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CCFR: Elderly man killed in house fire

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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



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

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


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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

Poultry show draws crowd from near and far

Competitors from over 20 states – and hundreds of Coweta spectators – turned out last weekend for the annual Chattahoochee Valley Poultry Association winter show Feb. 21, 5:11 PM

Weekend Rewind: 1973

Eating plates of spaghetti in this scene from 1973 are a young John Bolin, left, and Carol Sprayberry. Feb. 23, 10:16 PM

NEST special called meeting canceled

The special called meeting about the proposed sports and entertainment venue – tentatively called The NEST – scheduled for Tuesday has been canceled. Feb. 21, 4:48 PM

GOT 'EM: Murder, home invasion suspects in custody

CCSO: Gangster, murder suspect related to homeowner Feb. 23, 10:04 AM

BOE approves HVAC for middle school gyms

​The Coweta County Board of Education voted unanimously at their February meeting to approve adding HVAC at all the middle school gyms in the county. Feb. 18, 5:17 PM

Coweta County Grand Jury returns indictments

Charges filed against the defendants are subject to change or be dismissed by the state. Feb. 21, 4:54 PM

Ware talks about new book at Pastors and Leaders Luncheon

​Coweta native Carl Ware talked about his new book “Portrait of an American Businessman” at the monthly Pastors and Leaders Luncheon Monday. Feb. 18, 5:12 PM

New tourism marketing league seeking its members

Four members must serve as owner or senior management of a tourism-related business. Feb. 20, 1:47 PM

Georgia lawmakers mull over vaping tax

House Bill 864 would levy a 7% excise tax on sales in Georgia of vaping products like e-cigarettes, refillable cartridges, vape pens and electronic hookahs. Feb. 19, 10:01 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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