On Monday, we're hosting Kenyan 4-H members for a brief visit while they are in Atlanta for National 4-H Congress.
Youths are invited to learn about the job of a horse farrier with the Newton County 4-H Horse Club at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Gaither's Plantation.
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High school sophomores and juniors may apply for the 2014 Newton Youth Leadership Institute through Nov. 5.
If you've ever been to the Rock Eagle 4-H Center auditorium, you know the stage is fairly tall. Maybe that's why Dr. Bo Ryles always seemed 10 feet tall to me as he served as state 4-H leader through my middle- and high-school years.
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In middle school, one of my previous teachers offered me her old computer.
Dear Santa: I think this is the first time I've made a Christmas list without the Sears Wishbook, but I'm pretty sure my 4-H'ers could use things other than rock tumblers and Lite-Brites this year. I'd like to request self-confidence. Seems like more youth would move off the naughty list if they just had a little more confidence in themselves. <font face="verdana,geneva" ...
Four years ago, as I worked at a retail craft chain, a new co-worker joined our team.
I'm thankful for furlough days, because it means I'm still employed. As people head out today to fill their buggies with holiday gifts or choose to stay home, I'm sure furloughs, foreclosures and other financial topics are fresh on the minds of many.
About 8 years ago, a few middle school district 4-H officers presented a service idea: let's collect those aluminum pop tabs for the Ronald McDonald House.
The 4-H Grinch is preparing for her ride through Covington in December's Lion's Club parade.
Do lambs have tails? A woman stopped me to ask this as I took photos of our 4-H'ers showing lambs at the Gwinnett County Fair. "Of course they do," I replied. But then I looked out over the show ring as it dawned on me that indeed, no, there were no tails in this entire barn. I saw thousands of ...
If you haven't been down the slide out at Col. Cob's Corn Maze yet, it's a must by the end of the month.
This week 4-H'ers taught each other about our Cotton Bowl and Consumer Jamboree topics: sleeping bags, student credit cards, energy bars and pajama pants.
In 1904, local educators G.C. Adams and P.D. Johnson had no idea their efforts to educate boys about the latest research in corn would turn into something as big as 4-H.
Middle and high school 4-H'ers in Newton County are members of Sigma Lambda Chi 4-H.
"It doesn't really seem like science," says 4-H'er Sarah Heft of her observations at a local veterinary clinic.
The heat and humidity on this southern Friday night are evident in the sweat rolling down the faces of competitors and observers.
Take a look at your hands. Don't forget to check between the fingers and around those fingernails.
Gwinnett County Fair