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.
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Fathers and Daughters danced the night away on Valentines Day, Friday at the Covington First United Methodist Church.
Assistant Roads Superintendent Chris Malcolm speaks about the impending ice/snow storm.
Porterdale police Lt. J. Cripps demonstrates K9 Nina's skills.
Meet Susann Whittle, a clinical care coordinator at Newton Medical Center. Her interests in the medical field and helping others started when she volunteered as a candy striper at the hospital at the age of 15.
Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce annual meeting.
On the streets with NCSO on New Year's Eve "all suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law"
The New Year's Eve parties spilled out into the streets for a few in Newton County Tuesday night. Riding along with the Newton County Sheriff's Office Crime Suppression Unit, you gain a whole new respect for those who keep our county safe.
Looking back at the people and places of 2013
With his girlfriend at work today Payton Hendricks was stuck with shopping for after-Christmas deals Thursday. "We always buy our wrapping paper and gift boxes after the Holidays." Hendricks explained. With a cart full of miscellaneous Christmas items from Walmart, Hendricks said he plans to visit more stores in Covington and Monroe for more deals.
Newton County Fire Department along with several Home Depot stores and associates deliver Christmas gifts to a local family.
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.