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Mother pleads guilty in infant death

​The second case involving a mother whose infant passed away under mysterious circumstances last summer has ended with the mother pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter and cruelty to children. Aug. 25, 6:31 AM

Disaster training for the deaf to be offered in October

​Three days and 21 hours could be the difference between life and death for hearing-impaired citizens who find themselves in a catastrophic situation. Aug. 25, 6:54 AM

State accepts new hike in Blue Cross exchange premiums

The state insurance department Tuesday approved an average premium increase of 21.4 percent for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia for the 2017 health insurance exchange in Georgia. Aug. 25, 6:45 AM

Coweta housing market a bright spot

Forecast: Georgia economy slowed by global woes

​Georgia’s economy will be hampered by some of the global economic issues like China and Brexit, and even the local housing sector’s recent acceleration is expected to wane, according to a university outlook issued Wednesday. Aug. 25, 6:37 AM

Small Business Award winner revealed tonight

Small Business Award winner revealed tonight

​The 2016 Small Business of the Year Award winner will be revealed at tonight’s celebration, sponsored by The Newnan-Coweta Chamber of Commerce, which will kick off at 4 p.m. at The Newnan Centre on Lower Fayetteville Road in Newnan. Aug. 25, 7:08 AM

Local arts center offers behind-the-scenes look

Local arts center offers behind-the-scenes look

We each have a creative talent, according to Cathe Nixon. Aug. 25, 6:49 AM

Bypass project in the home stretch

Bypass project in the home stretch

Work on the U.S. 29 South/Pine Road/Hwy. 16 intersection improvement and Newnan Bypass Extension project is in the home stretch. Aug. 25, 6:56 AM

Service delivery meeting Thursday

​Representatives from Coweta County and its municipalities will meet Thursday to discuss possible updates to the service delivery strategy. Aug. 24, 1:31 AM

City OKs firm for cemetery expansion

City OKs firm for cemetery expansion

Oak Hill Cemetery soon will add more than 1,500 burial spaces. Aug. 24, 1:30 AM

Two arrested for armed robbery

Two suspects in an armed robbery at a Powers Crossroads convenience store are now in custody in Panama City, Fla. Aug. 25, 7:17 AM

Grantville to hold public hearing for budget

Grantville to hold public hearing for budget

Grantville residents will have a chance to weigh in on next year’s budget and tax increase Monday night. Aug. 24, 1:27 AM

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Former PTO treasurer sentenced in theft case

A former treasurer of the Glanton Elementary School Parent-Teacher Organization and wife of a Grantville councilman will serve six months in jail after stealing more than $15,000 from the organization. Aug. 24, 1:24 AM

Rezoning would allow for 110-bed assisted living facility

An undeveloped 8.46-acre commercial shopping tract could make way for a new, 110-bed assisted-living facility with a special wing dedicated to memory care support. Aug. 24, 1:23 AM

Event twist helps Senoia Optimists fund community projects

The Senoia Optimist club and the city of Senoia host a “Taste” event differently than other, nearby cities, and the novelty helps raise funds for charity while showcasing local businesses. Aug. 25, 7:29 AM

Fake cop arrested by real one

A Jonesboro man is in jail after he attempted to pull over an off-duty police officer. Aug. 25, 7:30 AM

UWG students remain in hotel after dorm flood

​Displaced University of West Georgia students could remain at a Carrollton hotel for weeks while crews work to repair areas of their on-campus residence hall affected by flooding. Aug. 24, 1:00 AM

DFCS changing the way it does casework

Being a child-welfare social worker is a tough job – and in Georgia, many social workers don’t last long, according to state officials. Aug. 22, 7:17 PM

234-acre mixed-use project to be built next to Pinewood Studios

Fayetteville leaders recently announced detailed plans for a extensive mixed-use development that will be right next to Pinewood Studios. Aug. 20, 7:36 PM

Veterans Club holds inaugural open house

Veterans, their families and others with an interest in programs for veterans attended the Coweta Veterans Club inaugural open house on Saturday. Aug. 20, 7:58 PM

Adopted as a baby, child-welfare director says job is a calling

​For the director of Georgia’s Department of Family and Children’s Services, child-welfare work is a passion that comes from his own life experiences as an adopted child. Aug. 20, 8:09 PM

Piedmont and UnitedHealthcare to meet again

Despite recent claims that all contract negotiations have ceased, healthcare corporation Piedmont Healthcare and national healthcare insurer UnitedHealthcare will meet face-to-face this week to continue discussions Aug. 20, 7:47 PM


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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