Pastor Dr. William Burnham had a vision. After a couple of years of materializing that vision and anticipating the right moment to present it, Burnham founded Point of Grace Church, where he saw the congregation triple in size over the next two years.
In tribute to Mansfield icon Lamar B. Hays and farmers everywhere, the Mansfield Masonic Lodge will host the inaugural Lamar Hays Antique Tractor Show on Sept. 24.
For Angi Beszborn, opening the first Bullritos in Georgia was more than bringing authentic Tex-Mex to the Covington area, it was also about coming home.
On a given evening at The Church At Covington, at least two little league team can be seen practicing in the field or a choir is practicing in the second floor of the church. While a number of these groups may not have direct ties with the church, its facilities are open for organizations to utilize.
At 19, Russell Reddick has a love for sharks, video games and Arby's roast beef sandwiches. However, nothing brings him more excitement than checking out Shark Week at the Georgia Aquarium.
Street closures and detours for downtown events have cost the city nearly $19,000 since September, according to a report from Transportation Project Manager Billy Skinner.
Local residents and business owners are voicing concerns to the Covington City Council over the filming of "The Vampire Diaries," saying the crew has taken over the streets and is displaying rude behavior.
The Newton County Board of Commissioners approved a number of grant applications on Aug. 2 to help organizations continue its services for the citizens of Newton County.
Owner Belinda Hull's decision to open Belinda's Down Home Cooking came after she noticed there wasn't a restaurant that served the style of food her mother used to make. She had always wanted to run her own business, and while she pondered what she should do, her son advised her she should do something unique.
New water model A proposal from Carter & Sloope, Inc. was approved to update and recalibrate the city's existing water model. Due to the size and scope of the project, the city will pay a third of the $44,600 price tag for the services. According to the proposal, updates will include "adding and modifying the pipes, junctions, pumps, tanks and other features based on the changes made to the water system since 2006." The model ...
To show their appreciation to Covington city council, the African American Historical Association has invited the city to attend a consecration ceremony for the 300 unmarked graves recently discovered in City Cemetery.
Since 1988, Randy's Carpet Plus on Dogwood Drive in Conyers has been a proud, family-owned and operated, independent business. Despite a tough economic climate, the business continues to strive to provide exemplary service.
WHO: Max Vincent THE CHURCH: Allen Memorial United Methodist Church in Oxford BIRTHPLACE: Frankfurt, Germany; HOMETOWN: Augusta/Thompson EDUCATION: Two master's degrees in divinity and theology from Duke Divinity College HOBBIES: Golf; reading (favorite book-"A Christmas Carol," by Charles Dickens); cooking ("My best dish is a spiced smoked turkey breast made on the grill"). DEFINING VERSE: "For those who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength. They shall line up with wings like eagles." - ...
Merry Maids may be an international corporation, but its franchise owners, like Brad Smith, bring a local touch to its services.
The Arts Association's first Musical Theatre Camp will present a medley of Broadway songs and choreography at 7 p.m. Friday at Newton High School's Porter Auditorium.