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Governor’s Honors Program nominees recognized

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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. Jan. 22, 2:45 AM


Education Briefs

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

​Evans students play CSI to explore careers in science

​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



Winners announced in annual Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest

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

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

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

Conference to highlight UWG ensemble

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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

Alumna returns to UWG to teach next generation

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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

Life in the valley

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Life in the valley

UWG students, faculty and staff were recently given the opportunity to preview an exhibit created by the UWG Anthropology Department. Dec. 09, 9:19 PM

UWG grad takes on YouTube

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UWG grad takes on YouTube

From no friends to 28,000, recent University of West Georgia graduate Ashley Sellers is your local social media influencer. Dec. 09, 9:16 PM

Local sports legends speak at 'Hometown Teams' exhibit

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Local sports legends speak at 'Hometown Teams' exhibit

Local sports legends will be part of the traveling Smithsonian exhibit “Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America.” Dec. 09, 9:15 PM


More Education

New school assessment report shows falling scores

Coweta County continues to outperform overall Georgia averages on the 2016 school accountability measure. Dec. 09, 7:07 AM

Macy’s project helps students practice persuasive writing

White Oak Elementary School teachers created a memorable way to help their fifth-graders practice persuasive writing skills recently. Dec. 11, 12:28 AM

Female athlete, coach of year

Davis, Shaner recognized by Georgia Special Olympics

Two members of Coweta County’s Special Olympics organization were recognized by the Georgia Special Olympics recently. Dec. 04, 7:21 AM

NHS Jobs for Georgia Graduates initiates members

​Jobs for Georgia Graduates at Newnan High School held an installation and initiation ceremony. Nov. 12, 9:20 PM

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UWG Newnan, chamber host ‘spirited’ event

Are those things that go bump in the night real? Nov. 12, 9:39 PM

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Art project honors Orlando victims

The project, dubbed 49 Portraits, was created by Mia Merlin. Nov. 12, 9:41 PM

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Scholarship honors former football player

Moses M. Spence played football for West Georgia College in 1951. Nov. 12, 9:43 PM

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Prof touts value of Juno mission

Not much is known about the universe. How were the planets created? Nov. 12, 9:45 PM

Coweta schools raise $16,000 for childhood literacy effort

Coweta County schools raised more than $16,000 to support the Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy with their 2016 coin drives. Nov. 06, 12:42 AM

Thomas Crossroads students participate in STEM lab

Thomas Crossroads Elementary introduced its STEM lab to students in grades 3-5 this year. Nov. 06, 7:01 AM


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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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Waffle House Waitress Terminated

Waffle House Waitress Terminated

A local waitress who fired her gun at three fleeing robbers is now out of a job.

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Fire consumes home on Burpees Mill Estate

Fire consumes home on Burpees Mill Estate

The structure was an A-frame guest house and is part of the 50-acre estate that also hosts the Old Grist Mill, one of the oldest remaining grist mills in Coweta County.

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