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Newton County celebrates 2017 National FFA Week, Feb. 12-18

Each of the FFA Chapters in Newton County will celebrate National FFA Week, Feb. 18-25. This year’s theme is Transform Purpose to Action, and ...

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Range classes scheduled for Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center

Range classes scheduled for Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center

Ever wanted to learn the basics relative to shooting, but not sure where to start?  The Family Day at the Range series provides a perfect ...

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Field Days provide students the ‘next step’ in hunter education

Field Days provide students the ‘next step’ in hunter education

Students with a completed hunter education course “under their belt” are eligible to attend a Hunter Education Field Day.  These “hands-on” learning experiences give students ...

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Johnson retires from UGA Griffin Research & Education Garden

Johnson retires from UGA Griffin Research & Education Garden

After more than 15 years of service, Tony Johnson, of Covington, recently retired from the University of Georgia (UGA) Griffin Campus where he served as ...

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Parson: Making the right seed choices for your garden

Here we are in the cold, dark days of January.  With temperatures in the mid-50s, we are right in line with what I expect this ...

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February Pruning

Before I moved to Newton County around 12 years ago, my wife and I owned a home with a yard that was full of flowering ...

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4-H’ers honored for service work

4-H’ers honored for service work

As a second grader, I remember finding out that Martin Luther King Jr. wasn’t actually royalty.

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