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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 within their lifetime, according to Dr. Ioana Bonta, a medical oncologist with the Cancer Treatment Center of America in Newnan. May. 23, 12:42 PM

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. 22, 6:44 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

Alzheimer’s deaths increase in Georgia

Georgia’s death toll from Alzheimer’s disease has increased by 201 percent since the year 2000. Apr. 03, 8:12 PM

Innovative programs, new technology come to Coweta

Innovative programs, new technology come to Coweta

Piedmont Newnan Hospital and the Cancer Treatment Centers of America are continuing to reach new milestones. Mar. 28, 4:20 PM

Coweta ranks in state’s top 10 healthiest counties

Coweta ranks in state’s top 10 healthiest counties

It seems Cowetans are doing something right when it comes to their health. Mar. 20, 8:15 PM

CTCA nurse wins prestigious national award

CTCA nurse wins prestigious national award

Registered Nurse Dominique Holmes of Sharpsburg always makes sure her patients come first Mar. 28, 5:26 AM

Legislation to help local cancer hospital temporarily tabled

Legislation to help local cancer hospital temporarily tabled

Cancer Treatment Centers of America officials will continue fight to treat more Georgia patients Mar. 15, 9:22 PM

The facts about colon cancer

The facts about colon cancer

Every year, around 140,000 patients will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer, according to Dr. Alexandria Phan. Mar. 21, 5:20 AM

Local club teaching youths healthy habits

Local club teaching youths healthy habits

Some youths at the Newnan-Coweta Boys and Girls Club have a green thumb when it comes to gardening. Mar. 06, 7:08 PM

Crystal Seldon blazing trail as black woman in radiation oncology

Crystal Seldon blazing trail as black woman in radiation oncology

After eight years of higher education, Crystal Seldon of Sharpsburg will graduate from Morehouse School of Medicine. Feb. 27, 8:44 PM

New group gives ‘extra support’ to caregivers

New group gives ‘extra support’ to caregivers

Piedmont Healthcare’s Sixty Plus Services will offer a Dementia Caregiver Support group beginning March 15 in Coweta County. Feb. 26, 3:09 PM

Youth learn skills to cope with stress

Youth learn skills to cope with stress

Some area students now have extra knowledge and techniques to use during stressful situations. Feb. 28, 9:39 AM

Flu vaccine, deep clean may help ward off virus

Flu vaccine, deep clean may help ward off virus

Flu season has hit Georgia hard - and there seems to be no end in sight. Feb. 21, 6:15 AM

Antiviral drug shortages reported in Georgia

Antiviral drug shortages reported in Georgia

This flu season, one of the worst in several years, is stretching the supply chain of flu drugs to the limit. Feb. 07, 2:46 AM

Most women ignore signs of cervical cancer until it’s too late

Most women ignore signs of cervical cancer until it’s too late

For women, a yearly pap smear is not high on a list of “fun things to do.” Feb. 14, 8:21 AM

Local group supporting patients with Parkinson’s disease

Local group supporting patients with Parkinson’s disease

Around 60,000 Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease each year. Feb. 07, 2:46 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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Celebrating the 12 Days of Christmas

Celebrating the 12 Days of Christmas

Coweta County Fire Rescue, Newnan Fire Department and the local chapter of the American Red Cross will be installing new smoke alarms in homes across the county.

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