Last year was a leap year for our family—a leap-of-faith year, that is. First, we leaped into homeschooling our middle-schooler. Then, after lots of encouragement and guidance from a dear friend/sort-of-relative/mentor (you know who you are), we leaped into starting this magazine for and about Newton County. 

Even though neither of us comes from a publishing background, we both felt like this was the direction in which we were being led. This fall will mark our 10th year living in Newton County, and we’ve come to realize that we’ve just barely scratched the surface of discovering all there is to learn, love and enjoy about our community. We imagine the same may be true for many of you. Through this magazine,
we want to celebrate local living and share the stories of the people and places that make Newton County special. Our dream is that it spreads joy, offers help, inspires hope and leaves readers with fuller hearts. 

We are grateful to be a part of this community, and we are grateful for everyone whose support made this first issue of The Newton Community Magazine possible.

May the Lord bless and keep you.
Scott and Meredith Tredeau

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