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Newnan City Council chooses quality, not quantity

Even with a shortage of housing opportunities, we’re grateful that our city council isn’t in a hurry to approve any development that comes across their desk. Oct. 03, 6:59 AM

Sometimes facts don’t matter

Backfire Effect shows people may ignore truth Sep. 19, 12:53 PM

Help us celebrate our birthday!

153 years serving Coweta Sep. 13, 10:01 PM

What time should Newnan close?

The idea is to keep it simple – events beget more events. Sep. 13, 7:13 AM

Grantville should evaluate, act on GED request

We would like to solve a dilemma facing the Grantville City Council Aug. 22, 10:07 PM


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Letters To The Editor

It’s Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

Across the country, shelter dogs are looking for warm homes with owners who can provide loving care. Oct. 12, 7:38 AM

Community blessed to have Steve Barker

We and our children look forward to having Dr. Barker as superintendent for years to come. Oct. 12, 7:37 AM

Students leaving financial aid dollars untapped

​Georgia’s high school graduating class of 2017 left an estimated $70M in free federal financial aid for college unclaimed. Oct. 12, 7:36 AM

All God’s children welcome in U.S.

I was struck with the number of myths that was encapsulated in one body of work: "When in Rome." Oct. 12, 7:35 AM

A case of failed memory

1982 - Something may or may not have happened with another two (or four) teenagers at a party. Oct. 10, 10:56 PM

Alinsky playbook being used locally

​Thank you, Lucas Pepperdine. Oct. 10, 10:58 PM

Sen. Collins provides a model

Sen. Susan Collins’ persuasive presentation in support of Judge Kavanaugh provides a model of the type of reason and logic in civil discourse that used to characterize the U.S. Senate. Oct. 10, 10:59 PM

Two can play at that game

​The Democrats have no new or better ideas, but they want to obtain and retain power. Oct. 04, 11:45 PM

Time for Georgia to recognize Chattahoochee recreation

​Thanks to large investments by the City and people of Atlanta, the Chattahoochee River downstream of Atlanta is dramatically cleaner than it was two decades ago. Oct. 04, 7:02 AM

A dangerous trend in politics

It is not too far fetched that physical attacks would inevitably result from the unchecked actions of the Democratic Party. Oct. 04, 7:01 AM


Columns
Nutty request

Nutty request

Not to be insensitive but if someone is too emotionally fragile to fly without their favorite animal, maybe they should call Greyhound and ride the dog to their destination. Oct. 13, 11:09 PM

Two sacks of soap

Winston Skinner

Two sacks of soap

​The rhythm of life at our house has changed dramatically since early summer. Oct. 13, 11:11 PM

Ask Miss Pearl

Ask Miss Pearl

Miss Pearl is one of Newnan's leading authorities on modern etiquette. Oct. 13, 11:13 PM

Sometimes cranky, sometimes creepy

The Precinct Press

Sometimes cranky, sometimes creepy

The NTH story of 911 dispatchers causes me to remember the dispatchers that worked for the Atlanta Police Department during my career there. Oct. 10, 10:55 PM

Blackout

Scott Ludwig

Blackout

When I returned to the edge of the forest there was not one but three trails that disappeared into the woods. Oct. 09, 11:51 PM

A woman of principle

Lawrence Reed

A woman of principle

America’s first feminist was also a “courageous exponent of civil liberty and religious toleration.” Oct. 09, 11:53 PM

Eavesdropping

Alex McRae

Eavesdropping

I’ve spent most of my time lately with a man who witnessed an axe murder when he was six years old. Oct. 06, 11:31 PM

Ask Miss Pearl

Ask Miss Pearl

Miss Pearl is one of Newnan's leading authorities on modern etiquette. Oct. 06, 11:33 PM

The clock ticks … and Newnan shines

Winston Skinner

The clock ticks … and Newnan shines

Rarely has the local area been so lovingly and charmingly presented on the big screen. Oct. 06, 11:35 PM

Gone too soon

Toby Nix

Gone too soon

I looked at the size of the reserved space, and I did not believe him. Oct. 04, 11:45 PM


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Video

Barbara Landreth’s Legacy

Barbara Landreth’s Legacy

Barbara Landreth has taught at Newnan High School for 58 years, for the last 56 years in Room 106.

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Talking With Steve Mader

Talking With Steve Mader

Now officially retired, Steve Mader talks about getting his start in the car business, coming to Newnan, philanthropy, and what makes a good salesperson.

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Barnett regrets senior tax turning ‘political’

Barnett regrets senior tax turning ‘political’

Beth Barnett says efforts to ease the tax burden on local seniors turned political, calling it “regrettable” in comments during Tuesday’s school board meeting.

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