Arts, Education & Innovation

Little Fish, Big Fun

The small town of Newborn in eastern Newton County celebrates an unlikely local resident every April: the lowly hornyhead fish. The annual Hornyhead Fish Festival features a fishing tournament with

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Arts, Education & Innovation

Restorative Power

Miami native Yasha Williams moved to Newton County with no family, no assistance and no real grasp on what the future held. Roughly eight years later, she hopes to someday

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Sports & Recreation

The Boy of Summer

Luke Allen’s death at the age of 43 left Newton County’s tight-knit baseball community heartbroken. As tributes poured in, it soon became clear that those he mentored were more than

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Sports & Recreation

Running the Race with Endurance

Record-setting Peachtree Academy runner Ben Clements suffered three spontaneous pneumothoraxes in less than six months. While it put his athletic career on hold, the ordeal only strengthened his faith as

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Health & Wellness

Home Sweet Home

When Ebony Dean and her two children fell on hard times, Family Promise of NewRock stepped up to the plate, provided them with a place to live and, most importantly,

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Health & Wellness

Life with Lupus

Makayla Cosby was a picture of good health until mysterious symptoms appeared at the tender age of 7. After extensive testing, her family learned she had childhood onset lupus. Cosby

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On the Cover

Marvelous Creation

A.W. Tozer once said, “God dwells in His creation and is everywhere indivisibly present in all His works. He is transcendent above all His works even while He is immanent

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Features

Cooking Up a Legacy

For over 50 years, restaurateur Jim Stalvey owned and operated over a dozen dining establishments in Covington and surrounding areas. The late Newton County icon not only enjoyed serving food but

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