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Fiery accident closes I-85

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Fiery accident closes I-85

​A fiery tractor-trailer accident closed I-85 northbound near exit 35 for several hours on Wednesday afternoon. May. 24, 7:25 PM

Jackson, veteran and 75-year Mason, dies at 98

Helped start local National Guard unit May. 24, 9:04 AM

Kia plant manager dies in Seattle

Fatal heart attack while on plane May. 23, 10:50 AM

​Spring cleaning efforts begin downtown

​Spring cleaning efforts begin downtown

Keep Newnan Beautiful coordinators welcomed more than 70 volunteers Saturday for “Clean Your Block Party,” a spring cleaning effort that began at Newnan City Hall. May. 22, 12:25 AM

​Turin residents unhappy with road work

Two weeks after road work was completed in Highway 16 in Turin, local residents are continuing to have to drive over a three-inch trough and then back up to get onto the road. May. 21, 10:54 PM

​Many groups cooperate to create pilot apprenticeship

German-style program starts in Coweta this fall

​Many groups cooperate to create pilot apprenticeship

A German-style apprenticeship – the first in the United States to involve high school students – will start this fall in Coweta County. May. 22, 12:31 AM

Tuesday is election day

Tuesday is election day, and polling places all over Coweta will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. May. 24, 7:22 PM

Body camera provides timeline of tasing-related fatality

Body camera provides timeline of tasing-related fatality

The body camera video of Coweta County Deputy Sam Smith, the second deputy to arrive on the scene of a distress call on Interstate 85 Nov. 20, provides a timeline of the events that night that ended in the death of Chase Sherman, 32, of Destin, Fla. May. 23, 7:06 AM

Transgender Cowetan: Bathroom issue 'ridiculous'

Transgender Cowetan: Bathroom issue 'ridiculous'

Until recently, gender has remained a black and white issue in American culture – girl or boy, man or woman, Column A or Column B. May. 23, 7:07 AM

​Reeves headed back to the Apollo Theatre

​Reeves headed back to the Apollo Theatre

Local high school student Destiny Reeves will be heading back to the Apollo on June 1. May. 22, 12:12 AM

Vietnam veteran reunited with wartime spear

Student-Vet Connect

Vietnam veteran reunited with wartime spear

A reunion 50 years in the making took place at the Newnan High School Student-Vet Connect on Friday. May. 21, 12:27 AM

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Thank you, Mr. Hunter

Members of the Newnan Fire Department salute as the funeral procession for Melvin Hunter passes through Newnan on Friday afternoon. May. 21, 12:30 AM

​Microsoft 10 update causing confusion

Microsoft has been automatically updating Microsoft users to the new operating version, but many users say they have not opted in to the update. May. 21, 12:32 AM

​Newnan Council

Jackson Street rezoning request on agenda

Cornerstone Associates, Inc., of Marietta, Ga., will be requesting an amendment to the zoning for Jackson Street at the Newnan City Council meeting on Monday evening. May. 21, 12:34 AM

Friends of McIntosh bird walk is today

Local bird lovers are invited to attend a Walk with the Birds, today, Saturday, May 21, which is hosted by The Friends of McIntosh Reserve. May. 21, 12:36 AM

Dash, body cam videos released in tasing death

Updated at 7:30 p.m. Friday. The Coweta County District Attorney's Office has released the body and dash cam videos from the Nov. 20, 2015 incident that resulted in the death of Chase Sherman. May. 22, 12:10 AM

Soles For Cole 5K Saturday

The Fourth Annual Soles For Cole 5K run will be held Saturday at Ashley Park. May. 20, 2:04 PM

In Memoriam

Hunter 'was EMS' in Coweta

Melvin Hunter started working with the ambulance service when he was just 16. And it became his life’s work. May. 20, 3:43 PM

​Three arrested in forgery ring

Three suspects are now in jail after the Senoia Police Department and the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office busted a counterfeit check cashing ring operating in Coweta County. May. 23, 10:39 AM

​Flashback Friday: June 9, 1977

Coweta County began operation of the ambulance service with two new ambulances on Wednesday. May. 20, 12:19 AM

​County employee honored

Cheryl Roberts, Property Tax Manager in the Tax Commissioner’s Office, was honored earlier this week by the WestCentral Georgia Club of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Club, Inc. May. 20, 2:08 AM


Salvation Army celebrates 20 years in Newnan

Salvation Army celebrates 20 years in Newnan

The Salvation Army Newnan Service Center celebrated 20 years in the community at their annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon.

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Aldi Grand Opening

Aldi Grand Opening

Aldi was officially open for shopping in Newnan on Thursday.

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  • Paul Poole will have to wait awhile to monitor election results, as he will be at the regular county commission meeting tonight.
  • Several candidates planning election night gatherings. Matt Brass at Redneck Gourmet. Mike Crane at Orchard Hills Church.
  • @JBanksFOX5 credit Clay Neely - The Newnan Times Herald
  • Traffic on I 85 NB is shut down for over 5 miles while crews clean truck fire debris at exit 35. No estimated time for reopening.
  • I-85 NB near exit 35 shut down while crews battle a tractor trailer fire. No reported injuries or est time 2 reopen.
  • Voter turnout reported light. Some rush at Clay-Woods before 2 p.m. Light voting reported at Newnan City Hall and Powell Expo Center.

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