Spring is a time for awakening and revival.
On Wednesday, the weather was supposed to be gray with a threat of sleet. Instead, the sun shone through and the sky was a beautiful blue, with plenty of wispy white clouds speeding by.
The Eastside Eagles evened their record at 3-3 Wednesday night after hosting the Morgan County Bulldogs (5-3) in a 16-0 run-rule affair.
Spring is a time for awakening and revival.
Cristi and Jeff Donahue of Watkinsville announce the birth of Emma Rose Donahue on July 25 at Athens Regional Medical Center.. She weighed 8 pounds and 1 ounce and was 20.25 inches long.
Lindsey Belcher Jr. III and Sheena Johnson of Covington announce the birth of their daughter Sanaii Zy'Kerria La'Van Belcher March 20 at Newton Medical Center. She weighed 7 pounds and 3 ounces and was 18.2 inches long.
James and Ben Clifton, twin sons of Lori and Derek Clifton of Atlanta, celebrated their first birthday June 8.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry J. Wood of Covington announce the engagement of their daughter Carmen Lynn Wood to Phillip Andrew Henderson, son of Mr. and Mrs. David A. Henderson of Covington.
Mrs. Emma Horne announces the engagement of her daughter Jennifer Labon of Riverdale to Vernon Graves, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Frazier of Marietta.
See, the story goes that once upon a while, here in the Deep South, most country folk lived in simple square frame houses, most of which were built up on brick or concrete block pilings. Most homeowners didn't even close up the space between the sub-floor and the ground with underpinnings for any number of reasons, not the least being that termites can't live in sunlight. Termites, in order to get from underground to the tasty wood of the house, would build mud tunnel highways up the pilings. If the house lacked underpinning, the residents could easily spot ...
Students at Eastside High School gathered as a student body for the first time this school year Wednesday morning for a raucous welcome back assembly with Earl Suttle as the star.
Members of Newton Citizens for Excellent Schools hosted an informational meeting for county business leaders and education advocates Thursday night regarding the Sept. 18 referendum dealing with funding new school construction costs.
Mrs. Erma "LaRue" Kitchens Needham, 68, of Covington, died Aug. 10 at Newton Medical Center. The daughter of the late Alfred and Nellie Lumsdem Kitchens, she was born in Newton County. She was a loving sister who loved the Lord and gospel music. Mrs. Needham is preceded in death by husband Arthur Needham and sister Jean Carney.
Mr. Allen Dobbs Neely of Covington died Aug. 11 at the age of 60. Mr. Neely was predeceased by his mother, Mrs. Mary C. Neely. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and especially enjoyed his cars, friends and family. He worked along-side his father in farming and was also the president of Windy Hill Golf Course.
Walter Franklin Rawlins, Sr. of Conyers died Saturday at the age of 90. Born in Dekalb County on Aug. 29, 1916 to the late Roy Franklin and Evie Hunt Rawlins, Mr. Rawlins was a member of Unity Church in Atlanta. After residing in Fairburn for 20 years, Mr. Rawlins moved to Conyers in 1985. He was the owner of Rawlins Outdoor Advertising Company in Atlanta. Mr. Rawlins was a United States Army veteran having served in World War II. He was a member of Masonic Lodge #523 and was in Legion of Honor in the Shriners. He is preceded in ...
Dennis Allen Whitcomb, Sr. of Covington died Friday, Aug. 10 at the age of 78. Born Apr. 6, 1929 in Lorain County, Ohio to the late Perry Edward and Phyllis Heath Whitcomb, Mr. Whitcomb served in World War II in Korea and also served in Vietnam. He retired from the United States Marines after 20 years of service. Mr. Whitcomb loved golfing, fishing, bowling and playing cards. He will be remembered as a devoted husband, father, grandfather, uncle and a friend to many. Mr. Whitcomb is preceded in death by his wife, Emily Hammond Whitcomb.
Mrs. Edith Hinton Wyant, 76, of Oxford, died Aug. 10. The daughter of the late Davis Gray Hinton and Kate Williams Hinton, she was born in 1930 in Newton county. Mrs. Wyant was a homemaker and loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She always remembered birthdays and anniversaries.
John M. Zilber of Conyers died Aug. 10 at the age of 48. Mr. Zilber is preceded in death by his father, Dr. Serge Zilber.
Dr. David G. Simons is a true pioneer in every sense of the word. At 84-years-old he has accomplished more than most people could ever dream of and he isn't slowing down yet.