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Boutique fitness booming in Covington

COVINGTON, Ga. - Moxie Fitness, Covington’s newest fitness club has brought boutique fitness to Newton County.

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Newton Electric celebrates 50 years

COVINGTON, Ga. - This month, Newton Electric, located at 8155 Highway 278 NE, is celebrating its 50th anniversary.

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Newton Rocks, literally

COVINGTON, Ga. - Are you the type of person who is always exploring? Well, Newton Rocks is now giving you something to look for.

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GPTC announces Advanced Manufacturing Lab roll-out

COVINGTON, Ga. - Monday, before a packed room of invited guests, Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC) officially announced the roll-out of its new Advanced Manufacturing Lab.

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Weekly Music Fix

Hey, to all the music loving wanderers! We have some exciting events just for you. If you loved what we listed last week, you can ...

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Oxford College Organic Farm achieving its mission

OXFORD, Ga. - Three and a half years ago, the Oxford College of Emory University Organic Farm was just a dream, a house, and 11.5 ...

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Four NCSS schools named 2017 National Beta Schools of Merit

COVINGTON, Ga. - The National Beta Club has announced that four Newton County School System (NCSS) schools have achieved 2017 National Beta School of Merit status ...

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SMP Corp. wins first round of Atlanta Metro Export Challenge

COVINGTON, Ga. - Congratulations to SMP Corporation as a first round winner of the annual Atlanta Metro Export Challenge, a grant program targeting companies with innovative ...

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Jené Moore balances dance and school

COVINGTON, Ga. - Jené Moore will be entering the seventh grade this fall. However, she is also a busy professional dancer. In pursuit of her career ...

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Derrick Henry graduates from The Citadel

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Derrick Henry recently graduated from The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina. In doing so, he joined ...

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PHOTO GALLERY: Arts group hosts dance camp

With classes in ballet, jazz, musical theater and more – The Arts Association in Newton County’s Summer Dance Camp is the one-stop-shop for all things ...

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PHOTO GALLERY: Southern Heartland hosts first summer arts camp

The Southern Heartland Art Guild hosts its first session of Summer Art Camp this summer. Two more sessions are scheduled for June 19-22 and July ...

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AKA Chi Tau Omega Chapter awards scholarships

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Chi Tau Omega Chapter, which serves Newton and Rockdale County recently awarded scholarships to deserving high school seniors.

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Brian ‘Buck’ Rogers Installed as 55th President of State Bar of Georgia

Brian D. “Buck” Rogers of Covington, a partner with Fried Rogers Goldberg LLC in Atlanta, was installed as the 55th president of the 49 ...

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Piedmont Newton’s Jim Weadick : A career of care

COVINGTON, Ga. - When Piedmont Newton Hospital’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Jim Weadick retires June 30, he will end a career in healthcare that started ...

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Local resident receives musical honor

Covington resident James (Tim) Walden Sr. will be inducted into the Independent Country Music Hall fo Fame Sept. 17 during the Josie Music Awards in ...

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Have You Ever Thought… Why Do We Have Father’s Day

As families gather to celebrate Father’s Day today, let me share a very vital reminder that I got from a decision that another father ...

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Pace: Contemplating Father’s Day

I’ve been a father for almost five years, and it’s been one of the hardest experiences of my life and yet also the ...

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NCSS announces Educator Hall of Fame

The Newton County School System (NCSS) has established the NCSS Educator Hall of Fame to honor and recognize the outstanding and memorable retired educators who ...

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Covington Tractor Supply to host pet adoptions

COVINGTON, Ga.  — Tractor Supply Company in Covington at 10161 Lochridge Blvd. will host pet and livestock adoptions on Saturday, June 17.

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Local student heads to Quantico for FBI training

COVINGTON, Ga. - Eastside High School Junior Rebekah Stowe will travel to Quantico, Virginia later this month to represent Georgia at the Federal Bureau of Investigations ...

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Parents of 5-year-old who died in playground accident file lawsuit

COVINGTON, Ga. - The parents of Andrea Tyrah DeBruhl have filed a wrongful death lawsuit in Newton County Superior Court against the county’s board of ...

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Clydia Newell to be Porterdale Elementary principal

COVINGTON, Ga. - Clydia Newell will be the new principal at Porterdale Elementary School starting July 10. She was appointed by the Newton County School System ...

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SHA awards annual scholarships

Southern Heartland Arts, Inc. (SHA) hosted its annual scholarship presentation Wednesday, May 24.  

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Local student recognized at LaGrange College commencement

Daniel Garrett of Covington, Georgia, graduated Summa Cum Laude from LaGrange College with a B.A. Degree, History and a B.A. Degree, political science.

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