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What can we learn from a ground hog?

There it is on the calendar for February 2: “Ground Hog Day.” I don’t know who selects which days to note on the system ...

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Updated: jan. 31, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Irwin: Why do I live in Covington? It's home.

While hashing out the idea of writing my column about Southern small town life, I settled on the name Neurotically Sentimental.

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Posted: jan. 30, 2016 2:56 p.m. | Updated: jan. 31, 2016 4:00 a.m.

How we trust in God as a community and a nation?

Recently there have been debates about the use of our nation’s motto, “In God We Trust.” It is found on the dollar bill, on ...

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Posted: jan. 23, 2016 4:10 p.m. | Updated: jan. 24, 2016 5:00 a.m.
 Blood drive to be held in memory of Jeff Blount

Blood drive to be held in memory of Jeff Blount

An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 26 from 2-7 p.m. in memory of Jeff Blount at Prospect United ...

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Posted: jan. 21, 2016 4:53 p.m.
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Where does the trails efforts stand in our area?

Since 1998 a group of our neighbors have been committed to the dream of building a system of trials throughout our communities. They would be ...

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Posted: jan. 09, 2016 2:18 p.m. | Updated: jan. 10, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Birth Announcement: Riley Almond

Brad and Courtney Almond announce the birth of their daughter, Riley Alyssa, born November 30, 2015 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens. Grandparents are ...

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Posted: jan. 09, 2016 2:20 p.m.

What really matters to you and your life?

For most of you reading this column today, you are still in the Happy New Year stage of the year. Oh, I know that 2016 ...

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Posted: jan. 02, 2016 12:15 p.m. | Updated: jan. 03, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Have you ever thought …

Why do we seem to limit so much of the goodness of Christmas to a few weeks?

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Posted: dec. 19, 2015 4:05 p.m. | Updated: dec. 20, 2015 4:00 a.m.

What is the Grinch all about?

This coming week sees the last of the special Christmas events brought to us by Main Street Covington under the leadership of Velinda Wheeles and ...

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Posted: dec. 12, 2015 2:03 p.m.

Fighting for life: Covington man in remission after battle with lung cancer

Covington resident Wilbert Hill knows what it means to fight for his life.

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Posted: dec. 08, 2015 2:58 p.m.
Covington resident has shocking discovery

Covington resident has shocking discovery

When Covington resident Billie Jane Hood underwent a routine evaluation for knee replacement surgery at Piedmont Newton Hospital, the last thing she expected to hear ...

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Posted: dec. 08, 2015 2:56 p.m.
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