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Let's go to the Alpaca Farm (video)

Let's go to the Alpaca Farm (video)

November 30, 2014 | Darrell Everidge | Covington

Cooking with Melanie (video)

Weekly Recipes

November 30, 2014 | Staff Report | Cooking with Melanie

Local cedar tree headed to the Governor's Mansion

Local cedar tree headed to the Governor's Mansion

November 30, 2014 | Darrell Everidge | Covington

Open and transparent?

Newton County Commissioner J.C. Henderson failed to file campaign finance disclosure reports for nearly three years, incurring more than $400 in fines, but a recent amendment to campaign finance le...

November 29, 2014 | Meris Lutz | LOCAL

Athletes of the week: 11/24

This week is a special edition of our athletes of the week page. With Eastside and Alcovy basketball having away games, we decided that Newton's seniors would be the athletes of the week. All of Ne...

November 29, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | Newton

Gridiron gang

The Newton County Recreation 7-8 All-Star football team played in the Gridiron Bowl Saturday, Nov. 22 and beat Macon United in two blow-out games. The score of the first game was 14-0 and the secon...

November 29, 2014 | Staff Report | Recreation

Banks’ foresight is 20/20

Before the season, Rams' head coach Terrance Banks talked a big game about his team. It had some wondering if he was just being arrogant or if there was actual truth to his words. The Rams just los...

November 29, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | Newton

Lady Tigers impress

Alcovy's Lady Tigers are 2-3 on the season. One of those wins came against a now 5-1 Marietta team the Lady Tigers beat Novermber 21, 58-53, that advanced to the second round of state last year. La...

November 29, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | Alcovy

Rams’ historic run comes to an END

All good things must come to an end. Newton's outstanding playoff run ended on Friday after a devastating 43-29 loss to Etowah. The game was tied at 29 with less than six minutes left to play. The...

November 29, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | Newton

Oxford hosts 175th anniversary convocation

Put on your party hats and church shoes, because Oxford has turned 175 years old this year. A convocation for the city's birthday will be held at The Old Church on Dec. 6 at 11 a.m., where all the...

November 29, 2014 | Randy Schafer | LOCAL

A time to celebrate

The holiday fun started in Covington Nov. 20 with the lighting of the Square. But the joy isn't extinguished. Santa Claus will make several stops on the Square from now until Christmas, and will ev...

November 29, 2014 | Bryan Fazio | LOCAL

Porterdale mill rate drops

The Porterdale City Council will, once again, discuss the upcoming $196,700 budget during its next meeting. The second hearing for the proposed 2015 city budget will begin on Monday at 6:30 p.m. a...

November 29, 2014 | Sandra Brands | LOCAL

Carl Sanders: A great man who did great things for Georgia

On my "To Do" list last week was a reminder to call former Gov. Carl Sanders and see if he had any thoughts on how to get the field at Sanford Stadium named for UGA's former coach and athletic dire...

November 29, 2014 | Dick Yarbrough | Columnists

Our thoughts: Disgust

The way we see it there is plenty of blame to go around in regards to the Ferguson issue. First, to see Michael Brown painted as some type of civil rights hero is, in itself, disgusting. What has ...

November 29, 2014 | Staff Report | Our Thoughts

Real men don’t

Where are the men? I am talking about men who live by a certain code, who know that rape is repugnant, that gang rape is vile and that so-called men who do these things are criminals. I am talking...

November 29, 2014 | Richard Cohen | Columnists

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