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Newnan Community Theatre presents 'On Golden Pond'

Mary Caroline Moore and Tony Daniel “aged up” for their roles as Ethel and Norman Thayer in “On Golden Pond.” Photo/Special.

A conversation with Sarah Jordan, director of the show

By Joan Doggrell
Special to The Citizen

“On Golden Pond,” directed by NCTC’s own Sarah Jordan, opens at the Newnan Community Theatre on November 10. The highly acclaimed movie “On Golden Pond,” made in 1981, starred Henry Fonda, Katherine Hepburn and Jane Fonda.  Katharine Hepburn and Henry Fonda won best actress and best actor Oscars for their roles.

Sarah, will “On Golden Pond” be the first play you’ve directed? Read More»

Distribution center brings 108 jobs to Newnan-Coweta

A company that makes sure you get your fast-food orders filled at Chick-fil-A, Arby’s, Burger King and Captain D’s and your sit-down orders at Red Lobster and Olive Garden is setting up shop in the Coweta County Industrial Park, bringing 108 jobs to the Newnan area.

MBM Foodservice — one of the largest privately owned foodservice distributors in the nation, specializing in providing food to more than 25,000 nationally franchised restaurants — will spend $12.6 million to convert a spec building to its needs, according to a news release Thursday from the office of Gov. Nathan Deal. Read More»

Applications for Newnan Christmas parade on Dec. 4 available on city website

The City of Newnan’s annual Christmas parade will be held Sunday, December 4, beginning at 3 p.m.  The parade begins at Temple Avenue Park and continues on Jackson Street and LaGrange Street to Newnan High School.  Sit down by the hearth and have some hot chocolate as this year’s theme is “Home for the Holidays”.  The parade will include floats, walking groups, decorated cars and trucks, and marching bands.  Read More»

Connie Lucille Seymour Miles, 75, of Newnan

Connie Lucille Seymour Miles, 75, of Newnan, Ga., passed away Monday, Oct. 24, 2011 with her family beside her during her final hours.

Mrs. Miles was born to James Emmett Seymour, Sr. and Lucille Tidwell Seymour on August 8, 1936 in Macon, Ga. Connie loved life, her family and friends. Read More»

Horses coming to Newnan to raise money for children's museum

The Newnan Coweta Historical Society will be putting on an event this spring where painted fiberglass horses will be on display in downtown Newnan.  People can purchase a horse to be painted and displayed.  All proceeds go to the historical society to benefit a planned childre's museum.  The deadline for sponsorship is October 15.  You can call 770-253-8866 for more information.

Dale W. Sweatman Jr., age 74, of Newnan

Mr. Dale W. Sweatman Jr., age 74, of Newnan, passed away Sept. 28, 2011.

He retired from Delta after 23 years of employment and was currently employed at the Clayton County Justice Center. Mr. Sweatman was a loyal member of New Hope Baptist Church and was a Mason for 50 years.    Read More»

Coweta's Seabaugh named new deputy state treasurer

Republican State Sen. Mitch Seabaugh of Sharpsburg will be trading in his politician's wares for those of a prominent state employee. Read More»

Lester Ray Duncan, 80, of Newnan

Mr. Lester Ray Duncan, 80, of Newnan, Ga., passed away on Sept. 14, 2011.

Mr. Duncan is a former resident of Lakewood Christian Manor. He retired from Genuine Auto Parts, where he worked as a parts delivery man.

Being an avid collector, he enjoyed increasing his collections of belt buckles, plates, guns and coins. Read More»

Ground broken for the Newnan Centre

Ground was broken Sept. 9 for the 16,000 square-foot Newnan Centre on Lower Fayetteville Road in Newnan. The facility is a project of the Newnan Convention Center Authority. Shoveling dirt for the groundbreaking were, from left, authority members Theodora Stegall, Theresa Lovett, Mike Colpoys, Chris Hallman, Cathy Sandlin, Don Bowen and Chairman Parks Avery. Photo/Ben Nelms.

The Centre for Performing and Visual Arts on Lower Fayetteville Road in Newnan is about to get a new neighbor. The Sept. 9 groundbreaking ceremony for the 16,000 square-foot Newnan Centre means that by next July the side-by-side facilities will add another level of civic opportunities to the Coweta County community.

The Newnan Centre is a project of the Newnan Convention Center Authority. Like The Centre that will be situated directly to the east, the Newnan Centre is expected to provide another venue for meetings, arts and civic activities to Newnan and the Coweta County community. Read More»

Ruth Ann Adamek, age 68 of Newnan

  Mrs. Ruth Ann Adamek, 68, of Newnan, Ga,. passed away Aug. 29, 2011. She was born Feb. 20, 1943 in Bay City, Mich. and the daughter of Walter Knoerr & Ida Feinauer Knoerr.

Ruth was a loving wife, mother, grandmother & sister who spent many years as a kindergarten teacher and a Mary Kay director.

She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Norma Schulz, brother Lyman Knoerr & sister-in-law Jeanne Peters. Read More»

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