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Winners named in Voice of Democracy Contest

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Winners named in Voice of Democracy Contest

Winners were recently chosen in the Newnan VFW Post 2667 Voice of Democracy Contest. Feb. 25, 7:38 PM


Pro baseball player visits Elm Street

Pro baseball player visits Elm Street

Students at Elm Street Elementary School recently met professional baseball player Will Smith. Feb. 25, 8:10 PM

Grantville Kiwanians present GED scholarship

Jamie Crowley Ford, a wife and mother, received a scholarship for GED testing. Feb. 25, 7:42 PM



Eastside third-graders study human impact on environment

Eastside third-graders study human impact on environment

Students were challenged to change the effects of their carbon footprints. Feb. 25, 8:50 PM

Education Briefs

UWG to host lecture on DNA and criminality Feb. 16. Feb. 12, 2:09 AM

Coweta County plays host to mock trial competition

Coweta County plays host to mock trial competition

Student “lawyers” participated in a mock trial competition inside the Coweta County Justice Center. Feb. 25, 8:39 PM

Education Briefs

The Old Town Garden Club of Sharpsburg will award a $500 scholarship. Feb. 04, 4:50 PM

Newnan High, Brooks Elementary partner for virtual learning

Newnan High, Brooks Elementary partner for virtual learning

Students recently had the opportunity to venture into the virtual world for a learning activity. Feb. 04, 4:54 PM

WGTC Coweta Campus to hold open house Feb. 7

The Coweta Campus, 200 Campus Drive in Newnan, will hold its open house Tuesday, Feb. 7 from 5-7 p.m. Feb. 04, 4:55 PM

Middle, high-schoolers compete in county science and engineering fair

Middle, high-schoolers compete in county science and engineering fair

Students in grades 6-12 submitted 75 projects for judging in the annual Coweta County Science and Engineering Fair. Feb. 05, 12:05 AM

Governor’s Honors Program nominees recognized

Governor’s Honors Program nominees recognized

Coweta County School System students nominated for the 2017 Georgia Governor’s Honors Program were honored by their schools. Feb. 25, 9:16 PM


More Education

East Coweta Middle School recognized for academic achievement

The school has been given a Single Statewide Accountability System 2016 Silver Award. Feb. 25, 9:23 PM

Education Briefs

​Georgia Southwestern awards degrees to local graduates. Jan. 15, 1:47 AM

​Evans students play CSI to explore careers in science

A study of genetics turned one Evans Middle School classroom into a crime scene. Jan. 15, 1:53 AM

Newnan’s Caleb Britt completes internship with WSB-TV

​Shorter University senior communication arts major Caleb Britt is in his last year of undergraduate studies after having the opportunity of a lifetime. Jan. 15, 1:46 AM

Area teachers awarded Bright Ideas Grants from Coweta-Fayette EMC

More than two dozen teachers in Coweta and Fayette counties recently were awarded Bright Ideas Grants from Coweta-Fayette EMC. Feb. 25, 8:56 PM

Winners announced in annual Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest

​Public, private and home-schooled middle school students submitted 232 entries in the annual VFW Patriot's Pen Essay Contest. Jan. 01, 2:06 AM

Community-student string ensemble to perform Dec. 13

The Centre Strings orchestra will hold a free Winter Celebration concert on Tuesday, Dec. 13. Dec. 25, 12:39 AM

Madras Middle student wins essay contest

Thomas Becker was named the Coweta County winner for the Atlanta Regional Commission’s 2016 Metro Water District’s Essay Contest. Dec. 09, 8:49 PM

The West Press

Conference to highlight UWG ensemble

The University of West Georgia Wind Ensemble has been selected to be showcased at the College Band Directors National Association Convention. Dec. 09, 9:18 PM

The West Press

Alumna returns to UWG to teach next generation

Melissa Downs, MSN, RN, CNE, a clinical assistant professor, knew from a very young age she wanted to become a nurse. Dec. 09, 9:17 PM



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Rockaway Rumble Strips

Rockaway Rumble Strips

Residents are asking the Coweta Commissioners to remove newly-installed rumble strips on Rockaway Road because of the noise they create.

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2017 Citizen of the Year

2017 Citizen of the Year

Pastor Tamarkus Cook, senior pastor of Saint Smyrna Baptist Church is named 2017 Coweta Citizen of the Year

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Stack Demolition at Plant Yates

Stack Demolition at Plant Yates

Georgia Power officially retired its 830-foot-tall stack at Plant Yates by controlled demolition, a move Southern Company is making to diversify its portfolio of energy services.

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