12 September 2018

Kayla's Corner: 148 Strong

Keeping an Eye on Covington & Beyond




Hey, y'all! Hope everybody's doing great out there!

Well, the past week has been a roller coaster of emotions for us here in Covington & Newton Co. One of our protectors - CPD officer Matt Cooper - was shot in the line of duty. By all accounts, Mr. Cooper is a great, great man. A husband, a father, a public servant. As horrendous as that shooting was, our community's response was nothing short of amazing! Like so many others, I've never been prouder to be from Covington. So heere's what's going on this week in town, and most of it is related to Officer Cooper. "Let's all be 148 Strong!"

A Covington Hero | #148 Strong


On Friday night, the 14th, Bailey & Southside Steve from Rock 100.5 will be lending their talents to a benefit get-together at The Listening Room at Irish Bred Pub. "A Night For Officer Cooper" will be a wonderful event for a very good cause! 

Join Bailey and Southside and Rock 100.5 for a Night For Officer Matt Cooper at the Irish Bred Pub and The Listening Room at 1115 Church St. Covington, Georgia 30014. Doors open at 7:30. A $20 donation gets you in for a night of support, celebration, music, prizes and of course, Bailey and Southside. All proceeds go to help the Cooper family.



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On Saturday September 15th, at the newly renovated Tri City Building (1182 Usher St), there will be a BBQ Fundraiser for Matt starting at 12 noon. So come get some great Que with the proceeds benefiting Officer Cooper & his family. 




Also on Saturday, Chick-Fil-A will be doing an all-day fundraiser for Matt Cooper. 

Please join us on Saturday September 15th for our sponsorship day for Officer Matt Cooper. A percentage of our proceeds from this day will go to the Covington Police Who Care Fund. Come in the store, through the drive-thru, or place a mobile order and you will be directly contributing to Officer Cooper! Please like and share this event to help us spread the word.


On Friday the 14th, the Infinity Show Band will be playing on the Covington Square at 7PM as part of Summer Nights Concert on the Square Series brought to you by The Arts Association of Newton Co & Main Street Covington.    


Wear your pink to kick off Piedmont Healthcare's month of Hope events!

As one of the Southeast most popular bands, Infinity Show Band provides just the right ambiance for every event. From smooth or traditional jazz, Infinity Show Band captures the essence of every event with dynamic showmanship, hip choreography, high energy, great musicianship, costume changes and superb vocal harmony.



And Chronicles' fave Hannah Thomas will be at Goodfella's in Social Circle on Friday September 14th at 8PM. "A Talent Supreme," in the words of TPC Editor MB McCart, Hannah is the bomb, y'all! Super hot & super talented, she always puts on a great show! 

Hannah Thomas


Okay, guys, that'll do if for this go 'round. See you next time! 



Author of TPC recurring piece, "Kayla's Corner," Ms. Leasure is originally a Walton Co. gal who studied marketing & advertising & loves the beach, the woods & her dogs while keeping herself busy with multiple projects & endeavors. She has her finger on the pulse of the home county like no other & is always "keeping an eye on Covington." A beautiful lady, inside & out, it is The Chronicles' true privilege to have her talents as part of our team. 
Kayla's Corner - Keeping an Eye on Covington

1 comment:

  1. Prayers for Ofc. Cooper and family; I've heard encouraging news of recovery. The underlying theft suggests a gang problem if nothing else. This was not Fleming's first rodeo. It would be interesting to track the careers of the other two youths.

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