News for Friday, February 1, 2013


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Newton Citizen Poll for Feb. 3, 2013

Newton Citizen Poll for Feb. 3, 2013.

Heard-Mixon Elementary School Honor Roll

Heard-Mixon Elementary School — First Semester Honor Roll

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Scrapbook: Garden Club holds fundraiser

Garden Club holds fundraiser

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January Military News

Military News for January

Former Covington native returns to manage LongHorn

Former long-time Newton County resident Tina Mayeaux will be returning to the area to serve in the role of managing partner of the Covington LongHorn Steakhouse restaurant.

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Laude Musicam performs on period instruments for Covington concert

Lords and ladies from far and near, hear ye, hear ye. Everyone is invited to attend an upcoming free concert featuring music from the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods performed by the renowned Lauda Musicam of Atlanta at The Church of the Good Shepherd Episcopal in Covington next month.

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JOE LAGUARDIA: Paying attention is an active spiritual discipline

Paying attention is a spiritual discipline. When my wife, her family and I lived in South Florida, we teased my mother-in-law about the fact that she claimed to have seen "white goats" at the nearby on-ramp to Interstate 95.

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ORRIN MORRIS: Leaves of the 3-inch diamorpha resemble tiny hot water bottles

God did not just create the world and walk away. He is still at work, lovingly watching over His creation.

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TONY ELDER: Listen to God's word, allow Him to change you

Listen to God's word and allow Him to change you. I understand that a new television show premiered recently.

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JAMES BEHRENS: God can lead us to a love that is all-embracing, inclusive of others

God can lead us to a love that is all-embracing. Anita and Joe raised seven kids -- Joe, Mark, Diane, Cynthia, Patti, Carolyn and Lisa. I know them well and still keep in touch with them.

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JOHN PEARRELL: Jesus is more than a good moral teacher

Jesus more than a good moral teacher.

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TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER: 'New Geography of Jobs' explains why globalization benefits employment market

So far, you've resisted.. You've resisted closing up shop, selling your business, downsizing yourself out of a job.

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RONDA RICH: Forgiveness is central to Christianity

Boy, can people be mean. I'm thinking particularly of a reader named Samantha, whose scolding of me turned into a scalding.

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Preschool Pops Series features storytellers, animal trainer

Features Editor. The 2013 Preschool Pop Series, presented by the Conyers Rockdale Council for Arts, will feature several entertainers returning to the Rockdale Auditorium stage for repeat performances -- and one show new to the line up.