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Patient pops the question at Piedmont Newton

Patient pops the question at Piedmont Newton

COVINGTON, Ga. - A patient of Piedmont Newton Hospital asked one of the most important questions to his girlfriend Wednesday after an outpatient procedure. 

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Critical Red Cross blood shortage prompts emergency call for donations

Critical Red Cross blood shortage prompts emergency call for donations

GEORGIA - The American Red Cross is facing a critical blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for eligible blood and platelet donors of all ...

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Junior Volunteers gain experience at Piedmont Newton

Junior Volunteers gain experience at Piedmont Newton

COVINGTON, Ga. - “The mission of the Junior Volunteer Program is to provide students the opportunity to gain exposure with a hospital environment and to help ...

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Newton County celebrates Minority Mental Health Month

Newton County celebrates Minority Mental Health Month

When speaking about wellness, oftentimes physical health is the first thing that comes to mind. This usually includes conversation with one’s primary care physician ...

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Piedmont Newton Hospital names new CEO

Piedmont Newton Hospital names new CEO

COVINGTON, Ga. – Dr. Eric Bour, MD, MBA has been named CEO of Piedmont Newton Hospital, effective mid- August. He replaces Jim Weadick, who retired June ...

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Newton County Health Inspection Scores: June 2017

Newton County Health Inspection Scores: June 2017

Alcovy Pub & Grill, 10176 Alcovy Road, Covington, June 16, 95/A

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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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