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Recognizing Influential Black Musicians from Newton County Read more

Recognizing Influential Black Musicians from Newton County

June is African American Music Appreciation Month, formerly called National Black Music Month. It’s a time to celebrate the contributions and influences of black musicians. With the south being historically rooted in rich African American traditions, their music has inspired generations. Some of the music genres include Sacred music, folk music, the Blues, jazz, R&B, rock ‘n roll, hip hop and rap. When you think of black musicians, there are probably some famous ones that come to mind. We have quite a few local black musicians from Covington that have made names for themselves. Check out who we have on the list!

How Dad Would Love to Spend Time in Covington Read more

How Dad Would Love to Spend Time in Covington

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 21st. It’s a day to honor Dad and spend some quality time with him, doing the things he loves doing. Whether he loves adventure, leisure recreation, art or film, we’ve got some awesome ideas for how Dad would love to spend quality time with you in Covington.

Travel Bloggers Share Their Experiences in Covington Read more

Travel Bloggers Share Their Experiences in Covington

We love the attention we’ve gotten from travel bloggers! This is especially the case for TV and film tourism. We appreciate the eye for detail that travel bloggers have and their tourist perspective on our local destinations. While some of them focus on Covington as the Hollywood of the South with its abundance of productions, others share personal experiences and points of interests that connect them to a specific TV series or film they love.

History Tourism: Wild West Heyday of Covington Ga Read more

History Tourism: Wild West Heyday of Covington Ga

When you think of the wild west, what images come to mind? Maybe it’s the exchange with Indians as settlers move into unknown territory, log cabins in the woods, the men hanging out at the town’s saloon, the stagecoach bringing news and supplies to an area sparsely developed, or the sheriff that is stopping lawlessness. What you might not realize is these are the images of Covington and Newton County in the early 1800s. Photographs and historical buildings can still be seen by visitors as part of our history tourism.

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