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Piedmont Newton’s Jim Weadick : A career of care

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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Exercise saves Conyers man’s heart

Exercise saves Conyers man’s heart

CONYERS, Ga. - Nearly one year ago, doctors at Piedmont Heart Institute told Bill Warner he likely would need a heart transplant. Warner, 65, suffered from ...

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Piedmont Newton supports Willing Helpers Medical Clinic with $5,000 grant

Uninsured patients in Newton County have increased access to health education classes to assist with diabetes management and smoking cessation, thanks to a $5,000 ...

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Covington woman, Valdosta man lose big with TOPS

Covington woman, Valdosta man lose big with TOPS

A Covington woman is being celebrated as one of the most successful members, or “royalty,” members, of the TOPS Club, Inc (Take Off Pounds Sensibly ...

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Braden: Summer car safety is vital

Braden: Summer car safety is vital

Summer is almost here, and with it those lazy days of vacation and fun times with family and friends. But summertime also brings blazing heat ...

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Hawkins celebrates Cancer Survivors Day

Hawkins celebrates Cancer Survivors Day

COVINGTON, Ga. - Sunday, June 4 was National Cancer Survivors Day, which highlights the challenges and strengths of all cancer survivors. Covington resident Mickala Hawkins was ...

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Piedmont Newton Announces New CNO

Piedmont Newton Announces New CNO

COVINGTON, Ga. - Jeremiah Bame, RN, has been named chief nursing officer of Piedmont Newton Hospital. Bame brings more than 10 years of experience to the ...

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Newton County Health Inspection Scores: May

Newton County Health Inspection Scores: May

Alpha & Omega Fish, BBQ & More, 3511 Salem Road, Covington, May 25, 88/B

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Mahathre: Despite declines in teen pregnancy and birth rates, there is still more work to be done

Mahathre: Despite declines in teen pregnancy and birth rates, there is still more work to be done

Despite historic declines in the rates of teen pregnancies and births in the United States, and a 63 percent reduction in the teen pregnancy rate ...

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CFD donates to Piedmont Newton Hope Boutique

CFD donates to Piedmont Newton Hope Boutique

COVINGTON, Ga. - Piedmont Newton Hope Boutique receives a generous $564 donation from the Covington Fire Department. The Hope Boutique, opened in 2006 with the help ...

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Piedmont Newton Now Offers 3-D Mammograms

Piedmont Newton Now Offers 3-D Mammograms

Piedmont Newton Hospital now offers 3-D breast imaging technology. The tomosynthesis 3-dimensional imaging units take better images of the breast interior, decreasing the number of ...

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Columbus Regional in Exclusive Negotiations with Piedmont Healthcare

Monday, Columbus Regional Health and Piedmont Healthcare signed a Letter of Intent, initiating an exclusive negotiation period between the two organizations. Should the negotiations prove ...

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Piedmont Opens New Primary Care Physician Offices

Piedmont Opens New Primary Care Physician Offices

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. – Patients in Social Circle, Conyers and the surrounding communities soon will have increased access to primary care with the addition of two ...

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Cricket Frog Trail opens

Cricket Frog Trail opens

COVINGTON, Ga. – Sara Vinson of Newton Trails unveils the logo for the newly named Cricket Frog Trail Wednesday afternoon. More than 160 people came out ...

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