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The Newton County Farm Bureau celebrated National Dairy Month in June.

The Newton County Farm Bureau celebrated National Dairy Month in June.

The dairy industry is a crucial part of Georgia’s agriculture industry. The state of Georgia is home to approximately 83,000 head of dairy ...

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McCart: Whiskey Bent back in Covington

Greetings! So glad y'all enjoyed the last edition and I appreciate the feedback about the album review I did of the Apostles of Bluegrass ...

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Posted: jun. 18, 2016 4:41 p.m. | Updated: jun. 23, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Rowe: The sights and sounds of summer, Part 2

In my previous column I started a series on something that both myself, and you as readers, I’m sure, are very passionate about — music ...

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Posted: jun. 18, 2016 4:42 p.m. | Updated: jun. 19, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Have you ever thought ...

Who we are is a product of the people who shape and form our personalities long before we are fully aware of our dependence of ...

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Posted: jun. 18, 2016 4:43 p.m. | Updated: jun. 19, 2016 5:00 a.m.
Social hosting and how it affects Newton County’s future

Social hosting and how it affects Newton County’s future

Recently, we published an article entitled, “Social Hosting 101: Part 1.” In the first article of this four-segment series, we gave an overview about what ...

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Posted: jun. 11, 2016 5:35 p.m. | Updated: jun. 12, 2016 8:00 a.m.
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First Lady Deal visits STRIVE Clubhouse

Georgia’s First Lady Sandra Deal and Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) Commissioner Frank Berry recently toured View Point Health’s STRIVE ...

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Posted: jun. 11, 2016 5:37 p.m. | Updated: jun. 12, 2016 8:00 a.m.

The Higher Choir opens The Listening Room

After taking off for the Memorial Day weekend, welcome back to another installment of The Minute. We have plenty to catch up on, so let ...

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Posted: jun. 07, 2016 4:23 p.m. | Updated: jun. 09, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Irwin: Lightning Bugs

"The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.” – Mark Twain

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Posted: jun. 07, 2016 4:28 p.m.

Have you ever thought …

Most of us can deal with a loved one or ourselves being physically ill much better than we can with deal with mental illness. Perhaps ...

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Posted: jun. 07, 2016 4:22 p.m.

Josh Milwood rounds out concerts on the Square

It looks like we have another great week of music ahead of us, so let’s not delay and get right to who to see ...

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Posted: may. 21, 2016 1:35 p.m. | Updated: may. 26, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Have you ever thought …

One of the sure signs of spring is all of the graduation ceremonies and graduates celebrating the end of their high school careers. The sights ...

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Posted: may. 21, 2016 1:36 p.m. | Updated: may. 22, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Campbell Harrison highlights a busy music week

Thanks for all the feedback on last week's edition. There’s a lot to cover, so let's get down to it.

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Posted: may. 14, 2016 4:56 p.m. | Updated: may. 19, 2016 5:00 a.m.

We are looking for an old tire

Nowadays, my son, Liam, is scrolling the eBay and the Craigslist, and is perusing the Thrifty Nickel in the hopes of finding the perfect, old ...

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Posted: may. 14, 2016 4:48 p.m. | Updated: may. 15, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Have you ever thought ...

Decades ago, as a nation, we declared a war on drugs. We are reminded every day that the war has not yet been won. We ...

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Posted: may. 14, 2016 4:52 p.m. | Updated: may. 15, 2016 5:00 a.m.

The Joys of Spring

It was a long wait but spring has finally sprung, and it was worth the wait to see the flowers and trees blooming, birds singing ...

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Posted: may. 14, 2016 4:53 p.m. | Updated: may. 15, 2016 5:00 a.m.
Birth announcement

Birth announcement

Kayden Jewell Walden was born to Kimberly and James T. Walden, Jr., of Oxford, April 17, 2016. Kayden was born in Piedmont Newton hospital at ...

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Posted: may. 14, 2016 4:57 p.m.
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Graduate reflects on 4-H career

The following is a speech presented at the annual 4-H banquet by Eastside high senior Mallori Johnson, reflecting on her 4-H career. Johnson was recognized ...

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Posted: may. 10, 2016 11:20 a.m.

Home equity loan or reverse mortgage?

Your personal residence is one of your largest, if not the largest, asset you will own in your life. It’s a great feeling when ...

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Posted: may. 10, 2016 11:04 a.m.

Birth Announcements

Asher Josiah Colquitt, March 28, Sarah Colquitt, Joshua Colquitt, Sr.,  Covington, 9 pounds, 8 ounces, 21 inches

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Posted: may. 10, 2016 10:42 a.m.

I have Tom Thumb’s saber!

When I was about 11-years-old my mother and I were cleaning out a small outbuilding we all called The Pack House. This was a single-car ...

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Posted: apr. 30, 2016 3:55 p.m. | Updated: may. 01, 2016 5:00 a.m.
Mill Street Music Festival brings Drivin N Cryin

Mill Street Music Festival brings Drivin N Cryin

After missing last week, and writing an article on Drew Parker’s new single “Slow Down Small Town”, it’s good to be back with ...

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Posted: apr. 23, 2016 2:22 p.m. | Updated: apr. 28, 2016 5:00 a.m.
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