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Students learn STEM principles at Camp Invention Connect

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Students learn STEM principles at Camp Invention Connect

​Coweta elementary and middle school students participated in Camp Invention Connect, a virtual science, technology, engineering and math camp. Jun. 19, 11:07 PM


Flash flood watch in effect for Coweta County

​The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for Coweta County on Friday morning because of tropical storm Claudette. Jun. 19, 12:53 PM

Public hearings to be held on liquor store and truck stop

​The Grantville City Council will hold public hearings for special use permit applications for a liquor store and a possible truck stop at their June 28 meeting. Jun. 20, 11:36 PM

Grantville to update its code of ordinances

​The city of Grantville is updating its code of ordinances. Jun. 19, 12:56 PM

Murder suspect arrested

Murder suspect arrested

​Newnan police officers have charged Devonte Latrez Johnson on June 15 in connection to the 2015 murder of Emilio Sanchez-Martinez. Jun. 19, 1:07 PM

DNA can reveal hidden, shared histories

DNA can reveal hidden, shared histories

​Genetic genealogy - using DNA to help trace your lineage - can be key for those wishing to trace their family history to the time of slavery and earlier. Jun. 20, 11:33 PM


Alabama man arrested for drug possession

Alabama man arrested for drug possession

​An equipment violation led investigators to seize marijuana, approximately $1,700 and a stolen gun. Jun. 19, 1:13 PM

Trauma, new effects of pandemic causing severe blood shortage

Trauma, new effects of pandemic causing severe blood shortage

The American Red Cross is experiencing a severe blood shortage as the number of trauma cases, organ transplants and elective surgeries rise. Jun. 20, 11:34 PM

Offsite parking plans announced for Alan Jackson concert

Offsite parking plans announced for Alan Jackson concert

​Multiple offsite parking lots will be available for those attending the Where I Come From tornado relief benefit starring Alan Jackson. Jun. 19, 10:56 PM

Liquor store votes coming in November

Liquor store votes coming in November

Liquor stores could be coming to Coweta County – if voters decide in November to allow them. Jun. 19, 10:57 PM

‘Preserving Our History’

Juneteenth

‘Preserving Our History’

African American history, often lacking in records and written documentation, doesn’t always get the attention it deserves. Jun. 18, 7:38 PM

Voters to decide on ESPLOST Nov. 2

Voters to decide on ESPLOST Nov. 2

On Nov. 2, Coweta voters will decide whether to continue a 1-cent special local option sales tax to fund capital projects for the Coweta County School System. Jun. 18, 6:30 PM

Newnan recommends downtown speed limit reduction

Newnan recommends downtown speed limit reduction

A recommendation for reduced speed limits in downtown Newnan will be sent to the Georgia Department of Transportation following an affirmative vote from the Newnan City Council on Tuesday. Jun. 18, 10:05 AM



Columns

Jack Bernard

Medicaid expansion – if not now, when?

There are almost 14 percent of Georgians without medical insurance, and that’s a real problem.


  • Alex McRae

    Fishy business

    In a pinch — or a pandemic — I’ll settle for frozen. But I prefer my saltwater fish to be caught, cooked and served within walking distance of a beach. Jun. 18, 8:51 PM

  • Scott Ludwig

    Just for one day

    Her name is Jessica. Jessica Leigh. We call her Jessie, and she is an absolute godsend – particularly for my wife. Jun. 18, 8:39 PM

  • Ask Miss Pearl

    “Miss Pearl,” aka Colleen Sprayberry, is one of Newnan's leading authorities on modern etiquette. Jun. 18, 8:36 PM

  • John Tures

    The secret ways in which fathers can help their children succeed

    In the movie “The Mummy 3: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor,” set before World War II, the wife (Evie) asks her husband (Rick) why he doesn’t say he loves his son more. Jun. 18, 8:32 PM










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