Author Joe Hill puts characters in situations that are distastefully disgusting and unimaginably frightening – a dead animal near a lake, a madman down the hall in your bedroom – but in Hill’s case, they’re exquisitely possible.
There’s no doubt about it: dogs are special. Yours, in particular, but sometimes you wonder: does Doggo really love you, or are you just a food dispenser? Is it fair to lay a human emotion on a canine?
Remember the days when your child asked incessant questions, whys, and whats? Now, he tends to learn things by himself, and “Surprising Stories Behind Everyday Stuff” can be one of the ways he does it.
ATLANTA – Tickets went on sale Friday for Good Times Productions' and The Fox Theatre's tribute concert "Atlanta Pop: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Atlanta International Pop Festival. The show will be held Dec. 6 at Atlanta's Variety Playhouse.
MCDONOUGH — Walking into the C.O. Polk Interactive Museum is like taking both a step into the past and the future.
Between social media, 4chan, and the spread of fake news, it’s hard to recall a time when the internet was meant to be a safe, beneficial thing.
Library lovers will want to check this book out. Readers of prison literature will find it arresting. If you’re just curious about behind-the-scenes at a different kind of library, “Reading Behind Bars” will have you under lockdown.
Folks who have been around church life for any length of time can often testify that the doors might be locked and the windows slammed shut, yet the devil will still manage to get inside. Call it a church split. Call it a church fight. Call it the topic of the latest book written by Conyers author Dr. Joe Lester.
Super-sensitive readers, please pass on this book because it’s riveting but also very disturbing. For true-crime buffs, though, it’s a gigantic “yes”: “The Family Next Door” will have you in its clutches until its back cover is closed.
Standing guard in the front yard of Matt Morris' Conyers home is “the sailor dude,” as he calls one of his prize works of art.
Starting with a short tale of one small town’s excitement over a rumored taco emporium, author Adam Chandler tells the story of what the industry prefers to call “quick-serve restaurants.”
It was announced in June that Liz Stillerman, a Newton County native, would assume the position of artistic director on July 1, with Atlanta native Josh Schadl taking over as director of the CRB school and ballet master on the same day.
Joel was intent on suicide. He wanted to kill himself with meaning, though, and he was ready to go – but was he ready to leave so much behind?
The Children's Museum of Atlanta's newest offering, "Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit" opened June 8 and runs through Sept. 8.
COVINGTON — Main Street Covington invites the community to “stay the day and light the night” in Downtown Covington with Stars and Stripes Fest 2019.
Authors John Douglas and Mark Olshaker keep readers rapt through descriptions of interviews done and crimes that were committed, which helps to explain the processes used to understand the psychology of serial killing.
At the inaugural Black Heritage Hall of Fame induction in March, E.R. Shipp, educator Jacquelyn Belcher and educator and long time Conyers City Council member Cleveland Stroud were recognized with the Lifetime Achievement Award.
This is not a book for raw widows or widowers, but they’ll want it eventually; it’s a little irreverent, but it’s just what they’ll need, in time.
It takes a pair to make progress, a duo to do well, and in the new anthology, “Odd Partners: An Anthology,” edited by Anne Perry, it takes two to murder.
Author A.F. Harrold has a way of taking subjects that grown-ups know all too well but that we’ve forgotten accidentally-on-purpose, and he forces us to look at those childhood pricks and pains again.
Author Heath Hardage Lee brings readers a real-life account of politics, espionage, and secrets, inside a tale of a changing world and an unpopular war, inside a story of one small corner of the history of women’s rights.
In “Lessons from Lucy,” Dave Barry seems more introspective than in his other books, letting readers in on his regrets, biggest peeves, and missed opportunities.
When the community’s original concert organization – now known as the Arts Association in Newton County — hosted its first performance some 30 years ago, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra was the featured attraction.
With the possible exception of local groups like the Covington Regional Ballet, the Newton County Community Band and the Oxford Singers, no artistic entity has performed in Newton County more than the award-winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.
As I was contemplating the New Year, 2017, I thought of an incident in the book of Joshua. This is the situation. The Promised Land has been spied out, and the signal is go. The Israelites have followed Joshua to the Jordan River. The long-awaited Promised Land is just ahead. A new and exciting day is dawning.
Newton High School band director Jason Smith is a semifinalist for the 2017 Grammy Music Educator award. The award recognizes teachers from kindergarten through college, in public and private institutions, for their significant contribution to the field of education and for demonstrating a commitment to maintaining music education in schools. The award is sponsored by the Recording Academy and the Grammy Foundation.
13-year-old Luke Hardeman plays the role of Shon in the recently released CBS Films’ production “Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life.” The movie is based on the 2011 fictional novel of the same name written by James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts.
There isn’t a kid in the world who doesn’t love exaggeration in a story, and author Maryann Weidt gives it with this rib-tickler that gets taller and taller as the tale goes on.