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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»

Newnan Youth Council visits Ga. capitol

Newnan Youth Council visits Ga. capitol

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.
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Moore-Bangsboll

Mr. and Mrs. Bangsboll

Erin Daye Moore and Brandon Mark Bangsboll were married at Dunaway Gardens in Newnan on Oct. 10, 2009. The bride’s pastor, the Rev. Justin Kollmeyer, conducted the wedding.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Moore of Brooks. She is the granddaughter of Lee Goddard of Lawrenceville and Jennie Mae Moore and the late Daye Moore of Old Fort, Tenn. She is a graduate of Fayette County High School with an undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia and a master’s from Georgia Institute of Technology. She is a social science analyst for the Department of Defense. Read More»

Martin L. Justice, 29, Newnan

Martin L. Justice, 29, of Newnan died Tuesday, March 2, 2010 at Piedmont Newnan Hospital.

He was born June 9, 1980 in Atlanta to Kyle & Gay Justice.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, March 4, 2010 at 7 pm in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St, Newnan. The family will greet friends following the memorial service at McKoon Funeral Home. Read More»

NCTC presents 'And Baby Makes Seven'

Imaginary vs. real children, one would think the real children would be more difficult.  But as the game in Newnan Community Theatre Company’s production of “And Baby Makes Seven” progresses, the parents find the imaginary children are affecting them more than they ever realized. Read More»

NCTC presents an evening of comedy

The cast of Newnan Community Theatre’s NITWITS. Photo/Special.

What do you get when you put a veteranarian, a banker, and a teacher on stage? We really don’t know, but we’ll be finding out when the NITWITS return on February 20th to Newnan Community Theatre Company (NCTC). Read More»

NCTC announces auditions for ‘Brer Rabbit Stories’

Boys and girls, ages 5 to 12, are invited to audition for Newnan Community Theatre Company’s original production, “Brer Rabbit Stories.” Brer Rabbit is a trickster who uses wit and words to escape from sticky situations. The author who popularized the Brer Rabbit stories is Joel Chandler Harris. He was born in Eatonton , Georgia . The children will participate in the creation and staging of half dozen or more of these endearing and charming folk tales, which originally came from West Africa . Read More»

NCTC announces auditions for ‘Cabaret’

The musical “Cabaret” by Joe Masteroff takes places in Germany in the 1930s. The audience is invited, by the emcee, to escape to the Kit Kat Klub and leave all their troubles behind. Newnan Community Theatre Company (NCTC) will present the show in May. Read More»

Thomas Hamilton Vickery

Thomas Hamilton "Tom" Vickery Jr., 83, Griffin, died Feb. 1, 2010. He was born Nov. 17, 1926. He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Hamilton and Robbie Burnham Vickery, and sons Ronald Vickery, and Donald Vickery. He served in the United States Merchant Marines and upon returning to civilian life, worked in his father's painting contracting business. He later pursued a career in law enforcement, retiring with the rank of lieutenant after 28 years on the Newnan Police Department. He enjoyed traveling and spending time on Greenwood Lake in Heard County. Read More»

Cynthia S. Whiteman

Cynthia S. Whiteman, 55, Newnan, died Jan. 27, 2010. She had taught school in Clayton County for 30 years. During her teaching career she was frequently voted the Most Outstanding Teacher of the Year for her school. She was preceded in death by her mother, Gloria Edwards Sylvester in 1985. Services were at the Peachtree City United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dr. Herzen Andone officiating. Read More»