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I'm a Republican.  I've never been, nor will I ever be a Democrat.  To my daughters' chagrin, I'm much too conservative.  But - politics aside - what happened in this country yesterday with the inauguration of Barack Obama as 44th President of the United States cannot help but cause a sense of pr...
You've probably heard the theory that everyone in the world is separated from everyone else by only six degrees.  That is to say, considering all the people you know and have come in contact with, all the people they know and have come in contact with, etc. to the sixth degree, you indirectly kno...
Finally!  After prolonged, consistent "lobbying" efforts by a small group of parents and citizens concerned with the education of their children and grandchildren in Covington and Newton County, the county Board of Education is establishing two theme schools for next school year.  Finally, our sc...
With the current state of the economy in the U.S., fueled for the past several years by the housing market, it's probably no big surprise that 2008 was not a stellar year in real estate in Covington and Newton County. Here's how the year ended in Newton County, according to statistics drawn from ...
I had a buyer in Covington call me last week about a great home I have listed... beautiful home, like-new condition, move-in ready, great location, wonderful school district, fantastic value.  He had looked at the home before and loved it, but he was calling to see if the price had been reduced ...
I grew up in the South eating home-cooked Southern food.  My Mom was a great cook, as is my wife.  But Mom always cooked in ways that we've come to realize weren't so good for you.  Her biscuits were made with lard.  Chicken, or pork chops or steak was fried.  Most veggies were cooked with fat ba...
I'm fortunate enough to have a friend who is also a fine poet.  He writes verse all during the year.  But every year around this season, there's always something special.  His latest is "A Christmas Hope."  This was published in our church program this past Sunday, but deserves to be read by more...
I've always been an optimist.  There's nothing to be gained from being pessimistic.  Of course, there's nothing to be gained from being an optimist either.  It just feels better.  But, who can an optimistic Realtor® believe these days? Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of...
Covington and the surrounding area have long been known by the nickname "Hollywood of the South."  Film-makers, producers and directors all seem drawn to the locale by the character and charm of its Southern-style buildings and homes. When the film credits roll, "Filmed on location in Covington, ...
Here's a follow-up to our November Market Watch... The Associated Press reports today tha, as a part of our economy bailout, the Treasury department is considering steps to lower the mortgage interest rate in an effort to stabilize the housing market.  Under consideration is a proposal to lower t...

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