Autumn is the season when pumpkins are ripe for the picking, and since Halloween is just around the corner, local farms, stores and roadside vendors are packed with pumpkins.
In a story centered around relationships, it's the relationship between the audience and the cast that makes this play so engaging and globally recognized.
Although the annual Mister and Miss Covington Pageant is only in its third year, but it's already becoming a staple event in Newton County as the pageant continues to draw in more contestants each year.
The last time I wrote a column for this newspaper, it was about how my happy family carried on a tradition of picking strawberries - just me, my husband and my son. Little did I know just weeks later he would ask me for a divorce. So how does a 14-year relationship, a 7-year marriage, die in such a short period of time? How do you go from a happy family of three to a ...
It happened again. A large social media website was hacked and millions of passwords were exposed. LinkedIn.com, the social media site primarily focused at the business professional, was the latest victim. It has been reported that more than 6.5 million users' passwords were stolen in the hacking. Some estimate it's as high as eight million. The online dating site eHarmony.com was also hacked.
Science fiction writer Ray Bradbury painted the landscape of how human nature and mass media co-mingle. In many ways, he describes technology as both a blessing and a curse.
This week, I want to continue talking about the free websites on my list. •rootsweb.ancestry.com It is always a smart idea to read "getting started." This website is sharing with others your family tree and to find out if others have anything in common with your tree. Try joining a mailing list or start one of your own. Let's try our surname in the bottom box and see what we find. There is a lot ...
Miss Kayla Wyatt was selected as Miss Tween Atlanta Girl on Aug. 20. The competition was for girls ages 9-12 and consisted of a commercial shoot, photo shoot and fashion show runway walk. Kayla, the youngest of the group, took the title She will be featured in an eight-page spread in the November issue of Atlanta Girl Magazine.
The annual Back 2 School block party is set for Sunday, but it's not too late to drop off much-needed supplies.
Nine artists from Southern Heartland Gallery on the Square will participate in the annual Slotin Art "FOLK FEST" Aug. 19-21 at the North Atlanta Trade Center.
Five generations of one family gathered recently for a photo: (L-r) Great-great-grandmother Della Kitchens, mother Ashlee Polk holding Laynie Rose Polk. Back row are great-grandmother Gwen Hammond and grandmother Deneen Taylor.
Five generations of one family gathered recently for a photo: The great-great grandmother, Nora Daniels of Oxford; the great-grandfather, Dick Daniels of Covington; the grandmother, Cheryl Daniels Porter of Flowery Branch, formerly of Covington; the mother Susan Porter of Whatley; and her infant, Olivia Ann. Cheryl Porter grew up in Covington and attended Newton High School.
Meet the five generations of the Howard family: Mae Pridgen, Joan Evans, Charmon Hamilton, Carmon Howard, and Jeffrey Howard.
A Mansfield family welcomes its newest generation. Pictured: Great-great grandmother, Mrs. Mildred Wild; great grandmother, Shannon Jones; grandmother, Linda Piper; mother, Brittni Jones; and 3 month old baby girl, Ruby Blaire Richardson.
Artie Brunson My mother is Bonnie Brunson. She would sit with me at our kitchen table every night after dinner to review my homework. Spelling was difficult for me, so she gave me hints to help me remember the correct spelling, and I still can hear her saying, "Vacuum has two U's in it...remember YOU-YOU-vacUUm!" I guess her tips worked, because now I am an assistant principal! Thank you, Momma, for EVERYTHING you have done ...