Cotton Boll Quilt Guild president Debra Crane learned to sew out of necessity. As a mother of three growing children on a tight budget, she made household items like draperies and table clothes.
BOSTON - Dustin Pedroia connected, and the Fenway Park crowd went crazy. Fans hollered, teammates hugged the rookie and the Game 7 rout was on.
ATHENS - Kelin Johnson grew up cheering for Miami and Florida State. He never cared much for Florida, and apparently the feeling was mutual.
Editor's Note: Due to a technical error, the following column did not appear in the Thursday edition of the Citizen. Ric Latarski's column will be back on Tuesday.
COVINGTON - A Covington man was arrested and charged with sodomy last week after he allegedly assaulted a woman who was staying at his home.
COVINGTON - The Newton County Home Builders Association will hold a clay shoot Nov. 6 to benefit its scholarship fund for local high school students.
I hate shaving.
CONYERS - Salem and Heritage square off tonight in a battle for county bragging rights.
COVINGTON - Three Newton County teachers received a surprise Thursday morning - they were selected as the Newton County School System's top three finalists for 2008 Teacher of the Year.
COVINGTON - Following two days of testimony and arguments in the case, a Newton County jury found Steven Bernard Lackey guilty Thursday of the murder of Larry Richardson Jr.
Built in 1967, J.H. House Elementary School will celebrate its 40th year of education during the 2007-2008 school year. The unveiling of a portrait honoring past principal Joyce Hooper will take place today at the school with all students present.
COVINGTON - Tonight's game between Eastside and Alcovy has more implications than the right to claim the Newton County championship. It could mean a trip to the Region 8-AAAA playoffs as the two square off at 7:30 p.m. today at Homer Sharp Stadium.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Trey Lewis spent the last three months learning the nuances of nose tackle from Grady Jackson.
COVINGTON - The renovation of the Cousins Gym recently got a $250,000 boost from the Atlanta Falcons Youth Foundation.