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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This week I find puppies on parade in the fight against breast cancer
Alumni from R.L. Cousins school gathered at the Georgia Wildlife Federation for a picnic of friendship and rememberance in honor of the school's 50th reunion.
This week I visit the 6,400-acre Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center which is managed by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. They offer a variety of activities and programs.
This week I visit two of the best beer breweries in Atlanta "Red Hare & "Monday Night"
Cheers and referees' whistles will be heard on the playing fields of Porterdale Elementary School in the coming weeks.The Newton County Board of Education has agreed to allow a USA Football-certified league to use the school's facilities.
Local residents enjoyed the sounds of Lou Van Dora's '70s and '80s soft rock, courtesy of the Arts Association in Newton County's September Noon Concerts on the Square series.
This week we visit with an amazing artist. A local teen who spends his time drawing and finding ways to be creative with aluminum foil.
This week I travel to the local Airport for a rare look inside a DC-3
Ride along with Newton County Sheriff's Office
Ken Panse along with his son Zack travel to various cities throughout Georgia to promote awareness and educational information about the reptile world. "I have handled exotic animals for over 20 years I've also been an avid naturalist and woodsman observing and studying wildlife." Panse told me before his show.
Water in roadway at McGiboney Road and Brown Bridge Road in Newton County on Saturday around 8:30 p.m., after the intense storm.
This week tag a long as I ride to the top! The top of SkyView that is Atlanta's giant Farris Wheel. Then we visit with some awesome street musicians.
Albert Floyd with his horse "Tiger" amaze people where ever they go. Watch Tiger as he counts money and tells us what time it is.
Witness some of the fastest insects in the world this week on Through the Camera. Join me as I follow park ranger Phil Delestrez on the hunt for Dragonflies and Damselflies be amazed at these tiny creatures, and explore streams, lake and pond at Hard Labor Creek State Park.
75th annual Snapping Shoals EMC shareholder's meeting slideshow