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.
Newton can now focus on the playoffs after dispatching Morrow 40-0 at Tara Stadium Friday night.
The 2012 Georgia High School season ends today, but for the Newton Rams the season starts next week.
Alcovy did its part last week, now it will look to matchup against Lovejoy and await Druid Hills and Rockdale to determine its fate.
The Eastside Eagles played plenty of tough teams throughout their 2012 football season, but, as the saying goes, they saved the best for last.
Alcovy was the best team in Region 2-AAAAAA this season, claiming the region title, and it showed in post-season recognition Thursday.
Eddie Johnson took a lead in the Board of Education voting for District 2 early on Tuesday night and held on to it to secure the seat.
"I'm honored that the people in District 2 trusted me going forward with educational excellence for their kids," Johnson said. "I'll do my very best to uphold such an honor. I will work tirelessly for the betterment of Newton County School System."
State Sen. Rick Jeffares, R-Locust Grove, will serve another term as state senator in District 17 after a victory over Democrat Nelva Lee on Tuesday with 46,776 votes to Lee's 27,757.
Eastside entered Friday night's game trying to climb up the Region 8-AAAA playoff seeding, and left its matchup with Stephens County secured of a position.
Alcovy shut down Rockdale and opened up a postseason berth in a 17-8 win at Sharp Stadium Friday night.
A week after struggling in its biggest loss of the season, Newton football got back on track from the very first play Thursday night.
As the 2012 football season nears the end, there are a few teams fortunate enough to jockey for position and there are others just a win away from breathing more life into their season.
Helping out Eastside's athletic teams has never been as tasty as it will be Saturday.
For those who have passed, there is many ways to carry on their memories, from stories to pictures to, now, Facebook pages.
Friday's game between Newton and Lovejoy high schools at 12 Oaks Stadium in Jonesboro played host to the Region 2-AAAAAAA championship.
The Newton Rams will look to recover from their first loss since September by hosting Luella Thursday at 7 p.m.