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Gas South to raise employee minimum wage to $15

Gas South has committed to all employees earning a $15 minimum wage . Aug. 31, 11:11 AM


Crime down, support up, cops say

Crime down, support up, cops say

The number of crimes in the county has declined, and support from the community has remained high, Coweta County Sheriff Mike Yeager said Tuesday. Aug. 31, 7:01 AM

Grantville moving closer to finalizing 2017 budget

Grantville residents had a chance to weigh in on next year’s budget and tax increase Monday night, but only a few showed to really ask some questions. Aug. 31, 6:57 AM



Variety Wholesalers, Inc. to create 320 jobs in Coweta County

​Approximately 320 jobs will be coming to the Newnan area when Variety Wholesalers Inc. establishes its second second major distribution center right in here in Coweta County. Aug. 30, 4:52 PM

Lottery-ticket thief sought

Lottery-ticket thief sought

Authorities with the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office are looking for a man suspected of breaking into the Mac’s Marathon and stealing lottery tickets. Aug. 29, 4:14 PM

Four charged with murder in Lone Oak attack

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Four charged with murder in Lone Oak attack

All in jail without bond Aug. 31, 7:03 AM

'Scout' a new friend at Coweta Juvenile Court

'Scout' a new friend at Coweta Juvenile Court

Dealing with all the processes of juvenile court can be rough on children who have been removed from their homes. Aug. 30, 8:28 AM

UWG to study upping Newnan enrollment

UWG to study upping Newnan enrollment

The University of West Georgia wants to increase the number of students at the Newnan campus, and a study with that aim could be finished before the end of the year. Aug. 28, 7:01 AM

Welcome House celebrates a year of operation

Welcome House celebrates a year of operation

It’s been a year now since Community Welcome House reopened after being closed for 10 months. Aug. 27, 10:02 PM

Drought disaster loans available

​Meriwether cattle farmer Kenneth Murphy said he doesn’t have enough hay to last through the winter because of the drought. Aug. 27, 10:05 PM

We’re in a drought, but there are no plans for watering restrictions

​Despite the frequent rains that have been falling in the area over the past few weeks, Coweta County – and most of the northern half of the state – are under drought conditions. Aug. 27, 10:06 PM


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Coweta in the Know

Joey's Toy Box is selling yard signs to honor pediatric cancer patients during September for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Aug. 27, 10:08 PM

Dot Dow loses struggle for life following attack

Woman burned in home dies Aug. 29, 1:46 PM

Piedmont and United reach agreement

After months of negotiations, the hospital corporation and insurer signed a new three-year contract. Aug. 28, 7:01 AM

Teachers to be honored at Crossroads this weekend

​Crossroads Baptist Church will be honoring teachers at all of its services today and Sunday. Aug. 27, 7:22 AM

Comprehensive plan takes new look at development, preservation in Newnan

Historic preservation, redevelopment and greenspace are main components in the city of Newnan’s latest comprehensive plan update. Aug. 27, 7:19 AM

Fire department automatic aid agreements discussed – again

Should the Newnan Fire Department respond to fire calls outside of the city, if its fire engines can get there faster than the county’s? Aug. 27, 7:18 AM

Developer: Townhouse features merit asking price

​The downtown’s first new residential construction in 30 years is complete and on the market, but casual observers’ initial reaction to the asking price leaves some scratching their head. Aug. 27, 7:23 PM

House on foreclosure list burns

A house advertised for foreclosure was gutted by fire on Friday afternoon. Aug. 27, 7:06 AM

Coweta in the middle of opposite unemployment trends

Figures released by the Georgia Department of Labor on Thursday show the unemployment rate in metro Atlanta, which includes Coweta County, dropping while in the Three Rivers region that also includes Coweta, the rate rose. Aug. 26, 10:53 AM

Coweta in the Know

​The wooden Indian has returned to the front of Southern Cigar on Baker Road. He's become a landmark, so it's good to see he's returned. Aug. 26, 7:20 AM


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Gathering Time St. Smyrna

Gathering Time St. Smyrna

Newnan Police Chief Buster Meadows speaks at a community forum, hosted by St. Smyrna Baptist Church in Newnan, to talk about strengthening the relationship between law enforcement and the community.

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Ugandan Thunder at Carl Miller Park

Parker Madliak Remembered

Parker Madliak Remembered

In this short, court-ordered documentary, the brief life of Parker Madliak is honored, and the dangers of texting and driving are addressed.

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