News for Monday, July 9, 2012

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Health reports for Newton and Rockdale counties for July 10, 2012

Health reports for Newton and Rockdale counties for July 10, 2012

Gas survey targets city of Covington residents

City of Covington residents can expect to be surveyed about gas service in the coming weeks.

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16-year school board veteran vies for seat

Almond Turner is running as a Democrat for the District 4 seat on the Newton County Board of Education, a seat he's held for the past 16 years.

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Conyers resident recalls her WWII service to her country

Conyers resident Helen Sutherland, 90, recalls her days serving in the WAVES during World War II.

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Salem traditions bond young and old

Salem Camp Meeting is a timeless tradition that spans generations.

Career, education expo coming up

A Career & Education Expo is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Salem High School, which is located at 3551 Underwood Road in Conyers.

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ORRIN MORRIS: Look for buttercups in fields, on roadsides

The Book of Psalms opens with a description of a man who trusts the wisdom of God as his guide, "... his delight is in the law of the Lord, And in His law he meditates day and night.

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Conyers resident returns from two-year mission trip to Japan

Yukiko Buck chuckled when she remembered how her young son Samuel refused to follow his older brother and sisters as they spent Saturdays going to school and learning to speak Japanese.

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JOE LAGUARDIA: In our weakness, we move beyond words and the world and look to God

Although parents get tired of hearing it, a child's cry is a miraculous way God helps us figure out what he or she wants.

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TONY ELDER: Put your requests on hold: take a few moments to thank God

Recently, a road maintenance crew came through the stretch of state highway in front of our church. I have to say they did one of the most thorough jobs of clearing off the right of way that I've witnessed in the 19 years we've been in that location.

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JOHN PEARRELL: You are only born of God when you place your trust in His Son, Jesus

In my last two columns, we have been examining an issue of eternal importance, namely, what is a real Christian?

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ORRIN MORRIS: California poppy fills highway medians with beauty

Psalm 65:11 is especially fitting for the wildflower we examine today.

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JOE LAGUARDIA: Churches can be haunted by the ghostly baggage of past conflict

When I was trying to think of something patriotic to write about for the Fourth of July week, I couldn't think of anything specific.

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Salem Camp meeting enters its 184th year

Andrew Jackson was sworn in as the seventh president of the U.S. and the first edition of Noah Webster's Dictionary was published the same year one of the oldest existing and still thriving camp meetings debuted in Covington.

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JOHN PEARRELL: In order to be Christian, you must be born-again

In my last column, we began to explore an issue which came to me via email, titled, "You might not be a Christian."

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TONY ELDER: God allows us to endure life's painful experiences

Ow! Sorry, but I just sat back in my desk chair again and felt another prick of pain.

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JAMES BEHRENS: Allow the flame of God's love to clear away all that is not divine

Some years back, our pine board monastery was hit by a bolt of lightning and burned to the ground. No one was in the building at the time.

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5K race benefits families coping with ALS

Given Brad Boling's commitment to physical fitness -- both before and after he was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease) some eight months ago -- it's likely he's delighted that a 5K road race will soon be held locally to bring attention to the disease.

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The Recipe Box - Smashed caulifower

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TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER: "Inquisitor's Key" unravels centuries old murder mystery with authenticity, excitement

You've got your finger on the pulse.. You're quick on the draw, Johnny-on-the-Spot, the person with answers.

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RONDA RICH: A Southern writer with a Yankee muse?

When the column appeared where I lamented that my longstanding muse, Claudette, had lost a significant amount of humor due to medication so I needed a new muse who could inspire my writing, several stepped up to volunteer for the newly vacated position.One plea was particularly engaging.

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Cookie bowls are a tricky, but sweet, delicious dessert

It is said that the third time is the charm. I concur.

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Rotary Club of Rockdale aims to make homes accessible for the disabled

Giving disabled people the freedom to get outside the four walls of their home is what the latest effort is all about for the Rotary Club of Rockdale County.

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RONDA RICH: Really strange things are happening around here

This is how bad times are getting -- Claudette has taken to crying and Grace Ann has taken up cussing.

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