Business Spotlight

Not Just a Haircut

A modern barbershop that caters to men, Gent’s Grooming Lounge in Porterdale has allowed Michael Maurice to breathe life into his unique vision. by Michelle Floyd Those missing that special

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Sports & Recreation

Family Tradition

Kyla Stroud’s father played football for the legendary Pat Dye at Auburn University in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Now, more than two decades later, she plans to follow

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Living

Starting Over

Life was forever changed when Beth and Jimmy Rogers decided to become foster parents. Spurred by faith, they now work to help other families discover the blessings associated with fostering

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Features

Salt of the Earth

As a sixth-generation farmer, Fred Greer set out long ago to leave the land better than he found it. His life and career may have taken many unexpected twists and

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On the Cover

Remembering Cheryl Lyn Delk

Cheryl Delk, longtime special projects coordinator for Newton County, passed away in November 2021. Chimney Park, where the cover photograph was taken, exists today thanks to Cheryl.  by Scott Fuss

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Arts, Education & Innovation

A Career on the Fly

Experience in the military and at Delta set the stage for Covington-based Aerodox founder David Burk’s entry into the business of Minimum Equipment Lists—manuals that inform crews about how to

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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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