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Accountability courts breaking the cycle

Accountability courts breaking the cycle

“For us to be able to rebuild our lives – that is the goal,” Barnett said. Sep. 19, 9:19 PM

Senior of the Week:	Ida Johnson

Senior of the Week: Ida Johnson

Ms. Ida is a jewel at the Tommy Thompson Senior Center. Sep. 15, 5:42 PM

Nat’l Medicare Education Week helps seniors understand options

National Medicare Education Week is here and Medicare beneficiaries may be able to get more insight about what Medicare options are best for them. Sep. 15, 5:40 PM

Newnan grad appointed medical director

Newnan grad appointed medical director

Keith Harden knew he wanted to become a doctor while walking the hallways of Newnan High School in 1987. Sep. 06, 4:23 AM

Minimally invasive surgery provides relief for GERD

​William C. Statton, M.D., FACS, says anti-reflux surgery is a minimally invasive surgical procedure that provides relief for longtime sufferers. Sep. 06, 4:19 AM

Awards given to community health programs

Awards given to community health programs

The Piedmont Healthcare system is now accepting applications for its community benefit program. Sep. 06, 4:14 AM

Water still best way to stay hydrated

Water still best way to stay hydrated

As the hot Georgia summer continues and fall sports and activities begin, it is essential that individuals stay hydrated. Sep. 05, 6:26 AM

Dental care a concern for senior population

Dental care a concern for senior population

Aging can take a toll on teeth, and for many older people paying for dental services, it’s a serious concern because they can't rely on their Medicare coverage. Sep. 03, 6:00 AM

Screenings for cholesterol, bone density coming

Health screenings will be conducted this month at a Newnan church sponsored by a local physician’s group to check for chronic conditions, including cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, and diabetes. Sep. 03, 5:46 AM

Overdose Awareness Day event Thursday in Peachtree City

Overdose Awareness Day event Thursday in Peachtree City

A local event will be held Thursday in Peachtree City at Drake Field. Aug. 30, 9:52 AM

Breast Health Center opens at Piedmont Newnan

Breast Health Center opens at Piedmont Newnan

The new facility features state-of-the-art Diagnostic Mammograms, 3D mammography, breast ultrasound, and advanced MRI. Aug. 18, 3:59 PM

Kickstarter project develops product to save lives

According to Elpho’s page on Kickstarter.com, eClip is “the first low-cost device that helps prevent parents and caregivers from accidentally leaving a young child in the back seat of the car.” Aug. 17, 1:40 PM

Piedmont QuickCare opens at Walgreens

Piedmont QuickCare opens at Walgreens

The former TakeCare Clinics at 27 Walgreens stores in metro Atlanta are now operated by Piedmont Healthcare. Aug. 15, 10:22 PM

Free counseling group for men offered

Willow Oak Community Behavioral Health Center is offering a free open group for men each Thursday. Aug. 15, 10:05 PM

Local cycling club raises funds for Piedmont Cancer Wellness

Local cycling club raises funds for Piedmont Cancer Wellness

The Southside Cycling Club of Fayette/Coweta has raised more than $28,000. Aug. 02, 6:10 AM

Group combines faith and fitness

Local classes will be starting again this August. Aug. 02, 6:04 AM

Health care ideas, questions multiply

Health care ideas, questions multiply

While Republicans’ efforts to scrap the Affordable Care Act have failed, how the 2010 health law actually operates from now on will be influenced by government officials’ decisions, as well as by market forces. Aug. 01, 6:52 AM

Rehab hospital earns stroke certification

Rehab hospital earns stroke certification

​A local therapeutic hospital has earned disease-specific certification for compliance with the standards of a national accreditation organization. Aug. 01, 5:56 AM

DOJ: Woman posed as doctor, ran clinics in Marietta and across U.S.

DOJ: Woman posed as doctor, ran clinics in Marietta and across U.S.

MARIETTA, Ga. – A woman has pleaded guilty in federal court to falsely representing herself as a doctor at several clinics around the country. Jul. 29, 5:34 AM

Fleas may increase during the summer

Fleas may increase during the summer

These recommendations from University of Georgia Cooperative Extension will help you prevent and eliminate flea problems in your home or yard. Jul. 29, 5:21 AM

Insurance exchange faces murky future

Insurance exchange faces murky future

While the political outlook changes almost daily, the future of Georgia’s exchange will depend not just on what happens in Congress, but on upcoming decisions made by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia. Jul. 25, 5:27 AM

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




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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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Procession for Lt. Paramedic Michael Scott Norton

Procession for Lt. Paramedic Michael Scott Norton

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