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Voices from the Newton County community, interspersed with prayers and excerpts from the speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., expressed the theme of the 36th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Observance — “The Urgency of Creating the Beloved Community.”

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Valentine’s Day is an opportunity for people to share their love and affection and of course, sweet treats. Chocolate reigns supreme on this day devoted to sweethearts. While a heart-shaped box of chocolate certainly makes for a delicious gift, those looking to increase the wow factor can pu…

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As the US approaches 400,000 deaths from the coronavirus pandemic, new cases have been trending down but multiple states are reporting cases of new variants of the virus.

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Stacker compiles a list of dog breeds great for seniors with rankings based on the American Kennel Club's 2019 popularity rankings, and were chosen based on independent research of breed characteristics.

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Contrary to popular belief, yoga isn't just for the super flexible. However, trying to complete moves that are out of your comfort zone can be frustrating. There are plenty of people who suffer from this same feeling of discouragement, so you're not alone. That's why it's important to explor…

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The highest form of worship is the expression of gratitude for God’s creativity, for His love, and His grace that redeems us from sin. Not only did Jesus teach us to love God completely but He commanded us “to love our neighbor as ourselves” (Matthew 22:39).

The wildflower for today depicts an important truth, that is, righteousness is both vertical (to God) and horizontal (to our neighbor).

I first saw this wildflower along Interstate 16 from Macon to Savannah many years ago. Later I saw it along roadsides in our area. When rainfall is normal it blooms abundantly but because of the draughts of the past decade it is not as common as it once was.

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ATHENS — In commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the desegregation of the University of Georgia, the Main Library at UGA is hosting an exhibit that chronicles the historic events of 1961, when Hamilton Holmes and Charlayne Hunter (now Hunter-Gault) became the first African-American students admitted to the university.

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The overwhelming majority of the more than 20,000 National Guard members expected in Washington for President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration will not be tested for coronavirus before they are deployed from states around the country or upon their arrival in the nation's capital, a National Gu…

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One of my daughter’s favorite dishes from Tellini’s Pasta Market is their Italian casserole. Begin with a cheesy baked rigatoni, which is heaven on a plate as is, but top it with a zesty marinara sauce. It’s the best of both worlds when you can’t decide whether you’re craving an Alfredo or marinara sauce-based dish.

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Over 90,000 Americans could die of Covid-19 in the next three weeks, according to new predictions from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This is occurring as the United States has surpassed 388,000 reported deaths, with the country shattering the record of over 4,000 deaths …

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Passing a florist truck, I couldn’t help but notice the advertisement on the side of the vehicle. The advertisement read, “Flowers Whisper How You Feel.”

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Taco Bell knows you're upset about losing potatoes. It's sorry it hurt you. And it's bringing them back.

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I have a bad relationship with New Year's resolutions. I start strong and then peter out by mid-January as work deadlines, home chores and the latest Netflix binge takes precedence over my good intentions. I even thought this year would be different due to being homebound. (Laughable!)

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