An Alliance of Hope

The Newton-Rockdale Suicide Prevention Coalition addresses a hypersensitive subject with committed teamwork, cross-community networking and honest messaging. Those behind its efforts strive for a future untouched by self-inflicted death. by

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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

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Hot Seat

Former University of Georgia running back Kregg Lumpkin traded in his helmet for a hose in what some considered a surprising career switch. The married father of four now spends

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Warm Embrace

The Spirit of Covington project sought to not only organize the city’s resources to tackle the unhoused situation but to focus and unleash the power of charity and generosity of

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Old Faithful

Ramsey Produce became a staple of Downtown Covington after it opened for business in 2004, providing customers with a wide range of fresh fruits and vegetables. The Garber family’s commitment

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Sick Days

Kamilah Smith was alarmed when she became violently ill at the onset of the COVID-19 crisis. Pregnant with her third child at the time, she would soon discover that she

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Infection in the Crosshairs

Piedmont Newton Hospital deploys a pathogen-reducing UVC robot in an ever-evolving battle, adding another layer of safety for staff and patients in a world forever changed by the coronavirus pandemic.

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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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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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