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Newnan launches redevelopment incentive program

Newnan last week announced the launch of an economic development incentive program that targets redevelopment projects. Read More»

Say hello to first baby born in 2013 in Fayette

Say hello to first baby born in 2013 in Fayette

Kimberly and Joel Dover beam about the birth of their daughter, Allison Kate Dover, the first child born in Fayette County in 2013. Baby Allison was born on Jan. 1, 2013 at 3:02 a.m. and came into the world weighing 6 lbs. 4.5 ounces and 19 inches long. The baby was delivered by Dr. Heather Turner at Piedmont Fayette Hospital. The Dovers have two other children and reside in Newnan. Photo/Special.

Coweta man charged with child porn violations

A Newnan man has been indicted for receiving and distributing child pornography on the Internet, according to officials from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Atlanta.

Justin Corley, 32, is charged with one count each of distributing child pornography, receiving child pornography and possessing child pornography by using “peer to peer” file sharing programs, officials said. Read More»

Coweta’s Cornerstone UMC to offer live 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»

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.

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