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Charles Mulvenna of Newnan

Charles Mulvenna

Mr. Charles Mulvenna of Newnan, Ga., returned to the Lord on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, after a long and courageous battle with Leukemia complicated by Parkinson's disease. He was 82.

Charles was born in Kearny N.J. to Charles A. Mulvenna and Alice Wallace. The family returned to their native land of Scotland where they resided until 1949 when Charles and his sister came back to the United States. They were later joined by their three brothers and parents. Read More»

DiBenedetto-Bryant Engagement

Dr. Christina DiBenedetto engaged to Marshall Bryant

Dr. & Mrs. John DiBenedetto are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Dr. Christina DiBenedetto to Marshall Bryant, son of Terry Wilson and Leland Bryant.

The future bride is a 2003 graduate of McIntosh High School, a 2007 graduate of The University of Georgia with her Bachelor of Agriculture degree and a 2013  graduate of The University of Georgia with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree.   She is practicing small animal medicine in Newnan, Ga. Read More»

Icy driving conditions already

This is the icy view on Robinson Road in Peachtree City contributed by Seth Langford. Slick conditions all over the county are leading to multiple wrecks.

Vehicles continue to slide off road, get stuck; multiple highways shut down

UPDATED 8:30 p.m. Read More»

Battle of Brown's Mill reenactment slated for next weekend

Those interested in American history will be able to get an up-close look at a portion of it later this month. The weekend of Jan. 24-26 will feature the Battle of Brown’s Mill-Hospital Town Reeanctment 2014.

To be held at the historic battlefield site on Millard Farmer Road, the event will be the kick-off for the upcoming 150th anniversary of the Battle of Brown’s Mill which will include a reenactment of the battle and of Newnan as a “hospital town” during the Civil War. Read More»

John Joseph Trum, Sr. age 54 of Newnan

John Joseph Trum, Sr. age 54 of Newnan, passed away December 7, 2013.

He was born on November 28, 1959 in Elizabeth, N.J. to the late Martin and Jean Golda Trum. Mr. Trum worked in the aviation field for over 30 years.

He is survived by his wife, Diane Trum; children Mike Trum, John Trum, Jr.; brother Martin Trum; and sister, Carol Deamorin.

Condolences can be expressed online at www.mckoon.com. Read More»

Cheerleaders lend a hand for a cure

Cheerleaders lend a hand for a cure

Newnan High School’s cheerleading squad recently organized their annual “Cougars for a Cure Pink Out” to benefit Piedmont Newnan Hospital’s Cancer Wellness program.

The cheerleading squad sold t-shirts and raised funds at a regular season football game, resulting in a $3,000 donation.

Because of philanthropic support such as the “Cougars for a Cure Pink Out,” Cancer Wellness at Piedmont Newnan offers free, with comprehensive services and programs to anyone in the Coweta community affected by cancer at any phase in his or her cancer journey. Read More»

Newnan dentist sentenced in drug case

U.S. Attorney Sally Qulliian Yates on Friday said Hugh Maddux, the former owner of a dental practice in Newnan, has been sentenced for drug distribution. Read More»

Tyrone WWII veteran, 101, addresses Newnan group

Tyrone WWII veteran, 101, addresses Newnan group

The West Georgia Chapter of the Georgia Power Ambassadors on Nov. 11 honored veterans at the organization’s meeting in Newnan. The guest speaker at the meeting was 101-year-old Tyrone resident Lamar Wallace, a veteran of World War II.

As veterans arrived for the meeting at Wesley Woods in Newnan, they were thanked for their service. There were almost 30 veterans in attendance. Each was introduced and their branch of service was announced, said organization spokesperson Theresa Kinzly. Read More»

A lot can happen in 2 years: Coweta company moves to larger space

It was less than two years ago that Scottish firm Air Power and Hydraulics selected Newnan to be its entree into the U.S. market. Now the company is expanding its operations in Coweta County to a larger facility and adding up to 10 employees.

“When Air Power Hydraulics decided to enter the US market, the company chose Coweta County as the base of its new operations,” said Coweta County Development Authority President Greg Wright. Read More»

Input sought for future of downtown Newnan

A Livable Centers Initiative (LCI) grant awarded to Newnan to develop a strategy for addressing future growth, redevelopment and transportation needs in and around downtown is about to be put to good use. The city on Oct. 17 will hold the first of four public meetings designed to receive public input on needed changes that will span the next 20 years. Read More»

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