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Piedmont offers inside look at Level 3 NICU

Piedmont offers inside look at Level 3 NICU

As a result of preterm birth, an infant delivered before 37 weeks of pregnancy often requires specialized care. Jan. 11, 6:09 AM

Local woman delivers son at 23 weeks

Local woman delivers son at 23 weeks

Like many first-time mothers, Newnan-resident Kellie Henderson was delighted at the news of her pregnancy. Jan. 03, 9:56 PM

L4L thanks community for record year

L4L thanks community for record year

One local nonprofit is celebrating in a big way this week — and not just in honor of the holidays. Dec. 27, 7:35 PM

Piedmont celebrates season with star lighting

Piedmont celebrates season with star lighting

​Piedmont Newnan Hospital kicked off the holiday with the hospital’s second Starry Night Celebration. Dec. 06, 9:34 PM

Birth Announcements

Isaac and Elizabeth Asher announce the birth of daughter Frances Jean Asher. Dec. 06, 9:44 PM

Newnan families gather for diabetes fundraiser

Newnan families gather for diabetes fundraiser

Nearly 100 participants registered to participate in the 3K walk. Nov. 29, 10:21 PM

Lights for Linda returns for seventh year

Sanker established the organization in honor of her sister, Linda McGrenaghan. Nov. 22, 11:12 PM

Nearby Piedmont hospital ranked “more safe” than Emory Hospital and other educational facilities

Nearby Piedmont hospital ranked “more safe” than Emory Hospital and other educational facilities

Just 22 percent of Georgia hospitals received an “A” grade on patient safety. Nov. 16, 1:06 AM

Cancer support group presented with funds

Cancer support group presented with funds

A local cancer support group received checks from area nonprofit organizations at a recent monthly meeting. Nov. 16, 1:06 AM

Eatery, club hosts ride for sick child

Eatery, club hosts ride for sick child

Raven was born with a rare condition known as hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Nov. 08, 9:56 PM

Autumn Chase brings hundreds to local park

Autumn Chase brings hundreds to local park

The 9th annual Autumn Chase Trail Race was held at the Newnan Utilities Carl Miller Park. Nov. 02, 1:14 AM

Ga. schools, students face stiff penalties for non-compliance

Vaccinations

Ga. schools, students face stiff penalties for non-compliance

Georgia schools are serious about protecting their students from communicable disease Oct. 26, 7:47 AM

When should you get your flu vaccine?

Local doctors are ready to set the record straight about the controversy over when to get a flu shot. Oct. 26, 7:39 AM

Local survivor encourages self-exams

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Local survivor encourages self-exams

The importance of self-checking — and trusting one’s instincts. Oct. 18, 9:17 PM

Breast surgeon: Women should trust instincts

As with most forms of cancer, early detection is key. Oct. 18, 9:20 PM

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Women should know options when diagnosed with breast cancer

The most important risk factor for breast cancer is simply being a woman. Oct. 11, 9:30 PM

Local dialysis patient remains on wait list

Local dialysis patient remains on wait list

Kayla Stripling, 27, is currently living without kidneys. Oct. 05, 1:21 AM

Kidney transplants: A lifesaving system with serious shortcomings

Kidney transplants: A lifesaving system with serious shortcomings

More than 5,000 Georgians are currently on that wait list. Sep. 28, 7:10 AM

The difference between dementia and normal aging

More than memory loss

The difference between dementia and normal aging

How do you know if you or a loved one’s forgetfulness is normal Sep. 28, 7:10 AM

Weight-loss wellness center opens in Newnan

A new, health-focused business is now available in Newnan. Sep. 14, 7:23 AM

Coweta SPAN kicks off Suicide Awareness Month

Coweta SPAN kicks off Suicide Awareness Month

Many guests were returning participants, Sep. 14, 7:22 AM

Fall Health & Senior Calendar & Info

​Health-related classes, groups, resources and a few tips & tricks to prepare for the season Sep. 07, 6:52 AM

Emory partnership with Stratus boosts clout of hospital alliance

Emory Healthcare announced Monday that it has formed a partnership with Stratus Healthcare, an alliance of 21 hospitals and 1,500 physicians in Georgia. Aug. 31, 7:15 AM

Locals report mixed opinions on new Piedmont/United contract

Locals report mixed opinions on new Piedmont/United contract

Community members are offering mixed reactions to recent reports of the reconciliation between healthcare corporation Piedmont Healthcare and insurer UnitedHealthcare. Aug. 31, 7:10 AM

Local store will host mobile mammography center

The BelkGives on the Go Mobile Mammography Center will visit Newnan Sept. 15 to offer women the opportunity to have a free, convenient breast screening. Aug. 31, 7:43 AM


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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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Crazy Christmas Car

Crazy Christmas Car

Coweta resident Misty Jorek decorated her car after being inspired by a friend.

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