Piedmont Healthcare today announced it has secured a contract extension with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGA), which will protect in-network access to all Piedmont facilities and more than 1,400 Piedmont Clinic physicians through 2017 and beyond.
The First Tee Chapter of Atlanta conducted its annual Gabrielsen Cup Junior Golf Tournament at John A. White Golf Course July 28 and 29. The tournament honors its founders, James and Bopsy Gabrielsen who created First Tee of Atlanta in May of 2000 and features youth in the First Tee program.
The City of Covington Police Department (CPD) recently teamed with 10 other agencies to conduct a large-scale active shooter drill. Held last Friday at Peachtree Academy in Covington, the drill was the most realistic active shooter drill the CPD has ever conducted.
Ralph Staffins, president of the Covington-Newton Chamber of Commerce was appointed to fill a one year term on the Georgia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (GACCE). Staffins represents the organizations Region 5 area.
Oliver "Lonnie" Hunter, III, 75, of Oxford passed away Monday, August 2, 2016. He was born in Atlanta on June 4, 1941. Lonnie loved his family, his church and antique cars. He and his wife of 51 years are members of the First Baptist Church of Covington. Hunter served his country in the United States Army National Guard. He was preceded in death by his father Oliver Hunter, Jr.
Charlen Miles Crenshaw, 91, passed away August 4, 2016. Born July 16, 1925, to Howard Miles and Frances Daniel Miles, Charlen was a 1943 graduate of Girl's High School in Atlanta. She worked as a model in Atlanta throughout the 1940s and 1950s, and later worked in Executive Reservations for Delta Airlines.
William Thomas (Bill) Hailey, 85, of Rutledge, passed away August 2, 2016. Mr. Hailey retired from General Motors and was a faithful member of Willow Springs Baptist Church. He never met a stranger and enjoyed striking up friendly conversations with everyone he met. His love for travel allowed him to visit places all over the world – including Germany and France. Mr. Hailey adored his family and cherished the time he spent with them. He was preceded in death by his son, Tim Hailey; grandson, T.J. Hailey; parents, Aquilla and Ella Ruth Hailey; sisters, Sara Bone, Jane Turner; and his ...
Mr. John Corley, age 69, a lifelong resident of Covington passed away August 1, 2016. He was born January 12, 1947 in Atlanta. Mr. Corley retired form IBEW Local 613 and was a member of The Church of the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church. He enjoyed many things in life but none more than his family, he especially enjoyed spending time with his grandson Dylan and teaching him about his passion for the outdoors. John also enjoyed restoring his car and loved his dogs. He was preceded in death by his father, Henry Starr Corley.
New Dining Hall at Oxford College of Emory University, Oxford: With construction almost half way complete, the dining hall is anticipated to open and begin service in January 2017 for the spring term. (Photo 1)