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Newton Medical to join Piedmont Healthcare system

Newton Medical to join Piedmont Healthcare system

Newton Medical Center will formally become a subsidiary of Piedmont Healthcare on Oct. 1.

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Forum to help disadvantaged small businesses

Forum to help disadvantaged small businesses

Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) held a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Forum on Friday, May 8, to help local small businesses learn how to do business with the federal government. More than 100 small business owners attended the forum at Georgia Piedmont Technical College on North Indian Creek Drive in Clarkston.

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Posted: may. 08, 2015 4:15 p.m. | Updated: may. 13, 2015 10:13 a.m.
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'Sleepy Hollow' TV production moves to Rockdale

'Sleepy Hollow' TV production moves to Rockdale

The Headless Horseman will soon join vampires on Conyers film sets, as Fox's popular supernatural TV series "Sleepy Hollow" moves its production here.

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Posted: may. 07, 2015 2:55 p.m.
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A ‘Chipmunks’ Mardi Gras in Olde Town

Alvin and his cohorts will bring Mardi Gras to Conyers next week.

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Posted: may. 01, 2015 2:12 p.m. | Updated: may. 01, 2015 8:30 p.m.
Peachtree Academy Derby-themed gala May 2

Peachtree Academy Derby-themed gala May 2

Bring out your fancy hats and mint julep cups as Peachtree Academy Private School heads to the races for its Annual Gala event on May 2, 5 p.m., at 14101 Hwy 278 Covington, GA 30014. This year's theme is "The Kentucky Derby."

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Posted: apr. 28, 2015 5:49 p.m.
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Leadership Rockdale Class of 2015 starts legacy with garden, wish list

Leadership Rockdale Class of 2015 starts legacy with garden, wish list

When students and staff at the Rockdale Head Start Center on Scott Street left for the weekend on Friday, the back yard was as it had always been - a barren plot of land next to a playground they couldn't use. When they returned on Monday, however, the play equipment had been scrubbed, the fence fixed and the once empty plot was transformed into the center's new learning garden complete with two butterfly gardens, raised beds, planters and benches - all courtesy of Leadership Rockdale's Class of 2015.

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Posted: apr. 28, 2015 6:32 p.m.
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New nursing home, 100 jobs opening in Covington

A $22 million nursing home facility and more than 100 jobs could be headed toward Covington as the city council approved to rezone an area on Dearing Street.

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Posted: apr. 22, 2015 2:36 a.m.

Buying a New Home?

Buying a home: where to start? 

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Posted: apr. 21, 2015 11:31 p.m.
Free rib giveaway

Free rib giveaway

Shane’s Rib Shack in Covington is holding their annual Rib Giveaway on May 16. The first 100 guests at Shane’s Rib Shack on that day will receive a free half rack of slow-cooked baby back ribs, a 20-ounce beverage and special edition Rib Giveaway T-shirt in honor of the official month of BBQ.

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Posted: apr. 20, 2015 10:28 a.m.
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Shark Tank TV show casting call April 13 in Decatur

Shark Tank TV show casting call April 13 in Decatur

You can apply to pitch your company for ABC's hit reality TV show "Shark Tank" at a casting call breakfast Monday, April 13, 8 a.m. at the Porter Sanford III Performing Arts and Community Center, 3181 Rainbow Dr, Decatur, GA. Companies will be chosen to pitch to casting director Scott Salyers. Apply at http://valuespartnerships.com/ATLSharkTankBreakfast/

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Posted: apr. 08, 2015 7:51 p.m.
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Five Ga. film studios band together to form advocacy group

Five Ga. film studios band together to form advocacy group

Five film and television studios around Atlanta, including Covington-based Triple Horse Studios, have come together to form an advocacy group for Georgia's studios and businesses that support film and television industries. The five studios forming the new Georgia Studio and Infrastructure Alliance (GSIA) are: Eagle Rock Studios Atlanta, EUE/Screen Gems Studios Atlanta, Mailing Avenue Stageworks, Tyler Perry Studios and Triple Horse Studios.

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Posted: apr. 02, 2015 1:54 p.m.
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Rockdale Leadership Legacy Project to leave mark on Rockdale Head Start

Rockdale Leadership Legacy Project to leave mark on Rockdale Head Start

The Leadership Rockdale Class of 2015 aims to create a lasting community legacy with the first-of-its-kind Leadership Legacy Project on April 18 at the Rockdale Head Start facility, drawing on help from the Class of 2015 and the public.

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Posted: mar. 30, 2015 1:51 p.m.
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