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Northgate graduate dies in skydiving accident

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Northgate graduate dies in skydiving accident

A Newnan teenager was killed in a skydiving accident Sunday. Jul. 13, 10:38 PM


Coweta COVID-19 cases rise to 897

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Coweta COVID-19 cases rise to 897

Coweta’s confirmed COVID-19 infections rose to 897 Monday, up from 888 on Sunday, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health. Jul. 13, 10:35 PM

Georgia ranked 2nd slowest in unemployment recovery

Georgia ranked 2nd slowest in unemployment recovery

​Georgia is ranked second in slowest workforce recovery in the U.S. following an unemployment spike in the wake of COVID-19. Jul. 13, 6:22 PM



Virtual event to help raise awareness, funding for Boys and Girls Club

Virtual event to help raise awareness, funding for Boys and Girls Club

On Thursday, September 17, the Boys and Girls Club will host a virtual benefit for both branches of the club’s locations in Newnan. Jul. 13, 2:27 PM

Body of Sharpsburg woman located in Lake Harding

Body of Sharpsburg woman located in Lake Harding

Officials said they don’t suspect foul play after the body of a Sharpsburg woman was located Sunday morning in Lake Harding. Jul. 13, 10:38 PM

ECHS teacher starts online marketplace for women of color

ECHS teacher starts online marketplace for women of color

ECHS teacher starts online marketplace for women of color Jul. 13, 10:40 PM

Prayer rally scheduled for July 25

Prayer rally scheduled for July 25

Ignite the Fire hosting walk to prayer for Coweta, law enforcement and the nation. Jul. 12, 4:54 PM

Motorcyclist hospitalized in Hwy. 34 crash

Motorcyclist hospitalized in Hwy. 34 crash

A Friday evening motorcycle crash sent one driver to the hospital with serious injuries, according to the Georgia State Patrol. Jul. 11, 2:48 PM

COVID-19 numbers show alarming jumps in state

COVID-19 numbers show alarming jumps in state

If you haven’t been shocked by the COVID-19 numbers in Georgia, Friday’s figures may do it. Jul. 11, 12:00 PM

District public health director resigns

District public health director resigns

Obasanjo tendered his resignation Monday morning Jul. 10, 7:03 PM

Commission chairman urges mask wearing

Commission chairman urges mask wearing

“We are adults. And you need to make a common sense decision to wear these things." Jul. 10, 7:04 PM


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Local COVID hospitalizations skyrocket; testing taking longer

Hospitalizations for COVID-19 statewide have doubled in the past two weeks, according to the Georgia Emergency Management Agency, as hospital capacity declines. Jul. 12, 4:33 PM

McKee’s ‘Ariel’s Island’ wins National Indie Excellence Award

​Local author Pat McKee’s debut novel, “Ariel’s Island,” recently won a National Indie Excellence Award for “Best Legal Thriller.” Jul. 10, 4:37 PM

CCSO investigating more thieves hitting local churches

A recent series of crimes against local churches has investigators looking for answers. Jul. 10, 5:47 PM

Ford helps coordinate USDA food boxes in Georgia

Coweta resident James Ford has been working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farmers to Families Food Box Program to get fresh produce to Georgia families. Jul. 13, 11:00 AM

Interstate clearing is for airport

Clearing along the ramps at Interstate 85 Exit 41 is being done to improve clearance and visibility for the Newnan-Coweta County Airport. Jul. 10, 11:04 AM

CCSO deputy saves choking baby’s life

​Coweta County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Steven Mills saved Kaci Voyles’ 6-month-old son Sunday night after he began choking and couldn’t breathe. Jul. 12, 4:30 PM

HELP Clinic receives financial assistance grant

The grant will be used to help low-income pet owners in Newnan. Jul. 09, 9:27 PM

Glioblastoma Awareness Day is July 22

On July 22, Can’t Never Could and the National Brain Tumor Society are among those who will observe the second annual Glioblastoma Awareness Day Jul. 09, 5:56 PM

Local church honors Coweta law enforcement

Sharpsburg Baptist Church hosts its second law enforcement appreciation luncheon Jul. 10, 5:42 PM

USG announces masks will be mandatory on college campuses

​The University System of Georgia announced Monday that masks will be required on college campuses in the fall. Jul. 09, 3:52 PM



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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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