March observed as National Kidney Month
Mar. 17, 11:27 PM
To assist Cowetans at risk from the ongoing COVID-19 epidemic, State Rep. Philip Singleton is working to assemble the East Coweta Community Response Team.
Mar. 17, 3:24 PM
Piedmont Newnan has confirmed a second case of COVID-19 in Coweta County.
Mar. 16, 4:54 PM
The General Assembly ratified Gov. Brian Kemp’s public health emergency declaration Monday in a one-day special session that took several hours longer than expected.
Mar. 16, 5:20 PM
Newnan Utilities’ office lobbies at 70 Sewell Road and Wahoo Creek at 315 Millard Farmer Industrial Boulevard will be closed effective Monday, March 16, until further notice.
Mar. 16, 5:11 PM
Pre-entry screenings for COVID-19 symptoms are currently in place at Piedmont Newnan Hospital, in order to protect the health and safety of patients, visitors and staff.
Mar. 16, 5:27 PM
Gov. Brian Kemp and President Donald Trump declared public emergencies because of COVID-19 Friday.
Mar. 13, 7:19 PM
In other Georgia-related news on COVID-19, the famed Masters golf tournament, held in Augusta in April, has been postponed, joining a string of sporting events delayed or called off due to concerns over coronavirus.
Mar. 13, 1:28 PM
Out of an abundance of caution and following guidance from public health organizations and the governor’s office, the city of Newnan is now operating in emergency response mode.
Mar. 13, 11:34 AM
COVID-19 and Coweta County
"We’ve impacted so many people’s lives. You don’t realize how many people you come in contact with on a daily basis.”
Mar. 16, 5:12 PM
“There is no need for people to panic,” Kemp said. “But we’re also not going to sugar-coat it.”
Mar. 12, 6:50 PM
“We will continue to put the safety and care of our patients, communities, staff and partners at the forefront of everything we do as we address COVID-19."
Mar. 12, 5:41 PM
CDC medical doctor answers common questions about COVID-19.
Mar. 12, 3:43 PM
A 67-year-old male is the first confirmed death from the COVID-19 virus in Georgia.
Mar. 12, 2:25 PM
School officials were contacted March 11 by a parent of students at Canongate Elementary and Madras Middle schools that a family member in their household is being evaluated for COVID-19.
Mar. 12, 10:56 AM
CVS Pharmacy is waiving charges for home delivery of prescription medications to address the coronavirus outbreak and protect patient access to medication.
Mar. 12, 3:37 PM
Gov. Brian Kemp notified the General Assembly Wednesday he is adding $100 million to this year’s state budget to deal with the impacts of coronavirus on Georgia.
Mar. 12, 4:20 PM
State officials late Tuesday night announced five more presumed cases of the new coronavirus. including the first one in South Georgia.
Mar. 11, 3:59 PM
“We’re definitely going to see more cases in Georgia,’’ Kemp told reporters Monday at a news conference. Based on state preparations, he said, “We are ready.’’
Mar. 11, 2:08 PM
The schools where the teacher worked include Bear Creek Middle School in Fairburn and Woodland Middle School in East Point, Looney said. Both cancelled classes early on Monday.
Mar. 10, 10:50 AM
Two in Fulton County test positive for coronavirus
Mar. 09, 4:34 PM
Education important to combat vaping epidemic, according to expert
Mar. 04, 4:46 PM
A Senoia senior has been able to combat pain from a foot injury without the use of opioids.
Feb. 26, 8:30 AM
Two men have been awarded for their support and courage in regards to kidney dialysis patients in Coweta and Fayette Counties.
Feb. 19, 1:55 PM
Dozens of people in Georgia who have recently traveled to China are ‘‘self-monitoring’’ for possible symptoms of the novel coronavirus, Public Health officials said.
Feb. 15, 8:32 AM