Around 20 restaurants participated in the annual Taste of Newton, held at the Porter Memorial Gymnasium Thursday evening.
A visit to Cottonwood Farm.
The Town House Cafe Story
Newton Fund kicked off Jersey Day at the board room in Covington's historic courthouse on Friday. The Jersey Day initiative will focus on developing philanthropic opportunities with local businesses by donating a few dollars to wear their favorite jerseys to work each Friday. Proceeds will be awarded to Newton County nonprofits in early 2015.
The small rain showers that covered Covington Thursday afternoon didn't stop friends Hannah Bohanan, Morgan Conner and Lindsay Coker from getting out and enjoying an afternoon walk on the Square. When the rain came in they took the opportunity to take an ice cream break at Scoops on the Square.
Bear Hollow Zoo in Athens, Georgia has something for everyone. A short drive from Newton and Rockdale counties, this zoo offers a wide variety of wild animals. Here you can find a owls, bears, an American bald eagle and a reptile house with a variety of snakes and alligators. Volunteers educated on each of the animals are on hand to answer questions and offer a hands-on visit with some of the wildlife. The Bear Hollow Zoo is free for all visitors. Zoo hours are 9 to 5 seven days a week. For more info, call 706-613-3616.
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Newton County Sheriff's Office & The Salvation Army Toy Run.
The Covington Lions Club /Main Street Covington Holiday Parade wound through the square Saturday morning. Mother Nature provided enough of a chill to get the crowd bundled up and in the holiday spirit.
Each year we wait for the joy of the holiday season and the arrival of Santa Claus.
This week I hit the streets with my camera and ask a simple question. "What are you thankful for this year?"
The signs of winter are all around us, from the falling leaves to Christmas decorations, and this week Georgians experienced the first freeze of the season.
Remember Veteran's DAY Honoring All Who Served Thank You!
This week on Through the Camera I visit with The North Georgia Live Steamers at the International Horse Park. The North Georgia Live Steamers (NGLS) is an incorporated non-profit miniature outdoor railroad club.
Trash, in the hands of artists, really can become treasure. The evidence is an impressive welded art piece, made entirely of discarded items, that now stands sentinel at Oconee Metal Recovery, serving as a kind of gateway to Porterdale. The finished piece was unveiled Oct. 31. From left to right in the middle, Porterdale Mayor Arline Chapman, artists Don Trout and Carol Veliotis, and a representative from Oconee Metal Recovery.
Twelve Oaks hosted fans of "The Vampire Diaries" Thursday as part of the EyeCon convention held in Atlanta this weekend. Fans got to trick-or-treat on the square before coming back to Twelve Oaks to relax on the bed and breakfast lawn for a screening of the hit drama. Fans were joined by Trent Ford, who used to play Trevor on the show.
Recently, I headed south to Macon and the Cox Capitol Theatre, located in downtown Macon, at 368 Second St. The Cox Capitol Theatre was built in 1897, but closed shortly in 1900. The Strong Shoe Company purchased the building and remained there for more than 15 years. Today, the building serves as a movie theater as well as a live entertainment venue. It was Saturday night, and I was ready to rock when Jack Russell's Great White took the stage. Great White originated as an '80s rock band that gained popularity during that decade and the early '90s with ...
At a Senior Expo held Friday at the Senior Services Center in the Turner Lake complex in Covington, senior citizens had access to information about a variety of services and programs for seniors. The day featured demonstrations, giveaways and access to health services such as flu shots and blood pressure checks.
Thousands show up for "The Great Bull Run" at the Georgia International Horse Park in Conyers.
The Converse College Symphony Orchestra performed at the First United Methodist Church of Covington Saturday.
This week I visit Mansfield Georgia for the 3rd annual Lamar Hays Antique Tractor Show.
A Rockdale County sheriff's deputy Tim Kutsch is being hailed for his heroic actions.