Our kids let my wife and I know they'd like for us to back off from bragging about them. We're guilty, of course, because our goal as parents was to make it possible for them to actually live their dreams. We celebrate them. Nonetheless, they've basically asked us to disband our parental booster club.
My dad was in his formative years during the decade history recalls as "The Roaring Twenties." As a young adult he began his professional career just as "The Great Depression" and its repercussions came to bear upon our nation in the 1930s.
Congressman Jim Marshall's securing another $1 million in federal funding for right of way acquisition and multi-use trail construction is great news for Covington and Newton County. I support creating bicycle and pedestrian facilities because
April 15, 2009|
By Maurice Carter
As a youngster I always got excited at the prospect of taking a trip. Whether it was a day trip to Atlanta or a family vacation, anticipation the night before embarkation made sleep an elusive commodity.
In response to your "Our Thoughts..." column in the Friday, April 3 edition of "The Covington News":
I want to thank you for your column which expresses your concern that we have temporarily closed the library on Saturday in order to balance our budget. I would be most concerned if the closure on Saturday went unnoticed or drew no comment as such would indicate that our service was not valuable to or needed by the community.
April 08, 2009|
By Greg Heid
Richard Whitt, 64, a reporter at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution for 17 years and a Pulitzer Prize-winner for the Louisville Courier-Journal, keeled over one day in January and died of a massive heart attack. The AJC didn't even bother to run an obituary. The Courier-Journal said Whitt had been one of the best investigative reporters around.
Ironically, Whitt died just as a book he had authored hit the store shelves. The volume, "Behind the Hedges: Big Money and Power Politics at the University of Georgia," sank from sight almost as soon as it was published. In a brief mention, the ...