Features

To Have and to Hold

T.K. and Louise Adams married at a small church in Waycross in 1959, then relocated to Newton County days later to start their teaching careers together. They have spent more

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Upward Bound

Fred Franklin turned his love of climbing and a talent for trades into a 25-year career as a steeplejack, having started his business in response to the Summer Olympics in

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Forever Young

Kathleen Hooper celebrated the 101st birthday of her remarkable life on March 17. The middle child born to Elbert and Mamie Capes, she has outlived 10 siblings, married twice, reveled

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Sports & Recreation

Warrior Spirit

Oxford College tennis coach Pernilla Hardin was given weeks to live in August 2020. She believes her decision to ‘trust the Lord completely’ resulted in a supernatural turnaround during a

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Fallen Soldier

David Bartlett Roten Jr. was killed in action during an attack on a safe house in Afghanistan on Thanksgiving Day in 2014. The family, friends and brothers in arms he

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Take Nothing for Granted

Shawn Randolph had never heard of transverse myelitis until he woke up to complete paralysis in his legs in 2012. He continues to move forward with his life despite not

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Heroic Legacy

Wyatt Hatcher’s death at age 11 spawned the Be Your Own Hero Foundation, a 501c3 organization that not only assists others as they navigate health crises but also provides a

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Arts, Education & Innovation

Lighting Paths

Newton Mentoring Inc. was founded more than a decade ago and carries on the legacy and vision of the late Judge Horace J. Johnson Jr. by providing individual support for

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Living

Stitch Perfect

Porterdale-based weaver and quilter Candace Hassen draws inspiration for her unique designs in nature, paintings and other artistic mediums. by Terri Webster Brilliant color defines her world.  Professional weaver and

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