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Are you looking for a place to meet with a friend, hold a community meeting or pause for a great cup of coffee? There is ...

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Stigma of mental health issues

Mental health is a difficult topic to discuss. As a society we are more willing to talk about goals to eat healthier, exercise more, and ...

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Posted: jul. 25, 2016 10:59 a.m.

Savannah Webb hits The Social House

It’s been a heck of a week for me musically, still coming down off that great Bitteroots show at the Iris Bred’s Listening ...

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Posted: jul. 16, 2016 4:50 p.m. | Updated: jul. 21, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Irwin: Thoughts of a poet

After the events of the past weeks, I was moved to write the following poem.

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Posted: jul. 16, 2016 4:47 p.m. | Updated: jul. 17, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Have you ever thought …

Plenty of thoughts come to mind when thinking of the Covington Square: a variety of shopping; good places to eat or meet for a drink ...

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Posted: jul. 16, 2016 4:52 p.m. | Updated: jul. 17, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Rowe: The sights and sounds of summer, part 4

I don’t know about you, but, I'll be glad when summer is over.

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Posted: jul. 16, 2016 4:51 p.m. | Updated: jul. 17, 2016 4:00 a.m.

Country music abounds in Covington this week

The music scene around Covington has been fun and eclectic this summer, and as the heat really pours on throughout the middle of July, it ...

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Posted: jul. 09, 2016 3:26 p.m. | Updated: jul. 14, 2016 4:00 a.m.

Have You Ever Thought …

I am writing the opening words for this column as I wait to go to the Square to join in our community wide July 4th ...

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Posted: jul. 09, 2016 3:28 p.m. | Updated: jul. 10, 2016 4:00 a.m.

The Listening Room at Irish Bred Pub

Covington now home to one of the premier music venues in Georgia.

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Posted: jul. 02, 2016 11:46 a.m. | Updated: jul. 03, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Have Your Ever Thought …

One of history’s greatest lessons on the power of words is remembered and celebrated every year on July 4th. The Declaration of Independence contain ...

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Posted: jul. 02, 2016 11:58 a.m. | Updated: jul. 03, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Telling It Like It Is …

We're barely a week into summer and it’s already been an interesting one, which brings me to part three in this series, the ...

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Posted: jul. 02, 2016 11:57 a.m.

Have you ever thought …

A community is a composite of the efforts of many people who came before us. We are indebted to those who laid the foundations of ...

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Posted: jun. 23, 2016 12:43 p.m. | Updated: jun. 26, 2016 5:00 a.m.
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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Posted: jun. 24, 2016 12:54 p.m.
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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.

Area schools start back on Friday


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