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NCTC announces auditions for “Death of a Salesman,” Feb. 1 and 2

The American classic, ”Death of a Salesman” by Arthur Miller, is the story of a man in search of the American Dream.

Auditions for the drama will be held on Feb. 1 and 2 at Newnan Community Theatre Company in downtown Newnan. There are roles for eight men, ages 20s to 60s, and five women, ages 20s to 60s. Auditions will begin at 7 p.m. Actors may attend either evening to try out for a role. Those trying out for a role will be asked to do a cold reading from the script. No experience is necessary to audition. NCTC is an all-volunteer theatre. Read More»

British farce, ‘What The Butler Saw’ comes to NCTC

From left Randy Drake, Brian Walsh, Robby Culp, Chaz Ferguson, Ann Kohen, Trey Stephens.  In front, Scott Pollak. Photo/Kelsey G

By Tony Daniel
Special to The Citizen

The Newnan Community Theatre Company kicks off the 2010 season tonight with their production of “What The Butler Saw.” Written by Joe Orton, this over-the-top British comedy sets the farcical tone early, when Dr Prentice (played by Trey Stephens) tries to seduce his newest employee, Geraldine (played by Jennifer Sovik). When the good doctor’s wife catches him in the act, the fun begins. The characters fly in and out, and insanity takes over. Read More»

Jessie M. Cook

Jessie M. Cook Newnan, died Jan. 16, 2010. He was born Jan. 20, 1928 in Coweta County. He was preceded in death by his parents, Tom and Earlie Zachary Cook, four brothers, four sisters, and one child. No services are planned.. Survivors include 10 children; two sisters; two brothers-in-law; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Roscoe Jenkins Funeral Home, Newnan, was in charge.

Rufus Pritchett Cheaves

Rufus Pritchett Cheaves, Newnan, died Jan. 18, 2010. He was born Oct. 27, 1936. He was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew and Bertha Moore Cheaves, and all his siblings. He joined the St. John Baptist Church at an early age. Services were at the Jones Hill Chapel United Methodist Church with interment at the church cemetery. Read More»

Robert Lee Morgan 

 Robert Lee Morgan, 75, Newnan, died Jan. 19, 2010. He was born Sept. 27, 1934. He was preceded in death by his parents,  Roy and Curtis Morgan Beetles, and siblings, Grace Alford and Willie Morgan. He was retired after working 44 years at the Pepsi Cola plant. Read More»

Robert D. McGregor Jr. 

Robert D. McGregor Jr., Newnan, died Jan. 22, 2010. Services were at the Parrott Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Dr. Steve Batts officiating. Interment was at Holly Hill Memorial Park, Fairburn. Read More»

Sara Florine Ferrell Coggin 

Sara Florine Ferrell Coggin, 88, died Jan. 23, 2010. She was born July 17, 1921, the second of three children. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Lee and Rebecca "Beckie" Sprayberry Ferrell, a brother, Duke Ferrell, and her husband, Harold George Coggin. Prior to her retirement she was employed at Custom Draperies. She had attended Sardis Baptist Church. Read More»

Melvin Douglas Morrow

Melvin Douglas Morrow, Newnan, died Jan. 12. 2010. He was born Sept. 13, 1949 in Junction City, Ga. He was preceded in death by his father, Troy Morrow. He was graduated from the Coweta County school system. Shortly after graduation he enlisted in the United States Army and served during the Vietnam War era. He had been a member of the Summer Hill Baptist Church, and was a deacon at the South Ashburn Holiness Church, Ashburn, Ga. Read More»

‘Decisions for end of life’ seminar set for tomorrow

An Adult Speaker Series will be launched at St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church, Newnan, with the program entitled “Making Health Care Decisions Near the End-Of-Life” It will be presented by Dr. Carl Hug, M.D., Ph.D., on Thursday, Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. at the church.

Hug serves as professor of anesthesiology emeritus at Emory University School of Medicine.

No reservations are required and the public is invited to attend.

St. Mary Magdalene is at 3 Village Rd., directly behind the new Coweta Public Library, and just off Ga. Highway 154 and Lower Fayetteville Road.

Newnan man convicted in federal drug case

Newnan resident Juan Campos-Reyes was sentenced in federal court Jan. 11 to 20 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to charges relating to his part in a multi-state cocaine trafficking organization based in Mexico. A Riverdale man and another from Lawrenceville were also sentenced. Read More»