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Newnan launches pedestrian safety campaign

The city of Newnan is starting a Pedestrian Safety public awareness campaign “Safe STEP." The city will begin conducting an ongoing campaign to remind drivers to look for pedestrians; and to encourage pedestrians to use crosswalks and follow the pedestrian signal indications. Read More»

Newnan to host 7th annual Citizen Academy

Newnan to host 7th annual Citizen Academy

The City of Newnan announces its Newnan Citizen Academy, a free six week course provided to city residents, business owners, and property owners, over the age of 18, to educate and inform the citizens of Newnan about every aspect of city government in Newnan. Read More»

'The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds' at NCTC

From left, Merry Arace, Katie Ruttinger and Jennifer Dorrell rehearse a scene from the upcoming production of “The Effects of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds” at Newnan Community Theatre Company. Photo/Special.

The Newnan Community Theatre Company’s next production in their 2010 Season is the classic drama “The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Paul Zindel. The show opens Aug. 12 and runs Thursday through Sunday for two weekends. This show is recommended for audiences ages 13 and up. Read More»

Newnan man lost in Wyoming river

Tragedy struck a Newnan family over the weekend as they vacationed with family and friends at Yellowstone National Park. Forty-six year-old Joel Fegarido was swept away in the Snake River and presumed drowned after jumping in the river to assist his 10 year-old son who was being pulled by the current. Read More»

Pickin' on the Square

There’s nothing like a little free-wheeling to get the afternoon going around the Courthouse Square in Newnan. Area musicians gathered recently to play some of their favorite tunes as part of “Pickin’ on the Square.”

There’s nothing like a little free-wheeling to get the afternoon going around the Courthouse Square in Newnan. Area musicians gathered recently to play some of their favorite tunes as part of “Pickin’ on the Square.”

On the march

On the march

The soldiers of Newnan’s National Guard Bravo Company 2/121 marched through downtown Saturday afternoon in route to a ceremony in their honor at the First Baptist Church. The unit has served in Iraq and Afghanistan. Photo/Ben Nelms.

On the march

The soldiers of Newnan’s National Guard Bravo Company 2/121 marched through downtown Saturday afternoon in route to a ceremony in their honor at the First Baptist Church. The unit has served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

The soldiers of Newnan’s National Guard Bravo Company 2/121 marched through downtown Saturday afternoon in route to a ceremony in their honor at the First Baptist Church. The unit has served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Newnan Catholic church members will honor their patron saint July 21

Members of Saint Mary Magdalene Catholic Church in Newnan are preparing to honor their patron saint. Although the official date is Thursday, July 22, the parish is planning a vigil Mass at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 21. The special liturgy will focus on the saint’s life and her faithful dedication and following of Jesus Christ.

Saint Mary Magdalene stood at the foot of the cross on which Jesus was crucified, accompanied by his mother Mary. She was the first disciple to find that he had risen from the dead as he promised and she proclaimed his Resurrection to the other apostles. Read More»

Southcrest Church in Newnan will offer Worship Music Camp for youth

Youth in grades 6-12 in the south Atlanta area may be interested in attending a Worship Music Camp in Newnan, which will be held June 21-15 at Southcrest Church, 365 Walt Sanders Memorial Drive.

The cost is $150. Individual sessions also are available at $20 per session.

There will be clinics for voice, guitar, bass, drums/percussion and keyboards led by top music instructors who are worship leaders. Each day will start at 9 a.m. and end at 1 p.m. and will have scheduled individual sessions starting at 1:30 p.m. Read More»

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