Coweta County

Newnan hospice plans remembrance service Nov. 4

The annual Service of Remembrance sponsored by Healthfield Hospice will be held Nov. 4 at 6 p.m. at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 1250 Lora Smith Road, Newnan (corner of Lora Smith and Ga. Highway 34, west of Thomas Crossroads.)

Families whose loved ones have passed away within the past year are invited to share in this special time of remembrance.

The service includes music and lighting of candles for each person who is being remembered. A special reception for family members follows the service.

RSVP to 770-502-1104 and direct questions to Debbie Rose at that number. Read More»

Senoia library moves closer to reality

The Senoia Planning Commission Tuesday night voted to recommend that the City Council next month approve the site plan and landscape plan for the new Senoia Library to be located on city property along Pylant Street. The project could go to bid before the end of the year. Read More»

Crook family nears one century of business in Senoia

Crook family nears one century of business in Senoia

It is as much about home as it is about business. And though the scope of the family business has grown over nearly a century, lifelong Senoia resident Ellis Crook and his son Greg are an example of the belief that history is relevant and that providing good service is the key to the future.

Ellis Crook today is the owner of Crook’s Market Place, Crook’s Tire Pros tire center, the convenience store next door, the new Addy building immediately to the east where Crescent South Insurance is located and the Food Outlet in Newnan that opened in May on Temple Avenue in Newnan. Read More»

Veterans showered with appreciation in Newnan

Veterans showered with appreciation in Newnan

It was a first for Coweta County and its veterans. The Veterans Appreciation Muster was held in Veterans Park in Newnan Saturday morning. The occasion included remarks from Gen. Don Harvel (USAFNG), Congressman Lynn Westmoreland, Coweta County Commission Chairman Paul Poole and Newnan Mayor Keith Brady. The event concluded with a Huey helicopter fly-by and a musket salute by the Marquis de LaFayette Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution.

Coweta BoE candidates have their say

The decision by voters on the winners of two contested seats on the Coweta County Board of Education is less than two weeks away. The Citizen asked the five candidates for those seats to respond to questions that are relevant to public education, both now and for the future. Their responses are provided below.

The candidates for the District 1 seat include Jimmy Harrison, Amy Dees and Andrew Krause. Candidates for the District 1 At-large seat include incumbent Michael Sumner and challenger April Parker. Responses by Harrison are not included because his remarks were not submitted. Read More»

New residential zoning proposed for Senoia

A request at a public hearing before the Senoia Planning Commission Monday to amend a portion of the zoning ordinance pertaining to residential zoning districts has been recommended for further review when the city looks at the Comprehensive Plan in 2014.

Proposed by Heritage Pointe subdivision resident Don Rehman, the request suggested that a new zoning category, R-40 RHS (Residential Housing Subdivision) be created. Read More»

Cell companies want two stealth towers in east Coweta

The Coweta County Commission next month will hear two rezoning requests that would locate two stealthy cell towers in east Coweta. The two requests were made by T-Mobile South and Skyway Towers. The requests conform to the cell tower ordinance adopted two years ago and are being recommended for approval by the county’s planning department.

Both applicants are requesting a special use permit on the Rural Conversation-zoned properties to place a 150-foot multi-user monopine (simulated pine tree) telecommunications tower with supporting ground equipment for wireless communications on the respective sites. Read More»

Coweta, Fayette families flock to EMC’s 63rd Annual Member Celebration

Dr. Bidemi Leyimu discusses health concerns with Ed Parrot at the Piedmont Newnan Hospital health fair during the EMC’s Oct. 9 celebration. Photo/Coweta-Fayette EMC.

Over 2,500 people turned out for Coweta-Fayette EMC’s Member Appreciation Day, held Oct. 9 on a picture-perfect fall morning at cooperative headquarters in Palmetto. Read More»

Coweta Chamber to hold candidates forum

The Newnan-Coweta Chamber of Commerce will host a candidates forum on Monday, Oct. 18 to give Coweta County citizens the chance to hear ideas from and pose questions to those running for local and national office.

The forum will be held at the Chamber’s offices in Newnan at 6 p.m. and will feature U.S. Representative District Three challenger Democrat Frank Saunders and incumbent Republican Lynn Westmoreland.  Read More»

Senoia DDA to hold D-1 BoE forum

Candidates for the Coweta County School Board will speak and take questions at a forum to held on Monday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. at the Freeman-Sasser Building in Senoia. Each candidate will make a brief presentation about themselves and their platforms. The public will have the opportunity to submit questions, which will be chosen at random by the moderator and presented to the candidates. Read More»

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