and fathers have helped their sons overcome minor injuries with their own saying, "chicks dig scars" for generations.
Just because it's not officially football season, doesn't mean the Indian Creek Middle School team isn't hard at work.
Putting is probably the most personal element of the game of golf, there isn't one set standard of strokes, stances or grips. Sure there are certain guidelines all putters follow, but each element can be individualized.
For sportswriters, the summer months are an interesting time.
The American Legion Post 77 baseball team won the POW/MIA Tournament in Douglasville for the fourth straight time, the second in a row by the Jack Murphy-led Rockdale team.