Sports & Recreation

Gone Fishin’

Area anglers have a number of options available to them in and around Newton County, as they build relationships and pass on time-honored traditions to future generations. by David Roten

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Living

A Man Called ‘Yogi’

Many who have met Gary Wilkerson view him as a treasure, whether they remember him as a star athlete at Newton High School in the 1960s, an umpire who officiated

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Living

Stabilizing Force

The Salvation Army Service Center in Covington rose out of an anonymous donation a quarter century ago and remains a beacon for charitable hearts and the less fortunate. by Michelle

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Arts, Education & Innovation

When Life Hangs In The Balance

Nurse Mercy Aguilar taught the Heimlich maneuver to her 11-year-old nephew, never imagining he would have to spring into action when he witnessed a classmate choking inside the Liberty Middle

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Arts, Education & Innovation

In a Lead Role

Elected to the highest office in the Future Farmers of America in 2020, Doster Harper points to a science fair project during his sophomore year in high school as the

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Sports & Recreation

An Unexpected Journey

Jimmy Birdsong was an overweight computer salesman for IBM before he returned to his roots more than two decades ago. His experience, knowledge and ability to relate to others have

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Health & Wellness

Safe Space

The Landing at Celebrate Recovery offers middle and high school-aged children a secure, Christ-centered environment in which to express themselves, free of the judgment and pressures that often await them

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Health & Wellness

Stewards of the Land

Crystal Organic Farm sits on roughly 40 acres in Newborn and specializes in fruit, vegetable, flower and medicinal herb production as one of the oldest operations of its kind in

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Sports & Recreation

A River Runs Through It

The Yellow River serves as buoyant host to paddlers and fishermen who find a pleasant mix of relaxation, fun and adventure on its waters. by David Roten You may have

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