Newnan

Give Mom a lobster dinner for Mother’s Day

For people looking for a different present for Mother’s Day this year, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Newnan is offering a novel opportunity -— a full, lobster dinner.

Members of the church are taking orders for complete dinners to take home on the day before Mother’s special day. The only thing left to supply is the candlelight.

Since all of the lobsters will be flown in live from Maine, they will have to be ordered by May 1.

Purchasers will receive an e-mail reminder with time and directions on how to pick up their treat. Read More»

Etress

Jonathan and Allison (Bryant) Etress of Newnan announce the birth of their son, Luke Hamilton Etress, at 1:24 p.m. on Feb. 7, 2010, at Fayette Piedmont Hospital in Fayetteville. Luke weighed 8 lbs., 2 oz., and was 21.5 inches long. Grandparents are Pam Bryant of Fayetteville, Rod Bryant of Brooks and Jack and Darlene Etress of Stockbridge. Great-grandparents are Ed and Gerry Draughn of Union City.

Arson responsible for 10 Newnan fires in 6 months

The southeast side of downtown Newnan has been the site arson fires at 10 vacant homes since October. The city of Newnan has posted a $5,000 reward in an effort to help nab Read More»

Newnan Fire Dept. conducts Haz-Mat training this week

Newnan Fire Department will be conducting Hazardous Materials (Haz-Mat) training this week along with the City of Carrollton Fire Department. The training will be at Newnan Coweta Public Safety Training Center on Greison Trail on March 31st beginning at 9:30 a.m. Read More»

Anthony Drive in Newnan to be closed for work beginning April 5

Anthony Drive will be closed to traffic for drainage work beginning on April 5. Local access will be maintained from either Elaine Drive or Jefferson Street.

“Drivers should plan travel in this area accordingly”, said Newnan Public Works Director Michael Klahr. “The repaired section of road will be worth the time and inconvenience the road is closed.”

Newnan honors local Lions Club with a proclamation for White Cane Day

JoAnn Burns (Lions Club member), 'Pilot' The Therapy Dog, Gina Weathersby, Robby Smith (Lions Club member), Bob Smith (Lions Club member), Peter Burns (Lions Club secretary), Moreland Mayor Josh Evans (President- Elect Lions Club) and Newnan Mayor Keith Brady. Photo/Special.

The City of Newnan honored the visually impaired proclaiming Apr. 3 as White Cane Day. Read More»

Skin Cancer Specialists help screen, educate, treat and manage skin cancer

Dr. Mark Chastain of Skin Cancer Specialists examining a patient. Photo/Special.

Dr. Mark Chastain opened the first Skin Cancer Specialists in Marietta in 2003 and three years later, after seeing the need for an office south of Atlanta, opened a location in Newnan. While the practice can assist patients with general dermatology concerns, skin cancer management is the main focus. Read More»

NCTC presents 'Death of a Salesman'

Uncle Billy (Peter Poulos), Willy (Sam Gentry), Linda (Dawn Campion), Biff (Levi Gentry), and Happy (Spencer Jordan) in a scene from NCTC’s production of “Death of a Salesman.” Photo/Chaz Ferguson.

American playwright Arthur Miller’s tragedy, “Death of a Salesman,” continues its performance at Newnan Community Theatre Company March 25, 27 and 28, and April 2, 3 and 4. Read More»

Newnan Youth Council visits Gov. Perdue at capitol

In the front row, from left, are Kiera Patterson, State Representative Lynn Smith, Andrew Jongeneel, Margaret Rose Kazmierczak, Jordin Dombrosky, Trishia Espinoza, Govenor Sonny Perdue, Peyton Shelnutt, Morgan Chandler, Michael Nix, Emily Hays and State Senator Mitch Seabaugh. In the back row are Daniel Nance, Lauren Jongeneel, Jamey Keith, John Ransom, Lindsay Knox, Andrew Copeland and Steven Waldrop. Photo/Special

The Newnan Youth Council (NYC) recently got a taste of Georgia state politics during their visit to the State Capitol. The Youth Council had the chance to visit with Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue and also Lt Governor Casey Cagle. The youth were invited to have lunch with State Representative Lynn Smith, State Representative Billy Horne and State Senator Mitch Seabaugh during their field trip to the Capitol. Read More»

Legal Eyed Drive CD release party tomorrow night at The Alamo

Legal Eyed Drive

Local indie recording artists Legal Eyed Drive will be holding a CD release party for their self-titled debut album at 8 p.m. tomorrow (March 19) at The Alamo in Newnan, Ga.

The band has been playing a limited schedule of selected venues to prepare for the recording of their first release. They have frequently played at local establishments in and around the Atlanta area. Band members include lead vocalist/guitarist/ songwriter- Ken Luellen, drummer- Phillip Neill, acoustic rhythm guitarist- Max Haygood, bassist- Steve Salamanca, and guitarist/ background vocalist- Chad Alexander. Read More»