Ms. Ruth Goldman, 88, of Covington, died at Covington Manor Nursing Home Dec. 2. She was born and raised in Texas and was a Licensed Practical Nurse. Ms. Goldman was known for her loving and caring disposition and retired from the nursing profession after 25 years. She worked at a tuberculosis hospital in Houston, Texas, and also a nursing home in Palestine, Texas. Ms. Goldman was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed flower gardening. She loved to bake and was especially known for her pies and biscuits. Ms. Goldman was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother.
MIAMI - Three suspects charged in the shooting death of Washington Redskins star Sean Taylor appeared in court by videoconference Saturday, with authorities and two of their lawyers saying that at least some of them have confessed.
I've had trouble dealing with evil my whole life. As a child, I never understood it, and it scared me every time I encountered it. The first time I recall running into evil was in the second grade. There was a small group of boys who hung out together and enjoyed picking on other kids. They isolated me one day on the playground at recess, and the leader of the pack started pushing me around until he finally knocked me down. A teacher saw the whole thing and came over and scolded the pack leader.
A new study published in the August 2007 issue of 'Psychological Medicine' found that non-suicidal self-injury - the deliberate destruction of body tissue - is on the rise, becoming a relatively common occurrence for teens in high school. Researchers at the Miriam Hospital and the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University found that nearly 50 percent of the teens studied endorsed some form of NSSI in the past year. The most frequent types of self-injury were biting, cutting/carving/or abrading/burning skin, and hitting the self deliberately.
Rick Goddard, Republican candidate for Georgia's 8th Congressional District, was in town Friday morning for a small breakfast fundraiser along with U.S. House of Representatives Minority Whip Roy Blunt.
Mr. Daniel M. Clower, 90, of Covington, died Nov. 27. He was born in 1917 in Gwinnett County. Mr. Clower was a member of Covington First United Methodist Church, a graduate of the University of Georgia and a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps, serving in World War II. He worked at Ginn Motor Co., was a manager of Meadors Freight Lines and owned Joe's auto Alignment in Decatur. Mr. Clower was past-president of the Covington Rotary Club, served twice as president of the Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce, was past commander of American legion Post No ...