Teachers, students, staff, even the Newton County Sheriff's Office deputy on duty at Cousins Middle School snapped photos, excited to meet the 86-year-old Civil Rights activist who marched with Dr. Martin Luther King, met Rosa Parks, and worked with Amelia Boynton Robinson, a fellow member of the Dallas County (Alabama) Voters League (DCVL) in Selma, Alabama.
For about 200 years, the white oak stood on the land that would become part of the Oxford College campus, offering shade to the native Americans who lived on the land, and later, to the Europeans and Africans who came later.
Waffle House is known for serving up such classics as waffles, hash browns and patty melts but at one Waffle House, located on Highway 278 at State Route 142, one cook also offers up a heaping helping of music with every meal.
A DJ, digital marketer, maker of duck calls and baker are among the most recent members of the Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce. They are also members of the Newton College and Career Academy (NCCA).
The fifth week of Georgia Legislative Session this year was by far the most significant, as the House passed a bill that would protect preachers from performing weddings and other ceremonies that would violate their religious convictions.