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Covington Flower Shops

A Bouquet By Betty

2163 Pace St
Covington, GA 30014
(770) 787-3111

Sherwood's Flowers & Gifts

1105 Floyd St Ne
Covington, GA 30014
(770) 786-7272

Covington GA News

Feb 1, 2020

Finally some justice for maligned Covington Catholic student Nick Sandmann | Christine Flowers - The Philadelphia Inquirer

That’s the only explanation I have for what some people did to a young Catholic student from Kentucky last year, when he and his classmates from Covington Catholic High attended the March for Life. As a bunch of them waited for their bus to pick them up, a Native American activist named Nathan Phillips approached banging his drum. Some of the boys reacted chanting their school song while one of them, Nicholas Sandmann, stood face to face with Phillips. The boy was smiling, although many characterized his expression as a “smirk.” The screen shot of that encounter went viral, and was used to attack Sandmann as a bigoted, privileged white boy who was mocking both ethnic minorities and a woman’s “right to choose.” Now Sandmann has finally gotten some vindication via a settlement announced this week with CNN, whom Sandmann sued for defamation — and was just one of many outlets and public figures who took shots at the teen. One of the most offensive comments was from Representative Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, who incorrectly tweeted “The boys were protesting a woman’s right to choose & yelled ‘it’s not rape if you enjoy it.' ” She later deleted the tweet. Maggie Haberman of the New York Times observed that “there are dozens of students laughing and egging on the behavior. Will be interesting to see if anyone is actually expelled, as officials suggest is possible,” creating the false impression that the Catholic high school students were the aggressors. #right-rail .newsletter-card,.newsletter-card.hidden-desktop{display:none} Inquirer Morning Newsletter Get the news you need to start your day The Washingt...

Mar 29, 2019

Joshua Tree National Park Just Got 4500 Acres Bigger, And The Flowers Are Poppin' - LAist

Land Management and the Mojave Desert Land Trust. VISITING THE NEW LAND (AND THE FLOWERS) To explore one of the new sections of the park, drive up Covington Flat Road from Yucca Valley until you hit a dry riverbed (dry when the skies are blue, at least). Warning: It's a deeply rutted dirt road. You'll need clearance, so don't drive your Prius. Park and hike up the riverbed as far as you like (and bring plenty of water!). The best wildflowers right now are at the lower elevations of the park near the Cottonwood Visitor Center. If you take the park entrance near that visitor center, off the I-10, you can also avoid the long lines that often build up at the more popular entrance outside the town of Joshua Tree. When it comes to wildflower selfies, curb your enthusiasm, Joshua Tree spokesman George Land urged. "It's not a 'Sound of Music' moment," Land said. "Try to resist the temptation to run out and twirl in the middle of [the flowers] so that someone can get you on Instagram." Desert ecosystems are fragile. Stay on trails when possible. A popcorn flower in bloom in the Mojave Desert. (Bryan Mendez/LAist) Also, unless you have a reservation, campsites are hard to come by. There are some walk-up sites, but you'd be lucky to snag one, especially on a weekend. You can also hike in and pitch a tent in several areas of the park, without a reservation (check with a park ranger for details). But you have to be willing to carry your gear at least a mile in and pack out your trash. Plus there are no restrooms (so bring a poop shovel!). Important reminder: there's no running water anywhere in the park so you'll have to stock up before you enter. National park administrators have no immediate plans for building new amenities like trails or campgrounds on the new land additions, Land said. But he noted that the legislation allows the park to acquire land for a new visitor center, which will help accommodate the increasing stream of tourists. Land said close to three million people visited Joshua Tree last year — more than double the number of visitors in 2011, when he started working at the park. "We've been discovered," he said. NO DEVELOPMENT. EVER. PERMANENTLY. The Covington Flat area, one of the new park additions, has long been a popular hiking spot among locals. Until recently, it was also a popular playground for off-road vehicles, and the area has been explored as a potential location for...

