New church will hold ‘interest social’ this Sunday in Newnan

Life Springs Church invites the community  to a free Interest Social on Sunday, March 26, at 5:30 p.m. at the Kyle Kahn Dance Studios in downtown Newnan. This month’s theme will include cascading chocolate fountains with fresh fruit and pretzels for dipping. “Come and hangout with us and hear a short presentation of the vision […]

Newnan firm recognized by state awards program

Newnan firm recognized by state awards program

  Newnan-based OptiLedge has been named by Gov. Nathan Deal as one of Georgia’s 2017 Globe (Georgia Launching Opportunities By Exporting) businesses. Deal made the announcement on March 14 at the 2017 Go Global reception. The state-led awards program recognizes companies that entered into a new international market in the previous year. “The Go Global […]

Friends of Wadsworth concert is continuing legacy of service to youth

Friends of Wadsworth concert  is continuing legacy of service to youth

March 11 brings Newnan’s annual “Friends of Wadsworth Concert: The Legacy Continues,” and the 2017 edition continues both a legacy of great music and the opportunity for local high school students to learn from world-class artists. The “Friends of Wadsworth” series carries on the spring concerts made popular by Newnan famous son and world renowned […]

Coweta woman gets 6 years for wire fraud

Coweta woman gets 6 years for wire fraud

  Newnan resident Andrea R. Williams has been sentenced to six years and seven months in federal prison for wire fraud and aggravated identity theft for using stolen identities to file dozens of fraudulent federal student aid applications. “Williams stole the identities of dozens of innocent victims, using them to file fraudulent student aid applications,” […]

Learn how to grow your own vegetables

Learn how to grow your own vegetables

Growing your own vegetables for your family is a labor of love, says Mike Cunningham of Country Gardens Farm. But you do have to know a thing or two to be successful. It all begins with location and soil. It’s time to think about planting a vegetable garden this spring, and Mike Cunningham will share […]

Threat shuts down Coweta school

Threat shuts down Coweta school

  An individual who had made threats against a Newnan Crossing Elementary School staff member was arrested by law enforcement Friday morning. Classes at Newnan Crossing Elementary School were cancelled on Friday, Feb. 3, due to the threats, said school system spokesman Dean Jackson. Jackson said normal operations will resume on Monday, Feb. 6. “Newnan […]

Three local cities are among the state’s safest places

Three local cities are among the state’s safest places

  A review of Georgia’s safest cities by safewise.com shows that Senoia, Tyrone and Peachtree City all scored in the Top 10 safest cities. Using a variety of data from 2015 to make the determinations, safewise.com said Senoia ranked No. 3 on the list, while Tyrone ranked No. 7 and Peachtree City ranked No. 8. […]

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