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Higher density 'Ring' proposed around Newnan

Higher density 'Ring' proposed around Newnan

In March, the Coweta County Board of Commissioners approved a dramatic change to the county’s development rules for residential property. Nov. 25, 10:26 AM


Prevent cooking fires this holiday season

Prevent cooking fires this holiday season

​While COVID-19 may change how many of us gather for the holidays, the need to protect ourselves from cooking fires is still important. Nov. 24, 4:44 PM

Murder suspects indicted on gang, home invasion charges

Murder suspects indicted on gang, home invasion charges

Five individuals arrested in connection to the murder of a 14-year-old Coweta girl have been indicted with additional charges. Nov. 25, 11:32 AM



GDOT urges safe driving, suspends lane closures for Thanksgiving

GDOT urges safe driving, suspends lane closures for Thanksgiving

Construction-related lane closures on Georgia interstates and major state routes will be suspended during the Thanksgiving travel period to help ease traffic over the holiday. Nov. 24, 9:35 PM

Property tax deadline is Tuesday

Property tax deadline is Tuesday

Coweta County property taxes are due Dec. 1. Nov. 24, 9:32 PM

Recount set for Wednesday morning

Recount set for Wednesday morning

Coweta elections officials will start counting ballots in the presidential race – for the third time. Nov. 24, 9:20 PM

Community meal Thursday; outreach Wednesday

Community meal Thursday; outreach Wednesday

The fourth annual Thanksgiving dinner served by the Willie Pritchett Youth Foundation at Mount Sinai Baptist Church will go on this Thursday, though there will be a few changes. Nov. 24, 7:37 PM

Sheriff’s Office dispatchers transition into new role

Sheriff’s Office dispatchers transition into new role

As the Coweta County Sheriff's Office continues to face the demands of a growing county, all dispatch duties will now shift entirely to Coweta 911. Nov. 24, 6:02 PM

Kemp urges vigilance for Thanksgiving

Kemp urges vigilance for Thanksgiving

Gov. Brian Kemp is urging Georgians to keep distanced and consider outdoor or virtual gatherings this Thanksgiving. Nov. 24, 5:49 PM

Local baker finalist in ‘The Greatest Baker’ competition

Local baker finalist in ‘The Greatest Baker’ competition

Newnan resident Beloved Dillard, owner of Beloved’s Sweets, is a finalist in this year’s “The Greatest Baker” competition. Nov. 25, 10:26 AM

Comcast plans to expand broadband services in Grantville in 2021

Comcast plans to expand broadband services in Grantville in 2021

Comcast, through testimony filed in a docket at the Georgia Public Service Commission, has committed to expanding the reach of its high speed broadband network to 3,650 new homes and businesses in Grantville and surrounding areas of Coweta and Troup County. Nov. 24, 4:41 PM


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‘Shop Small Y’all’

Customers encouraged to shop local this holiday season

"Downtown Newnan has always offered a sense of place and a sense of nostalgia, and I think that’s something everyone needs this holiday season.” Nov. 25, 10:27 AM

Chattahoochee Hills gets new boat ramp

The area will be accessible to the public 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Nov. 24, 8:20 AM

First flu hospitalizations reported in Georgia

​Three people in the metro Atlanta area have been hospitalized for the flu so far this season, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health. Nov. 23, 3:31 PM

Free, local COVID-19 testing available

​YourTown Health, a nonprofit network of seven community health centers, is now offering free COVID-19 testing at all of its locations. Nov. 23, 3:31 PM

Single-day record for new COVID infections reached in Georgia

Experts fear COVID cases may continue to surge, with the Thanksgiving holidays less than a week away and colder weather coming. Nov. 22, 11:24 AM

Monday is deadline for Operation Christmas Child drop-off

Time is running out to participate in the 2020 Operation Christmas Child. Nov. 20, 9:41 PM

Jail expansion plan presented

A proposed expansion of the Coweta County Jail would include a new kitchen and laundry facility, a new medical wing and a new double cell pod with up to 160 beds. Nov. 24, 5:34 PM

Governor calls for absentee ballot sample audit; elections lawsuit dismissed

Georgia’s Nov. 3 election was certified Friday, with Joe Biden still the winner of Georgia’s race, but not by quite as high of a margin. Nov. 20, 9:29 PM

Brown wins state clerk's award

Coweta Superior Court Cindy Brown has been awarded one of the highest honors given to superior court clerks in Georgia. Nov. 20, 8:25 PM

UWG Newnan student finalist for Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway

Chemari Reeves, a junior studying nursing at the University of West Georgia Newnan campus, was recently selected as a finalist in the annual Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway. Nov. 20, 4:35 PM






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