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Local doctor wins second place in a 24-hour race

Local doctor wins second place in a 24-hour race

Dr. Mark McClinton, an Ear, Nose and Throat surgeon with Piedmont Newnan, is familiar with the time crunch in a hospital setting – and on an open course. Jul. 19, 11:36 AM

Cancer strengthens bond between mother and son

Cancer strengthens bond between mother and son

“My son is strong believer … he knows God has our back, too. I know if I keep my faith strong, I’ll get through this,” Jul. 18, 6:10 AM

Tips on how pregnant women can beat the heat

Tips on how pregnant women can beat the heat

The summer temperatures can be miserable for just about anyone; but the hot weather can have harsher health effects for pregnant women.​ Jul. 11, 7:56 AM

Empty pill bottles to help patients overseas

Empty pill bottles to help patients overseas

The United Methodist Women of Newnan Chapel collected prescription medicine bottles and small vitamin bottles to send to developing countries. Jun. 27, 2:27 PM

New urgent care clinic to open in Grantville

​People living in south Coweta County will soon have a new place to visit if they suddenly become sick or injured. Jun. 28, 8:09 AM

The hazards of heat and humidity

The hazards of heat and humidity

The emergency department at Piedmont Newnan has recently experienced an increase of patients complaining of heat related illnesses. Jun. 27, 2:31 PM

Coweta 911 helping folks stay cool

Coweta 911 helping folks stay cool

The Coweta County 911 center has 175 box fans to distribute free of charge to people living in homes without air conditioning. Jun. 21, 11:38 AM

Volunteers help cancer patients on road to recovery

Volunteers help cancer patients on road to recovery

At least two times a week, Barbara Auw of Senoia helps patients receive life-saving treatments as they battle cancer. Jun. 20, 7:56 AM

Local drumming class helps patients fighting cancer

Local drumming class helps patients fighting cancer

For cancer patients at Piedmont Newnan Hospital, the rhythmic reverberations of drumming can be soothing and stress-relieving. Jun. 13, 1:17 PM

Piedmont Newnan honored for stroke program

Piedmont Newnan honored for stroke program

The American Heart Association is recognizing Piedmont Newnan’s commitment to quality stroke care. Jun. 05, 7:32 PM

Symptoms of strokes that could save lives

Symptoms of strokes that could save lives

Strokes are the fifth leading cause of death in America and symptoms can develop fairly quickly. Jun. 06, 7:02 AM

Mayor, commissioners proclaim stroke awareness month

Mayor, commissioners proclaim stroke awareness month

Strokes affect at least 23,000 Georgians each year. May. 30, 1:06 PM

Georgia schools aim to warn students of the danger of vaping

Georgia schools aim to warn students of the danger of vaping

The growing use of e-cigarettes among high school students has Georgia school officials and police warning staff and parents of the potential dangers. May. 30, 1:08 PM

Serotonin syndrome cases on the rise

When managing pain with opioids is the best option, medical experts warn parents of serious conditions that can be caused by common drug interactions. May. 26, 3:46 PM

Hospital honors local first responders

Hospital honors local first responders

The hospital’s Emergency Department held a luncheon to honor local first responders for their dedication to the community. May. 22, 6:43 PM

Cancer symptoms you should never ignore

Cancer symptoms you should never ignore

By the year 2020, it’s estimated 1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women will be diagnosed with cancer. May. 29, 7:50 AM

Disease from mosquitoes, ticks on the rise

Disease from mosquitoes, ticks on the rise

CDC officials said since 2002, the number of Americans contracting diseases transmitted by mosquito, tick and flea bites has more than tripled. May. 30, 2:45 PM

Team Kayla raises more than $11,400

Team Kayla raises more than $11,400

A lot of smiles, tears and memories will be shared this weekend by Kayla Stripling’s family and close friends. May. 16, 5:51 AM

Remembering Kayla

Remembering Kayla

Kayla Stripling died on Dec. 3, 2017, while on the Georgia transplant list waiting for a new kidney. May. 09, 4:59 AM

Northgate graduate and cancer survivor to speak at Relay for Life

Northgate graduate and cancer survivor to speak at Relay for Life

Abby Allen walks the oncology ward at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and tends to the needs of youths fighting for their lives. May. 02, 5:58 AM

Healthcare companies seal the deal

The ink is finally dry on a new contract between the Piedmont Healthcare system and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia. Apr. 25, 5:40 AM

Some Disney characters celebrate life at CTCA

Some Disney characters celebrate life at CTCA

Each day of the week consisted of a different theme. Apr. 25, 5:42 AM

Local physical therapist wins top honor

Local physical therapist wins top honor

It’s Ryan Morton’s job to help people get back on their feet and moving again. May. 03, 4:59 AM

Georgia ranked in top tier for action against opioid abuse

Georgia ranked in top tier for action against opioid abuse

The state rose from a “failing’’ designation in 2016 to “improving’’ in the new report on the opioid crisis. Apr. 08, 8:43 AM

Grant helps doctors study brain injuries in children

Grant helps doctors study brain injuries in children

The study will focus on the potential of osteopontin, a protein in blood, as a reliable biomarker. Apr. 11, 6:10 AM




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Theft Suspect Wanted

Theft Suspect Wanted

Investigators believe a man with local ties intentionally stole the wallet of a disabled senior citizen after he accidentally dropped it.

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Plant Yates Demolotion: Units 1-5

Plant Yates Demolotion: Units 1-5

Georgia Power removes power plant structure at Plant Yates, Units 1-5

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