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NHS student hones songwriting skills at GRAMMY Camp

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NHS student hones songwriting skills at GRAMMY Camp

​Sunny southern California has long been a hub for songwriters, and one Newnan High School student headed out west this summer to study their ways. Aug. 11, 1:09 AM


Accreditation team gives Odyssey high marks

Odyssey Charter School in Newnan recently completed its accreditation audit with AdvancEd, and evaluators gave the school a glowing review. Aug. 11, 1:11 AM

Tutoring program to hold open house Aug. 15

The Cam Newton Foundation’s Tutorial Program will hold an open house at Zion’s Community House on Thursday, Aug. 15 at 6 p.m. Aug. 11, 1:09 AM



Coweta Schools to hold orientation Aug. 2

New year begins Monday, Aug. 5

Coweta Schools to hold orientation Aug. 2

​Students in the Coweta County School System will get a chance to explore their classrooms and meet their teachers during orientation on Friday, Aug. 2. Jul. 23, 6:55 PM

Education Briefs

Honors, accolades and events in the local education community. Jul. 19, 4:27 PM

Student STARs prep for ‘Wizard of Oz’

Student STARs prep for ‘Wizard of Oz’

​Nearly 40 students from all three Coweta high schools are preparing to perform “The Wizard of Oz” at the end of the month. Jul. 12, 4:57 PM

New student registration ongoing through summer

New student registration ongoing through summer

Parents of students who are new to the Coweta County School System are encouraged to avoid the last-minute rush by registering their children early for school. Jul. 19, 4:18 PM

Coweta Association of Retired Educators named Unit of Distinction

Coweta Association of Retired Educators named Unit of Distinction

The Coweta Association of Retired Educators earned the Unit of Distinction Award from the Georgia Retired Educators Association. Jun. 29, 10:15 PM

2018-19 Honor Rolls - Fourth Term

Schools in Coweta County have released their third-term honor rolls for the 2018-19 school year. Jun. 19, 10:59 PM

CEC TriBots team competes in Savannah

CEC TriBots team competes in Savannah

The Central Educational Center’s TriBots robotics team recently participated in the MATE-ROV in Savannah. Jun. 22, 10:18 PM

Summer improvements at Coweta schools are underway

Summer improvements at Coweta schools are underway

​The school board unanimously voted to approve the $23,000 replacement of a gas line at Newnan High School as part of a re-roofing project. Jun. 12, 8:22 PM


More Education

Stitching Seams for Success

Fifth-graders’ project helps autistic students

Fifth-graders Kaitlyn Adamson and Brooklyn Dudley began working on weighted lap pads for the six students in Ruth Hill’s autism class last fall. Jun. 14, 4:30 PM

Lila McDowell sets new AR record at Canongate

Fifth-grader Lila McDowell broke a longstanding Accelerated Reader record this year at Canongate Elementary School. Jun. 01, 10:03 PM

Central Christian Key Club wins district awards

Members of the Central Christian School Key Club won awards at the recent Georgia District Key Club Service and Leadership Conference. Jun. 07, 6:27 PM

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Northgate High School Class of 2019

These graduates were honored at Northgate High School’s annual commencement ceremony Friday, May 24, at Henry Seldon Field. May. 28, 10:12 AM

Brandenburg accepted into accelerated med school program

Chandler Brandenburg of Newnan has been accepted into the Mercer University School of Medicine Accelerated Track Scholars Program. Jun. 01, 9:59 PM

East Coweta High School Class of 2019

These 685 graduates will be honored at East Coweta High School’s annual Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 25. May. 28, 10:15 AM

Newnan High School Class of 2019

These 558 graduates will be honored at Newnan High School’s annual commencement ceremony Thursday. May. 28, 10:14 AM

Callahan awarded public safety scholarship

Patrick Garrett Callahan has been awarded the Newnan-Coweta Public Safety Foundation scholarship. May. 18, 5:18 PM

Water, water everywhere

Northside STEM students tour bottling facility

One local company recently gave students an inside look into how recycled plastic is turned into brand-new water bottles. May. 21, 4:16 PM

Dombroski, Underwood named 2019 Georgia Scholars

Ashley Dombroski of Northgate High School and Tricia Underwood of The Heritage School have been named 2019 Georgia Scholars. May. 12, 7:18 AM


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NFD Station 4 nears completion

NFD Station 4 nears completion

Station 4 will help alleviate the call volume received to Station 1 in downtown Newnan, which handles 54 percent of all calls inside the city limits and accounts for 16 percent of calls to all fire stations, including city and county.

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Movers, Shakers and History Makers: Dr. Joel Richardson

Movers, Shakers and History Makers: Dr. Joel Richardson

Dr. Joel Richardson talks about his career as a pastor, living in Newnan, and shares a few good Gandy stories too.

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Dr. James Thomasson talks about growing up in Coweta County

Dr. James Thomasson talks about growing up in Coweta County

Dr. James Thomasson talks about growing up in Coweta County during a recent event hosted by the Newnan-Coweta Historical Society.

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