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New doctor at Resurgens Covington office

New doctor at Resurgens Covington office

Resurgens Orthopaedics - Georgia's largest orthopaedic practice - expands its services with the addition of orthopaedic hand, wrist, and upper extremity surgeon, Dr. Jane S. Tan.

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Updated: jan. 30, 2015 11:01 a.m.

Passing the gavel at Chamber 2015 Annual Meeting

Passing the gavel at Chamber 2015 Annual Meeting

The Conyers-Rockdale Chamber of Commerce highlighted extraordinary community servants in the 31st Annual Meeting on Jan. 27, 2015, at the Ga. International Horse Park.

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Posted: jan. 27, 2015 11:35 a.m. | Updated: jan. 27, 2015 11:53 a.m.
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Rockdale man named GRTA director

Rockdale man named GRTA director

Rockdale resident Chris Tomlinson was sworn in by Gov. Nathan Deal as the new Executive Director of the Georgia Regional Transportation Authority.  

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Posted: jan. 17, 2015 12:50 p.m.
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NMC and Piedmont look to partner up

Newton Medical Center announced today its Board of Directors had authorized hospital management to enter into "exclusive discussions" with Piedmont Healthcare aimed at formalizing a relationship between the two organizations.

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Posted: jan. 15, 2015 5:09 p.m.

LifePoint Hospitals, Duke Health System enter quality agreement

LifePoint Hospitals, which owns Rockdale Medical Center, and Duke University Health System have expanded their collaborative effort by entering into a national quality agreement to enhance patient safety.

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Posted: jan. 14, 2015 7:41 p.m. | Updated: jan. 15, 2015 7:30 a.m.
Employment Jump Start: GA Bio-Science training center prepare students for bio-technology jobs

Employment Jump Start: GA Bio-Science training center prepare students for bio-technology jobs

It is part of the incentive package the state offered to attract one of the leading healthcare manufacturers to Georgia: Georgia Quick Start would build a training facility near the new Baxter campus and offer customized training to its employees.

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Posted: jan. 14, 2015 7:59 p.m.
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Hall to leave Newton Chamber of Commerce

Hall to leave Newton Chamber of Commerce

Hunter Hall is leaving the Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce for a business development position with Kelly Products after informing his staff of the change Monday.

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Posted: jan. 06, 2015 4:38 p.m.
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Rockdale Medical Center expands services

IN BRIEF: Rockdale Medical Center is looking at opening a second Georgia Primary and Urgent Care location in the first quarter of 2015 in south Rockdale at the corner of Ga. Highway 212 and Ga. Highway 20. The hours at the second location will help patients access medical care after work hours, according to a hospital spokesperson.

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Posted: dec. 19, 2014 6:48 p.m.

UPDATE: Newton Medical Center reduces staff by 23 employees

Newton Medical Center officials announced staff reductions have taken place, affecting 2.8 percent of the hospital’s workforce.

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Posted: dec. 12, 2014 5:07 p.m. | Updated: dec. 13, 2014 3:06 p.m.

Development Authority approves Acuity deal

IN BRIEF: After hours of discussion in executive session and reassurances that all three county commissioners were in support of the deal, the Rockdale County Development Authority voted 5-2 Tuesday to approve the package of tax abatement incentives for Acuity Brands' previously announced expansion. The Development Authority had previously voiced doubts about the incentives package.

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Posted: dec. 02, 2014 12:04 p.m.

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