Heroic Legacy

Wyatt Hatcher’s death at age 11 spawned the Be Your Own Hero Foundation, a 501c3 organization that not only assists others as they navigate health crises but also provides a

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Mission Moldova

Kelly and Christy Layson uprooted their family, streamlined their possessions and pursued their faith more than 5,000 miles from home. Their efforts to share the Gospel had gone mostly according

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Never Forgotten

The tragic death of former Covington assistant police chief and Newton County school board representative Almond Turner in 2019 left a lasting void in the community he faithfully served for

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Chain Breakers

Atlanta Redemption Ink harnesses the talents of area tattoo artists to summon hope, recovery and transformation for sex trafficking survivors, former gang members and those in the midst of self-harm

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Pathway to Peace

Celebrate Recovery, in its 20th year of existence, continues to offer hope and life change for those suffering from addiction, depression, anxiety, eating disorders and a variety of other maladies often swept aside by society.

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Sobering Perspective

As the first female African American student at Oxford College of Emory University, Ann Slaughter saw the institution as a ‘multicultural academic oasis’ during a time when overt racism was more the norm than the exception.

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Homegrown Talent

Drew Parker moved to Nashville five years ago to pursue his dream of country music superstardom. He has since co-written a No. 1 song with Jake Owen, appeared at the Grand Ole Opry and performed alongside some of the industry’s biggest names, including Luke Combs—a man with whom he will tour in 2021.

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A Good Judge of Character

A unique figure in Newton County history, Sammy Ozburn’s reputation as a man of impeccable integrity and honesty led to his gubernatorial appointment as Judge of Superior Court in the Alcovy Circuit.

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Out of the Ashes

The Zimmermans lost their home of 13 years to a fire one week before Christmas in 2010. Even as the rubble smoldered, a close-knit Newborn community rallied around the family of eight and provided hope where it was so desperately needed.

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