News for Saturday, June 25, 2011

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HUCKABY: People must be made to work for their living

The worst thing you can do to a person is to meet all their needs -- without requiring participation from the person. This is a basic human truth.

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THE RECIPE BOX: Add zest to cornbread with broccoli, cheese, onions

Southern cornbread with a broccoli twist -- that is how my mother-in-law Janie described this recipe to me, which is the perfect description, if you ask me.

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RICH: Book from a writer is the best gift

You cannot be a writer without being a reader.

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Farm livin': Local couple grows heirloom vegetables

COVINGTON -- The former real estate worker and her husband Andrew Norman recently established Noring Farms, a Newton County farm which produces heirloom vegetables and fruits, free range eggs and specialty items like jellies and jams. Photo slide show inside

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BOC to vote on day care

CONYERS -- The upcoming vote by the Rockdale County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday to allow TGS Christian Ministries to operate a day care here has drawn attention to the operation that goes beyond simply how it cares for small children.

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NHS to be location in 'American Pie' movie

COVINGTON -- Newton High School will have at least one more claim to fame before it gets replaced in a couple of years.

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Area Girl Scouts recognized as great cookie sellers

COVINGTON -- Nine area Girl Scouts are now Dough Getters.

Farm livin': Local couple grows heirloom vegetables

COVINGTON — Christina Norman traded in her 4-inch stilettos for flip flops and she couldn't be happier. The former real estate worker and her husband Andrew Norman recently established Noring Farms, a Newton County farm which produces heirloom vegetables and fruits, free range eggs and specialty items like jellies and jams.

NHS to be location in 'American Pie' movie

COVINGTON — Newton High School will have at least one more claim to fame before it gets replaced in a couple of years.

ORRIN MORRIS: Bittersweet is part of nightshades

"O Lord, how many are Thy works! In wisdom Thou hast made them all; The earth is full of Thy possessions" Ps. 104:24.

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JOHN PEARRELL: God offers anyone who will accept it a full pardon

God made us, we rebelled, God loves us and paid the penalty for our rebellion offering us forgiveness and life.

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TONY ELDER: Always remember that our lives are in God's hands

If you have read my writings or heard my sermons over any length of time, you are familiar with our basset hound, Dorothy.

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JULIE WELLS: Turn over a new leaf in life by repenting

There is a strong desire in people to want to be loved, cherished and belong to someone.

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JEFF BEHRENS: Love is the door that opens again and again

Even though they would eventually go their separate ways, a deep love and respect endured through all the changes that life was to bring.

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JOE LAGUARDIA: We all bring our own biases

Although it's been two weeks since churches celebrated Pentecost, we are still in need of a fresh Pentecost spirit to enliven and embolden a richly diverse and creative body of Christ.

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