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CCFR: Elderly man killed in house fire

The Newnan Times-Herald

CCFR: Elderly man killed in house fire

Authorities are working to determine the cause of a Saturday night house fire that resulted in the death of an elderly man. Feb. 23, 10:16 PM


Jones resigns from Coweta Community Foundation

Jones resigns from Coweta Community Foundation

The Board of Directors of the Coweta Community Foundation announces Executive Director Orren Jones has resigned to accept a new position. Feb. 24, 2:15 PM

Mock election Wednesday part of new voting equipment training

Elections officials all over the state will hold a mock election as part of equipment training. Feb. 24, 12:37 PM

Opioid town hall meeting is March 5

Opioid town hall meeting is March 5

The event will be from 6-8 p.m. at the Wadsworth Auditorium. Feb. 24, 12:36 PM

Legislation to curb surprise big hospital bills passes Georgia Senate

Legislation to curb surprise big hospital bills passes Georgia Senate

Legislation aimed at ending surprise bills for emergency hospital visits in Georgia under certain insurance plans passed unanimously out of the Georgia Senate on Monday. Feb. 24, 12:21 PM

Restaurant inspections

Restaurant inspections

Using a 41-category checklist, an environmental health specialist checks compliance in the safe handling of food, proper disposal of garbage and other areas. Feb. 24, 11:36 AM

Local MasterChef Junior contestant is going on tour

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Local MasterChef Junior contestant is going on tour

​Reid Briggs, a fifth grader at Brooks Elementary School, isn’t going to have a typical spring break this year. Feb. 23, 10:17 PM


Genealogist speaks on family history for Black History Month lecture series

Genealogist speaks on family history for Black History Month lecture series

Speaker Janice Bryant gave a presentation on her experience as a genealogist as well as her family’s history as part of a Black History Month lecture series on Tuesday evening. Feb. 24, 11:30 AM

Local lawyer pens legal thriller

Local lawyer pens legal thriller

Local attorney Pat McKee has written his debut novel “Ariel’s Island,” a legal thriller that will be released in March. Feb. 24, 11:47 AM

School board prepares for budget planning process

School board prepares for budget planning process

The Coweta County School System will start its new fiscal year on July 1 with a new superintendent – and a new budget. Feb. 23, 10:09 AM

Newnan man killed in Hwy. 16 car crash

Newnan man killed in Hwy. 16 car crash

One man was killed and another driver was airlifted to an Atlanta hospital following a car crash Saturday night. Feb. 23, 10:16 PM

Foster care, dependency case tweaks pass Senate

Foster care, dependency case tweaks pass Senate

The bill allows the state to contract with child placing agencies for caseworkers, and gives free admission to state parks for all foster families. Feb. 21, 5:03 PM

CCSO: Homeowner shot during burglary

CCSO: Homeowner shot during burglary

A Coweta man is recovering after being shot by two men who robbed his home. Feb. 23, 10:49 AM

Process for Second Amendment proclamation questioned

Process for Second Amendment proclamation questioned

“To protect my First Amendment right to freedom of speech on this issue, I would like to revisit the need for this proclamation in a public forum at a future commission meeting,” Pursley said. Feb. 21, 5:24 PM



Columns

​Scott Ludwig

Moving The Chains: Beating Dead Horses

The sports world can’t seem to let go of several stories that have been front and center well past their expiration dates


  • David L. Chancey

    God’s Unique, Extravagant Love

    God puts no conditions on His love. He loves us just the way we are. And then He loves us so much that He helps us grow beyond the way we are. Feb. 24, 11:42 AM

  • Miss Pearl

    Ask Miss Pearl

    “Miss Pearl,” aka Colleen Sprayberry, is one of Newnan's leading authorities on modern etiquette. Feb. 21, 1:04 PM

  • Alex McRae

    Signs of Something

    Some people are convinced that Earth’s days are numbered. They may be right. Feb. 21, 1:05 PM

  • Toby Nix

    Send me

    "Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I. Send me!” Feb. 21, 1:05 PM



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Deadly Home Invasion on Bethlehem Church Road

Deadly Home Invasion on Bethlehem Church Road

The home invasion occurred on Bethlehem Church Road around 9:30 p.m. when four suspects reportedly entered the home and made demands before leaving the home, according to the victim's mother.

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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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