Living

Living Out a Legacy

More than 400,000 people have participated in Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center programs since it opened in 1995, fulfilling the vision of its namesake.

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Arts, Education & Innovation

The Quest to Save the Starfish

Having retired from her post as principal at East Newton Elementary School after nine years, Dr. Kim Street Coady—dental hygienist turned beloved educator—has shifted her focus to the literacy crisis in Georgia and beyond.

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Health & Wellness

A Woman of Many Hats

Jennifer Phillips has immersed herself in patient care as part of Piedmont Newton Hospital’s care management department, all while volunteering her free time to help ease the community’s many medical challenges.

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Sports & Recreation

Paying It Forward

Having grown up in the Covington Family YMCA, Jabari Bennett has chosen to give back by serving the program that has given him so much.

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Features

A Love That Lasts

Butch and Linda Betts will celebrate their 52nd wedding anniversary in June. In a day and age when divorce has become more the norm than the exception, their enduring relationship stands as a testament to the power of love, faith and compromise.

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Features

Designing Tunes

John Johnson’s musical genius draws aspiring singers and songwriters to Newton County from all over the world.

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