Enduring Justice

Horace Johnson was the first black attorney to practice in Newton County and the first black judge appointed to the Superior Court in the Alcovy Judicial Circuit. Two years after

Read More »

‘As Human as Possible’

After Judge Horace J. Johnson tragically died from COVID-19 in July 2020, Oxford College decided to rename Language Hall in honor of one of the school’s most distinguished graduates. On

Read More »


Incidental Medicine

Dr. Lynette Jattan-Cunningham did not always plan to be a physician. However, a strong lifetime of faith put her on a path to becoming one of the most beloved pediatricians

Read More »

From Hoops to Hooves

Erin Flynn Mobley once roamed the courts and filled the box scores as a basketball star at Newton High School, but once she completed a successful collegiate career on the

Read More »

Passing the Baton

D. Alan Fowler’s drive for excellence in music turned the Eastside High School band program into the envy of countless others. Having turned over the reins to one of his

Read More »

Planting Seeds

Visitors to The Square on Mondays around lunchtime will notice a white and purple tent advertising ‘Free Prayer.’ Awaken His Church, the brainchild of Holly Hayes and Tarita Kuhns, started

Read More »