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​The Promise of Your Flag

This poem was written by local veteran Richard A. “Dick” Stender and is shared with the Newnan Times-Herald’s readers with his permission in honor of Memorial Day: May. 28, 8:09 PM

​Georgia Says

We happen to think today's society jettisons people too quickly, over too little. One wrong move and it's off with your head. We just shouldn't give up on people so easily. May. 28, 12:18 AM

​Taking responsibility

The hardest part about watching the video of deputies with the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office trying to subdue Chase Sherman in the back seat of a vehicle is we know the outcome. May. 26, 6:46 AM

​Rants and Raves

RAVE: The Coweta County Sheriff’s Office and Investigator Jason Fetner were part of a recent child predator sting operation. Eighteen men were arrested after attempting to meet children for sex in Glynn County. May. 25, 7:24 AM

​Leading the pack

Chalk up another first for Coweta County. May. 18, 10:23 PM


Sound Off

Love it: Do we hail the graduate? Hail, yeah! A yard sign just doesn’t do it for some Coweta parents, who congratulated their graduate with a billboard on I-85.


May 27, 2016

Deputies were wrong: Too often the police approach situations with maximum violence and force whether necessary or not. Coweta deputies killed an unarmed man in handcuffs.

May 26, 2016

Typical liberal: You slam Trump on family values but you say nothing about Bill Clinton and all of his affairs along with Hillary helping him cover them up or Jimmy Carter and his interview in Playboy.

May 25, 2016

Totally wrong: Picture this in your mind Mr. President, a group of boys talking outside the bathrooms, when another boy goes by and uses this transgender bathroom.

May 21, 2016

Bill Clinton: He opened his mouth campaigning for his wife so he was fair game by Trump.

Letters To The Editor

​Keep publishing

In a recent Sound Off, Clean It Up, 26 May 2016, a reader opined, “In your effort to improve the NTH, you might want to exclude the crude Sound Offs that are submitted ... May. 28, 8:11 PM

​Re-elect our school board incumbents

There are three incumbents - Frank Farmer, Sue Brown and Winston Dowdell - standing for re-election next Tuesday. May. 21, 10:19 PM

​A $30,000 Challenge Gift for Community Welcome House

It has been nine months since Community Welcome House reopened its doors. May. 21, 10:22 PM

​A perfect event

On Saturday, May 7, 2016 I had the pleasure of attending the Art In The Park event, plus I had the honor of introducing the Oakhill Pipes And Drums to the crowd. May. 21, 12:04 AM

​Where is the public outcry?

Where is the outrage by the citizens of Coweta County, the citizens of the state of Georgia the citizens of the United States for the amoral things that are being foisted upon all of us by the federal government for the benefit of tiny minorities? May. 20, 12:41 AM

​Obama’s veiled threats regarding transgender issues

First, I want to sincerely thank reporter Celia Shortt and The Newnan Times-Herald for reaching out to our Coweta Board of Education representatives on this recent extortion attempt by the current administration via the use of our most precious commodity – our children. May. 20, 12:42 AM

​How will schools handle transgenders

We are in a time where everyone thinks it's cool to file a lawsuit on anything they can. May. 18, 7:02 AM

​Congratulations to new Superior Court judge

On behalf of the State Bar of Georgia, I would like to congratulate State Rep. Dustin W. Hightower of Carrollton on his appointment by Gov. Nathan Deal to serve as a Superior Court judge for the Coweta Judicial Circuit, which includes Carroll, Coweta, Heard, Meriwether and Troup counties. May. 13, 7:34 AM

​Keep the current judge

The unfounded criticisms in this paper’s "Sound Off,” relative to the probate judge have reached the ridiculous stage. May. 10, 8:46 PM

​Unite behind the nominee

Republicans must stop fighting with each other. At the beginning of the Republican primary, there were 17 candidates and there was ample time to support the candidate of each Republican’s choice. May. 08, 7:12 AM


Columns

Alex McRae

​Getting to the bottom of things

I’ve never been wild about Big Ten college football. In the old days, because Big Ten teams played boring ball. May. 28, 8:16 PM

Guest Column

​Many veterans still fighting battles in their minds

This weekend will be an extraordinary moment in American history. May. 28, 12:26 AM

Guest Column

​Remembering those who gave their all

On Memorial Day, we pause to reflect, remember, and honor those who paid the ultimate price to protect our freedom. While we recognize this day every year, every single day is an opportunity to remember and give thanks. May. 28, 12:36 AM

Guest Column

​Please pardon our progress

It’s springtime in Georgia and summer is around the corner. May. 27, 2:15 AM

Precinct Press

​It was May 22, a Sunday morning like most. Ronald Tarentino, 42-year-old, married father of three boys, known to his family and friends as a "happy-go-lucky" guy, left for work earlier that morning for the city of Auburn in Massachusetts. Ronald was working the family business; police officer. May. 27, 2:17 AM

Guest Column

​They’re fighting a battle they are sure to lose

This is one of those times when I feel like I’m watching the movie “Groundhog Day.” The same things keep happening over and over, with the same ending. May. 25, 7:23 AM

Alex McRae

​The X factor

Once upon a time, most members of Congress were respected and admired by the people they served. But now? May. 21, 10:19 PM

John Winters

​And then I blinked

Eighteen years ago I was in an Alaskan stream fishing for silver salmon. Coho if you prefer the Native word. May. 21, 12:08 AM

​Precinct Press

What's all the ballyhoo out in California about shoplifting running amuck since the electorate opted for Proposition 47? May. 20, 12:46 AM

Guest Column

​Will the ‘Trump effect’ oust Georgia incumbents?

Whether you like or dislike Donald Trump, there’s no question he has pulled off an impressive political feat. May. 18, 10:14 PM


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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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Aldi Grand Opening

Aldi Grand Opening

Aldi was officially open for shopping in Newnan on Thursday.

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