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Wednesday, July 8 - Coweta COVID-19 Cases: 806; Deaths: 16; Hospitalizations: 63

Wilson fired in self-defense, attorneys say

Wilson fired in self-defense, attorneys say

“We are representing a client whom we believe should have been provided immunity from prosecution as a result of him defending his life." Jul. 08, 11:25 AM


Pet of the week: Kisha

Pet of the week: Kisha

Kisha is a very friendly Staffordshire mix, who has been at the Coweta Animal Services shelter since March 8. Jul. 08, 5:49 PM

Luthersville’s political sign rules challenged

Luthersville’s political sign rules challenged

Luthersville’s sign ordinance is being challenged as unconstitutional by those who have been told to take down their political signs. Jul. 08, 5:31 PM

Atlanta mayor to order mask mandate, joining other Georgia cities

Atlanta mayor to order mask mandate, joining other Georgia cities

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms signaled Wednesday she will place Georgia’s capital city under a mandatory mask order amid the COVID-19 pandemic, joining Athens and Savannah on a list of Georgia cities where masking is now required. Jul. 08, 5:25 PM

Coweta COVID-19 cases rise to 806

Daily update

Coweta COVID-19 cases rise to 806

Coweta’s confirmed COVID-19 infections rose to 806 Wednesday. Jul. 08, 5:34 PM

Use of force instances in Coweta less than national average

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Use of force instances in Coweta less than national average

According to statistics provided by the Newnan Police Department and Coweta County Sheriff’s Office, use of force instances by local law enforcement falls far below the national average. Jul. 08, 5:27 PM


Senoia Area Historical Society will celebrate 10th anniversary July 18

Senoia Area Historical Society will celebrate 10th anniversary July 18

​The Senoia Area Historical Society is set to celebrate its 10th anniversary with a “Mingle and Memories” open house event July 18. Jul. 07, 4:00 PM

Senoia approves food trucks, microbreweries

Senoia approves food trucks, microbreweries

Food trucks can set up in city-owned parking lots downtown on Saturdays and Monday evenings. Jul. 07, 7:30 PM

Arrest Log: June 29 – July 5

Arrest Log: June 29 – July 5

The following arrest bookings were listed in the Coweta County Jail. Jul. 07, 4:23 PM

Veteran lights up the sky for SummerGrove on the 4th

Veteran lights up the sky for SummerGrove on the 4th

​SummerGrove resident and Army veteran Mike Schreiber, along with a team of other residents, pulled off their annual Fourth of July fireworks show Saturday, as public shows around the state were canceled. Jul. 08, 5:26 PM

Doss CCSO’s first female Field Training Officer

Doss CCSO’s first female Field Training Officer

​Deputy First Class Brittany Doss was recently promoted to be Coweta County Sheriff’s Office first female Field Training Officer. Jul. 07, 4:07 PM

‘Foreign object’ found in food of police officer deemed unintentional

‘Foreign object’ found in food of police officer deemed unintentional

Investigators said a factory error from KFC was the source of a piece of plastic that ended up in the drink of a local member of law enforcement. Jul. 07, 8:54 PM

Local family climbs 14,229-foot Mount Shavano

Local family climbs 14,229-foot Mount Shavano

​A local family has been spending part of their summer in Colorado mountain climbing, including reaching the summit of 14,229-foot Mount Shavano. Jul. 07, 9:36 AM



Columns

Lawrence W. Reed

Visit Bear Creek Nature Center

On behalf of the staff and board at Bear Creek Nature Center, I invite you to take George Washington Carver’s advice. “Tune in” at our oasis in the woods.





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Movers, Shakers, and History Makers: Chatty Newnan Women

Movers, Shakers, and History Makers: Chatty Newnan Women

Renea Lynn and Melanie Gramling talk a little about the story behind the Chatty Newnan Women group and its growing popularity in Coweta County.

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Movers, Shakers, and History Makers: Blue Cole

Movers, Shakers, and History Makers: Blue Cole

Sharpsburg Mayor Blue Cole says his hometown is a fast-growing area with the potential to become a vibrant, active community with a small-town feel.

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Movers, Shakers, and History Makers: Mayor Keith Brady

Movers, Shakers, and History Makers: Mayor Keith Brady

Mayor Keith Brady looks back on the last ten years of Newnan's history and what's in store for the next ten.

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