Health & Wellness

Harvesting Hope

The Christian-based Repairers of the Breach organization assists those in need, including the homeless, the elderly and families who have experienced domestic abuse, loss of work and various other traumas.

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Health & Wellness

Collective Effort

The Willing Helpers Medical Clinic has provided free medical care to more than 8,000 uninsured Newton County residents since it opened in 2006. by Michelle Floyd With potentially more than

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Health & Wellness

An Antidote for Anxiety

Sedation dentistry offers those afflicted by odontophobia—an irrational and overwhelming fear of dentists—a new option through which to combat their condition. by Patty Rasmussen If you have ever been filled

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Health & Wellness

Rescue Mission

Familiar white buses have trumpeted the arrival of blue-shirted heroes every weekday since March 17, as the Covington YMCA delivers much-needed food and supplies to those in need during the COVID-19

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Health & Wellness

Trailblazers

The Newton Trails organization has spearheaded efforts to pave the way to a more connected community in Newton County. by Abby Taylor If you drive by Mayfield Ace Hardware on

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Living

Full Throttle

Oak Hill Elementary School third grader Shelby Hammons transformed her love of cars into a Hot Wheel-fueled philanthropic pursuit that has drawn interest and support from as far away as

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Arts, Education & Innovation

Creative K9 Cuisine

Amanda Yu-Nguyen was unexpectedly bitten by the entrepreneurial bug and has since turned what she first passed off as an insignificant idea—charcuterie boards for dogs—into a burgeoning business that has

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Arts, Education & Innovation

Wise Beyond His Years

CJ Harris, 17, has drawn national acclaim for his tireless efforts in raising awareness about how 3D printing technology can produce prosthetic limbs for children who need them. He was

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Sports & Recreation

Fanning the Flames

Paul Passmore has spent a lifetime searching for avenues through which to stoke his competitive fires. Nearly a decade ago, he settled on professional arm wrestling. by Chris Bridges Paul

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