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Wade and Kerry Hood of Loganville, Georgia are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Hood to Taylor Robertson, son of Rodney and ...

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Have you ever thought …

How critical access to transportation can be?

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A dynamic duo returns to the rooftop

There’s a lot of returners on the music scene in and around Covington this week, making it a great opportunity to go out and ...

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Have you ever thought …

Throughout the last several years, Jack and Lisa Philips have had a very successful business on the Covington Square, the Cork. At the wine, beer ...

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The Esoteric South: Talkin’ Southern

Living, working and growing up in the South, I love the sights of our region. The magnolias are distinctive and the weather is always warm ...

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A great weekend for great shows

We witnessed another great week of music, and by all accounts the benefit show for Dillon Bragg went very well. That's awesome. The great ...

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Malone, Thomas bring joy at Listening Room at IBP

A full house heard an Atlanta legend, Michelle Malone, perform at The Listening Room at Irish Bred Pub Friday, Aug. 12, in a memorable evening ...

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Have you ever thought …

How we spend our leisure time varies a great deal. There are a variety of ways to spend time with our friends and family. One ...

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The sights and sounds of summer, the finale

I hope you are holding up in this scorching heat and enjoying the last few weeks of summer. Summer seems to last forever and I ...

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The Answer for these Uncertain Times

According to Wikipedia there are roughly 4,200 recognized religions in the world. Out of those 4,200 religions, you have approximately 2.2 billion ...

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Hannah Thomas at The Listening Room at Irish Bred Pub

Wow, it’s been one ridiculously hot summer. How many days in a row have the thermometer hit 90 degrees? Fortunately, though, throughout this heat ...

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Testing presentation highlights Board of Education meeting

The Newton County Board of Education has recently requested permission from the Georgia Department of Education to use the Iowa Assessments from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt ...

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Piedmont Healthcare and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia partner on contract extension

Piedmont Healthcare today announced it has secured a contract extension with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGA), which will protect in-network access to all ...

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4-H’ers honored by commissioners

Newton County 4-H members were honored at the Aug. 2 meeting of the Newton County Board of Commissioners just before the vote to approve the ...

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Blaze Your Trail

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” –Confucius

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One Size Fits All?

“One size fits all” would be wonderful for me. All of my Dockers slacks would be a 36-inch waist forever instead of my keeping multiple ...

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Have you ever thought …

One of the keys to economic development is to have good transportation. It is said that transportation ranks right up there with a good labor ...

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Piedmont terminates UnitedHealthcare contract for Piedmont Newton Hospital

Piedmont Healthcare has notified UnitedHealthcare of Georgia, Inc. of its intent to terminate its contract with Piedmont Newton Hospital on Jan. 31. The notification letter ...

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Smart Lunch program serves over 11,000 lunches this summer

Tamara Richardson, Coordinator of Action Ministries in Newton County, announced that between June 1 and July 28, the Smart Lunch, Smart Kid program served more ...

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Newton County Agriculture Center approved

Newton County will get its Agriculture Center, located at the FFA/FCCLA Camp, after a unanimous vote by the board of commissioners (BOC) Tuesday evening.

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Photos: First day of school

Pictures from around the community as the Newton County School System begins another school year.

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Tell it like it is …

I hope you are holding up in this scorching summer heat. I can already feel a bit of the summertime blues creeping in, but when ...

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Dustin Bragg at the Sycamore; Campbell Harrison and Bucket Shot Revival at the Listening Room @ IBP

Howdy, folks. Thanks for the comments and feedback on the last edition. We saw a big week of music around these parts and this upcoming ...

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Have you ever thought…

Headlines remind us each day that many in the world are facing serious challenges. While none of us can answer all the challenges, all of ...

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August is here! Get smart, get immunized!

August is National Immunization Awareness Month and the Newton County Health Department would like to emphasize that immunizations, at every age, provide life-saving protection for ...

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