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Ethica purchases Newnan Nursing & Rehab Center

Newnan Hospital, Inc. announced Apr. 2 that the Newnan Hospital Nursing & Rehabilitation Center has been sold to Macon-based Ethica Health & Retirement Communities.

Newnan Hospital Inc. has operated the 143-bed nursing home, located at 244 Broad St. in Newnan, since purchasing it in 1994 when it was Beaulieu Convalescent Center. When Piedmont Healthcare bought Newnan Hospital in 2007, Newnan Hospital Inc. retained the nursing home because Piedmont did not operate nursing homes. Read More»

Car show in Newnan next Saturday

The Depot History Center at 60 East Broad Street in Newnan, will be the scene of an automobile exhibit: “Automobiles through the Decades.” The Newnan-Coweta Historical Society will present the exhibit on Saturday, Apr. 17 in conjunction with their Tour of Homes. The exhibit will be open from 2-8 p.m. and feature a vehicle from each decade, from a one horsepower buggy of the 19th century to a 400 horsepower automobile of the 21st century. Admission will be free.

NITWITS at NCTC this Saturday

NCTC's improvisational troupe, NITWITS.

If you’re looking for something different and fun to do this Saturday evening, Newnan Community Theatre Company is offering an evening of comedy for $5 per person. Their improvisational comedy troupe, the NITWITS will be performing skits on a variety of themes.  Audience participation is often part of the show. The Apr. 10 show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at the door on the night of the show or you can make a reservation online. You can also purchase your tickets online. Read More»

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»

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