Living

Treasure Hunt

Lifelong Newton County resident Joseph Malcom’s passion for vintage bottles has kept him in the dirt for decades and allowed him to keep alive a tradition passed down to him

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Arts, Education & Innovation

Threads of Compassion

Students Esther Adewumi and Julia Kolt founded the Crochet for a Cause Club at Newton College and Career Academy. Together, with the help of sponsor Kemily Pattillo, they have turned

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Sports & Recreation

Talent for the Game

Amman Dewberry has every intention of becoming the first baseball player out of Peachtree Academy to reach the NCAA Division I level, and a stellar junior season with the Panthers

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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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Features

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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Features

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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Features

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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Features

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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