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Mr. President, you’ve got a lot to do

We join in congratulating Donald Trump on his inauguration today. Jan. 20, 6:15 AM

Bishop book asks Cowetans to look at themselves

One new way to address that curiosity is through Jeff Bishop’s recently published book, “Coweta County: A Brief History.” Jan. 18, 2:37 AM

Honor King’s strategy

After last year, the United States can certainly use a dose of the nonviolent advocacy that the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. espoused. Jan. 15, 12:35 AM

​New program for urban renewal worth a try

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Jan. 14, 1:41 AM

Don’t expect to buy support

Gov. Nathan Deal may be hoping to win some support for his 2017 education proposals. Jan. 12, 9:01 PM


Sound Off

Where is the common sense in Coweta County and state of Georgia?


January 20, 2017

I have been encouraged by some of your editorials about country vision in planning.

January 19, 2017

We need to not only keep Medicare as it is but expand it to cover everyone.

January 18, 2017

​I live in Arnco. Feel very good about the meth bust on the 13th.

January 15, 2017

Is it too late to save Orchard Hills Golf Course?

Letters To The Editor

Ferguson to represent seniors

​Congratulations to Georgia's new Member of Congress from the 3rd District. Jan. 20, 6:54 AM

Change would provide more transparency

Current rules require a total of five senators to request a traditional, recorded vote on floor amendments. Most such votes go unrecorded. Jan. 19, 5:48 AM

Don’t relax zoning for Grace Manor

As is stands, this is not a good plan for the area. Jan. 18, 2:37 AM

Tell Armenia to comply with international law

On Dec 29, the attack of the Armenian army across the border with Azerbaijan was effectively repelled. Jan. 11, 6:18 AM

Waitress is guilty of reckless endangerment

Much has been said about the waitress who fired her weapon at fleeing bandits. Jan. 08, 1:00 AM

​We must rediscover American ideals

How would you define American ideals such as liberty, freedom, the pursuit of happiness? Jan. 04, 11:38 PM

Kindness makes America great

Truly these acts of kindness make America great. Dec. 28, 6:26 PM

​Open containers makes no sense in a ‘dry county’

My concern is regarding this move for "open carry" of alcohol in the public areas of Coweta county. Dec. 23, 6:46 AM

Prevent Medicare voucher conversion

I urge your newspaper to editorialize against their efforts to change Medicare to a "voucher" plan. Dec. 20, 6:58 PM

Share holiday cheer with vets

It was a joy to be a part of the merry Christmas giving of gifts to veterans. Dec. 20, 6:54 PM


Columns

Guest Column

Glad Alabama didn't win

​I’m glad Clemson won the national championship game the other night. Jan. 20, 6:51 AM

Guest column

Implied-consent DUI cases

There is a fair amount of confusion regarding what is called implied consent in DUI investigations. Jan. 19, 5:50 AM

Tom Crawford

Obamacare’s repeal could put Georgia on the critical list

He was subsequently diagnosed with throat cancer and was unable to get cancer treatments because he didn’t have health coverage. Jan. 18, 2:36 AM

Alex McRae

Joining the crowd

My quest to become a better person just got easier. Jan. 15, 12:34 AM

Guest column

Rediscovering America: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

During his 13 years of service in the Civil Rights Movement, Dr. King held true to that American promise. Jan. 15, 12:36 AM

Precinct Press

Shoplifters are crafty and determined

It looked like a roadblock in search of escaped prisoners or something. Jan. 14, 1:39 AM

Guest Column

Proceed with caution

My high school driver’s education instructor asked the class what a green light meant. Jan. 14, 1:40 AM

Guest Column

How direct primary care benefits patients with chronic conditions

A new concept called direct primary care be a viable option to costly health insurance. Jan. 12, 9:01 PM

Guest Column

Don't approach the black bears

Toward the beginning of last year I took the family up to Helen, Ga. Jan. 12, 9:02 PM

Guest Column

New congressman exhibits no trepidation

This week, I had the opportunity to interview our freshman congressman from the 3rd Congressional District of Georgia, Drew Ferguson IV. Jan. 11, 8:02 PM


Video

Waffle House Waitress Terminated

Waffle House Waitress Terminated

A local waitress who fired her gun at three fleeing robbers is now out of a job.

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Fire consumes home on Burpees Mill Estate

Fire consumes home on Burpees Mill Estate

The structure was an A-frame guest house and is part of the 50-acre estate that also hosts the Old Grist Mill, one of the oldest remaining grist mills in Coweta County.

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Crazy Christmas Car

Crazy Christmas Car

Coweta resident Misty Jorek decorated her car after being inspired by a friend.

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