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Take a Road Trip Through Newton County Read more

Take a Road Trip Through Newton County

Are you ready to experience the fun of road trips? National Road Trip Day is the Friday before Memorial Day, which is May 22, 2020, and serves as the official kickoff of the summer road trip season. If you are thinking of planning a road trip, you are not alone. With concerns about COVID-19 and limitations to travel, sources estimate one in three Americans plan to take a road trip this summer. Choose a trip that takes you through the beautiful rolling hills, rich history, and filmed sights of Newton County. No matter what your interest is, we have it covered. Here are some suggestions based on three of the top tourism interests shared with us from frequent visitors.

Mains Street’s Stars and Stripes Fest 2018 Read more

Mains Street’s Stars and Stripes Fest 2018

The 4thof July is a day to celebrate the independence of our great country. Without the Declaration of Independence who knows what America would be today. That is why the 4th of July is a national holiday and we celebrate and display our patriotism for our great country. What better way to celebrate the 4thof July than in the Original Hollywood of the South®.

Movie Star Monday: Friday The 13th VI 1980 Read more

Movie Star Monday: Friday The 13th VI 1980

Jason Lives, Friday the 13th Part VI was filmed in Covington and went to the box office in August of 1986! This horror flick starred several actors who went on to play in Days of Our Lives, 21 Jump Street, Star Trek, L.A. Law, CSI, Bones, Angel and more.  


Newton County Historical Markers:  Old Church Read more

Newton County Historical Markers: Old Church

Between 1932-36 Old Church was recognized as a historical landmark, and it has gained more historic merit as the years have progressed.  In 1949, the North Georgia Conference of the Methodist Church held a formal rededication ceremony and the church was designated a Heritage Landmark by the United Methodist Church in 1972. 

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