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To-go cocktails with limits closer to reality in Georgia as Senate bill passes

To-go cocktails with limits closer to reality in Georgia as Senate bill passes

Cocktails-to-go edged closer to becoming a reality in Georgia with passage in the state Senate Friday of a measure allowing restaurants to sell curbside alcoholic beverages in tightly sealed containers with takeout food. Mar. 05, 3:59 PM


School board meets Tuesday

School board meets Tuesday

The Coweta County Board of Education will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, March. 9 at 6:30 p.m. at 237 Jackson St., Newnan. Mar. 05, 6:16 PM

224 new cases, 10 new deaths confirmed

COVID-19 update

224 new cases, 10 new deaths confirmed

Coweta County’s COVID-19 cases rose to 8,137 Friday, with 224 new infections confirmed since Feb. 26. Mar. 05, 6:01 PM



BT Brown seeking permit for increased production

BT Brown seeking permit for increased production

Coweta’s B.T. Brown Water Treatment Plant, which for many years operated at a trickle because of low demand for locally produced water, is ramping up production and has now been approved to treat more water per day. Mar. 05, 5:53 PM

Reidelbach recognized at WASA meeting

Reidelbach recognized at WASA meeting

The Coweta Water and Sewerage Authority has only had a handful of visitors to its monthly public meetings in the past 15 years, so when new Coweta County Commissioner John Reidelbach attended a recent meeting, it was noticed. Mar. 05, 5:46 PM

Virtual day planned so school employees can get vaccines

Virtual day planned so school employees can get vaccines

An all-virtual learning day for students in the Coweta County School System will give employees an opportunity to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Mar. 05, 5:44 PM

Members to be chosen soon for race and justice planning committee

Over the next several weeks, project partners will be going through applications for members of the planning committee for joint Race, Equity and Justice Action Plan. Mar. 05, 5:43 PM

UWG president gives update to commissioners

UWG president gives update to commissioners

University of West Georgia President Brendan Kelly recently appeared before the Coweta County Board of Commissioners. Mar. 05, 5:42 PM

High schools look toward prom, graduation

High schools look toward prom, graduation

While prom and graduation are unlikely to return to pre-COVID-19 norms, the Coweta County School System’s Class of 2021 is making plans to celebrate both this year. Mar. 05, 5:36 PM

DA: Officer justified in shooting suspect

DA: Officer justified in shooting suspect

The Coweta County District Attorney said a Newnan police officer was justified when he shot a suspect twice after a traffic stop this past summer. Mar. 05, 5:26 PM

Idaho man charged with hacking city’s computer system

Idaho man charged with hacking city’s computer system

An Idaho man is facing several charges relating to a breach of the city of Newnan’s computer system. Mar. 05, 5:40 PM


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Police: Rapper OMB Peezy charged in music video shooting

Peezy, 24, has over 550,000 subscribers on YouTube, where he's posted music, cooking and advice videos. Mar. 05, 3:57 PM

Catalytic converter theft leading to arrests, costly repairs

Rusty Bowling, 42, of Newnan, was arrested after attempting to steal a catalytic converter from a vehicle that had broken down the previous day. Mar. 05, 3:39 PM

Women’s History Month celebrated in March

​National Women’s History Month is celebrated in March to highlight the contributions of women in American history. Mar. 05, 2:10 PM

Experts: $3/gal gas average expected soon

Experts are warning motorists today that the national average may breach $3 per gallon by Memorial Day. Mar. 04, 2:36 PM

Five more mass COVID-19 vaccine sites to open in Georgia

Five more mass COVID-19 vaccine sites are set to open in Georgia later this month as teachers and school workers land on the eligibility list March 8, Gov. Brian Kemp said on Wednesday. Mar. 04, 2:01 PM

COVID-19 vaccines headed to Georgia school teachers, staff

Local schools in Georgia are gearing up to give teachers and staff doses of COVID-19 vaccine starting next week Mar. 04, 1:50 PM

Georgia House committee nixes horse racing

The defeat of the horse racing measures leaves some other avenues for legalized gambling still alive in the General Assembly. Mar. 04, 1:39 PM

CCSO: Entering auto suspect stole school Chromebook, EBT card

A man allegedly connected to a rash of entering autos in the Coweta Fields community is facing criminal charges. Mar. 04, 11:56 AM

COVID-19 update

Coweta reports 242 new cases, 6 deaths in past week

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Coweta rose to 8,063 Tuesday, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health, with 242 new cases confirmed since Feb. 23. Mar. 03, 5:35 PM

March recognized as Red Cross Month

Annually, the American Red Cross is recognized in March during “Red Cross Month,” when volunteers who help in times of crisis are honored. Mar. 02, 4:43 PM






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