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Calvin Pascal Collier

Calvin Pascal Collier, 71 of Covington, passed away Tuesday, February 02, 2016. He was born in Butler to the late Pascal and Margaret Collier. Calvin ...

February 10, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITS


Doris P. Burroughs

Doris P. Burroughs, 84 of Oxford, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at Abbey Hospice. Doris was born in Carnesville to the late James ...

February 10, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITS


Our Thoughts: The heart of our community

Sadness swept through Newton County this week with the deaths of three of its citizens under the age of 25.

February 07, 2016 | Staff Report | Our Thoughts


Watch: Jet Rawls wins Spelling Bee

Watch our video of INdian Creek Middle School student Jet Rawls winning the Newton County School System's Spelling Bee Friday.

February 05, 2016 | Staff Report | LOCAL


David Anthony Murphy

David Anthony Murphy, 51 of Conyers, passed away Saturday, January 30, 2016. He was born in Florence, Alabama to the late William John and Joyce ...

February 05, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITS


Damon Card

Damon Card, 22 of Savannah and Jackson, passed away on Friday, January 29, 2016, in Savannah. He was born in Decatur to Daniel and Pamela ...

February 05, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITS


Shirley S. Cody

Shirley S. Cody, 84, of Conyers passed away February 3, 2016. She was born in Newton County, August 2, 1931, to the late Ed and ...

February 05, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITS


Brenda M. Mason

Brenda M. Mason, 74, of Covington, passed away Thursday, February 4, 2016.

February 05, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITS


Kathleen Ann Holmes Collins

Kathleen Ann Holmes Collins, of Loganville, passed away February 1, 2016, at the age of 66. Daughter of Rosemary Hargrove of Oxford, she was preceded ...

February 02, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITS


Helen King

Helen King, of Porterdale, passed away February 1, 2016, at the age of 94. Mrs. King was a wonderful cook and enjoyed preparing southern food ...

February 02, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITS


Mrs. Helen Churchill

Helen Churchill age 68, of Mansfield passed away February 1, 2016. She was born January 5, 1948 in Porterdale to the late Adel Jasper and ...

February 01, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITS


Mrs. Mavis Boyd Walker

Mrs. Mavis Boyd Walker, age 73, passed away Saturday, January 30, 2016. She was born in Vina, Alabama on March 4, 1942 to the late ...

February 01, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITS


Our Thoughts: An impressive start

The scene seems familiar to so many. People approach the table in suits and in skirts with heels and hose. They then sit down, make ...

January 31, 2016 | Staff Report | Our Thoughts


Letter: Form of government legislation

Dear fellow Newton neighbors,

January 30, 2016 | Staff Report | Our Thoughts


Letter: GOP mass precinct meetings

Dear Editor,

January 30, 2016 | Staff Report | Letters


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Overtime thriller

Maybe it was a near full moon. Maybe it was a case of one team's determination to over come the odds. Whatever was the case, Eastside and Newton put on a show in front of a packed Sharp Stadium Friday with the Eagles escaping with a 29-27 double-overtime win.

September 13, 2008 | Josh Briggs | Archives


Investigators find new lead in murder case

A truck sought in connection with the August murder has been located in Atlanta, though the suspect, Porfirio Roman, was still nowhere to be found as of Friday.

September 12, 2008 | Amber Pittman | Archives


Area gas stations run dry

Motorists flocked to gas stations Friday afternoon after gas prices sharply increased amidst news that Gulf Coast refineries were shutting down in preparation for Hurricane Ike.

September 12, 2008 | Rachel Oswald | Archives


Serve as a shining light

Shiloh Baptist Church will celebrate its 200th anniversary at 10:30 a.m. September 21 with dinner on the church grounds immediately following the service. Their theme, "All for his Glory," has been evident over the years and will continue to be carried out in their programs. The church was organized in Jasper County in 1808, moved to Morgan County in 1855 and settled in its present location at 9595 Ga. Highway 142 in Newborn in 1883. In 1986, a lightning bolt struck the church and destroyed the sanctuary. Only the annex and contents were salvaged. A new sanctuary was ...

September 12, 2008 | Colleen Capes Jackson | Archives


In his image

Last week I received two letters intent on correcting me regarding my belief that Jesus is the second person of the Trinity - the son of God. Both letters quoted only a portion of John 1:18, "No one has ever seen God." And, then, based on that phrase concluded that Jesus could not therefore be God in the flesh.

September 12, 2008 | John Pearrell | Archives


My life is the Lord's

Deuteronomy 32:39

September 12, 2008 | the Rev. Jonathan E. Scharf | Archives


Forgive them too?

"Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors" (Matthew 6: 12).

September 12, 2008 | Lisa Hetzel | Archives


Eastside looks for county sweep

The Newton County football championship will be decided tonight at Sharp Stadium. Newton and Eastside face off in a matchup of two teams riding the emotion of big wins last week versus tough competition.

September 12, 2008 | Josh Briggs | Archives


Making his impact felt

If you haven't seen him play yet, you need to check out a Newton Ram football game.

September 12, 2008 | Josh Briggs | Archives


Loaded pistols found in homeowner's yard

A resident of Shenandoah Lane found more than weeds in his yard while mowing grass Monday. According to reports, the homeowner was in the process of cutting the grass in the back of his residence when he noticed something odd. Upon further inspection he found that his yard had become a dumping ground for two loaded guns and a ski mask.

September 12, 2008 | Amber Pittman | Archives


Colonel Cob corn maze rises again

With the fall season comes many annual delights - cooling weather, football season, pumpkins and, now, corn mazes.

September 12, 2008 | Michelle Kim | Archives


Dist. 5 candidate residency in question

There may be a qualification issue for Tim Fleming, Republican candidate for District 5, stemming from a homestead exemption filed on a house he owns that is outside of the district.

September 12, 2008 | Rachel Oswald | Archives


P'dale man threatens to shoot children

A Porterdale man was arrested on Tuesday on multiple charges, including cruelty to children, after he reportedly threatened to shoot a group of kids if they came onto his property.

September 12, 2008 | Amber Pittman | Archives


Governor Perdue tours Covington plant

Gov. Sonny Perdue visited Covington on Wednesday to congratulate General Mills and the city on their work together to reduce water consumption - an issue that has received statewide attention due to the ongoing drought.

September 12, 2008 | Rachel Oswald | Archives


Eight and counting

Eastside extended its season-long winning streak to eight Tuesday with a 13-1 thumping of Jackson County in four innings.

September 12, 2008 | Josh Briggs | Archives


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