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Martha McLendon

Martha Delia McLendon, age 103, Rutledge, died on July 22, 2015. She was born in Thomson on April 11, 1912, to the late Annie Kate ...

July 30, 2015 | Meadows Funeral Home | OBITS


Newton County Jail Log: July 29

Sharon Deloris Banks, 59, Covington, July 22, probation violation

July 29, 2015 | Staff Report | Newton County Jail Log


Sam Ramsey: Salem Camp Meeting

Dear Editor,

July 26, 2015 | Staff Report | Letters


Colleen Capes Jackson: Return to the Simple Ways, to the Simple Truths

Dear Editor,

July 26, 2015 | Staff Report | Letters


Our Thoughts: Inexcusable

Once again Newton County has found itself in an embarrassing situation, and once again its leadership needs to be called into question.

July 26, 2015 | Staff Report | Our Thoughts


Engagement: Jessica Brooke Hinton & Jason Scott Vincent

Mr. and Mrs. Harry (Tricia) Hinton of Walnut Grove; Mr. and Mrs. Don (Ann) Looney of Elberton; and Mr. Ralph Vincent of Milledgeville, announce the ...

July 26, 2015 | Staff Report | LIVING


NEGRC elects officers

Frank Turner, former Covington city manager, was elected chairman of the Northeast Georgia Regional Commission Council June 18 in Athens.

July 25, 2015 | Staff Report | LOCAL


NCSO earns re-certification

During the Tuesday Newton County Commissioner's meeting, Mr. Mark Bender - Director of State Certification for the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police, made a ...

July 25, 2015 | Staff Report | LOCAL


Josh McKelvey: About the response ...

Dear Editor,

July 25, 2015 | Staff Report | Letters


Mary Elizabeth Ward

Mary Elizabeth Ward of Covington, passed away July 22, 2015, at the age of 90. Born in Wood County, Ohio, December 15, 1924, to the ...

July 25, 2015 | Staff Report | OBITS


Snapping Shoals members gather

Snapping Shoals EMC held its annual Round Up and members' meeting Thursday at the Georgia International Horse Park.

July 23, 2015 | Staff Report | LOCAL


Rotary Club to host golf tournament

The Covington Rotary Club will host its Inaugural Golf Tournament to raise funds for The Empty Stocking Fund and other local projects.

July 21, 2015 | Staff Report | LOCAL


Sara Elizabeth King

Sara Elizabeth King of Covington, passed away July 18, 2015, at the age of 82. She was a quick witted, one-of- a-kind, generous lady. Mrs ...

July 20, 2015 | Staff Report | OBITS


Our Thoughts: The good, the bad and the ugly

The times are tumultuous lately and not much seems to be changing after a week full of heartbreaking, heart-wrenching and well just heart-shaped news.

July 19, 2015 | Staff Report | Our Thoughts


Area school supply drives

Though it may still feel like the dog days of summer, the first day of school is just around the corner, and local businesses and ...

July 19, 2015 | Staff Report | LOCAL


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'Traveling Pants' take off again

 While not quite as good as the first film, "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2" still has its merits, especially if you enjoy high-drama, pregnancy scares and nude male models.

August 13, 2008 | Rachel Oswald | Archives


Pizza Plus

Boasting the claim of the best pie crust in town, Billy Oakes and his brother, Ray, have opened the newest pizza parlor in town - Pizza Plus.

August 13, 2008 | Rachel Oswald | Archives


Morrison-Wingfield

Ms. Ella Avery and Mr. Lamar Baynes announce the engagement of their daughter Kenyatta Morrison of Newton County to Marcus Wingfield, son of John and Melanie Biggs and Frank Wingfield.

August 10, 2008 | Staff Report | Archives


Malcom-Rebholz

Mr. and Mrs. Kent Haralson of Oxford and Mr. and Mrs. Scott Malcom of Shady Dale announce the engagement of their daughter Kelli Danielle Malcom of Oxford to George Russell Rebholz, son of Mr. and Mrs. William "Red" Rebholz of Griffin.

August 10, 2008 | Staff Report | Archives


Haileigh Brooke Alt

Candace Alt of Jasper County announces the birth of her daughter Haileigh Brooke Alt July 15 at Rockdale Medical Center. She weighed 7 pounds and 13 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

August 10, 2008 | Staff Report | Archives


Baylee Elizabeth Farrow

Brittany Evans and Ken Farrow of Covington announce the birth of their daughter Baylee Elizabeth Farrow at Rockdale Medical Center June 20. She weighed 8 pounds and 13 ounces and was 20 inches long.

August 10, 2008 | Staff Report | Archives


David Samuel Peters May

Rachel and Nicholas Peters of Social Circle announce the birth of their son David Samuel Peters May 15 at Newton Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds and 1 ounce and was 19 inches long.

August 10, 2008 | Staff Report | Archives


Dedicated to excellence

 World-renowned author, Elizabeth Sherrill taught a writers workshop at the Newton Center of DeKalb Technical College on Saturday. Writers from Florida, Oklahoma and Georgia gathered to welcome her at a reception on Friday hosted by the East Metro Atlanta Christian Writers.

August 10, 2008 | Colleen Capes Jackson | Archives


Our thoughts...

A free press for years has been one of the cornerstones of the American way of life.

August 10, 2008 | Staff Report | Archives


A-bombs, Olympics, space

The first week in August always, always brings with it a time to remember the fifth of the month, in 1945, when America introduced Japan to atomic energy. There's a Peace Memorial located in that nation's city of Hiroshima, below the spot which was designated as Ground Zero, as the "Little Boy" bomb was actually detonated overhead. Last week thousands gathered there for silent prayer, and to hear the Mayor of Hiroshima once more dutifully call for the abolition of nuclear weapons.

August 10, 2008 | Nat Harwell | Archives


Is Martin tough enough for Saxby?

Tuesday, Georgia Democrats did what many thought not possible. They rejected the Senate candidacy of controversial DeKalb County CEO Vernon Jones, and chose instead to nominate Jim Martin to take on Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss this fall. Martin, a Vietnam veteran and former state Department of Human Resources commissioner under Gov. Sonny Perdue and former Gov. Roy Barnes, also represented part of Atlanta in the General Assembly for 18 years.

August 10, 2008 | Bill Dolan | Archives


Heavy loaders beware

Oxford might soon be able to ticket those carrying a little extra weight - more than 10,000 pounds, that is.

August 10, 2008 | Michelle Kim | Archives


Nunchucks left behind

Deputies looking for squatters came across an interesting set of property instead, according to a Newton County Sheriff's Office report.

August 10, 2008 | Michelle Kim | Archives


Roy G. Satterfield

Roy G. Satterfield, 88, of Covington, died peacefully at home Aug. 6. The son of the late William and Martha Boggs Satterfield, he was born in Walton County. He had been a resident of Newton County for 80 years. Mr. Satterfield was a member of County Line Baptist Church and was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in central Europe during World War II. He was a former employee of C & D Batteries and was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing and hunting rabbit and squirrel. Mr. Satterfield was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

August 10, 2008 | Staff Report | Archives


James E. Quintrell

Mr. James E. "Jim" Quintrell, 87, a long-time resident of Newton County died Aug. 6. Son of the late Thomas and Eunice Quintrell, he was born in Fannin County on May 26, 1921. He proudly served our country in the newly formed Army Air Corp during World War II in the Pacific theatre. Stationed in Guam, his group retrofitted B-029 Superfortresses for high altitude, long-range missions. His team worked on the Enola Gay before it dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. After the war he attended college on the G.I. Bill and graduated from Young Harris College in 1949 ...

August 10, 2008 | Staff Report | Archives


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