News for Monday, August 19, 2013


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Fall classes begin at GPC

Classes began at Georgia Perimeter College on Monday.

Extension service helps farmers, citizens

Glenn Tippens has 175 lawns to maintain, and it’s up to him to figure out what’s wrong when they’re discolored, diseased and dying.

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'The Butler' powerful story of man who worked for eight presidents

Your boss is a very powerful person. When things need doing, he makes sure they’re done. He knows people, knows when to act and when to be patient, and how to get the best from his employees. He’s a class act. Everybody wants to work with him.

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RONDA RICH: Gravemarker key to unlocking family history

(This is the second of a three-part series on the discoveries made after a visit to Charlie Tinker’s grave.) Upon discovering Charles Almerin Tinker’s leaf-strewn grave in Green-Wood cemetery in Brooklyn, NY, we — one of us more than the other — began to study the names and dates engraved on the towering monument.

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Poetry book inspired by people, places encountered in travel

Oxford professor publishes book of poetry inspired by travels abroad

Oxford College English professor Lucas Carpenter has written in many forms from short stories to biography but poetry, which he’s chosen for his most recent publication, forces his intellect to process both his imagination and his observations of the human condition.

Health Reports for Newton, Rockdale County for Aug. 20, 2013

Health Reports for Newton, Rockdale County for Aug. 20, 2013

Newton Citizen Top Five Stories for Aug. 12 to Aug. 18

These were the Top Five Stories on the Newton Citizen website last week.

Community Calendar for Aug. 20, 2013

Community Calendar for Aug. 20, 2013

Fuzz Run veteran ready to participate again

In 1984 Donna McDaniel celebrated her birthday by running in the first annual Fuzz Run sponsored by the Covington Police Department. Since then she’s run in all but one race and will help them celebrate their 30th anniversary this year.

Registration now open for 30th annual Fuzz Run

Now is the time to register for the 30th Annual Covington Police Department Fuzz Run. The Fun Run begins at 8 a.m. and the 5K race starts at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14.