Newton Medical Center will formally become a subsidiary of Piedmont Healthcare on Oct. 1.
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.
History often remembers the best teams, and the best teams are often the closest knit.
Girls' basketball in 1963 was a different game for many reasons, but the biggest was the fact that there were 12 players on the court at one time - six players on each of the halves during the entire game.
Jesse Johnston has become a fixture with Newton County Recreation Commission sports during the 24 years he's been coaching there.
A terrific 2012-13 athletic school year for Colton Smith got even better Wednesday.
Morgan Edelman set a precedent Tuesday afternoon.
Sarah Gaddis knew she wanted to play soccer in college and also knew she wanted to play with her best friend.
Point University coach Randy Douglas didn't have many opportunities to see Erin Elmore play due to her injuries, but that didn't matter.
James Jackson set his goal in life to coach his favorite sport while starring for the Newton Rams' basketball team back in the 1970s.
Just beginning its football program, Berry College will be seeing its share of adversity and changes and will need players familiar with and capable of handling those pressures.
Although none of Newton County's three high school basketball teams were able to get past the first round of the state playoffs, there was plenty of talent to be seen in the gyms of Eastside, Newton and Alcovy.
With two state championships in her last two seasons, Dallas Worthy has been a valuable member of Eastside's track and field team as she begins her senior year.
Realignment brought changes to the area's basketball teams, with Eastside moving to Region 8-AAAA, and Alcovy and Newton jumping up to Region 2-AAAAAA.
Cortez Allen is returning to M.L. King High School and the football program he helped start 11 years ago to be the Lions head coach.
The B-17 is one of the most iconic airplanes in U.S. military history, flying throughout every theater in World War II and continuing service until Vietnam.