Decatur Community News: Jennifer Davis: Georgia girl serving God in Decatur

Jennifer Renee Davis will have been the Director of Preschool and Children’s Ministries at Clarke-Venable Baptist Church in Decatur for three years on September 1, but I only had close contact with her this summer because of a child who said, “I gave myself to Jesus,” during Vacation Bible School.  This little girl is staying in my home at the

NCA looks to repeat


The Newton County Academy tennis team reached the pinnacle of tennis as they won both the boys and girls Class AA state championships last year.

Head coach Pete Mazzella will have to reload if he’s going to make another title run this year with the loss of six seniors, four of whom are playing college tennis this season.

WhistleStop Marketplace returns, Newton Chamber to host drawings


The Newton Chamber of Commerce is hosting its seventh annual Whistlestop Marketplace on Saturday, Dec. 9, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Former chamber executive directors Leigh Anne Whittle and Angie Burks started the event eight years ago to give Newton County residents a local option for Christmas arts and crafts shopping.