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Talented Tenth Christian Academy prepares to launch at St. Smyrna

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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. 23, 6:39 PM


​Coweta schools will issue 17,100 Chromebooks this fall

​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

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



Google donates hybrid vehicle to WGTC

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'

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 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

​Coweta STEM Institute pioneer retiring

​Coweta STEM Institute pioneer retiring

Long-time Coweta educator and Coweta STEM Institute pioneer Deborah Stuckey is retiring. Jun. 26, 7:09 AM

​Teacher in Focus: Moses Mitchell

​Teacher in Focus: Moses Mitchell

Moses Mitchell has been teaching for 10 years and just finished his second year in Coweta County. Jun. 19, 7:34 AM

Glanton kindergartners get letter from President Obama

Glanton kindergartners get letter from President Obama

A Glanton Elementary School kindergarten class received something exciting in the mail before the end of the 2015-2016 school year, a letter to them from United States President Barack Obama. Jun. 19, 7:39 AM


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​Teacher in Focus: Sherry Lott

Sherry Lott has been teaching for more than 30 years. Currently, she teaches second grade at Canongate Elementary School. Jun. 12, 2:03 AM

​Elm Street student third in Kiwanis event

Kiwanis recently recognized Elm Street Elementary School fifth grader Christopher Profet for earning third place in the Kiwanis International K-Kids Speech Contest and the K-Kids Leadership Award for Georgia’s third division. Jun. 12, 2:08 AM

​Lee Middle sweeps regional math competition

Lee Middle School’s Math Team took first place in regional competitions for the third year in a row and is headed to the state championship. Jun. 12, 2:10 AM

​East Coweta High School Valedictorian Speech – Hannah McNair Murray

Good morning and welcome family, friends, faculty, and, most importantly, East Coweta’s graduating class of 2016. Jun. 12, 2:14 AM

​East Coweta High School Salutatorian Speech – Chae Bin Park

Before I address the graduates, I’d like to sincerely thank those of you that have guided and supported me these last four years Jun. 12, 2:15 AM

​Newnan High School Valedictorian Speech – Thomas Schulz

You know, I was ready to do this whole big thing for my speech. Jun. 12, 2:21 AM

​Newnan High School Salutatorian Speech – Lindley Hudson

Motivational speaker, Apollo Hester, tells a story about a young woman who tried to reach her goal of swimming across the English Channel. Jun. 12, 2:22 AM

​Northgate High School Valedictorian Speech – Stephanie Renee Gaysowski

I’m honored to be standing here and speaking before you all, as many of you are immensely talented and are going on to amazing schools, or preparing to do wonderful things in the coming years. Jun. 15, 2:07 AM

​Northgate High School Salutatorian Speech – Seba Khalousi

Good evening, friends and family, teachers, and, most importantly, Northgate Class of 2016. Jun. 12, 2:24 AM

​Teacher in Focus: Jori Young

Jori Young teaches Pre-K at Canongate Elementary School. This past school year was her second of teaching and her first year in Coweta County. Jun. 05, 12:29 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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