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Sharing tragedy

The shockwaves of Wednesday’s explosion at Bonnell Aluminum traveled far beyond the neighborhood surrounding the plant, and they continue to reverberate in our community until every injured worker is fully recovered. Jun. 30, 4:14 AM

New law will protect health professionals

Among the new laws taking effect Friday is one designed to safeguard doctors, nurses, orderlies and other healthcare workers from violence. Jun. 30, 4:15 AM

Hospital ruling is a plus for Newnan​

The decision by the state granting permission to open a mental hospital here is good news for our community on multiple counts. Jun. 28, 10:14 PM

Georgia Says

Two years ago, in response to a Department of Veterans Affairs health care scandal that seemed to offer up a new and disgusting revelation every day, Congress passed, and President Obama signed, something dubbed the Veterans Choice Act. Jun. 29, 6:48 AM

​David Boyd’s cartoons will be missed

David Boyd is putting down his cartoonist’s pen, and readers of The Newnan Times-Herald will miss his wit, art and skewering of the political powerful. Jun. 25, 9:40 PM


Sound Off

​System failure: THIRD DUI?? The woman who killed two men should be put UNDER the jail. Why was she on the street? This is disgusting.


June 25, 2016

​Wake up America: Time the silent majority stands up and vote for changes we want, not what our politicians say we want. Shake up politics, vote for Trump. The U.S. can be the next Brexit.

June 24, 2016

Congressional gun protest: So our esteemed Democrats in Congress want to do away with due process i.e. the Fifth Amendment.

June 23, 2016

​Touring Turin: It’s amazing to me that people can still complain about roundabouts.

June 19, 2016

Democratic socialism: A government of the people, by the people, and for the people. Sound familiar? Abe Lincoln was the first Democratic Socialist.

Letters To The Editor

​Gun-control reaction replay

To quote a famous philosopher, “It’s déjà vu all over again.” Jun. 29, 6:47 AM

U.S. needs a Brexit vote from Democrats

Kudos to Great Britain. Jun. 24, 8:28 PM

​Revaluation amounts to tax hike

It’s a backhanded tax increase. Jun. 24, 8:29 PM

Don’t limit rights without due process

What the gun-control advocates don't realize is this is an attack on freedom. Jun. 23, 9:27 PM

​Grantville turning chili blue

The Grantville City Council unanimously approved the very first Chili & Blues Festival event to be held September 17, 2016. Jun. 21, 8:14 PM

Nothing but lip service

Even now the Liberals will not admit what I said not long ago in a Letter to the Editor about the terrorist coming is true. Jun. 17, 10:49 PM

​Community Welcome House gets closer to its goal

Recently, we announced that a local foundation offered to donate $30,000 … if we can get the community to match it by June 30. Jun. 17, 7:17 AM

​The problem is Islam

When the shooting in an Orlando gay nightclub occurred, and the shooter, Omar Mateen, shouted “Allahu Akbar” and proudly announced his allegiance to ISIS, I turned to my wife and said, “The Left will somehow blame us for this and play down the Muslim connection.” Jun. 17, 7:18 AM

Suspending habeas corpus

Carnage in Orlando; bombing at Boston Marathon; the Chattanooga Massacre; Ft. Hood; San Bernardino … How many Americans will be sacrificed on the altar of government indeterminacy? Jun. 15, 4:52 PM

​Too long on the wrong path

Enough is enough. This country has gone through the most difficult times in our history in the last seven years. Let’s look at the cause and the effects. Jun. 15, 4:53 PM


Columns

Guest Column

​New judge Hightower sits for interview

This week, I had the opportunity to interview the newest superior court judge of the Coweta Judicial Circuit, Dustin W. “Dusty” Hightower. Jun. 30, 4:17 AM

Alex McRae

Turning the page

This issue of The Newnan Times-Herald includes a tribute to David Boyd, whose cartoons and comic strips have graced the paper’s pages since 1968, to the delight of normal people and the horror of others. Jun. 25, 9:39 PM

Guest Column

​Defeating radical islamic terrorism

I normally don’t comment on national issues, as I am a state legislator. Jun. 24, 8:23 PM

​Precinct Press

An ex-cop’s view of gun control

The topical mantra now is: Why does anyone need an assault rifle? Jun. 23, 9:26 PM

Loran Smith

Drink in a Pittsburgh sunset over three rivers

You may have heard this song before. Jun. 22, 8:54 PM

Guest Column

​Georgia can learn something from Louisiana

This may be the first time I've ever written these words, but here goes: Georgia could learn a lesson from Louisiana. Jun. 21, 8:14 PM

Guest Column

​An ironic tragedy

On June 9, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals of the Ninth Circuit affirmed a decision that there is no Second Amendment right for members of the general public to carry concealed firearms in public for self defense. Jun. 19, 7:25 AM

Alex McRae

​Worth thinking about

It’s hard to remember a week where every major headline topped a horror story. Jun. 19, 7:27 AM

John Winters

​Lost numbers

Not too long ago, I realized I did not know any of my sons’ cell phone numbers. Jun. 17, 10:47 PM

Precinct Press

My initial response to the worst mass shooting in recent American history, from a police perspective, is bewilderment at the three hours of "negotiation" before the culmination of the scene. Jun. 17, 7:14 AM


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Grantville Veterans Association observes Memorial Day 2016

Grantville Veterans Association observes Memorial Day 2016

The Grantville Veterans Association observed Memorial Day at the Happy Hollow Park in Grantville on Monday morning. Dr. K.G. Bailey was the speaker.

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Chase Sherman - November 20, 2015

Chase Sherman - November 20, 2015

A portion of the body cam video from the November 20, 2015 incident that resulted in the death of Chase Sherman.

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Salvation Army celebrates 20 years in Newnan

Salvation Army celebrates 20 years in Newnan

The Salvation Army Newnan Service Center celebrated 20 years in the community at their annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon.

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