A landmark goes...
The silos and hatchery next to the RR tracks are being removed by the railroad owners as a unsafe attractive nuisance. Town Clerk Elisa Rowe snapped this sunrise shot on her way to work before the de-construction work began.
Arbor Day in Newborn:
A New Old Favorite Now Open
Johnny ~n~ Tammy’s, the new restaurant on the old "Bess's" restaurant site, features a variety of items in a wide range of prices. The veggies are a big hit, and everything is cooked to order. Check them out!
Mayor and Citizens "Reshaping The Heart of Newborn"
Mayor Gregg Ellwanger was recently interviewed for the Newton Trails Newsletter:
"This is a story of government refocusing its priorities when its citizens redefine theirs."
"Newborn, a picturesque and historical town of more than 800 in eastern Newton County, may be removed from the bustle of urban life, but its residents share connections to the same changing needs and attitudes as Atlanta and beyond."
Read the rest of the article here.
P. J.'s Out Post Opening Soon!
A new business is opening soon around April 1 (no fooling!) on Highway 142, between the railroad and the gas station: P.J's Out Post!
Pat's name may be familiar to you - he was a starting pitcher for the Atlanta Braves. He now runs a nursery down the road in Keencheefoonee and will be selling some of his plants and starts along with a morning biscuit and coffee shop. There will also be a 24 hour ice service nearby.
Town Meeting Schedule:
Town Of Newborn's E-Verify ID #: 151331
Date of authorization: September 11, 2008