November 14: Fall Festival at the Schoolhouse!
Big plans are underway! A chili cookoff - vendors both inside and outside - and the Museum grand opening! Watch this space for more info, but save the date, from 10 am - 3 pm, and plan to be at the Historic Newborn Schoolhouse! And if you "like" our Facebook page you'll be among the first to know... Just saying.
Dinky Little Fish Not Afraid of Rain!
The 2015 Hornyhead Fishing Tournament and Festival was Great Fun!
A little rain early in the day didn't dampen the fun for those who came: QUEEN ANNA!, the alpacas, the fishing, the plant starts and vendors, the bargain hunters, the music lovers... come see more photos here!
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:
Gary and Saige Jenkins welcome your European cars at their new shop in Newborn. (Well, down in Broughton, but their address is Newborn and we claim them!) Call 762-435-7233 for an appointment or learn more here.
U-Haul Franchise Opens in Newborn
You don't have to go to Covington or Madison any more to rent a truck or trailer! Behind Johnny N Tammy's Restaurant there is now a rental place (provisionally approved by the Town Council). They can get almost any truck for you with advance notice - stop by today!
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. They have live music on weekends, and serve beer and wine. 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.
Biscuit Shack Open NOW!
A new business is open on Highway 142, between the railroad and the gas station: P.J's Out Post!
6 AM till 9:30 AM for biscuits and coffee, then 11 am - 1 pm the drive through is open for a "grab and go" lunch such as hot dog or BBQ sandwich with baked beans, chips, and sweet tea.
All type of vegetable plants for sale...6 packs $3.00 Singles $2.00 or 3 for $5.00.
There is also a 24 hour ice service adjacent.
Town Meeting Schedule:
Town Of Newborn's E-Verify ID #: 151331
Date of authorization: September 11, 2008