Living

Forged in the Fire

Jobe Addison Allgood owned and operated the last-known blacksmith shop in Covington until his death in 1967. The memories that were made there remain ingrained in those who knew him

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Meet Your Neighbor

Tamara Wright

The nearly 2,500 miles that separate East Palo Alto, California, from Newton County were not enough to deter Tamara Wright from packing up her belongings, setting out for a better

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Business Spotlight

50 Years of Experience

Stone Sales and Service was founded in Indianapolis in 1949 under the leadership and vision of Paul S. Poynter Sr. His dedication to customer service and desire to provide superior

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On the Cover

An Enduring Season

Summer holds a special place in almost everyone’s heart, from unforgettable family vacations and momentous senior trips to blockbuster movie premieres, backyard cookouts and relaxing days on the water, perhaps

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Sports & Recreation

No Ordinary Tee Time

When Parker’s Pasture Disc Golf Course opened in 2019, it provided Covington’s 160-acre Central Park with one of its showpieces and gave Newton County residents and their families another healthy,

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Flashback

When Summertime Heats Up the South

by David Roten “It’s not the heat; it’s the humidity.” By now, you have either heard these words from your pseudo-meteorologist friends or let them drip from your own parched

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Did You Know

How To Save Money by Saving Water

As temperatures rise in summer, so does outdoor water use. Here are four easy ways to reduce your water use and your water bill. by Meredith Tredeau Tip #1Inspect irrigation

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Features

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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