Coweta County

Edwards-McBride wedding

Mr. & Mrs. McBride

Jesse Joseph McBride and Shannon Lynnette Edwards were married Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010 in a candlelight ceremony at Trinity Anglican Mission Church in Atlanta. Alex Early of Newnan officiated.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Edwards of Marietta. She is the granddaughter of Billie Crocker Edwards and the late Col. William W. Edwards of Macon, and Marian Massalon of Macon. She is a 2009 graduate of Georgia State University and is currently employed by a fabric company. Read More»

Coweta collecting fewer sales tax dollars for schools as retail slides

It’s a sign of the times, the economic times that is. A recent report on the Coweta County School System’s one-cent sales tax (SPLOST) revenues showed that collections dipped by nearly $750,000 between November 2009 and October 2010 compared to the same time a year earlier.

A report by Assistant Superintendent for Finance Keith Chapman showed collections for the period of November 2009 to October 2010 totaled $19,227,614. That compares to the $20,020,788 collected during the one-year period from November 2008 to October 2009. Read More»

Wahna Dresden Noble, 53, of Senoia

Wahna Dresden Noble, 53, of Senoia, Georgia, passed awayTuesday, November 16, 2010 after a long battle with cancer.

She was born in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, June 11, 1957, to the late Wahna and James Barnes. She was married to Timothy M. Noble. She was employed by Malcolm T. Gilliland, in Peachtree City, for over thirty years. Read More»

Camp pleads guilty to drug and conversion charges

Senior U.S. District Judge and Coweta County resident Jack T. Camp Jr. pleaded guilty last week in U.S. District Court in Atlanta to possession of controlled substances and conversion of government property. He will be sentenced on March 4. Read More»

Coweta Charter Academy honors veterans

Coweta Charter Academy honors veterans

The auditorium at the Coweta Charter Academy in Senoia was filled to the brim with students and their parents and grandparents on Veterans Day for the school’s remembrance of all U.S. veterans and their service to their country. Photo: Ben Nelms

Quesinberry speaks at PTC Vets Day event

Quesinberry speaks at PTC Vets Day event

The commemoration of Veterans Day was held Saturday morning in the Commemorative Air Force hanger at Falcon Field. The guest speaker at the event was Steve Quesinberry, who chairs the Department of History and Social Studies at Newnan High School. Read More»

Senoia budget nearly flat for 2011

The Senoia City Council on Monday night heard the first reading of the upcoming $2.1 million FY 2011 General Fund budget that takes effect in January. The second reading and likely approval will come in December.

The 2011 General Fund budget shows an increase in revenues totaling $24,600 over 2010, with revenues and expenditures each totaling $2,128,400. Read More»

Coweta County Animal Control gets $125,000 donation

The Holland M. Ware Charitable Foundation, recognizing the positive steps that Coweta County is taking in animal control, has donated $125,000 to be used for an addition to the shelter.

The money, which came from both the foundation and from Mr. Ware personally, will be used for expanding the intake area of the shelter, said county spokesperson Patricia Palmer. The planned outcome is that more lives will be saved and that boarding opportunities will allow more animals to be adopted locally as well as transported to areas desiring animals to adopt, Palmer said. Read More»

PTC Police issue scam alert

The Peachtree City Police Thursday morning issued an alert to citizens to be aware of two versions of an internet “money scam” that has been reported in the city and surrounding areas.

Version 1:
Victims who are selling items via the internet are receiving checks for an amount significantly more than what the item is being sold for.
Once the check has been received by the victim, the offenders are requesting that the victim deposit the check and wire a third person the difference in the money actually owed and the amount of the check. Read More»

East Coweta drama presents 'Cinderella'

The East Coweta High School’s popular theatre program (known as ECHOStage—East Coweta High On Stage) will be performing Rodgers and Hammerstein’s popular musical "Cinderella."

Don’t miss the musical retelling of this magical love story! Performances will be held on Nov. 18, 19 and 20 at 7 p.m. at the Coweta Centre for the Performing and Visual Arts. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students and senior citizens. Each ticket will have an opportunity to win a Cinderella doll, which will be given away at each performance. This is a wonderful show for the entire family. Read More»

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