Piedmont Newton Hospital has received an "A" grade for its commitment to patient safety, according to the fall 2016 Hospital Safety Score, which grades hospitals in the areas of preventable medical errors, injuries and infections.
With concerns over the recent dry spell, Newton County Water and Sewerage Authority (NCWSA) Director, Mike Hopkins said an educational process will begin to let water customers know "we're getting a little serious."
Fifteen years ago, the Chief Justice of the Georgia Supreme Court spoke on liberty and security in a time of war at a joint meeting of the Covington Rotary and Kiwanis clubs. Some two months prior to that, terrorists had launched attacks inside the borders of the United States killing thousands of Americans and destroying property valued in the billions of dollars. What would become known as 9-11 had occurred and the United States was at war - a war that continues today.
Ghouls, ghosts and goblins will fill the streets of Newton County Monday night as residents embark on Halloween festivities throughout the county. Local emergency services are encouraging residents to keep a guard up this Halloween.
Georgia Ophthalmologists will host the grand opening of its new 8,000 square foot state-of-the-art ambulatory surgery center housed in its existing patient care facility at 4159 Mill Street in Covington.