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Donation puts UWG on track for new building

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Donation puts UWG on track for new building

In the very near future, Maple Street could have a brand new, state-of-the-art building to showcase thanks to a substantial donation from University of West Georgia alumnus David Johnson, co-founder of St. Croix-based company Cane Bay Partners VI, LLLP. Aug. 27, 10:35 PM


Education Briefs

Ysanne Latchman of Fairburn, Georgia, has been selected as a James Beard Foundation National Scholars Program. Aug. 27, 10:31 PM

UWG Newnan enrollment on the rise

UWG Newnan enrollment on the rise

The first day of fall semester got off to a big start for the University of West Georgia’s Newnan campus, where student enrollment was up 6.6 percent. Aug. 28, 7:17 AM



Local students attend Turner summer leadership program

Local students attend Turner summer leadership program

​Local students Ginni Aulicky and Skylar Nicholson were among students selected to attend the Turner Voices Youth Media Institute summer leadership program at Georgia Tech. Aug. 20, 8:21 PM

Educational grant recipients share updates with foundation

Educational grant recipients share updates with foundation

The Coweta Community Foundation recently learned how three local schools were able to use funds from the Classroom Educational Grants awarded by the Foundation in January. Aug. 20, 8:26 PM

​‘Shark Tank’ competition showcases student innovation

​‘Shark Tank’ competition showcases student innovation

Viewers tuning in to Nulink Channel 7 will get an entertaining – and, for some watchers of reality TV, familiar – innovation showcase. Aug. 21, 7:35 AM

​ECHS students create artwork memorializing Paris

​ECHS students create artwork memorializing Paris

East Coweta High School art students memorialized the victims of last year’s terrorist attacks in Paris with a mixed media piece soon to be on permanent display at the school. Aug. 14, 7:00 AM

​Newnan student named to leadership program

​Newnan student named to leadership program

Leah Harrison of Newnan, a graduate of Landmark Christian School, has been named to the 2016-17 Leaders Inspired for Tomorrow class at LaGrange College. Aug. 06, 5:27 PM

Education Briefs

The University of West Georgia will celebrate the first day of classes Aug. 10 with swag and fun events for students. Aug. 06, 5:29 PM

​Summer internship gives local student a taste of journalism

​Summer internship gives local student a taste of journalism

Paul Slobodzian, 18, scoops up his notebook and begins to unfold his 6-foot-7 frame from behind his desk in The Newnan Times-Herald’s newsroom. Aug. 07, 2:49 AM

Education Briefs

Lydia Bentley of Newnan was recently inducted into Georgia Southwestern State's chapter of the National Honor Society of Leadership and Success (Sigma Alpha Pi). Jul. 30, 5:43 PM


More Education

​Longtime WGTC administrator retires

This week West Georgia Technical College says farewell to longtime Vice President of Academic Affairs Pat Hannon, a man who’s seen more than his fair share of changes in 30 years. Aug. 02, 7:58 AM

​New K-5 school

Talented Tenth Christian Academy prepares to launch at St. Smyrna

All summer, St. Smyrna Baptist Church has been filled with the sounds of children singing, praying and learning as they participated in summer camp. Jul. 31, 7:22 AM

​Coweta schools will issue 17,100 Chromebooks this fall

The 2016-2017 Coweta County School System will feature new technology by issuing Google Chromebooks to the majority of its student body. Jul. 23, 6:36 PM

Dual enrollment numbers rising

With the growth of dual enrollment, more high school students in Coweta County are earning college credit before graduation through Move on When Ready. Jul. 23, 6:38 PM

​WGTC Phi Beta Lambda wins at national conference

West Georgia Technical College students brought home nine national top ten awards from the Phi Beta Lambda National Conference and Competition, recently held in Atlanta. Jul. 24, 6:28 AM

Google donates hybrid vehicle to WGTC

​Google’s Douglas County Data Center recently donated a 2011 Ford Escape Hybrid to the West Georgia Technical College Foundation for instructional use in the automotive technology program at the WGTC Douglas Campus in Douglasville. Jul. 17, 6:34 AM

Gaillard wins White Oak's 'Spirit of Joey Award'

At its awards ceremony before the end of the 2015-2016 school year, White Oak Elementary School presented its annual “Spirit of Joey Award” to fifth grader Ryan Gaillard. Jul. 10, 12:51 AM

​Neweta Club holds annual pageant

The Neweta Club of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc. recently held its yearly Black Awareness Pageant at Newnan’s Wadsworth Auditorium. Jul. 03, 12:44 AM

NHS teacher earns D.C. fellowship

​Newnan High School history teacher John Garner is participating in a special Civil War teaching fellowship this summer in the Washington, D.C. area. Jun. 26, 7:02 AM

​International Learning Academy hosts painting party

International Learning Academy in Newnan recently held a Party, Paint, and Punch event to provide a special opportunity for students and their parents. Jul. 03, 1:35 AM


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Gathering Time St. Smyrna

Gathering Time St. Smyrna

Newnan Police Chief Buster Meadows speaks at a community forum, hosted by St. Smyrna Baptist Church in Newnan, to talk about strengthening the relationship between law enforcement and the community.

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Ugandan Thunder at Carl Miller Park

Parker Madliak Remembered

Parker Madliak Remembered

In this short, court-ordered documentary, the brief life of Parker Madliak is honored, and the dangers of texting and driving are addressed.

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