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Newnan resident celebrates 100th birthday

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Newnan resident celebrates 100th birthday

Newnan resident Virginia Elliott celebrated her 100th birthday Sept. 23 with a socially distant surprise birthday party. Sep. 23, 2:55 PM


Poplar comment period ends Friday

Poplar comment period ends Friday

The deadline for comments on proposed long-term improvements to Poplar Road has been extended to Friday; so far, only a few Cowetans have made their opinions known. Sep. 23, 6:56 PM

Coweta students outscore national SAT average by 52 points

Coweta students outscore national SAT average by 52 points

​The Coweta County School System’s average SAT score increased by one point in 2020, a year that saw state and national scores decrease. Sep. 23, 6:27 PM



Arrest Log: Sept. 14 - 20

Arrest Log: Sept. 14 - 20

The following arrest bookings were listed in the Coweta County Jail. Sep. 23, 2:50 PM

Newnan Rotary Club announces 2021 grant cycle

Newnan Rotary Club announces 2021 grant cycle

The Rotary Club of Newnan has announced that it is currently accepting applications for 2021 grants for area 501(c)(3) organizations. Sep. 23, 3:56 PM

What to know before the September and October SATs

What to know before the September and October SATs

​Approximately 334,000 students have registered for the Sept. 26 SAT administration and 363,000 for the Oct. 3 SAT and SAT Subject Tests administration. Sep. 22, 4:17 PM

Council approves rezoning for Sprayberry Road condos

Council approves rezoning for Sprayberry Road condos

Newnan City Council members on Monday approved a rezoning request that will allow for the building of 103 townhome-style condominiums along Sprayberry Road and McBride Street. Sep. 23, 1:54 PM

Pet of the Week: Boots

Pet of the Week: Boots

​Boots is a boxer mix who is estimated to be around 5 years old. Sep. 23, 2:31 PM

Senoia business removing planters, rebuilding sidewalk

Senoia business removing planters, rebuilding sidewalk

A Senoia business owner will be taking action to improve sidewalk access and outside dining at his restaurant. Sep. 22, 6:51 PM

Senoia finalizes sewer system funding

Senoia finalizes sewer system funding

The city of Senoia is moving forward with construction of its new sewer treatment plant, and work could start in the next few months. Sep. 22, 6:41 PM

Time is running out for 2020 Census

Time is running out for 2020 Census

There are only seven days left until the original deadline for the end of the 2020 U.S. Census, and over 9 percent of Georgians still haven’t been counted. Sep. 22, 6:38 PM


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Pathways Care Campus Children’s Unit gets creative with therapy

​The Pathways Care Campus Child and Adolescent Unit is focusing on different therapeutic activities so each individual can benefit through what works best for them. Sep. 22, 4:43 PM

Newnan murder suspect returns to jail for 21st time

A Newnan man charged with the 2017 murder of a Heard County man is back in jail on weapons charges. Sep. 23, 2:55 PM

Empowered 4 Life reaches beyond athletics to mentor students

​Empowered 4 Life Director Derrick Teagle presented on how his organization mentors local students at the monthly Pastors and Leaders Luncheon via Zoom on Monday. Sep. 22, 3:42 PM

CCSO partners with Selah Foundation for Book Nooks

The Selah Foundation is partnering with the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office to install Book Nooks in Coweta County. Sep. 22, 9:28 AM

Coweta FCA’s Sporting Clays Tournament will be held Oct. 16

​Coweta and Fayette Fellowship of Christian Athletes will hold its Sporting Clays Charity Tournament at Big Red Oak Plantation Oct. 16. Sep. 22, 9:33 AM

Glitch leads to overpay for three Coweta Fire employees

A glitch in Coweta county’s payroll system led to three in Coweta County Fire Rescue employees being overpaid, starting in October of 2018 until the issue was recently discovered. Sep. 22, 4:56 PM

Caldwell Tanks may have new owner

A 6.68-acre property on East Broad Street – the former home of Caldwell Tanks – is under contract. Sep. 23, 1:54 PM

Suspected drunk driver sends Coweta couple to hospital

An Austin Road couple was hospitalized after a suspected drunk driver crashed into their car while they were coming home. Sep. 22, 10:09 AM

Coweta County records 41st COVID-19 death

Coweta County reported its 41st death from COVID-19 on Saturday. Sep. 21, 4:22 PM

River crests below flood stage; park reopens

Predicted flooding didn't materialize; Riverside Park has reopened. Sep. 20, 5:21 PM






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