The Welcome Inn will soon be a memory. The building frequently seen on television in the late 80's on the NBC television hit series "in the heat of the night." Tadio Robinson with Enviro Masters told me he and his crew were there to remove hazardous materials including asbestos before the wrecking ball could do the rest. The complete destruction of the building should occur within the next week.
The Covington News and Newton Conservative Liberty Alliance, a local conservative group, are hosting the final of their three primary forums, this one for the crowded state school superintendent seat, at 7 p.m., tonight at Peachtree Academy's Covington campus, 14101 U.S. Highway 278.
"The Vampire Diaries" filmed an episode for its fifth season, including a scene of two cast members walking through a farmer's market - real life Ramsey's Produce. Fans from all over watched the filming around the Covington square Wednesday through early Friday morning.
Seven Republicans vying to replace Paul Broun as the representative for Georgia's 10 district took the stage Friday in Newton County to give their takes on some of the most pressing issues facing Congress.
Arbor Day Celebration in Newborn Ga.
Fathers and Daughters danced the night away on Valentines Day, Friday at the Covington First United Methodist Church.
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This week tag along as I visit people, places and things.
This week "Through the Camera" Peaches, Airplanes & Automobiles.
Jazz saxophonist Chand Antonio Bennett and his band NEO4 played a free concert on the square Friday, as part of the Arts Association in Newton County's 2nd Friday concert series.
Town Hall Meeting with Mayor Ronnie Johnston
Cloudy skies and rain didn't stop the third annual Washington Street Community Center's "Home Grown Jazz by the River Benefit Show" in Porterdale on Friday evening.
Coke or Pepsi?
Soon you will be greeted with lots of creative eye candy as you approach Porterdale from Covington.
Newborn Dixie Jubilee entertains a crowd at the Horneyhead Fishing Tournament and Festival Saturday. Heather Jackson was named the 2013 Horneyhead Queen. The tranquil scenery that surrounds the quiet little town of Newborn attracts nearby residents looking for a peaceful, fun-filled afternoon of hospitality from locals.
The definition of perfect barbecue depends on who you are and where you're from. Opinions are strong, and discussions about one cooking method over another and sauce vs. no sauce, whether it's barbecue, BBQ, or Bar-B-Que - not to mention the whole Brunswick stew debate -- can get ugly.
It was a warm, sunny day as Carol and Don mixed the colors and arranged the various brushes they would use to transform this blank side of the building into a advertising work of art.
Today, I took a stroll around our local communities.
In the sun for work and fun. I caught up with people working and playing in the sun.
Covington Through the Camera.
Covington through the camera.
Hometown Goodness a family tradition for 47 years