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Archives from The Piedmont Chronicles: The Dark Tale of John S. Williams, Part I

 

*Author's note: much of my research for this series of articles was found in "Lay This Body Down," a book by Gregory Freeman that ...

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“A History of Georgia Railroads” - by Robert C. Jones, a book review by Marshall McCart

If, like me, you have long been fascinated by and have had a long, deep-rooted interest of trains, railroads and things of the like, then ...

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Harrop: Not Enough Exercise, Too Much: Americans Polarized Here, Too

The boarding process for a recent flight required going up a modest set of stairs. Greatly slowing it all was a woman carrying at least ...

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Crawford: Georgia has its own mini-Trump

For those Georgia voters who couldn’t get enough of Donald Trump in last year’s election, fear not.

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Yarbrough: It’s time to stop fighting a war that has been over 152 years

My son, a learned philosopher, says of an impending competition between two football teams he particularly dislikes: “May they play a zero-zero tie in the ...

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Our Thoughts: All of our content has equal value

The Covington News has been a trusted community news source for almost 152 years. The news business has certainly changed over that time and we ...

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Gingrich Cushman: Media Hype Forces Friction

Americans' interests and broadcast news coverage are at odds. Additionally, the tendency of the news media to focus on conflict rather than progress helps create ...

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Belton: Georgia is in good plans

I periodically like to update you on where we are as a state. While our federal politics are largely a mess, Georgia is in a ...

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Archives From The Piedmont Chronicles: Walton County and the City of Social Circle

Hey Folks! I hope this column finds everyone well. In our last journey, we explored Jasper County, the city of Monticello and Seven Islands. There ...

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Yarbrough: This recruit blows off opportunity to blow up

KNOCK! KNOCK! “Sir, you wanted to see me?”

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Belton: The day the President became President

An odd thing occurred a week ago...the leader of the Free World defended the Free World.

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Harrop: America's dumb war against trade

Donald Trump bragged that he would put America in the driver's seat. He would keep us out of trade accords that let China swamp ...

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Crawford: Is Kemp already shooting himself in the foot?

When you look over the Republican field of candidates for the governor’s race, two names stand out as front runners:  Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle ...

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Gingrich Cushman: Frame of Reference

It's common to hear political debates and read headlines regarding immigration, policy and how welcoming (or unwelcoming) the United States is to those who ...

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Archives from The Piedmont Chronicles: Jasper County—Monticello, Road to Shady Dale, Seven Islands

Let’s turn our attention to Jasper County. 

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Letter: EMS controversy requires transparency

Dear Editor,

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Crawford: Trumpcare's impact on Georgia would be devastating

It's not quite there yet, but it's getting closer.

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Yarbrough: Skeeter skates learns about face paint and twerping

I don’t need Caller ID to know when Skeeter Skates is calling.  The phone has a different kind of sound to it, like very ...

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Harrop: Breast Cancer-Wine Link: Scary or Just a Scare?

Many women obsess over their risk for breast cancer. That's why news media flash blazing headlines whenever a study suggests a link between breast ...

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Gingrich Cushman: Feeling Free

According to a recent write up by Jon Clifton, a managing partner at Gallup, we have a lot to work on in our country, starting ...

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Our Thoughts: Where do you draw the line?

The Covington News prides itself in being a weekly print publication with a daily online presence. We are constantly working to make sure our website ...

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Letter: Marcello Banes explains EMS situation

To the Citizens of Newton County:

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Archives from The Piedmont Chronicles: The Lost Towns of Newton, Jasper, and Morgan

From the September 2011 Issue of "About Covington to Madison" Magazine

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Yarbrough: Random thoughts on random subjects like education, politics, law enforcement

Oh, barf. The Georgia Center for Opportunity — whatever that is — has come out with a report card, giving As and A-pluses to cut-and-run legislators who ...

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Crawford: Believe it or not, the 6th District race is finally over

“Our long national nightmare is over.”

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