Amaya McMullen, daughter of Nikia Thompson and Lajuane McMullen of Covington, celebrated her first birthday May 3. She is the granddaughter of Tonya Thompson and Hannibal and Gwendolyn McMullen, all of Covington, and the great-granddaughter of Bernice and James Thomas, Hannibal McMullen and Leslie Thompson, all of Covington.
Aiden Thomas Robinson, son of Thomas and Alisa Robinson will celebrate his first birthday May 22. He is the grandson of Kyle and Jalene Allen and Joel and Vivian Robinson and great-grandson of Carolyn R. Joyce P., Larry S. Janet Gay A., and Gerald and Catherine M. His sister is Ava.
Reace and Cadence Banks, son and daughter of Melissa and Gabriel Banks, celebrated their first birthday March 1. Maternal grandparents are David and Linda Strozier. Paternal grandparents are Thelma and the late Filmore Banks.
Jake Blankenship celebrated his first birthday on April 5. He is the son of Brooke Johnson and Justin Blankenship of Covington.
He is the grandson of Jill and Antwain Williams, Suzi Bolz, and Wade and Susan Blankenship, all of Covington. He is the great-grandson of Loshier Blankenship of Covington, Anita Bolz of Oxford, Judy and Randy Merritt of Walnut Grove and Larry and Kay Minnoia of Conyers. He is the nephew of Bhrett Blankenship of Covington.
Jamarian Tremell Gaither, son of Kimberly Latimore and Maurice Gaither of Covington, celebrated his first birthday April 3. His maternal grandparents are Clara Durden and Willie (Kristy) Latimore of Covington. Paternal grandparents are Lucious J. and Annie Gaither of Covington. Great-grandparents are Billy and Evamae Latimore and Levi Gaither, all of Covington.
Caden Lawrence Gunter of Social Circle celebrated his first birthday March 20. He is the son of Brad and Lindsay Gunter. Maternal grandparents are Mark and Stephanie Smith of Social Circle. Paternal grandparents are Brad Gunter Sr. of Oxford and Norma Smith of McDonough.
Zachary Ryan Pettigrew, son of Randy and Terri Pettigrew of Conyers, celebrated his first birthday Jan. 4. Maternal grandparents are Terry and Jena Clark of Covington. Paternal grandparents are Clyde and Louise Pettigrew of Newnan. His siblings are Justin, 6; Andrew, 22, and Abby, 20.