At 7 a.m. sharp each morning this week, Howard Kennedy has stood outside the Salem Campground tabernacle to sound the trumpet, marking the beginning of the day.
In four years, McKibben Music's presence in Newton County has grown, thanks to owner Mack McKibben's passion for music and active participation with the city.
Kathy Cain was unsure if she should open a child care center. It had been suggested to her many times over the years, but she was skeptical. When she mentioned the idea to a friend, a fellow entrepreneur, he responded by finding her a building she could lease. But she was still hesitant.
For nearly 30 years, Bethlehem Baptist Church's Youth Summer Feeding and Enrichment Program has provided Newton County children with valuable social and educational skills.
Anyone who knew Tommy Lee Millwood Sr. can't help but smile when reminiscing about his larger-than-life personality and his undying love for music.
Peachtree Academy began as an early childhood learning center. The private school has added a grade level each year since its inception 10 years ago; the school is not only adding tenth grade this upcoming school year, but also 11th grade by demand.
Taking a bite out of a peach from CJ Orchards is like biting into a water balloon; the explosion of flavor upon the first bite will send a sweet river of juices down your shirt.
Freeman's Low Country Fish Camp on Usher Street in Covington will have a special Low Country boil available for takeout on Sunday, July 3.
Tradition and heritage are trademarks of Harwell & Sons Funeral Home in Covington. Owner Tommy Davis takes pride in the funeral home's long history of providing traditional service to the community for 118 years. The facility is a full-service funeral home that celebrates the life of a loved-one and offers traditional funeral services, cremations, prearranged and pre-need services. Davis recently bought the business and brought back the facility's original name. "We have a strong tradition ...
Pawn Pro wants to be the premier stop in Newton County for gun lovers. "I grew up on a farm and went shooting a lot," said owner Eric Adcock. "I just have a passion for guns." Pawn Pro opened three months ago at 8175 Washington St. in Covington. It offers new and used guns, including rifles and shotguns, handguns and semi-automatics. Most of the firearms are from notable distributors and features top-of-the-line brand names, including ...
Dennis Holman's crop is ready for market, though in his case, it's the fertilizer produced by his more than 1 million wriggling earthworms.
As summer begins, Newton County food pantries are struggling to keep shelves full to provide for families in need.
Citizens Express Pharmacy on Tate Street wants to provide personalized care. With many options customized to each customer, it is striving to meet that goal. According to owner Dr. Fred Noble, he had established a similar pharmacy in Birmingham, Ala., and wanted to start one in Georgia. He had considered locating in Tucker, but by coincidence drove past Newton Medical Center and drove by the Tate Street building that was previously home to People's Drug ...
Ginn Motor Company was founded by S.A. Ginn in 1922 as a Ford dealership. The business converted to Chevrolet in 1932 and has built its reputation as a reliable and trustworthy dealer of Chevy, Dodge, Chrysler, and Jeep.
Advanced Retirement Planning opened 14 years ago when partner David Allred saw a need for comprehensive and holistic retirement and estate planning for the elderly.