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Healthy Life Chiropractic named Coweta Chamber and SouthTowne Motors Small Business of the Year

Growth Category Winner:  Lindsey's Inc., Realtors Frank Barron, Chip Barron, pictured with Carole Ann Fields, Director of Programs, The Chamber and Steve Mader, owner/operator of SouthTowne Motors. Photo/Special.

Healthy Life Chiropractic was named The Chamber and SouthTowne Motors Small Business of the Year May 22 during the NuLink Early Bird Forum.

“Chosen from a field of over 150 nominated companies and ten finalists, Healthy Life Chiropractic owner Dr. Tina McKay and her staff demonstrated exemplary business success as well as a high-level of Chamber and community involvement,” according to the announcement from the Newnan-Coweta Chamber of Commerce.

From the 10 finalists, Prosperity Awards were given in three categories recognizing the best in each. Winners include:
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Ronald Blaine Gunny, 70, of Newnan

Ronald Blaine Gunny, 70, of Newnan, passed away May 1, 2012.

"Gunny" as he was known to most, was a family man who was a great provider and loved his family dearly. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather.
He was a true patriot at heart and served his country in the U.S. Army. Following his military duty he joined United Airlines as a Ground Service Employee and retired with over 35 years of service.

Gunny was a lover of country music, cars, animals, the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Atlanta Braves.

He was preceded in death by his wife Patricia Ziner Gunny. Read More»

Cinderella and the Prince: Together again in NTC’s ‘Epic Proportions’

By Joan Doggrell
Special to The Citizen

“Epic Proportions,” a fast-paced comedy by Larry Coen and David Crane, opens at Newnan Theatre Company on May 10. Artistic Director Paul Conroy is directing Justin Jessel, William Pratesi, and Laura Pratesi in this satirical tale of an attempt to make the movie epic to end all movie epics. One of the narrator’s lines is, “This is a story about…a lot of things.” Read More»

Here’s your Citizen Spring/Summer 2012 FAQFinder

Here’s your Citizen Spring/Summer 2012 FAQFinder

The Citizen Newspapers presents the Spring/Summer 2012 FAQFinder. Click here to access the digital edition.

FAQ stands for Frequently Asked Questions and the goal of this publication is to be the place to go to find those answers and to point your in the right direction for finding more information about the things you need to know. Read More»

Missouri Massengill, age 86, of Newnan

Mrs. Missouri Massengill age 86, passed away on April 16, 2012 at her residence in Newnan Ga.

She was born in Claiborne, Tenn. to the late Ira Cosby and Ethel Bradford.

She is preceded in death by her husband Wint Massengill.

She is survived by her sons, Ned Massengill and his wife Jeannie, and Darrell Massengill and his wife Leigh. She is also survived by her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Wed. April 18, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Harvest Tabernacle Baptist Church in Jonesboro Ga., with Dr. Joe Arthur officiating. Read More»

Deborah Fricks Appleton, 53, of Newnan

Deborah "Debbie"Fricks Appleton, 53, of Newnan, Ga., passed away Wed., April 11, 2012 in the company of her family.

She was born August 15, 1958, in San Antonio, Texas to James Larry Fricks and Myra Ann Simpson Fricks. She graduated from Southaven High School in Southaven, Miss., in 1976. Read More»

Shenandoah Blvd. in Newnan to get rehab

The rehabilitation of Shenandoah Boulevard was approved April 3 by a unanimous vote of the Coweta County Commission.

Commissioners approved the $1.337 million low bid by C.W. Matthews Contracting Co. that will rehabilitate the roadway between Ga. Highway 34 and Lower Fayetteville Road. Read More»

Hogansville man faces murder charge in Newnan shooting

A Hogansville man has been charged with murder in the March 31 shooting death of Newnan resident James Christopher Johnson III outside the Corner Tavern.

Newnan Police Chief Buster Meadows said detectives were called to the Corner Tavern on the Newnan Crossing Bypass in reference to a shooting on March 31 at approximately 11 p.m. Arriving at the scene, Detective Sgt. Brent Blankenship responded to the scene and was advised that 25 year-old James Christopher Johnson III of Newnan was shot one time in the chest by Adam Lee Edmondson, 26, of 227 Oak Street in Hogansville, Meadows said. Read More»

Barbara Ruth Boyles, age 72 of Newnan

Mrs. Barbara Ruth Boyles

"Many women do noble things, but you surpass them all." Proverbs 31:29.

Mrs. Barbara Ruth Boyles, age 72 of Newnan died at her residence on March 10, 2012 surrounded by her loving family. Through even the darkest days with her terminal illness, she "gave God the glory" and entered into glory the way she lived her life. To meet her was to love her and she will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Her children and grandchildren were her heart. Read More»

G. Belinda Stanford McEachern of Newnan

G. Belinda Stanford McEachern died unexpectedly Feb. 25, 2012 while on a cruise in the Caribbean.

She was born Feb. 11, 1953, the daughter of Glover Kenneth Stanford and Betty Jones Stanford.

Her father preceded her in death in 1997. She was also predeceased by her dear sisters Faye S. Moore and an infant sister Kathy Elaine Stanford. Read More»

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