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What is that saying about how God laughs when we make plans?

One of the most valuable things I've learned working with youths is to always be open to change and to enjoy life as it comes.

September 06, 2014 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


Are children at risk in your car?

At least 7 in 10 children are in improperly installed car seats, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Some car seat professionals put the number closer to 9 in 10.

August 30, 2014 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


Peanut butter, pop tabs and other service projects

Just last Thursday we wrapped up the 4-H year at State 4-H Congress, and now we have the first Newton 4-H meeting of the year on Monday!

August 23, 2014 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


Kimble Fullerton: What are the odds?

What are the odds of realizing your childhood dreams?

August 16, 2014 | Terri Kimble | LIFE


4-H meetings kick off in August

It's not easy to lose.

August 09, 2014 | Terri Kimble | LIFE


4-H meetings kick off in August

Just last Thursday we wrapped up the 4-H year at State 4-H Congress, and now we have the first Newton 4-H meeting of the year on Monday!

August 02, 2014 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


4H Forever: State 4H Congress

Newton County 4-H member Flannery Peay (on right) represented Northwest District at State 4-H Congress this week at the Crowne Plaza Ravinia in Atlanta. She competed in Performing Arts Instrumental, one of the largest projects in the state, and finished in fourth place. As part of the competition, Peay completed a year's portfolio work including performing arts work, leadership and service, then also arranged her own four-minute old-time fiddle piece. She was accompanied by County Extension Agent Terri Fullerton.

July 26, 2014 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


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Kimble: 4-H’ers win top honors in horse, livestock

Newton 4-H'ers brought home top honors the last week in horse and livestock competitions.

June 29, 2013 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


Campers get a taste of independence

It is so much easier to do it ourselves.

June 22, 2013 | Terri Kimble | Columnists


Summer camp: 'Extreme' edition

In 1975, Frank W. Fitch added cabins at Rock Eagle 4-H Center, but nothing like the ones you've likely stayed in. He built small wooden huts in the woods for a more traditional camping experience.

June 15, 2013 | Terri Kimble | Columnists


4-H teaches others that Health Rocks

Sometimes people mistakenly think we get the summer off.

June 08, 2013 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


4-H offers plenty of summer fun

School's out and 4-H is kicking off a huge summer of fun for all ages. Call us at 770-784-2010 with any questions, or visit us on the second floor of the Newton County Administration Building from 8 a.m. to noon or 1 to 5 p.m. weekdays (closed on Memorial Day).

May 25, 2013 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


Local, Oxford grads set fine example

The bell tower chimes 10 a.m. on a beautiful Saturday morning in Oxford, as hundreds of black-robed graduates march across the courtyard following a bagpiper.

May 11, 2013 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


4-H alumnus to chair Relay for Life

Five years ago, an eighth grade 4-H'er came up to me at Relay for Life, excitedly telling me how 4-H should have a team.

May 04, 2013 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


Oak Hill goes green with 4-H Health Rocks and Kohls

Despite strong competition from several schools, Oak Hill Elementary again topped the charts in Newton 4-H this year.

April 20, 2013 | Terri Kimble | Columnists


4-H summer camp spots are filling up

Spring fever has hit, and we're only weeks away from the long days of summer.

April 13, 2013 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


4-H'ers qualify for state BB gun tournament

I spent Saturday morning sitting on the back of a pickup at the Walton County Agricultural Center, listening as the 4-H'ers and parents sat around in safety orange T-shirts waiting on each shooter's turn.

April 06, 2013 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


Kimble: 4-H'ers place at District Project Achievement

Forty-five Cloverleaf 4-H'ers in the fourth through sixth grades competed at District Project Achievement this year. Each researched, wrote and presented a 4- to 6-minute illustrated talk on a topic of his or her choice. They presented in club meetings, at County Project Achievement and at District Project Achievement.

March 30, 2013 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


Kimble: 4-H seeking tax-deductible donations

It might be a gloomy Saturday morning riding across Atlanta, but for the nearly 50 fourth, fifth and sixth graders who arrived, loaded a bus before 7:30 a.m. in Covington, the excitement level is high.

March 23, 2013 | Terri Kimble | News Columnists


Kimble: 4H'ers earn top honors

A seventh-grader stood on stage Friday night. He nervously looked at his note cards as nearly 400 pairs of eyes looked on.

March 16, 2013 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


Kimble: Cloverleaf 4-H’ers compete in public speaking

All year, Cloverleaf 4-H'ers from age 9 through sixth grade have been researching, writing and practicing 4-6 minute illustrated talks.

March 02, 2013 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


Kimble: Youth government in action

When I was a 4-H'er, county extension agent Clyde Taylor put me up to telling county extension director Mike Welborn that a little bird told me that the messier your office is, the more work you do.

February 23, 2013 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


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