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Throughout the last seven days there was plenty to celebrate, with a big week of appreciation coming on the heels of Mother’s Day.

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Updated: may. 17, 2015 5:00 a.m.

A very special Mother's Day

There is one thing that is as certain as anything can be — that our mothers, whether we are close to them or not, will always have a special place in our hearts.

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Posted: may. 09, 2015 2:33 p.m. | Updated: may. 10, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Rotary Day

For 76 years a local civic group has been involved, through its monies and volunteerism, in almost every worthwhile project that has helped Covington and Newton County become the great place that it is to raise a family.

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Posted: may. 02, 2015 3:44 p.m. | Updated: may. 03, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Hometown Hero

For the last six years we have had the honor to recognize people in our community who through their actions and deeds have gone the extra mile to help their neighbors or their family.

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Posted: apr. 25, 2015 12:24 p.m. | Updated: apr. 26, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Our thoughts: Newton can be a model

There is no question that we are suffering from a general lack of quality leadership in Newton County at this time. Can that be turned around? We think so, but it is going to take our current leadership to be willing to communicate and cooperate with other community officials to start the process.

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Posted: apr. 11, 2015 8:16 p.m. | Updated: apr. 12, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Our thoughts: Celebrating Easter

Easter is early this year and that is appropriate because the renewal of the earth’s splendor has also arrived early.

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Posted: apr. 04, 2015 6:48 p.m. | Updated: apr. 05, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Out Thoughts

Last week we ran on these pages an editorial that encouraged voters not to just vote for a candidate because they had a “D” or a “R” behind their name or to vote for a candidate because of the color of their skin.

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Posted: mar. 28, 2015 12:39 p.m. | Updated: mar. 29, 2015 3:30 a.m.

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