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Amazon to launch new fulfillment center, creating 500 jobs in Coweta

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Amazon to launch new fulfillment center, creating 500 jobs in Coweta

Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Amazon will expand its Georgia presence by launching a new fulfillment center in Newnan. Jan. 18, 4:02 PM


Barker speaks about archeological discoveries

Barker speaks about archeological discoveries

Christy Barker, director of educational programs at the Biblical History Center in LaGrange, spoke at the Newnan Carnegie Library about archeological digs in Israel. Jan. 18, 1:24 AM

Therapist discusses home safety for Parkinson’s patients

Therapist discusses home safety for Parkinson’s patients

Cynthia Lourie, an occupational therapist at EnABLE Home Solutions LLC, spoke with the Newnan Parkinson’s Support Group on fall prevention and home safety. Jan. 18, 1:21 AM



Newnan residents serve through Georgia State Defense Force

Newnan residents serve through Georgia State Defense Force

When Newnan resident Joe Mezzatesta turned 40, he wanted a hobby that was meaningful. Jan. 18, 1:16 AM

Restaurant Inspections

Restaurant Inspections

The Coweta Board of Environmental Health inspects all Coweta restaurants, schools and businesses that serve food several times each year. Jan. 18, 1:14 AM

Arbor Springs fifth-graders present circuit projects to school board

‘It’s electric!’

Arbor Springs fifth-graders present circuit projects to school board

​Arbor Springs Elementary School fifth-grade students showed the Coweta County Board of Education what they have learned about circuits at their monthly meeting Tuesday. Jan. 17, 2:43 PM

Jenkins praised for her representation

Jenkins praised for her representation

A Newnan attorney and mother says the significance of having a woman of color serve as mayor pro tem should not be underestimated. Jan. 17, 5:54 PM

Search for new school superintendent begins

Search for new school superintendent begins

The deadline to apply for superintendent of the Coweta County School System is Feb. 4. Jan. 17, 5:58 PM

CTCA offers support group for children of cancer patients

CTCA offers support group for children of cancer patients

​The Cancer Treatment Centers of America is offering a free six-week support group for children whose parents or grandparents are fighting cancer. Jan. 17, 9:05 PM

Residents get preview of proposed sports and entertainment district

Residents get preview of proposed sports and entertainment district

​City of Newnan officials held two public meetings last week to receive input on the proposed sports and entertainment district. Jan. 17, 9:08 PM

Weather slowing progress for school system improvements

Weather slowing progress for school system improvements

Work on the addition at the Nixon Centre has slowed due to the rainy weather over the last few weeks. Jan. 17, 9:11 PM


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'Displaced left' coming to 74/54 intersection; public meeting Thursday

The drop-in meeting will be at the Peachtree City Library from 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 17, 9:05 PM

From Coweta to Canada: rescue dogs heading to new homes

Six dogs, five from Coweta Animal Services, headed to new homes in Nova Scotia Jan. 17, 9:04 PM

No city election in Senoia, after all

Only one candidate qualified for each of the two open seats on the Senoia City Council. Jan. 17, 8:56 PM

Well Check: Seeking the extent of groundwater contamination

Private wells sought for testing near Plant Yates

Those near Plant Yates who would like to have their wells tested – for free - can call 404-924-4508 Jan. 17, 8:22 PM

Brooks woman held on six felony animal cruelty counts

Ashley Gresham of Brooks was arrested after multiple dead animals were found on the property Jan. 17, 8:13 PM

CCSO: Multiple images of child porn found on Newnan man’s phone

A Newnan man is facing felony charges after investigators reportedly found over a dozen images of child pornography and explicit conversations on his phone. Jan. 17, 7:29 PM

Police honored for bravery, exceptional service

Law enforcement officers were honored Thursday for their hard work and dedication at the annual Newnan Police Department Awards Banquet. Jan. 17, 7:27 PM

Thursday night police pursuits not connected

It was a busy night for law enforcement after two pursuits ended just a mile from each other on Bullboro Drive. Jan. 18, 3:54 PM

Newnan man killed in Hwy. 29 car crash

A local man was killed following a car crash that shut down Hwy. 29 for several hours. Jan. 16, 9:14 PM

Alleged abuse of special needs students investigated

Two employees who accused each other of mistreating special education students have been placed on administrative leave while the allegations are being investigated. Jan. 18, 3:54 PM


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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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NPD: Handing out donations, not citations

NPD: Handing out donations, not citations

In several gestures of peace and goodwill this week, the Newnan Police Department focused on rewarding the law-abiding citizens of Coweta.

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