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​Mystery surrounds cremation urn discovered in abandoned house

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​Mystery surrounds cremation urn discovered in abandoned house

A local man is searching for relatives of a woman whose ashes he found inside a deserted house off of Walt Carmichael Road. Jul. 29, 6:28 AM


​Relive the ‘96 Olympics at McRitchie-Hollis Museum

​Relive the ‘96 Olympics at McRitchie-Hollis Museum

As the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro approach and anticipation grows worldwide, the McRitchie-Hollis Museum is exhibiting artifacts and memorabilia from the 1996 Atlanta Games for Georgians and enthusiasts to enjoy. Jul. 29, 6:30 AM

Apprentice class becomes official at state capitol Tuesday

​First in the nation

Apprentice class becomes official at state capitol Tuesday

Eight Coweta County manufacturers will sign their apprenticeship agreements with the inaugural class of 11 Industrial Mechanics apprentices in the Georgia Consortium of Advanced Technical Training Program, or GA CATT. Jul. 29, 6:42 AM



​Luncheon honors local cops

​Luncheon honors local cops

The luncheon was the first of a series of events for a newly founded adult-mission group within the church. Jul. 29, 6:47 AM

​Flashback Friday: April 26, 1977

​Flashback Friday: April 26, 1977

Sketching a caricature of Gerald Ford is local political cartoonist David Boyd. Jul. 29, 6:54 AM

​Ferguson now looking toward November

​Ferguson now looking toward November

Drew Ferguson, former mayor of the Troup County city of West Point, won the runoff for the Third Congressional District runoff on Tuesday night. Jul. 28, 4:20 PM

​Grantville woman faces child-exploitation charges

​Grantville woman faces child-exploitation charges

A Grantville woman is in jail after posting an explicit video of two minors on Facebook. Jul. 29, 8:18 AM

​Local farmers appointed to Georgia beef commission

​Local farmers appointed to Georgia beef commission

Two local farmers want everyone to have a beef. Jul. 28, 12:46 AM

Historic nomination fits with historic city

​Postcard from Philly

Historic nomination fits with historic city

Ahem, 7 a.m. is usually the time I head to the gym, not be dressed up and ready for breakfast. Breakfast included a visit from Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy and words from Jason Carter, grandson of President Jimmy Carter. Jul. 28, 12:53 AM

​Boy Scout recognized for leadership project

​Boy Scout recognized for leadership project

Once a Boy Scout becomes an Eagle Scout, he never loses that rank, and rising Northgate senior Spencer Toncray is on the brink of reaching that prestigious level. Jul. 29, 7:09 AM

Manager kidnapped ​in armed robbery at Arby’s

Manager kidnapped ​in armed robbery at Arby’s

The search continues for a man police say is responsible for an armed robbery and kidnapping at a local fast food restaurant. Jul. 28, 12:58 AM


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​Coweta in the Know

Friday, July 29 is National Lasagna Day. Jul. 29, 7:10 AM

​Rocky Hill Day reunion Saturday at Lynch Park

The third annual Rocky Hill Day community reunion will be Saturday at Lynch Park. Jul. 28, 1:01 AM

Grantville council meeting cancelled due to no-shows

​The Grantville City Council could not hold their regular scheduled meeting to discuss important topics. Jul. 27, 10:46 AM

​Ferguson sails past Crane in Republican runoff

West Point dentist Drew Ferguson took a decisive lead over Mike Crane to win the Republican runoff for the Third Congressional District seat – a lead that expanded during the evening Tuesday. Jul. 28, 1:30 AM

Gearing up for school

​Masons, Grantville residents help students

School starts Aug. 5 in Coweta County, and local residents have banded together to make sure students have what they need as they head to class. Jul. 28, 1:31 AM

​Prayers for world condition continue

With more reports of violence and terrorism around the world, area residents are continuing to gather to pray. Jul. 27, 1:00 AM

​College students need back-to-school help, too

Sandy Lee remembers figuring out that college students – just like kindergarteners and fifth graders – sometimes need help with supplies for school. Jul. 27, 1:04 AM

​Local veterans club to host seminar

Veterans may or may not always be aware of the how much they are appreciated and the benefits that come along with protecting the home of the free and the land of the brave. Jul. 27, 1:05 AM

Live election results

Runoff U.S. Congress District 3 Jul. 27, 1:07 AM

Postcard from Cleveland: Republicans' final night brought drama, fun

It was a week I will never forget.​ Jul. 27, 12:54 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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