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Police searching for suspects in armed robbery

Investigators with the Newnan Police Department are investigating an armed robbery at the BP gas station on 1200 Bullsboro Drive. Feb. 20, 5:31 PM


Adkins, Medal of Honor recipient, shares story at  Newnan High

Adkins, Medal of Honor recipient, shares story at Newnan High

Bennie Adkins proved his heroism in Vietnam in March 1966. Feb. 19, 6:27 AM

Sheriff's office K-9 unit back on track with new blood

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Sheriff's office K-9 unit back on track with new blood

The Coweta County Sheriff’s Office has seen a great turnover in their K-9 unit. Feb. 20, 3:54 PM



Class gives 8th-graders jump on high school

History is happening in Newnan

Class gives 8th-graders jump on high school

To help the students maximize the benefits of their learning opportunity, Zachry called on some of his friends. Feb. 20, 5:30 PM

NHS History Bowl team headed to nationals

NHS History Bowl team headed to nationals

Newnan High School’s History Bowl team is headed for national competition. Feb. 19, 5:51 AM

County may outsource building inspections

Coweta County is considering outsourcing its residential building inspections to a contractor. Feb. 19, 5:54 AM

Mother free on bond after toddler fires gun inside restaurant

​The mother of a toddler who shot his sister at a restaurant is now out on bond. Feb. 18, 6:02 PM

"Nothing criminal or fishy" – CCSO

Former Spanish teacher speaks out about resignation

Teacher Chris Cain said he chose to resign because his out-of-school contact with students was a violation of school policy. Feb. 18, 2:15 PM

Case closed against former Spanish teacher.

Teacher Chris Cain’s meeting in a local park with a female student during school hours didn’t break any laws, but it did violate school system policy. Feb. 18, 8:01 PM

Ratchet 33 aircrew remembered during memorial ceremony

Ratchet 33 aircrew remembered during memorial ceremony

​Nearly 1,000 military personnel, families and friends gathered to remember four fallen airmen. Feb. 19, 1:41 AM

ECHS’s Helfers named Coweta’s STAR student

ECHS’s Helfers named Coweta’s STAR student

​East Coweta High School’s Emma Marie Helfers is Coweta County’s STAR Student. Feb. 19, 1:41 AM


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Grantville City Hall to stay in Glanton Complex

​Grantville City Council has decided to fix moisture problems at city hall. Feb. 18, 6:07 AM

Newnan’s Hernandez wins West Ga. Tech EAGLE Award

Hernandez, 34, of Newnan, will represent WGTC at the state EAGLE Awards in March. Feb. 18, 6:11 AM

Arrest Log: Feb. 7 - 13

The following arrest bookings were listed in the Coweta County Jail. Feb. 17, 3:01 PM

Grantville man charged with dogfighting, animal cruelty

Police are actively searching for a Grantville man wanted on charges of dogfighting and animal cruelty. Feb. 17, 9:08 AM

Gas prices expected to increase at least 35 cents

​As the spring and summer months are approaching, gas prices are about to rise. Feb. 18, 6:21 AM

Ga. Dept. of Economic Development to tour Newnan, Grantville

The Electric Cities of Georgia Bus tour will visit Newnan and Grantville this year. Feb. 17, 4:31 AM

State senator to speak for Black History program

​State Sen. Donzella James will be coming to Coweta County. Feb. 17, 4:36 AM

Flashback Friday: February 14, 1974

“Say It With Flowers,” “Sweets To The Sweet,” or whatever form of expression suits you best. Feb. 17, 4:38 AM

Correction: Newnan Boys & Girls Club to host annual Oscar Night Saturday, Feb 25

The event will feature a silent auction and a speech from Sergio Wallace. Feb. 17, 2:50 PM

Traffic cones temporary fix to bump-out woes

Cones are meant to emphasize the edge line in advance of the curb extension. Feb. 17, 4:30 AM



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Rockaway Rumble Strips

Rockaway Rumble Strips

Residents are asking the Coweta Commissioners to remove newly-installed rumble strips on Rockaway Road because of the noise they create.

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2017 Citizen of the Year

2017 Citizen of the Year

Pastor Tamarkus Cook, senior pastor of Saint Smyrna Baptist Church is named 2017 Coweta Citizen of the Year

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Stack Demolition at Plant Yates

Stack Demolition at Plant Yates

Georgia Power officially retired its 830-foot-tall stack at Plant Yates by controlled demolition, a move Southern Company is making to diversify its portfolio of energy services.

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