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NCSS learns eclipse glasses ordered are not recommended for use

COVINGTON, Ga. - Newton County School System (NCSS) has been informed at the eleventh hour that the solar eclipse glasses ordered for all elementary school students ...

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Oxford College kicks off school year with Coke toast

OXFORD, Ga. - Oxford College of Emory University kicked off the start of its academic year with its Coke Toast Friday afternoon. The annual event celebrated ...

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The Alcovy Telegraph: Your man on the scene: talkin' dogs, traffic

Greetings, from your local correspondent. Hope all is well out there. Another week is in the book of the fairest city in the Georgia Piedmont ...

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Have You Ever Thought … Where do you turn when you are dealing with an unexpected pregnancy?

The Newton Pregnancy Resource Center is celebrating a full year of service to our community.  At times, the greatest news in the world can be ...

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City Pharmacy: Guaranteed to Cure

COVINGTON, Ga. - Nearly 100 years ago -1923 to be exact- City Pharmacy opened its doors in downtown Covington most likely offering an array of elixirs ...

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New dog park unveiled at Chimney Park

COVINGTON, Ga. – Chimney Park now offers a place for four-legged friends to run and play with the addition of Sandy’s Dog Park.

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BOE receives 5-year technology proposal

COVINGTON, Ga. - According to Adam Phyall, Newton County School System’s (NCSS’s) director of technology and media services, 60 percent of NCSS’s 15 ...

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Piedmont Academy welcomes new students

MONTICELLO, Ga. - Piedmont Academy kicked off the 2017-2018 school year with 27 new students Aug. 10.

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Covington Rotary welcomes five new members

COVINGTON, Ga. – The Rotary Club of Covington welcomed five new members in July during a special meeting with Rotary District 6910 Governor David (Coop) Cooper.

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Indian Creek Middle School students are reading and riding

COVINGTON, Ga. - Indian Creek Middle School students are reading and riding this school year thanks to media specialist, Lori McGovern, who recently installed an exercise ...

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Ribbity Ribbitz Embroidery supports Newton County Theme School PTO

COVINGTON, Ga. - Ribbity Ribbitz Embroidery, a longtime partner in education with Newton County Theme School (NCTS), recently presented principal Dr. Naomi Cobb and school PTO ...

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New Leadership: Covington Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

COVINGTON, Ga. - Joshua H. Kirkham, a life-long member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, accepted a call to serve on March 5 ...

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Boys & Girls Club partners with Waffle House for all-star fundraiser

COVINGTON, Ga. - The Boys & Girls Club of North Central Georgia (BGCNCG) partnered with Newton County Waffle Houses for a spirt day campaign Thursday in an ...

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The Alcovy Telegraph: In search of the best hamburger in Newton County

Welcome back to the Telegraph, friends. So glad you could join us once again.

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Navicent Health President, CEO elected to Georgia Hospital Association Board of Trustees

Dr. Ninfa M. Saunders, FACHE, president and CEO of Navicent Health in Macon, was elected to the Board of Trustees of the Georgia Hospital Association ...

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Boisson: This school year, worry about mental health, too

A new school year has begun. Over the last few weeks, families travelled the aisles of every mart and market stocking up on gear and ...

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Have you ever thought?... Does it really matter how I respond to change?

Pogo, a cartoon character created by cartoonist Walt Kelly, famously said, “We have met the enemy and he is us.”  While there are “enemies” to ...

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Redman: An Unchanging God

Through history we see world powers shift and change along with the balance of leading nations, which becomes undoubtedly inevitable as time goes on.

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Piedmont Healthcare to open 27 retail clinics

ATLANTA – Retail clinics located in 27 Walgreens stores in metro Atlanta will become an extension of Piedmont Healthcare beginning this month. Called Piedmont QuickCare at ...

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Boys & Girls Club partners with Waffle House for all-star Spirit Day

COVINGTON, Ga. - Waffle House will partner with Boys & Girls Clubs of North Central Georgia (BGCNCG) once again in their Spirit Day this Thursday 11:30 ...

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Students attend summer leadership camp

COVINGTON, Ga. - This summer 44 students from Newton County attended Summer Leadership Camp (SLC) at the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center in Covington, on the banks of ...

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World's largest whoopee cushion attempted Saturday

COVINGTON, Ga. - First Baptist Church of Covington attempted to break a world record Saturday on the Covington Square with a 25-foot whoopee cushion.  

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How to select the right bank for your business

The most common mistake small business owners make in selecting a bank is to pick the one closest to their home or place of business ...

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WildArt: Making art approachable

COVINGTON, Ga. - Covington is home to an interactive art studio, with paint parties, local artist displays and more. It is all part of Ann Wildmon ...

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Butts: It isn’t easy being obedient

Growing up I loved songs like “Fight the Power,” “(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right to Party,” “I Fought the Law,” “Anarchy in the U ...

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