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Known as Hollywood of the South™, Covington Georgia has become a mecca for the television and film industry. Easily transformed into a Civil War village, a 1950’s town or a modern day city, Covington’s scenic filming locations, moderate temperatures, International airport accessibility and community film production crew services support have become a real draw for directors, producers, location scouts, filmmakers and TV Productions of all genres and budgets. Currently known as Mystic Falls, VA, for The Vampire Diaries, Covington and Newton County Georgia has also been home to The Dukes of Hazzard, In the Heat of the Night and over 60 film productions.

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I Was Feeling Epic: Reliving the Series Finale of The Vampire Diaries

Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to remember a few dear friends. Last Friday, The Vampire Diaries ended after eight incredible seasons. True Fanpires gathered in Forever Mystic Falls and together we watched as “I Was Feeling Epic” premiered. The moment was exactly as promised; it was epic. WARNING: There are spoilers ahead! After…

The Top 4 TVD Filming Locations to Visit During Founder’s Day

Founder’s Day in the real Mystic Falls is going to be huge! Between musical guests, amazing activities like our kissing booth and selfie stations, and the commercial-free viewing of the finale episode, it’s safe to say that everyone will enjoy this event. You can even take pictures with Damon’s 1969 Chevy Camero and the Founder’s…

The Reel Houses of Mystic Falls: The Witches House

There is a house in Covington, Georgia that will fool you. You might not recognize this magnificent house from the road, but it was featured heavily in The Vampire Diaries. Producers and location scouts were sent to Covington during the filming of seasons one through three, to find a house that was positively witchy. Their…

#ForeverMysticFalls: The Top 5 Greatest TVD Romances

While we love the action and adventure of The Vampire Diaries, it’s the romances that we sink our teeth into! Who could forget the first time Elena and Damon finally kiss? Or, when Caroline and Klaus admit their feelings for each other? It’s enough to make you swoon! Let’s clear our heads by counting down our…

#TVD and The Originals: A Crossover to End All Crossovers

We have been wondering what will fill TVD viewing time, once season eight wraps. The Vampire Diaries is the series that started it all, but have you checked out their spin-off series, The Originals? We’re delving into some secrets of the show and why it should be your new favorite! The show centers around the…

Inside the “Reel” Houses of Mystic Falls: Orna Villa

We’re back with another inside look into the “Reel” houses of Mystic Falls. This week, we’re visiting a Newton County landmark that became a Hollywood icon, once The Vampire Diaries sunk their fangs into it! Orna Villa, located in Oxford, Georgia, is the jewel of Emory Street and was used during season 4 of The…