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‘What we need is a scandal’

Investigators say false allegations of corruption may have been part of a manufactured scandal intended to oust “liberals” from the nonpartisan Coweta County Board of Education. May. 25, 10:27 PM


Congratulations, Class of 2019!

Congratulations, Class of 2019!

Students across Coweta County graduated this week. May. 26, 12:24 AM

Bragg named Distinguished Young Woman of Coweta

Bragg named Distinguished Young Woman of Coweta

Kara Joy Bragg is Coweta’s Distinguished Young Woman of 2020, after winning the annual competition of the same name. May. 25, 11:45 PM



Final TSPLOST meeting held; podcast available

Final TSPLOST meeting held; podcast available

To hear more about the findings from the study, visit www.NTHpodcasts.com May. 25, 11:05 PM

Fresh faces and new programs at NCHS

Fresh faces and new programs at NCHS

After a transitional period over the winter, the Newnan-Coweta Historical Society has some new talent and is looking to the future. May. 25, 10:35 PM

Bike trails officially open at Brown’s Mill

Bike trails officially open at Brown’s Mill

Saturday morning, a ribbon cutting signified the first in a series of shared-use trails for mountain biking, hiking, and running within the Brown's Mill Battlefield. May. 25, 10:27 PM

Early voting starts Tuesday for sheriff race

Early voting starts Tuesday for sheriff race

Early voting runs through June 14, with Saturday voting June 8. May. 25, 10:26 PM

Use care and caution when tackling fire ants

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Use care and caution when tackling fire ants

Whether you have a well-manicured lawn or a wild preserve, almost every landscape in Georgia shares one feature: fire ants. May. 25, 7:07 PM

Coweta firefighters battle house fire and heat

Coweta firefighters battle house fire and heat

Traffic on Poplar Road was temporarily closed Friday as crews battled a house fire. May. 25, 10:58 PM

Grantville Veterans Association presenting Memorial Day event

Grantville will commemorate Memorial Day on Monday at Veterans Park beginning at 9 a.m. May. 25, 11:11 PM

Flashback Friday: July, 1939

Flashback Friday: July, 1939

Members from the Central Baptist Church’s Vacation Bible School pose for a photograph in July, 1939. May. 25, 8:28 AM


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Peterson competing in shooting competition

​Nate Peterson thought he’d quit competitive shooting before he went to college. May. 23, 10:49 PM

Zion’s Community House to hold summer enrichment program

​Zion’s Community House will be hosting a summer enrichment program for students in pre-K through 12th grade. May. 23, 10:43 PM

Northgate High School Class of 2019

​These 413 graduates will be honored at Northgate High School’s annual commencement ceremony Friday​. May. 23, 7:24 PM

East Coweta High School Class of 2019

These 685 graduates will be honored at East Coweta High School’s annual Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 25. May. 23, 7:35 PM

Report clears school officials

Allegations that Coweta County school officials violated Georgia’s RICO Act are false, investigators say. May. 25, 8:29 AM

Grantville burglary suspects nabbed

Grantville police said they’ve learned the identity of a fourth suspected involved in a weekend burglary. May. 23, 7:20 PM

Candidates say ‘no-knock’ warrants, seizures must be used carefully

All four candidates for Coweta County Sheriff agree that care must be taken in confiscating property and that “no-knock” warrants must be used sparingly. May. 23, 9:26 AM

Collins, Jordan, Wood: Sheriff's race should be non-partisan

Three of four candidates for Coweta County Sheriff favor making the race non-partisan. May. 23, 9:25 AM

Arrest Log May 15-21

The following arrest bookings were listed in the Coweta County Jail. May. 22, 11:08 PM

More than 1,500 expected to graduate from Coweta public schools

More than 1,500 graduates are expected to participate in commencement ceremonies. May. 22, 8:20 PM


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Dr. James Thomasson talks about growing up in Coweta County

Dr. James Thomasson talks about growing up in Coweta County

Dr. James Thomasson talks about growing up in Coweta County during a recent event hosted by the Newnan-Coweta Historical Society.

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Coweta County Sheriff's Debate

Coweta County Sheriff's Debate

Sheriff's office candidates Jimmy Callaway, Randolph Collins, Doug Jordan and Lenn Wood participate in a debate held at Central Education Center on May 9, 2019

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Coweta County deputy killed in shooting

Coweta County deputy killed in shooting

A press conference is held following the fatal shooting of a Coweta County deputy.

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