1897 - Photo of William Covington & Alfred
Rockingham Remembered
Ye Olde Scrapbook
This 1897 photograph shows William H. "Walking Billy" Covington
and Alfred Settle Dockery, Sr. in the office of The Post, a
Rockingham newspaper. Dockery, an attorney, was owner and
operator of the paper. Covington and his son, Jack Covington, both
had long newspaper careers with a number of papers in Rockingham.