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Newnan approves annexation, rezoning for Poplar Place mixed-use project

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Newnan approves annexation, rezoning for Poplar Place mixed-use project

Tax abatement still a possibility for project Jan. 26, 4:49 PM


Two council posts and mayor's seat up for election in November

Two council posts and mayor's seat up for election in November

​Two city council posts and the mayor's seat are up for election in Grantville this November. Jan. 26, 12:27 PM

Tattoo shops now permitted in Grantville

Tattoo shops now permitted in Grantville

​The Grantville City Council voted to permit tattoo shops in the city's downtown commercial district at its Monday night meeting. Jan. 26, 12:26 PM

Evans selected as Grantville mayor pro tem

Evans selected as Grantville mayor pro tem

​Grantville's newest council member, Casey Evans, was elected as mayor pro tem at the council's Monday night meeting. Jan. 26, 12:25 PM

The Color Purple to film in Grantville

The Color Purple to film in Grantville

​A musical remake of the film "The Color Purple," will be filming in Grantville this Spring. Jan. 26, 12:24 PM

Coach Max Bass leaves an enduring legacy

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Coach Max Bass leaves an enduring legacy

As a person and a leader, Coach Max Bass was undefeated. Jan. 26, 9:42 PM


Nonprofit summit coming up in February

Nonprofit summit coming up in February

Coweta's nonprofits – and those interested in nonprofits – have the opportunity for two days of professional development with speakers and breakout sessions at the Coweta Community Foundation's Nonprofit Summit. Jan. 25, 8:52 PM

Development Authority had great success in 2021

Development Authority had great success in 2021

In 2021, the CCDA worked on 76 new projects, and projects that have already been announced as committing to Coweta in 2021 brought over 800 jobs and more than $333 million in new investment. Jan. 25, 8:50 PM

At-home COVID test results can be reported to state

At-home COVID test results can be reported to state

Those positive results won't be included in the official totals of case counts, but it is good information for officials to have. Jan. 25, 7:26 PM

Application deadline Jan. 31 for Clothes Less Traveled grants

Application deadline Jan. 31 for Clothes Less Traveled grants

Clothes Less Traveled is currently accepting applications from nonprofits in Coweta and Fayette counties for its 2022 grant cycle. Jan. 25, 5:24 PM

Fourth suspect in Jefferson Street slaying in custody

Fourth suspect in Jefferson Street slaying in custody

A fourth and final suspect in the December 2020 homicide of a 21-year-old Newnan man is in custody. Jan. 25, 11:48 AM

Pet of the Week: Diamond

Pet of the Week: Diamond

​Diamond is an energetic Staffordshire mix who has been at the Coweta Animal Services shelter since October. Jan. 24, 2:17 PM

House fire displaces west Coweta family

House fire displaces west Coweta family

The fire began on Saturday morning when firefighters were dispatched to a residence on Aspen Lake Drive West. Jan. 23, 9:46 PM



Sports

Lady Lions sweep the week, win seventh straight

Lady Lions sweep the week, win seventh straight

The Trinity Christian Lady Lions continued their post-season preparation with a couple of games last week against higher-classed, traditional Georgia High School Association opponents.


Education

Western students present details of math project to BOE

Western students present details of math project to BOE

Fifth grade students from Western Elementary School told Coweta County Board of Education members about their math studies at the board’s January meeting.


Columns

John A. Tures

Our Bipartisan Unity On Ukraine Is Being Challenged By Pundits

It’s time to return to the era of Republican and Democratic cooperation on foreign policy, instead of giving in to support for authoritarianism.


  • Merry Arace

    Farewell, Miss Pearl

    May Miss Pearl enjoy her retirement, spend lots of time with her Mama at The Palace, and have fun with her sweet dogs. Jan. 25, 4:50 PM

  • Lawrence W. Reed

    Freedom in a Small Package

    Congratulations to little San Marino — an enduring free republic, a place where people live and let live. Jan. 25, 4:51 PM

  • Scott Ludwig

    Something in the Water

    While it’s true that FDR and Billie Jo Donalson never crossed paths, it’s apparent that Warm Springs had a profound impact on both of their lives. Jan. 25, 3:15 PM

  • Marc Hyden

    Reading the Legislative Tea leaves of 2022

    Love Kemp’s proposals or hate them, I think most can agree that they include some hot-button topics in today’s society, and they face serious hurdles. Jan. 25, 3:16 PM









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