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Newnan’s Cornerstone UMC will present drive-through Nativity

On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 7, 8, and 9, from 6-9 p.m., Cornerstone United Methodist Church at Thomas Crossroads in Newnan will present the inaugural drive-through Nativity as the church’s Christmas gift to the community.

Admission is free. Traffic will enter off Ga. Highway 34.

Visitors can enjoy “The Greatest Gift,” a 10-scene, live cast production from the comfort of their car as their CD player directs them from scene to scene without leaving the parking lot. (Portable CD players available). Read More»

Barbara Oldham Johnson of Newnan

Ms. Barbara Oldham Johnson of Newnan passed away on Nov. 15, 2012.

Ms. Johnson is survived by her daughter, Sarah Harris and her husband, Jeremie of Newnan; sons, Rob Warner of Chester, Va.; Doug Warner and his wife, Gabriela of Anchorage, Alaska; Brian Warner of Colo.; sister, Pamela Pressgrove and her husband Stan of Bolling Green, Ky. and 6 grandchildren.

A private service will be arranged by her family. Those wishing may sign the on line guestbook at www.parrottfuneralhome.com.

In lieu of flowers those desiring may make donations to a charity of your choice. Read More»

'Always...Patsy Cline' comes to Newnan this weekend

'Always...Patsy Cline' comes to Newnan this weekend

The Wadsworth Auditorium in historic downtown Newnan will be really “swinging” as it hosts an independent production of “Always…..Patsy Cline” Nov. 1-4. This presentation, produced by The 4 Friends Project, showcases the Ted Swindley show about Patsy Cline and her relationship with one devoted fan. The 4 Friends Project (Ed and Patty Richardson of Peachtree City and Susan and Charlie Gillespie of Newnan) is a new production company formed by these four friends who are dedicated to the development of quality entertainment on the Southside of Atlanta. Read More»

Annie Iris Browning Bullard, age 84

Mrs. Annie Iris Browning Bullard

Mrs. Annie Iris Browning Bullard passed gently away on the morning of Oct. 29, 2012 at the age of 84 years.

She was born on April 15, 1928 in Laurens County, Ga.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James Isaac Browning and Annie Herndon Browning, her brother, James Waitus Browning and her husband of 53 years, Winston O. "Rusty" Bullard.

Iris was a dedicated member of First Baptist Church in Newnan. Read More»

Coweta pot bust yields money, weapons

An Oct. 12 bust in Newnan yielded approximately eight pounds of marijuana, nearly $20,000 in cash and a number of weapons.

Newnan residents Christopher Smith, 22, and Brittney-Lee Orourke, 19, were charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, according to Coweta County Jail records. Read More»

Worship team members

(L-R) include, front row, Erin Skaggs, Kristen Skaggs, Christi Thompson,  and Rainee Head; second row, Michael Skaggs, Lisa Skaggs, Patricia Buck, Abigail Thompson, and David Fjeran; back row,  Joseph Thompson and Noah Thompson. All are residents of Newnan. Photo/Special.

Members of the Early Service Worship Ministry Team, which leads worship at the 8:30 a.m. Sunday service, were installed recently at The Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg. The team is under the direction of David Fjeran. Members shown (L-R) include, front row, Erin Skaggs, Kristen Skaggs, Christi Thompson, and Rainee Head; second row, Michael Skaggs, Lisa Skaggs, Patricia Buck, Abigail Thompson, and David Fjeran; back row, Joseph Thompson and Noah Thompson. All are residents of Newnan. Photo/Special.

Fundraiser spotlights arthritis awareness

Arthritis is arguably the most common disability in the United States. To help bring needed attention to the disease and its growing presence, the Massage Envy spas in Peachtree City and Newnan on Sept. 19 will hold the “Healing Hands for Arthritis” fundraiser to benefit the Arthritis Foundation. Read More»

Backstage conversations about NTC's 'Seussical'

By Joan Doggrell
Special to The Citizen

The set and costumes are complete, the choreography is in place, and all is set to bring “Seussical” to the Newnan Theatre Company stage. “Seussical,” a musical by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, opens at NTC at 8 p.m. on August 30.

The show debuted on Broadway in 2000 and has been a favorite with children and regional theaters ever since.

Dave Dorrell, director for “Seussical” and managing director for NTC spoke about the show after a recent rehearsal. Read More»

Woods-Killingsworth Wedding

Mr. & Mrs. Killingsworth

Amy Jeanette Woods and Todd Owen Killingsworth were united in marriage January 14, 2012. Rev. Tom Price and Rev. Terry Killingsworth conducted the ceremony at Sandy Creek Baptist Church in Fayetteville, Ga.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Woods of Peachtree City and the granddaughter of Margaret Rafferty and the late Armp Rafferty of Owensboro, Ky., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Byron Woods of Hapeville. Read More»

Cancer Treatment Centers of America opens in Newnan

Nurses Amanda Woodward, (L), a Brooks resident, and Melissa Runyon, of Newnan, were just two of the large number of staff ready to accept first day patients Aug. 15 at the new Cancer Treatment Centers of America hospital located at Ashley Park in Newnan. Photo/Ben Nelms.

The day finally arrived on Wednesday for the Cancer Treatment Centers of America hospital at Ashley Park in Newnan to accept its first patients. And as they began to arrive from across the Southeastern United States, patients and their families entered a state-of-the-art facility that looks more like a luxury hotel. Read More»

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