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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»

Haywood L. Freeman, 59, of Newnan

Haywood L. Freeman, 59, of Newnan departed his life on September 3, 2011 at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born March 13, 1952 in Chattanooga, Tennessee to Mrs. Jessie L. Freeman Whatley and the late Mr. Charlie Freeman.

He was preceded in death by his stepfather, John C. Whatley.

John was a member of The Dent Chapel A. M. E. Church until his death. He was educated in the Coweta County School System, attending Westside Elementary School and Central High School. Read More»

Zauner-Bringuel engagement

Allison Zauner engaged to Brandon Bringuel

John Zauner of Newnan and Ms. Amy Zauner of Newnan announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison, to Brandon Bringuel, son of Alan and Sebe Bringuel.

The bride-to-be is a 2008 graduate of Northgate High School and is currently a senior at Kennesaw State University. She will graduate in May 2012 with a bachelors degree in early childhood education. Read More»

NCTC presents Ludwig's 'Twentieth Century'

“Twentieth Century” stars Diane Mitchell as Lily Garland and Scott Pollak as Oscar Jaffe. Photograph by Randy Drake.

By Joan Doggrell
Special to The Citizen

“Twentieth Century” opens at NCTC on Thursday, August 25, at 8:00 pm. Paul Conroy, NCTC’s artistic director, is personally directing this fast-paced comedy. NCTC has previously staged Ken Ludwig’s “Lend Me a Tenor” and “Moon over Buffalo.” Read More»

Mal Landais, age 69, of Newnan

Mal Landais, age 69, of Newnan, Ga., peacefully passed away on Aug. 22, 2011. He was a Vietnam veteran.

He is survived by his wife, Susan Landais; mother-in-law, Bette Ryff of Fayetteville, Ga.; sister Louisa Martinez of Lorain, Ohio, brother Lee Landais of Amhert, Ohio; sons, Bryan Lehrer (Marife Lehrer) of Davie, Fla., Andy Ryff (Dionne Ryff) of Fayetteville, Ga., and Conrad Landais (Charlie Chinnici) of Dumont, N.J.; Read More»

James Henry Hambrick, Sr., 90, of Newnan

James Henry Hambrick, Sr., 90, of Newnan, GA passed away August 21, 2011.

Mr. Hambrick was born in Atlanta, GA, the son of Henry Sterling Hambrick & Ethel Leona Tilley Hambrick. He served in the U. S. Army during World War II. He was retired as an electrician with IBEW Local 613.

He is preceded in death by his son Johnny Hambrick, Sr. and grandsons Jim Hambrick & John “Bubba” Hambrick, Jr. Read More»

Cool treats on a warm Newnan Market Day

Cool treats on a warm Newnan Market Day

There is nothing quite like a bit of cool refreshment on a warm summer afternoon. And that is exactly what Brooklyn Brown (age 2) and Matthew Brown (age 3) found recently in downtown Newnan during one of the city’s many Market Day events. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Newnan to hold Citizen Academy

Newnan residents wanting to learn more about how local government operates have the perfect venue coming their way beginning in September. Registration is underway for a hands-on Citizen Academy that cover topics from city ordinances to economic development and public meetings to public safety.

 City Public Information Officer Gina Snider said the annual Newnan Citizen Academy is held in the fall. The academy this year will begin Sept. 12 and run through Oct. 25. Snider said registration for this year’s Newnan Citizen Academy is underway and will close on Aug. 31. Read More»

Alyce Irene Menet, 89, of Newnan

Alyce Irene Menet, age 89, of Newnan, GA went to be with the Lord on August 10, 2011.

She was born in Chicago, Ill., on July 28, 1922 to the late Eric and Olga Anderson. She lived in Vista, CA for many years and was a retired employee of the state of California. She moved to Newnan in 2002 and she was a member of Peachtree City Church of Christ.

Alyce was preceded in death by her loving husband of 49 years, Ernest Menet. Read More»

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