Newnan, GA - Downtown - Donna L. Watkins - The Nature In Us

Newnan, GA - Downtown

North Court Square in Downtown Newnan, GA
This building was erected in 1894.  It was occupied by the Newnan Banking Co. and a drug store. Later Mattie Cook operated a women's apparel shop on the right side and her son operated a men's and boy's clothing store on th left. WCOH radio operated upstairs for some time beginning in 1947.  The Redneck Gourmet there now is named by the owners who say "One of us is redneck and the other is gourmet." The restaurant is no stranger to celebrity. It has drawn the likes of country music star Alan Jackson, comedian Jeff Foxworthy, Atlanta Falcons linebacker Keith Brooking and former Atlanta Braves pitcher Steve Bedrosian.

North Court Square in Downtown Newnan, GA
This building was erected in 1894. It was occupied by the Newnan Banking Co. and a drug store. Later Mattie Cook operated a women's apparel shop on the right side and her son operated a men's and boy's clothing store on th left. WCOH radio operated upstairs for some time beginning in 1947. The Redneck Gourmet there now is named by the owners who say "One of us is redneck and the other is gourmet." The restaurant is no stranger to celebrity. It has drawn the likes of country music star Alan Jackson, comedian Jeff Foxworthy, Atlanta Falcons linebacker Keith Brooking and former Atlanta Braves pitcher Steve Bedrosian.