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High schools officially begin football practices in Coweta County

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High schools officially begin football practices in Coweta County

Local high schools joined teams from around the state for the official start of high school football practice. Jul. 27, 12:24 AM


Hendricks looks to end team slump

​As a dominant car owner for much of the past two decades, Rick Hendrick knows it’s just as difficult to stay on top than to get there. Jul. 27, 12:26 AM

​Senoia teens do well at Thunder

​Senoia teens do well at Thunder

Senoia race car drivers David Lawrence and Joshua Hicks took different paths to the 2016 summer season of Thursday Thunder at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Jul. 27, 1:08 AM



Drivers still not clear on pit road rules

Before Tony Stewart arrives at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Friday to prepare for his final NASCAR race at the fabled track, he will make a stop at Eldora Speedway for Wednesday night’s Camping World Truck Series race. Jul. 23, 6:24 AM

Thursday Thunder Top 10s

Thursday Thunder Top 10s

​Senoia Thursday Thunder drivers from left, David Lawrence, Tina Johnson and Joshua Hicks pose for a photo in the Thunder garage during a rain delay before their qualifying heat races Thursday. Jul. 23, 6:25 AM

New East Coweta coaches come from unique backgrounds

Two men with lifelong sports backgrounds have found their ways to East Coweta High School and will be taking over as head girls basketball and volleyball coaches this fall. Jul. 22, 2:12 AM

Doug Gorman

Boy, has the business changed

Long-time journalists are asked all the time, “How has the business changed over the years?” Jul. 22, 2:14 AM

​NASCAR more proactive when it comes to concussions now than in past

Ricky Rudd was so defiant and determined to race just days after suffering a concussion during a 1984 all-star race at the Daytona International Speedway, he taped his eye lids open so he could see. Jul. 22, 2:15 AM

​Mad Maddie from Meansville returns to her racing roots

​Mad Maddie from Meansville returns to her racing roots

Madeline Crane — “Mad Maddie from Meansville” — isn’t the average teenager. Jul. 22, 2:19 AM

Jeff Armstrong

​No D-I opportunity? No problem

Had an interesting conversation with former East Coweta High standout soccer player Jairo Ruiz last week Jul. 21, 6:45 AM

Good night for local drivers at Senoia

Veteran short-track ace Clint “Cat Daddy” Smith of Senoia roared on to his sixth Super Late Model feature win of the season. Jul. 21, 6:47 AM


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Loran Smith

Final round of British Open one for the ages

No action on the course anywhere but with the final twosome Jul. 20, 5:50 AM

Newnan wrestlers stay busy with Team Georgia

Josh Smith, a 160-pound junior, and Devyn Villafane, a 195-pound senior, have spent a large part of their summer training and attending wrestling camps. Jul. 21, 7:03 AM

Hold that tiger

Moore headed into Calhoun-Gordon County Hall of Fame

It only takes a few minutes of conversation with long-time Newnan resident Kenneth Moore to quickly realize where his college football loyalty lies. Jul. 20, 6:01 AM

Rules won’t change for 10-race Chase for Championship

Although NASCAR is happy with its two-race trial with a further-reduced downforce package, it won’t change the rules for the 10-race Chase for the Championship. Jul. 17, 12:12 AM

Loran Smith

Stenson leads Open with Mickelson a shot back

The weatherman has a greater chance of being on target with his forecast in Scotland than anywhere. Jul. 17, 12:14 AM

Smith graduates from Ga. Trout Camp

Twenty-four boys and girls ages 12-15 from all across Georgia recently participated in the 13th Annual Georgia Trout Camp, sponsored by Georgia Trout Unlimited. Jul. 17, 1:00 AM

Johnson second in Masters Division

The penultimate week of the 2016 season of the Thursday Thunder Legends Racing Series presented by Papa John’s Pizza lit up the quarter-mile Thunder Ring at Atlanta Motor Speedway Thursday night. Jul. 16, 6:55 AM

Jeff Armstrong

​Fans get the short end of the stick

One of the things that upsets me about professional athletes is how so few of them care about the fans. Jul. 16, 6:57 AM

Loran Smith

Mickelson maintains lead on rainy day

The weatherman has a greater chance of being on target with his forecast in Scotland than anywhere. Jul. 16, 6:58 AM

Soccer

​MOBA, Tormenta FC end with a tie

The Peachtree City MOBA soccer team had a thrilling match Wednesday evening at Starr’s Mill High’s Panther Stadium, tying South Georgia Tormenta FC 3-3 in an action-packed, regular-season home finale. Jul. 16, 7:10 AM


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Gathering Time St. Smyrna

Gathering Time St. Smyrna

Newnan Police Chief Buster Meadows speaks at a community forum, hosted by St. Smyrna Baptist Church in Newnan, to talk about strengthening the relationship between law enforcement and the community.

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Ugandan Thunder at Carl Miller Park

Parker Madliak Remembered

Parker Madliak Remembered

In this short, court-ordered documentary, the brief life of Parker Madliak is honored, and the dangers of texting and driving are addressed.

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