Newton Medical Center officials announced Friday that economic and industry factors resulted in a reduction in personnel as well as reduced hours for other hospital employees.
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Saturday’s charitable events include Angel Tree Bike and Car show, Kiwanis food giveaway and Sheriff’s Toy Ride, The Church at Covington
Saturday the spirit of giving will flourish in Covington with a flurry of charitable activities designed to give families in need some holiday cheer: the Angel Tree Bike and Car Show in The Square, the Kiwanis Club of Covington’s food distribution at the old Walmart building in Martin’s Crossing on U.S. Highway 278 and the Newton County Sheriff’s 16th Annual Toy Ride to raise funds for Angel Tree, beginning at the Kmart shopping center at the corner of U.S. Highway 278 and Turner Lake Road.
Twenty-three students at the Newton College & Career Academy have received certification for participating in a new program at the school.
It may look like a toy, but with a split-second life-or-death decision at stake, it is not child’s play.
The Covington Elks Lodge was the host for a recent Happy Holidays Dance, presented for the area’s special needs young adults.
SCRAPBOOK: The Women of Philadelphia UMC prepared Thanksgiving baskets for members who are homebound
The women of Philadelphia UMC prepared special baskets for the church members who are homebound.
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Did you ever see Elvis live? I did, in the Macon Coliseum, in 1973. I haven’t been impressed by anything since.
A 17-year-old Alcovy High School student has been arrested after a school administrator found a jar of marijuana located under the hood of his car.
Newton County authorities are looking into a report that two armed men broke into a home in the Lake Charles subdivision early Wednesday morning.
A Covington man was struck and killed Monday while walking along Honey Creek Road.
When a dump truck hit bridge with raised bed, businesses began suffering losses from resulting detour
A four-mile detour along Interstate Highway 20 has caused a troublesome detour that has hurt businesses along the freeway at Old Oxford Road, such as DC Hobby and Atlanta Gran Prix Karting.
A 29-year-old Conyers man was killed early Monday morning in a one-vehicle crash in Newton County.
Students in the Newton County School System placed in a recent literary competition, resulting in West Newton and the Newton County Theme School receiving several wins.
- Bettye Jenkins
- Carmen Velez
- Carol Ann Waltemyer
- Patricia "Pat" Christensen
- Debra Anne (Holcombe) Hughes
- Terrence "Terry" Wilson
- Archie Mulkey
- Audrey Austin
- Solomon Lewis, Jr.
- Betty Norman
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