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Baptism, Bing Rupert Ellis

Shown are L-R, are Gardner, Lei, Andy, and Bing Ellis, and Epps. Photo/Special.

Bing Rupert Ellis, son of Philip Andrew Ellis and Lei Collins Ellis of Newnan, received the Sacrament of Holy Baptism on May 1, 2011, during the 8:30 a.m. service at The Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg. The sacrament was administered by Bishop David Epps, rector of Christ the King, with Deacon James Gardner assisting. Shown are, L-R, are Gardner, Lei, Andy, and Bing Ellis, and Epps. Photo/Special.

Thanks for WWII Heritage days

On behalf of the history teachers of the Coweta-Fayette County area, we are most thankful to the men and women of the Dixie Wing Commemorative Air Force for hosting WW II Heritage Days at Falcon Field.

The planes, vehicles, WW II re-enactors, displays, and the entire atmosphere was a fantastic hands-on history experience that goes far beyond what a student would ever encounter in a classroom.

Above and beyond that were the WW II veterans that were able to share first-hand experiences with the public. I particularly enjoyed speaking with Mr. Ron Mooney, a Pearl Harbor survivor. Read More»

Stevens-Wilson engagement

Sarah Ashleigh Stevens engaged to Benn Charles Wilson

Mr. and Mrs. John Stevens of Gainesville, Fla., announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Ashleigh Stevens, to Benn Charles Wilson, son of Jimmy Wilson of Newnan and Ms. Becky Wilson of Brooks. Read More»

Newnan Community Theatre presents 'Evie's Waltz'

Newnan Community Theatre presents 'Evie's Waltz'

The Matthews’ teenage son has been suspended from school. His parents are going ahead with their patio barbeque anyway. When their son’s girlfriend Evie arrives they are dragged into the realization that all the elements of a horror scene have converged -- now. Can this frightened 17 year old avert tragedy? Or will she drive the bus over the cliff? Find out for yourself at the Georgia Premiere of Carter W. Lewis’s “Evie’s Waltz,” opening this week in the Black Box at the Newnan Community Theatre Company. Read More»

Newnan man arrested for child molestation

A 22 year-old Newnan man was arrested April 8 on multiple charges relating to the molestation of a six year-old Newnan boy.

Brandon Michael Murphy of Berry Avenue was charged with aggravated sodomy, aggravated child molestation, kidnapping and enticing a minor for indecent purposes, according to Newnan Police Department records. Read More»

Newnan Community Theatre presents 'Cinderella'

You know what they say, if the shoe fits...you get to marry the prince.

Newnan Community Theatre will present Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” Thursdays-Sundays, Mar. 17-27. Read More»

Service of Remembrance set for Thursday

The springtime Service of Remembrance sponsored by Healthfield Hospice will be held on March 17, at 6 p.m. in St. Paul Episcopal Church, 576 Roscoe Road (Highway 70) in Newnan.

The Church is located less than one mile from the Bypass West intersection with Highway 70.

Families whose loved ones have completed their earthly journey during the past year are invited to share in this special time of remembrance. The service includes music and a special time for each person who is being remembered.

A reception for family members follows the service. Read More»

Playing music on the square

Playing music on the square

Spring is nearly here and the banjo and guitar picks were flying recently, along with a host of other instruments, as more than 30 area residents gave an impromptu performance at Pickin’ on the Square in downtown Newnan.

President Theodore Roosevelt coming to Newnan

The Newnan-Coweta Historical Society will present “An Evening with President Teddy Roosevelt” as portrayed by Joe Wiegand. Roosevelt will appear at the Wadsworth Auditorium, 25 Jefferson Street in Newnan, on Thursday, Mar. 24 at 7 p.m. He will speak on his life and careers. Admission will be $5 (students $3). Tickets will be available at the Male Academy Museum, 30 Temple Avenue, Newnan (770-251-0207), Scott’s Bookstore at 28 South Court Square, Newnan and at the door the evening of the performance. Read More»

Newnan museum property gets a face lift for Arbor Day

Newnan museum property gets a face lift for Arbor Day

The grounds of the Male Academy Museum in Newnan was the site of an Arbor Day presentation Feb. 18 when the city was presented with a certificate of appreciation by the Arbor Day Foundation for its 21 years as a Tree City USA. Pictured, from left, are Newnan Mayor Keith Brady, Newnan Tree Commission members Jeannine Jackson and Millie Coggin, Chief Ranger Terry Quigley and city crew leader Sean West.

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