Annie E. Strickland, 72 of Covington, passed away Thursday, March 10, 2016, at Abbey Hospice. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Annie enjoyed sewing, fishing and camping with her family. She loved going to Good-Will and Walmart and loved hummingbirds. Annie was a care giver to everyone and never met a stranger.
Mike Blinder, author of the book Survival Selling and one of the world's leading digital marketing experts, is giving a seminar on the secrets for small to medium businesses in multimedia marketing Wednesday, March 9 from noon-1:30 p.m. and Thursday, March 10 from 8:30-10 a.m. at The Center, 2104 Washington Street, Covington.
Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC), Office of Economic Development had the first graduates of its Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) Training Program during the Tuesday, February 9, 2016 Inaugural Graduation and Pinning Ceremony.
Jett Rawls wasn't satisfied with simply winning two consecutive Newton County School System (NCSS) Spelling Bees. He went on to win the District 5 Regional Spelling Bee in Riverdale, competing against students from Bremen City and Butts, Clayton, Coweta, Fayette, Griffin-Spalding, Heard, Henry and Rockdale county school systems.
Tommy Wilson Queen, Sr., 49, of Mansfield passed away March 2, 2016. Tommy was an amazing father and always very supportive. He cherished the time spent with his grandchildren, and he adored his bull mastiff "Sasha". Tommy liked to go fishing, hunting and playing in horseshoe tournaments. In addition, he enjoyed being outside, and was a Georgia Bulldog Fan. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him. Preceding him in death was his father, Billy Joe Queen, Sr.