Ellen King and other Alcovy CASA representatives have made it their mission to provide the softest landing possible for abused and neglected children taken into foster care by the Department of Family and Children’s Services.
As the Covington YMCA’s primary fundraiser for the WHY IT MATTERS campaign, the Cheerios Challenge road race started with less than 50 participants nearly two decades ago and now averages 1,300 registrations annually.
Frederich L. Johnson for more than a decade has made it his mission to reclaim abandoned cemeteries in Newton County, preserving history with annual cleanups in conjunction with Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday.
Wayne Shelnutt was aboard the USS California in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on Dec. 7, 1941, the day Japan dragged the United States into World War II. Now 104 years old, the Newton County resident remembers those events with chilling clarity.