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Friday, Aug. 7 - Coweta COVID-19 Cases: 1,465; Deaths: 22; Hospitalizations: 96

Police, fire department show support for teachers

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Police, fire department show support for teachers

​Newnan fire trucks, police cars and other city vehicles, including the Newnan Trolley, visited teachers Friday in a drive-by parade. Aug. 07, 4:32 PM


SCRC prepares to ‘Ride for St. Jude’

SCRC prepares to ‘Ride for St. Jude’

Last year’s ride raised $12,122.17. This year’s mission is to deliver the proceeds from the raffle for the Ironhead and some of the activities planned. Aug. 07, 5:12 PM

Bike Coweta holds camp for the perfect socially distant sport

Bike Coweta holds camp for the perfect socially distant sport

Chris Doane said Bike Coweta wanted to hold this mountain biking camp as an opportunity to showcase the biking facilities that the community has to offer. Aug. 07, 4:28 PM

The ‘abundant’ legacy of Carol Rexroad

The ‘abundant’ legacy of Carol Rexroad

“There may be surgeons who haven’t saved as many lives as Carol did." Aug. 07, 4:36 PM

Mystery uniforms donated to NCHS

Mystery uniforms donated to NCHS

​The Newnan-Coweta Historical Society recently added two American Cross nurse’s uniforms to its permanent collection after the objects were mysteriously donated to the organization. Aug. 07, 4:16 PM

Coweta Schools monitoring COVID-19 in employees

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Coweta Schools monitoring COVID-19 in employees

All Coweta Schools employees are required to self-screen each day, preferably before reporting to work. Aug. 06, 4:53 PM


DPH warns of overdose increases in Georgia amid COVID-19

DPH warns of overdose increases in Georgia amid COVID-19

​This summer, the Georgia Department of Public Health has reported that its syndromic surveillance system has picked up increasing drug overdose-involved emergency department visits throughout Georgia. Aug. 07, 2:55 PM

Sargent Baptist celebrates WWII Vets 95th birthday

Sargent Baptist celebrates WWII Vets 95th birthday

Sargent Baptist Church celebrated member Edwin Bean’s 95th birthday with a surprise party on Aug. 2. Aug. 07, 2:23 PM

Coweta COVID-19 count reaches 1,425

Daily update

Coweta COVID-19 count reaches 1,425

Coweta County’s COVID-19 infections reached 1,425 Thursday. Aug. 06, 4:38 PM

Commissioners hear concerns over arrest

Commissioners hear concerns over arrest

Several Coweta residents expressed concerns about how the recent arrest of a 19-year-old Black woman was handled to the Coweta County Board of Commissioners Tuesday night. Aug. 07, 4:32 PM

Census count will end Sept. 30

Census count will end Sept. 30

​The U.S. Census Bureau announced Monday its updated plans to collect and process data for the 2020 Census, including ending data collection by Sept. 30. Aug. 06, 10:41 AM

Grantville house fire under investigation

Grantville house fire under investigation

Investigators are still working to determine the cause of a Grantville house fire. Aug. 05, 11:59 AM

Concerns raised over COVID-19 and summer sports practices

Concerns raised over COVID-19 and summer sports practices

Since June, the Georgia High School Association has been allowing athletic conditioning and training for fall sports. Aug. 06, 1:34 PM



Columns

Toby Nix

The social rules regarding umbilical hernias, and other life lessons

As this year plays out, and more and more bad news rolls out on a weekly basis, it really is the little things that end up meaning the most.


  • Miss Pearl

    Ask Miss Pearl

    Shame on him for even suggesting that you allow the dogs to sleep in the bed with you. Aug. 07, 4:17 PM

  • W.J. Butcher

    School Daze

    Our school board needs to reevaluate their need to be a team player. Aug. 04, 4:16 PM

  • Lawrence W. Reed

    A farmer for freedom

    One of the finest gentlemen and public servants of the last century was a man I never met but deeply admire. His name was Ezra Taft Benson. Aug. 04, 4:16 PM

  • John A. Tures

    Using a horrible Holocaust analogy that’s bad for our health

    Such ignorance is fueling these incorrect Holocaust analogies which are not only painfully callous to the real victims and their descendants, but are encouraging people to engage in reckless health behavior which could harm themselves, family, and others they meet. Aug. 03, 2:08 PM







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