Newnan

Squire Parsons will perform at New Lebanon in Newnan

New Lebanon Baptist Church will host Squire Parsons Live in Concert on Saturday, Feb 5, at 7 p.m.The concert is free. A love offering will be received.

A native of West Virginia, Parsons became the baritone singer for the Kingsmen Quartet in 1975 and in 1979 went into solo ministry.

In 2008, he was inducted into the Southern Gospel Music Association’s, “Hall Of Fame,” in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. Read More»

Gossett-York - engagement

Jana Gossett engaged to Tyler York

Bruce and Jan Gossett of Peachtree City announce the engagement of their daughter, Jana Gossett, to Tyler York, son of David and Wanda York of Senoia.

The wedding will be March 19, 2011, at The Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg.

Following a honeymoon in Berlin, Germany and Prague, Czech Republic, the couple will reside in Newnan.

Watts - birth

John and Tammi (Larson) Watts of Newnan announce the birth of their daughter, Kylie Watts, on Dec. 22, 2010, at Piedmont-Fayette Hospital. Kylie weighed 6 lbs., 11 oz. and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Bob and Nancy Larson of Stevens Point, Wis., Becky Watts of Tempe, Ariz., and John and Robin Watts of Springfield, Mo. Kylie was welcomed home by her step brothers, Tim, age 18 and Brandon, age 13.

Ms. Mary E. McCord, 85, of Newnan

Ms. Mary E. McCord, 85, of Newnan, GA formerly of Fayetteville, GA died January 19, 2011.

She was born in Garfield, GA to D.C. Johnson & Josie Lawrence Johnson. Ms. McCord was a member of Heatherwood Baptist Church. Read More»

Mike Speck Trio to appear in Newnan

Two local Newnan churches, Westside Baptist Church and New Lebanon Baptist Church, will host the Mike Speck Trio when it comes to Newnan Sunday, Jan. 23.

Westside Baptist Church will host the singing group for the 11 a.m. morning worship hour. New Lebanon Baptist Church will host the group at the 6 p.m. evening service. Read More»

Puckett-Gareau - engagement

Jennifer Paige Puckett engaged to Martin Patrick Gareau

Rick Puckett of Douglasville and Mrs. Cindy Farr of Newnan announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Paige Puckett, to Martin Patrick Gareau, son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Gareau of Cleveland, Ohio.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Ms. Hettie Ratliff of Union City and Mr. and Mrs. C.J. Puckett of Douglasville. She is a graduate of Fayette County High School and the University of Georgia.

The future groom is the grandson of Ms. Olga Suponic and Ms. Betty Gareau of Cleveland, Ohio. He is a graduate of Lake Catholic High School and the University of Dayton, Ohio. Read More»

The Carnegie showcases several events in January

Come to The Carnegie in downtown Newnan for an informative seminar with local financial advisor Sam Madaris Jr. In “Take Stock in the Market” you will learn basic stock terminology and time-proven strategies for investing in stocks. This program will be Wednesday, Jan. 19 at 10 a.m. Refreshments will be served. Read More»

Clinton news conference reveals weak Obama

President Obama’s recent “impromptu” news conference with former president Bill Clinton was yet another reminder to both liberals and conservatives just how far Obama’s star has fallen since he took office. Read More»

Crowds bundle up for Newnan Christmas parade

Crowds bundle up for Newnan Christmas parade

The frigid weather in Newnan last Sunday could not quell the excitement at the city’s annual Christmas parade. The parade attracted 70 entries and enormous crowds that lined Jackson and LaGrange streets. Whether floats signifying the Nativity or a Christmas tree loaded with ornaments or marching bands and organizations wanting to participate, all were present for the parade that began downtown and proceeded along a frozen parade route to Newnan High School. Photo/Ben Nelms

Christmas comes to Senoia, Newnan this weekend

It’s that time of year. The Christmas season is here and so are the parades and festivities this weekend in Senoia and Newnan. Light Up Senoia festivities will be held Saturday, followed by Newnan’s annual Christmas parade on Sunday. Weather for both events should include relatively clear skies and cool temperatures.

Light Up Senoia festivities will begin downtown on Saturday afternoon at 4:30 p.m. As usual, the afternoon will be filled with a variety of venues including Santa’s workshop, music and entertainment and plenty of goodies at the food court. Read More»