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Knowles takes emotional checkered flag at Senoia Raceway

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Knowles takes emotional checkered flag at Senoia Raceway

​Just one week following the untimely death of his father in a motorcycle accident, 19-year-old Dylan Knowles captured the victory in the Crate Late Model feature at Senoia Raceway Saturday night. Jun. 29, 6:58 AM


Thomas named UWG softball coach

​The University of West Georgia has turned to one of the nation's premier head coaches to lead its softball program. Jun. 29, 6:59 AM

'Football 101' to be offered at University of West Ga.

​With football season rapidly approaching, the UWG Department of Athletics and head coach Will Hall are pleased to announce the addition of Football 101 to the lineup of activities to help prepare Wolves fans for the 2016 season. Jun. 29, 7:04 AM



Baseball 4 Christ wraps up Mexico mission trip

Baseball 4 Christ wraps up Mexico mission trip

​The seventh annual Baseball 4 Christ mission trip to Mexico took place recently and a good time was had by all in Cancun. Jun. 25, 9:33 PM

Golf

Coweta represented at Senior Open qualifier

Coweta County will be well-represented Monday at a U.S. Senior Open qualifier at White Columns Country Club in Milton. Jun. 25, 9:34 PM

Wild action ensues in Thunder's Semi-Pro race

Auto Racing

Wild action ensues in Thunder's Semi-Pro race

The Thursday Thunder Legends Racing Series Presented by Papa John's Pizza reached its 2016 season midpoint with Week 4 racing on the quarter-mile Thunder Ring at Atlanta Motor Speedway Thursday night. Jun. 26, 7:08 AM

Newnan 8U All-Stars second in state

Newnan 8U All-Stars second in state

The Newnan 8-Under All-Stars played the best baseball they could in the state baseball tournament last weekend, finishing second overall. Jun. 25, 8:00 AM

Cornwell wins by whisker to keep streak intact

Senoia Raceway

Cornwell wins by whisker to keep streak intact

Randy Cornwell has been racing with a target on his back most of the season. Jun. 24, 6:36 AM

Doug Gorman

Ali was more than boxing royalty

​Louisville, Kentucky is a progressive and diverse city nestled on the banks of the Ohio River. Jun. 24, 6:39 AM

​Upshaw selected by Nationals

​Upshaw selected by Nationals

Newnan native Armond Upshaw, a 2014 Northgate High graduate and standout baseball player, was selected by the Washington Nationals during the Major League Baseball Draft. Jun. 24, 6:49 AM

Young guns take center stage in NASCAR’s top series

Auto Racing

Young guns take center stage in NASCAR’s top series

Until Chase Elliott turns 21 on Nov. 28, NASCAR is forced to have a backup plan for pole qualifying and Victory Lane celebrations. Jun. 23, 6:12 AM


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Locals compete in junior golf events

Newnan golfer Carson Whitton finished tied for 37th after shooting 16 over par in the three-round Junior Championship at the Athens Country Club. Jun. 23, 6:13 AM

Loran Smith

Oakmont one of golf's true masterpieces

It is often difficult to play a championship without some controversy. Jun. 23, 6:14 AM

Youth Baseball

Newnan 12-under squad wins USSSA state title

​The NYAA 12-and-under All-Stars recently brought home a state title by capturing the double-elimination tournament at Warren Holder Park in Locust Grove. Jun. 23, 6:42 AM

Auto Racing

Hornish gives Joe Gibbs Race Team a win

Sam Hornish Jr. found out last Sunday what Denny Hamlin learned last month – winning a Xfinity Series race in the No. 18 car for Joe Gibbs Racing is easy. Jun. 21, 11:21 PM

Youth Golf

Daniel tied for 13th at Girls Championship

After two rounds at the Georgia Girls Championship at the Plantation Course in Greensboro, Sharpsburg’s Cameron Daniel is tied for 13th at 9-over par. Jun. 21, 11:23 PM

Calling all Peachtree Road Race runners

The Newnan Times-Herald is looking for local runners who are participating in this year’s annual Peachtree Road Race. Jun. 21, 11:26 PM

(Cross)Fit at any age

Masters class offers seniors chance to stay active

They arrive like clockwork at FITT Warehouse on Werz Industrial Blvd, usually middays on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday - a dedicated group of seniors gathering together in a CrossFit gym or 'box' to work on strength, balance, flexibility and cardio fitness. Jun. 22, 12:13 AM

Heritage to hold hoops, tennis camps

​Mark Leiberman, The Heritage School athletic director and boys varsity basketball coach, will be hosting the final Mark Lieberman’s Basketball Camp from June 20-23 at The Heritage School campus. Jun. 19, 8:49 AM

Competition fierce at Thursday Thunder

Week 3 racing in the 2016 edition of the Thursday Thunder Legends Racing Series presented by Papa John's Pizza wrapped up with its second of two back-to-back nights of racing Thursday night on the quarter-mile Thunder Ring at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Jun. 19, 7:53 AM

All-County Baseball

Johnson named NTH Player of the Year

​The 2016 high school baseball season in Coweta County was pretty special this year. Jun. 18, 7:51 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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