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Local B&B featured in GPB special

Twelve Oaks, the historic Covington Bed and Breakfast, will be featured as one of eight of the most romantic places in Georgia in an upcoming television special on Georgia Public Broadcasting.

So, too, will Keith and Terri Campbell of Covington, who celebrated their anniversary at the bed and breakfast recently. The couple will share their story and show off their city with host Michael Buckman-White for the program airing at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 11.

The special follows couples, like the Campbells, on their romantic getaways. The film crew followed the Campbells as they walked downtown Covington and had dinner at The Mystic Grill.

During the broadcast, GPB will host a live “Tweet Up” on @mygpb featuring participants in the special. Viewers will also have a chance to visit participating destinations in its “Georgia’s Most Romantic Places GPB Getaway Contest.”

GPB will tell viewers, “Considered by many to be one of the most outstanding examples of Antebellum architecture in the South, Twelve Oaks was built in 1836. It was bought out of foreclosure and has been renovated in a way that preserves its historic character. From the art to the woodwork, every detail is designed to replicate the home as it was in its glory days.”

Since it opened in 2012, the bed and breakfast has been named to the 2015 Top 10 Inns in the U.S. by, and selected by the editors of Southern Living for the magazine’s Hotel Collection.

The seven other locations featured in GPB’s most romantic places in Georgia are: Sapelo Island Bird Cottages, Sapelo Island; Barnsley Gardens Resort, Adairsville; The Tree House Atlanta; The Gastonian, Savannah; Smithgall Woods State Park, Helen; The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee, Greensboro; and The Paxton, Thomasville.

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