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Insurance chief won’t run again

Insurance chief won’t run again

State Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens said Monday that he will not seek re-election next year. Jul. 18, 5:39 AM

Drug costs staggering

Drug costs staggering

Recent price hikes for several pharmaceuticals – and prices for some new drugs – have astonished even health care experts. Jul. 18, 5:45 AM

Help children avoid heatstroke

Help children avoid heatstroke

Heatstroke in children, particularly those left in vehicles, is very serious. Jul. 15, 6:07 AM

Deb’s Walk helps Moreland cancer survivor

Deb’s Walk helps Moreland cancer survivor

The folks lining up there on Independence Day were there to honor Smith. Jul. 12, 6:17 AM

Ga. health commish named CDC director

Ga. health commish named CDC director

NEW YORK (AP) — Georgia's health commissioner, Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald of Carrollton, was named Friday to lead the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the federal government's top public health agency. Jul. 08, 11:14 PM

Expanded medical cannabis law in effect

Expanded medical cannabis law in effect

​As of July 1, several new conditions are eligible for treatment with cannabis oil, under Georgia’s expanded program allowing the use of a medicine derived from marijuana. Jul. 07, 5:19 AM

Ride to benefit Piedmont Cancer Wellness

Ride to benefit Piedmont Cancer Wellness

Cycling event proceeds to benefit the Thomas F. Chapman Family Cancer Wellness at Piedmont Newnan. Jul. 06, 8:11 AM

No locally transmitted Zika cases

No locally transmitted Zika cases

Coweta County has had fewer than five travel-related cases of Zika since January 2016. Jul. 11, 5:49 AM

Medicaid plan changes

Medicaid plan changes

Tens of thousands of Georgia Medicaid beneficiaries were to be switched in their health plans over the weekend in an unprecedented shift in enrollment for the government program. Jul. 05, 12:38 AM

Coweta needs more doctors for baby boomers

Coweta needs more doctors for baby boomers

The surge of senior citizens means Coweta will need more primary care physicians. Jul. 03, 5:53 AM

Coweta man 'breaks a leg' for Dancing Stars

Coweta man 'breaks a leg' for Dancing Stars

O’Flynn has high hopes of competing in the 2018 Coweta Dancing Stars competition. Jun. 28, 11:12 AM

Benefit ride to raise money, celebrate life of local child

Benefit ride to raise money, celebrate life of local child

Locals have organized a benefit ride on behalf of the Tucker family. Jun. 21, 10:09 AM

New Piedmont physician offers to be partner-in-care to local patients

New Piedmont physician offers to be partner-in-care to local patients

Ear, nose and throat specialist joins Piedmont Healthcare's Newnan team Jun. 15, 1:35 PM

Alrutz recognized for work with local fitness center

Alrutz recognized for work with local fitness center

Alrutz has served as manager of the Piedmont Newnan Fitness Center for 11 years. Jun. 15, 1:36 PM

HealthSouth finds niche in Newnan

​There is a significant difference between a rehabilitation hospital and a nursing home. Jun. 07, 6:15 AM

Summertime is tick time in Georgia

Summertime is tick time in Georgia

Long pants, tall socks and a little common sense will go a long way in helping Georgians avoid ticks this summer, according to Elmer Gray, a public health entomologist. Jun. 05, 10:52 PM

Relay for Life celebrates life in Coweta

Relay for Life celebrates life in Coweta

A memorable celebration was held this weekend in Newnan. May. 17, 6:06 AM

RACE for the Orphans boasts record participation

RACE for the Orphans boasts record participation

​Local nonprofit RACE for the orphans celebrated its fifth annual race event Saturday. May. 10, 6:00 AM

AARP volunteers help with tax project

AARP volunteers help with tax project

​Local AARP Foundation volunteers have completed another successful tax season. May. 07, 1:33 PM

Locals encourage participation in Atlanta cancer walk

Locals encourage participation in Atlanta cancer walk

This will be Reifschneider’s third year participating in the Atlanta walk. May. 03, 12:05 AM

RACE for the Orphans expects record turnout Saturday

RACE for the Orphans expects record turnout Saturday

The fundraiser continues to grow in popularity with supporters. May. 03, 12:06 AM

Cambridge House to offer free training for caregivers

Cambridge House to offer free training for caregivers

The April 29 training begins at 10 a.m. at Cambridge House of Newnan, located at 2687 Highway 154. Apr. 22, 5:01 PM

Coweta Samaritan Clinic offers dental services

Coweta Samaritan Clinic offers dental services

Coweta Samaritan Clinic patients have access to basic restorative dental care. Apr. 22, 4:59 PM

Local race honors organ donations

Local race honors organ donations

Many Coweta County residents have heard of and even benefitted from the legacy of Abby Bacho. Apr. 19, 9:07 AM

Local senior is pageant competitor

Local senior is pageant competitor

Alicia Steele is currently Mrs. Coweta County. Apr. 16, 1:40 AM




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Police pursuit through Newnan 6.29.17

Police pursuit through Newnan 6.29.17

Officer Kyle LaChance pursues a fleeing vehicle through Newnan.

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Best of Dads 2017

Best of Dads 2017

Best of Dads 2017

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Procession for Lt. Paramedic Michael Scott Norton

Procession for Lt. Paramedic Michael Scott Norton

Funeral procession for fallen firefighter Michael Scott Norton.

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