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Here’s your Citizen Spring/Summer 2012 FAQFinder

Here’s your Citizen Spring/Summer 2012 FAQFinder

The Citizen Newspapers presents the Spring/Summer 2012 FAQFinder. Click here to access the digital edition.

FAQ stands for Frequently Asked Questions and the goal of this publication is to be the place to go to find those answers and to point your in the right direction for finding more information about the things you need to know. Read More»

Missouri Massengill, age 86, of Newnan

Mrs. Missouri Massengill age 86, passed away on April 16, 2012 at her residence in Newnan Ga.

She was born in Claiborne, Tenn. to the late Ira Cosby and Ethel Bradford.

She is preceded in death by her husband Wint Massengill.

She is survived by her sons, Ned Massengill and his wife Jeannie, and Darrell Massengill and his wife Leigh. She is also survived by her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Wed. April 18, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Harvest Tabernacle Baptist Church in Jonesboro Ga., with Dr. Joe Arthur officiating. Read More»

Deborah Fricks Appleton, 53, of Newnan

Deborah "Debbie"Fricks Appleton, 53, of Newnan, Ga., passed away Wed., April 11, 2012 in the company of her family.

She was born August 15, 1958, in San Antonio, Texas to James Larry Fricks and Myra Ann Simpson Fricks. She graduated from Southaven High School in Southaven, Miss., in 1976. Read More»

Shenandoah Blvd. in Newnan to get rehab

The rehabilitation of Shenandoah Boulevard was approved April 3 by a unanimous vote of the Coweta County Commission.

Commissioners approved the $1.337 million low bid by C.W. Matthews Contracting Co. that will rehabilitate the roadway between Ga. Highway 34 and Lower Fayetteville Road. Read More»

Hogansville man faces murder charge in Newnan shooting

A Hogansville man has been charged with murder in the March 31 shooting death of Newnan resident James Christopher Johnson III outside the Corner Tavern.

Newnan Police Chief Buster Meadows said detectives were called to the Corner Tavern on the Newnan Crossing Bypass in reference to a shooting on March 31 at approximately 11 p.m. Arriving at the scene, Detective Sgt. Brent Blankenship responded to the scene and was advised that 25 year-old James Christopher Johnson III of Newnan was shot one time in the chest by Adam Lee Edmondson, 26, of 227 Oak Street in Hogansville, Meadows said. Read More»

Barbara Ruth Boyles, age 72 of Newnan

Mrs. Barbara Ruth Boyles

"Many women do noble things, but you surpass them all." Proverbs 31:29.

Mrs. Barbara Ruth Boyles, age 72 of Newnan died at her residence on March 10, 2012 surrounded by her loving family. Through even the darkest days with her terminal illness, she "gave God the glory" and entered into glory the way she lived her life. To meet her was to love her and she will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Her children and grandchildren were her heart. Read More»

G. Belinda Stanford McEachern of Newnan

G. Belinda Stanford McEachern died unexpectedly Feb. 25, 2012 while on a cruise in the Caribbean.

She was born Feb. 11, 1953, the daughter of Glover Kenneth Stanford and Betty Jones Stanford.

Her father preceded her in death in 1997. She was also predeceased by her dear sisters Faye S. Moore and an infant sister Kathy Elaine Stanford. Read More»

Local author will appear at horror convention

Newnan resident Christina Barber has written both fictional books and short stories in the horror genre and has also written a non-fiction book, “Spirits of Georgia’s Southern Crescent.” She will be at the Days of the Dead convention at the Wyndham Peachtree Conference Center this weekend, discussing her books and her new television show, “Hometown Haunts,” which should debut on Charter this spring. Read More»

Danny Wilson is new pastor at Lisbon Baptist in Fayetteville

Danny Wilson, of Newnan

Members of Lisbon Baptist Church announce that they have called a new pastor for the church. Danny Wilson, of Newnan accepted the position effective Feb. 19.

Wilson formerly served at Unity Baptist Church in Newnan.

He and his wife Lynn have two sons, Brian Wilson and his son Zach, a senior at Georgia Southern University, and Cliff Wilson, his wife Lauri and their children Max, and Amelia, all of Newnan. Read More»

Work at Drake Stadium on track for mid-May completion

Work on the $4.8 million project to re-work the seating and provide other modifications at Newnan High School’s Drake Stadium is ongoing and expected to be completed by mid-May. That was the word at the Feb. 14 meeting of the Coweta County Board of Education. Read More»