Nov 28, 2018

All Saints' Day traditions keep memories of loved ones alive - The Advocate

All Saints' and All Souls' Day observations in St. Tammany. Here's a rundown:St. Joseph Abbey: While there are no formal activities in the Covington city cemeteries, St. Joseph Abbey is accepting prayer requests for All Souls' Day.After Mass, the monks will lead the congregation to the cemetery, where they will lead prayers for the departed.Our Lady of Lourdes: The south Slidell church will have a Mass at 10:30 a.m. at the church cemetery. Father W.C. Paysse will lead the services, which will include music by the school's seventh-grade choir.Madisonville: The Friends of the Madisonville Cemetery joins with St. Anselm Church for a 6 p.m. service featuring the priests and deacons, followed by a blessing of the graves.More than 3,000 candles will be illuminated for the service.Bayou Liberty: The area's history is closely akin to Lacombe's. In fact, it was a Cousin family member who founded the first St. Genevieve Church there in 1852, and many of the Chata-Ima traditions from those days continue.The Rev. Raoul Lundy, of St. Genevieve, will conduct a series of blessings, starting at 10 a.m. at the Dubission Cemetery, followed by Maurice and Fields at 10:45 a.m., Morgan Heirs at 11:15 a.m. and Forrest Lawn at noon.Lacombe: The Rev. Kilasara will begin his rounds at 2:30 p.m. at Casborn, followed by Osay (2:55), Ducre (3:45), Melon-Cousin (4), Bayou Lacombe (4:30), Williams (5), Peter Cousin (5:15) and Lafontaine (5:45).Mandeville: The candle dropping begins at 4 p.m. and candle lighting is at 5:45. The All Souls' service begins at 7 p.m. #block-654816 .card-panel { background-color: #e7e7e7; border-color: rgba(0,0,0,.08) } /* might want to put this in layout.css */ .block.light .card a.btn-default, .block.light .card a.btn-default:hover { color: #333; } ...

Aug 17, 2018

Why does the Arlene's Flowers case affect Elfers' personally?

Like it or not, there are all kinds of people living here, and every single one is welcome. There's room for all kinds of people. Maple Valley, Covington and Black Diamond are some of the best places to raise families, live, and enjoy what Washington has to offer. How does this particular case affect Mr. Elfers' personally? I know how such sensationalized story telling affects young LGBT lives who are reading or perhaps may sit in Mr. Elfers' classroom one day: It can not only ruin their self esteem, it can end some of their lives. It is not helpful to be so reckless with issues that can severely affect other people. For many LGBT people, the bias is everywhere and lasts their lifetime: at home, school, work and in the community. Eighty five percent of young LGBT people are verbally bullied during the course of a school year. This harassment can often turn violent with 40 percent reporting physical bullying, and 19 percent being physically assaulted at school. These experiences over time can be so intense that 30 percent of children miss school and go on to create an almost six fold increased risk for suicide attempts. Supportive educators can be a lifeline. Again, how does this case/issue affect him enough to share his personal opinion about what he thinks could happen with the case? Not once, but twice. Who benefits from sharing such an opinion? Does Mr. Elfers take into consideration how his opinion topics affect the people who live around him? I'd like to understand why one would invest time writing and posting an opinion on that topic in a public forum. It can just as easily be shared in the comments section somewhere people are looking for discussion. Not to be terribly negative, he did write a beautiful story. However, it's core points were lies. It's disappointing he could not even address one piece of false information that was laid out so clearly. Where is the discussion? The overall message received from Mr. Elfers' opinion says to everyone reading, minors included, is that it is OK to exclude a minority group. P.S. God loves everyone, not just a select few of you. It is highly doubtful that Jesus would have excluded anyone from his circle. (If that's your thing.) Adele Aaron Maple Valley -- -- ...

