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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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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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Have you ever thought …

Our imagination can help us sense the world in a different way. We all need those special places where we can see more than the ...

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Posted: apr. 23, 2016 2:23 p.m. | Updated: apr. 24, 2016 5:00 a.m.
Club responds to needs shared by missionaries

Club responds to needs shared by missionaries

The Covington Women’s Club recently hosted missionaries from Costa Rica, who spoke about their work in the Central American country.

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Posted: apr. 23, 2016 2:25 p.m.
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Bristol Jo Huseman

Bristol Jo Huseman

Bristol Jo Huseman was born on April 11, 2016, at 1 p.m., to parents Mark and Christina Huseman.

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Posted: apr. 23, 2016 2:06 p.m.
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Behind the musical: Shrek

Behind the musical: Shrek

The students of the Arts Association of Newton County were busy this weekend, performing Shrek the Musical in front of the crowds at Newton High ...

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Posted: apr. 19, 2016 11:40 a.m.
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Have you ever thought …

The family and home should be at the very core of any young life. When these turn against the child or youth, where does one ...

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Posted: apr. 16, 2016 5:00 p.m. | Updated: apr. 17, 2016 5:00 a.m.
Happy April; time to get growing

Happy April; time to get growing

It’s time to break some ground and get growing. Maybe it’s time to break out of that rut of growing four tomato plants ...

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Posted: apr. 16, 2016 5:08 p.m. | Updated: apr. 17, 2016 5:00 a.m.
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Local musician Drew Parker releases new single

Local musician Drew Parker releases new single

Former Alcovy High School student and candidate of TVs The Voice released his new single “Slow Down Small Town” Friday, and the local country musician ...

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Posted: apr. 16, 2016 5:01 p.m.
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Brooke Serrano at Sycamore; Taylor Marie at Mystic Grill

Brooke Serrano at Sycamore; Taylor Marie at Mystic Grill

Wow, can you believe we're in the middle of April, already? Everything is getting green, the weather sure has been nice, and the music ...

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Posted: apr. 09, 2016 2:03 p.m. | Updated: apr. 14, 2016 5:00 a.m.
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Telling it like it is: A tribute to Aunt Kat

I'm dedicating this column to one of the sweetest ladies God put on this earth, my Aunt Kat. I promised not to spill all ...

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Posted: apr. 09, 2016 2:04 p.m. | Updated: apr. 10, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Harris headed to State 4-H Congress

You might have spotted Lavendar Harris at Leapin’ Lizards pet store, where she volunteers.

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Posted: apr. 09, 2016 2:11 p.m. | Updated: apr. 10, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Have You Ever Thought …

The website, “Only in Your State,” recently released a list of the top 10 restaurants in Georgia. And you don’t have to leave Covington ...

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Posted: apr. 09, 2016 2:06 p.m. | Updated: apr. 10, 2016 4:00 a.m.

Grant to develop Newton as a ‘zero suicide’ county

View Point Health has received a Garrett Lee Smith grant in partnership with the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities. The grant furthers the ...

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Posted: apr. 09, 2016 2:08 p.m.
Shrek The Musical comes to Newton

Shrek The Musical comes to Newton

The story of Shrek, a beloved Ogre who falls for a princess, first brought to the big screen by Dreamworks, comes to life at Newton ...

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Posted: apr. 09, 2016 2:05 p.m.
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