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Pilot Club donates to food bank

Pilot Club donates to food bank

Pilot Club of Covington recently made a donation to the Community Food Bank Pantry serving citizens of Newton County, presenting Rev. Billy Wade with a ...

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FFA-FCCLA Center hosts 3rd Annual Udder Mud Run

The Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center will host the Udder Mud Run on Saturday.

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Posted: aug. 01, 2015 4:05 p.m.

Don’t be too busy to buckle up

The week after Spring Break is always a hard transition in my household. It is like a taste of summer hours — we stay outside until ...

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Posted: jul. 25, 2015 12:44 p.m. | Updated: jul. 26, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Don't be too busy to buckle up

The week after Spring Break is always a hard transition in my household. It is like a taste of summer hours — we stay outside until ...

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Posted: jul. 25, 2015 1:13 p.m. | Updated: jul. 26, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Have you ever thought?

There is an old saying, “When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.” The point I think is ...

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Posted: jul. 25, 2015 1:24 p.m. | Updated: jul. 26, 2015 5:00 a.m.
Engagement: Jessica Brooke Hinton & Jason Scott Vincent

Engagement: Jessica Brooke Hinton & Jason Scott Vincent

Mr. and Mrs. Harry (Tricia) Hinton of Walnut Grove; Mr. and Mrs. Don (Ann) Looney of Elberton; and Mr. Ralph Vincent of Milledgeville, announce the ...

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Posted: jul. 25, 2015 1:27 p.m. | Updated: jul. 26, 2015 5:00 a.m.
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Vacation stress?

Vacation stress?

It is hot outside. There is no denying that. It is H.O.T. Of course it is — it’s July. We are smack dab ...

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Posted: jul. 18, 2015 3:26 p.m. | Updated: jul. 19, 2015 5:00 a.m.
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What in the world is going on with Legion Field?

On Mill Street between Floyd Street and Newton Drive is Legion Field. In a world of development it is a precious piece of green space ...

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Posted: jul. 18, 2015 3:28 p.m. | Updated: jul. 19, 2015 5:00 a.m.
Engagement: Lynn Moss and Matthew Bates

Engagement: Lynn Moss and Matthew Bates

Mr. and Mrs. Ricky (Jean) Moss, of Social Circle, and Mr. and Mrs. Andy (Annson) Bates, of Oxford, would like to announce the engagement of ...

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Posted: jul. 18, 2015 3:29 p.m.
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Have you ever thought … Camp meeting

Salem Camp Meeting is where our Spiritual Heritage Past and Future Come Together?

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Posted: jul. 11, 2015 3:47 p.m. | Updated: jul. 12, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Have You Ever Thought …

If it seems like we have been celebrating Independence Day for more than a week, that’s because we have. This is the time we ...

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Posted: jul. 03, 2015 5:06 p.m. | Updated: jul. 05, 2015 5:00 a.m.
Pratt's 100th birthday

Pratt's 100th birthday

Francis Malone Pratt celebrated her 100th birthday June 28.

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Posted: jul. 03, 2015 5:11 p.m.
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We're all fat now

When I was a kid, I was beyond skinny. I was a beanpole, a stick, a rail of a boy who could eat and eat ...

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Posted: jun. 27, 2015 12:45 p.m. | Updated: jun. 28, 2015 5:00 a.m.
Why we see dogs as man’s best friend?

Why we see dogs as man’s best friend?

For centuries dogs have been called man’s best friend. Many of us either have dogs as pets or remember with fondness the years that ...

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Posted: jun. 27, 2015 12:47 p.m.
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Stephens: Why Father's Day

Today is the day that tradition has set aside in our nation as the day we honor our fathers. Though there is no clear history ...

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Posted: jun. 20, 2015 12:36 p.m. | Updated: jun. 21, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Fletcher: Blood and needles

Let’s talk about everybody’s favorite subjects.

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Posted: jun. 20, 2015 12:29 p.m.
50th anniversary

50th anniversary

Carolyn and Loring Burgess have been happily married for 50 years, as of June 5, 2015. Loring Burgess is retiring from Lithonia Lighting in 1995 ...

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Posted: jun. 12, 2015 4:45 p.m. | Updated: jun. 14, 2015 4:37 p.m.
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Taking action this summer

How excited you were when summer approached and you were going to be out of school? Summer vacation meant for most of us not having ...

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Posted: jun. 12, 2015 4:37 p.m. | Updated: jun. 14, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Lower your windows

We live in sealed houses, ride in sealed cars, shop in sealed stores and generally live our lives isolated from the ugly, mean, cruel outdoors ...

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Posted: jun. 12, 2015 4:47 p.m. | Updated: jun. 14, 2015 5:00 a.m.
Newton County High Class of 1952 Reunion

Newton County High Class of 1952 Reunion

The first 12th grade class to graduate from Newton County High School (Class of 1952) celebrated its 63rd class reunion at Burnt Pine Plantation on ...

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Posted: jun. 12, 2015 4:46 p.m.
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A little sunscreen goes a long way

My kids have been out of school for two weeks and the morning routine has drastically changed. There is a lot of squirming from my ...

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Posted: jun. 06, 2015 12:41 p.m. | Updated: jun. 07, 2015 7:00 a.m.
Engagement: Catherine Verdery & Travis Knight

Engagement: Catherine Verdery & Travis Knight

Mr and Mrs. Winslow Verdery, of Baldwin, announce the engagement of their daughter, Catherine Verdery, to Travis Knight.

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Posted: jun. 06, 2015 3:53 p.m. | Updated: jun. 07, 2015 7:00 a.m.
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Get the scoop on pool sanitizers

Many homeowners enjoy the convenience and recreational value of having a pool in their backyards. Pools can be a great spot to gather on warm ...

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Posted: jun. 06, 2015 12:42 p.m. | Updated: jun. 07, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Have you ever thought?

As May has come to an end, we also have come to the end of the season for commencements. Whether a child is finishing pre-school ...

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Posted: jun. 06, 2015 3:49 p.m. | Updated: jun. 07, 2015 5:00 a.m.

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