‘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

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A Place ‘Where Friends Meet’

City Pharmacy brings the delight of fine dining to downtown Covington through the distinctive vision of owner Tedo Stone. by Kari Apted You may initially find City Pharmacy’s name perplexing,

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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

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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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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

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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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Fast Lane

After recovering from a near-fatal injury that took part of his left lung, 22-year-old Elija Godwin competed in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and helped Team USA capture a bronze medal.

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Music to Our Ears

The Covington-Conyers Choral Guild has touted itself as the east metro’s best-kept secret since 1984. Nearly devastated by a two-year pause during COVID-19, the internationally performing choral group now works

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Living History

Avis Williams has a long family heritage in the Oxford community, where her ancestors established roots centuries ago. She now works to help establish The Twin Memorials, two permanent structures

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