Aug 17, 2018

Saturday at the Miami County Fair

Tent on Saturday. Mike Ullery Daily Call Eighteen-month-old Emilia Sheafer of Covington checks out her aunt Kristen Whitenick’s restored John Deere tractor in the antique power display area. Mike Ullery Daily Call Garrett Beasley, 2, of Christiansburg, relaxes as his dad, Dan, pulls him around the fairgrounds on Saturday. Mike Ullery Daily Call The Iron Russian throws James “The Baker” Hickey to the canvas during Saturday’s Dynamic Championship Wrestling exhibition at the Miami County Fair. Mike Ullery Daily Call The sun sets on Saturday evening at the Miami County Fair. Isaac Hess, 13, of Laura, and Kegan Stevens, 11, of West Milton, get some time off their feet in between shows on Saturday. Kenny Kirby, far left, trims the wool on the goat of his daughter, Kearsten, 16, as Baylee Bieelow, 7, waits with Bill Swallow before Saturday’s goat show at the Miami County Fair. Jane Adkins, left, of Grove City, judges flowers in the Horticulture Hall on Saturday. Miami County Junior Fair Board member Kacie Tackett checks in a pair of goat showmen on Saturday. Claire Ely, 4, of West Milton, keeps her eye on the judge as she competes in PeeWee Swine Showmanship at the Miami County Fair on Saturday, as her mother Breanna keeps an eye on Claire and her pig. Rum River Blend performs in the Entertainment Tent on Saturday. Eighteen-month-old Emilia Sheafer of Covington checks out her aunt Kristen Whitenick’s restored John Deere tractor in the antique power display area. Garrett Beasley, 2, of Christiansburg, relaxes as his dad, Dan, pulls him around the fairgrounds on Saturday. The Iron Russian throws James “The Baker” Hickey to the canvas during Saturday’s Dynamic Championship Wrestling exhibition at the Miami County Fair. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBlock p { margin: 0px 0px 0px 0px; } .neFileBlock .neFile { border-bottom: 1px dotted #aaa; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-top: 10px; } .neFileBlock .neCaption { font-size: 85%; } img class="neImage...

Jun 14, 2018

Garden tour 'in bloom' around county

S. Church St., Pleasant Hill • Robin and Thom Ingle, 201 N. Main St., Pleasant Hill • MaryKate and Bill Peters, 7685 Marlin Road, Covington • Cathy and Tom Carder, 8400 W. Covington Bradford Road, Covington “The garden show will be open rain or shine,” Machicao said. “I would encourage people to bring their questions.” The garden tour can also help to inspire gardeners with different ideas, as “there are a million ways to assemble a garden,” Machicao said. Sharon and Joe Blesdoe’s garden features a number of perennials forming the background of the garden. According to their garden tour bio, their favorites include ferns, hostas, daisies, day lilies, roses, sedum, hydrangeas, and false indigo. They also have two compost bins and a rain barrel, and they grow herbs in pots and have a row of tomato plants. Sue and Norv Deeter, who are Emeritus Master Gardeners, will be showing a garden they transplanted from their previous home in Bethel Township. According to their garden tour bio, they have been “adding to the informal development of the gardens as well as continuing to amend the soil in order to transform it from clay to loam through an annual program of adding compost, peat, and manure.” They describe their garden as an “eclectic array of perennials, annuals, shrubs, and small trees.” There is also a small vegetable bed in what was once a dog kennel on the property. Tickets for the garden tour are $15 pre-sale or $20 the day of the tour on June 16. Proceeds from the ticket sales are used for community and school education, scholarships, and other horticultural programs. A few of the programs include: • Habitat for Humanity Curb Appeal Landscaping • College Scholarship Program for high school seniors entering a horticultural program • The Garden Tribe at Piqua Central Intermediate School Tickets are available at the Ohio State Extension office in the Miami County Courthouse in Troy, Coldwater Cafe in Tipp City, Patterson’s Flowers in West Milton, Lisa’s Perennials and Flowers in Covington, Genell’s Flowers in Piqua, Joanie’s Floral Designs in Covington, Hydro-Growers in Pleasant Hill, and from any Miami County Master Gardener. For questions and more information, call (937) 440-3945 or visit Reach Sam Wildow at RECOMMENDED FOR YOU Load comments ...