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Unlucky 13 nabbed in prostitution sting

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Unlucky 13 nabbed in prostitution sting

A man who was working as a youth minister in Troup County was nabbed Tuesday as part of an undercover sex sting operation, according to the Coweta County Sheriff's Office. Dec. 12, 8:55 PM


Cannon Road events request withdrawn

The applicants have decided not to move forward with a request for an events facility on their property. Dec. 13, 9:13 PM

Judge studying water wars lawsuit rules for Georgia

Judge studying water wars lawsuit rules for Georgia

Special Master Paul Kelly is recommending that the U.S. Supreme Court dismiss Florida's suit against Georgia. Dec. 13, 9:11 PM



Large, dense subdivision headed for the westside

Large, dense subdivision headed for the westside

The property was zoned in 2006. Dec. 13, 9:05 PM

Senoia councilman resigns to run for mayor

Senoia councilman resigns to run for mayor

The Senoia City Council accepted the resignations of Dub Pearman and Jeff Fisher Friday. Dec. 13, 9:01 PM

Volunteers needed for warming shelter next week

Volunteers needed for warming shelter next week

The NEST warming shelter will open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Dec. 13, 8:56 PM

Chatty Newnan Women on new podcast

Chatty Newnan Women on new podcast

Renea Lynn and Melanie Gramling from Chatty Newnan Women talk a little about their Facebook page Dec. 13, 5:18 PM

Holiday motorists urged to drive sober or get pulled over

Holiday motorists urged to drive sober or get pulled over

Georgia law enforcement will continue zero tolerance for DUI by taking all impaired drivers straight to jail Dec. 13, 3:27 PM

‘We've come a long way, baby’

‘We've come a long way, baby’

Lt. Col. Tony Grant prepares to retire after 35 years at the sheriff’s office Dec. 13, 5:34 PM

GSP investigating fatal crash on Hwy. 16

GSP investigating fatal crash on Hwy. 16

A fatal accident shut down traffic for several hours on Thursday evening. Dec. 12, 8:53 PM

Over 55,000 pounds of breakfast burritos recalled

Over 55,000 pounds of breakfast burritos recalled

There have been no confirmed reports of injuries due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider. Dec. 12, 5:08 PM


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City approves rezoning for Palmer’s Restaurant

The Newnan City Council unanimously approved a rezoning request by Edwards6, LLC that would allow a new restaurant to be built on Summerlin Boulevard. Dec. 13, 5:14 PM

Newnan man publishes political thriller, ‘The Idealist’

​Growing up in Cleveland, Ohio, author Terry Conrad read “The Hardy Boys” book series, and he said the mystery and suspense of those books have influenced his writing since he was a boy. Dec. 10, 9:39 PM

Coweta Veterans Club honors National Guard unit

Newnan Mayor Keith Brady, left, is presented with a flag that flew in Afghanistan by First Sergeant Lewis Byrom, middle, and Captain Christopher West. Dec. 10, 9:39 PM

Holiday spending up 14 percent over last year

​Nearly 190 million U.S. consumers shopped from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday this year, an increase of 14 percent over last year’s 165.8 million, according to the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights and Analytics. Dec. 10, 9:39 PM

VFW Post 2667 celebrates 75th anniversary

Veterans of Foreign Wars State Commander Jeff Carroll presents VFW Post 2667 Commander Bob Ward with the Diamond Jubilee Award in recognition of the post’s 75 years of service. Post 2667 was founded on Dec. 7, 1944. Dec. 10, 9:39 PM

Hurlebaus named judge in New York City dog show

​Palmetto resident Linda Hurlebaus was selected as a judge for the 144th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City in February 2020. Dec. 10, 9:40 PM

School superintendent to retire at the end of 2019-20

Dr. Steve Barker, who has spent 30 years in the Coweta County School System, will retire at the end of the current school year. Dec. 12, 8:55 PM

CCSO analysts weigh in on new U.S. crime data system

Melanie Swartz and Kim Smith, crime and intelligence analysts for the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office, are among 65 members of “forward-thinking agencies” who are helping shape the future of crime data in policing. Dec. 10, 8:53 PM

Coweta Crime Blotter

Individuals listed in reports who have been charged with a crime have not been proven guilty in court. Dec. 11, 6:46 AM

Piedmont Newnan Hospital recognizes CCSO deputy

Deputy Chris Stapler was honored by Piedmont Newnan Hospital for saving a life while on patrol. Dec. 10, 4:48 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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Turkey Day at Turkey Creek

Turkey Day at Turkey Creek

First responders deliver Thanksgiving to families in need across Coweta.

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Store creates Lego replica of Historic Courthouse

Store creates Lego replica of Historic Courthouse

There’s only one downtown Newnan, but a local Lego shop has recreated the iconic courthouse right inside its store.

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