Health Reports for Newton, Rockdale County for Aug. 20, 2013
Rockdale County Parks and Recreation’s therapeutic recreation held a crafts event.
Several years ago, astronomers announced the discovery of a new planet. It is named Gliese 581 and orbits its sun 20 light years away. Of the 200 or so planets outside our solar system it is the smallest; however, every discovery like this adds to the wonder of the universe.
High school bands spend summer preparing for season
The band members from Alcovy, Eastside and Newton high schools have spent the end of their summer break preparing for the upcoming season.
Health inspections for Newton, Rockdale counties for July 30, 2013
For most of your life, you’ve had a good relationship with God.
The way she was was a long way from what she became. I can’t help thinking about how life veers so far away from the beginning of the journey and how the destination can vary drastically from where it all started.
Scout troop backpacks through N.M. mountains
On a rainy day, Sam Carter summited the 11,000-foot Black Mountain with a full backpack. He carried his sleeping bag, two tents, six liters of water, food, first aid kit, bear rope, mess kit and two days worth of trash.
Moves2Inspire Fitness Center offers Zumba, self-defense, hip hop
Making her clients physically fit isn’t the only goal for Cherisse Atwater with her new business Move2Inspire. The mother of three also wants to help her clients strengthen their inner selves.
If you need to restart your New Year’s resolution to eat healthy, now is a good time.
You looked everywhere. Why is it that when you put something away for safekeeping, it ends up being safe — from you? Why is it that you always find whatever you’re looking for in the last possible place you’d think to look?
There’s nothing glamorous about being a farmer, nothing charming, little endearing and certainly few things easy about it. It is either a calling or a curse, depending on how one looks at it. Some are born into it and some just can’t find a way to escape it for it’s all they’ve ever known.
High schoolers experience hospital departments
Nearly 60 high school students are participating in Newton Medical Center’s Junior Volunteer program this year.
JOE LAGUARDIA: Spiritual hero didn’t take sides in ministering to those on both sides of the racial divide
One of the greatest pieces of advice I received in seminary came from a veteran pastor who told us to have some good heroes and mentors. He knew that vocational ministers get lonely at times and that we need people to look up to who understand our profession.
Community invited to gather and pray for academic year
Pulling together what she calls a “community of faith,” Claudia Minge and other volunteers are getting ready for the second annual Community On Our Knees event on the Square in Covington. More than a dozen churches are working together for the prayer event, which will be held Saturday, Aug. 3 in downtown Covington.
- Church Calendar
- JOE LAGUARDIA: Pastors must maintain delicate balance of leader, friend
- Lunch lectures focus on American history, God
- Rockdale/Newton Church Activities
- Cornish Mt. Baptist hosts Ham and Egg Supper
- Calvary Baptist to hold Revival
- Newton Baptist hosts gospel singing
- Covington 1st UMC hosts Dave Ramsey class
- Pleasant Hill CME hosts 140th anniversary celebration
- Gateway Community hosts showing of movie "Courageous"
- HBO strikes deal with Amazon to stream shows
- Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o named People's most beautiful woman
- Lindsay Lohan reveals miscarriage on finale of OWN series
- Country singer and cancer survivor Kevin Sharp dies at 43
- Pop singer Miley Cyrus cancels concerts after hospitalization
- Paul Walker's brothers to fill in for late actor in 'Fast & Furious 7'
- Stephen Colbert named as next host of CBS 'Late Show' to replace Letterman
- Ellen's Oscar 'selfie' crashes Twitter, breaks record
- OSCAR WRAPUP: '12 Years A Slave' makes history with best picture
- Pale metallics, bold jewel tones dominate Oscars Red Carpet
- State House designates ‘Kindness Week’ in Georgia
- Annual father-daughter ball is 'Puttin' On The Ritz'
- NORAD Santa trackers have record holiday
- Poll: Santa Claus believers’ parents had faith in him
- 'Nutcracker' ballet takes the stage in Covington
- Trick-or-treaters invited to Covington Square, Olde Town Conyers
- Local family to appear on 'Makeover' TV show
- It's a family tradition