Coweta County

Coweta okays annexation for commercial use

Coweta County commissioners last week approved a request from the City of Newnan to annex nearly 30 acres on the northwest and southwest corners of Roscoe Road and Millard Farmer Industrial Boulevard for commercial use.

Commissioners had no objection to a proposal by the city to annex the 29.228 acres. County Planning Director Robert Tolleson said the applicant was requesting the city’s CGN (General Commercial) zoning that is similar to the county’s C-7 (Major Shopping Center) zoning. Read More»

Historic courthouse moves closer to completion

Some of the finishing touches are being made to the historic 1904 Coweta County Courthouse, expected to open in October. County commissioners last week approved change orders designed to bring the project closer to completion.

Commissioners gave unanimous approval to change orders totaling $57,669 for work such as basement storm drain pumps, subfloor repairs and framing, exterior metal ceiling repairs, attic window frame repairs, storm sewer inlets and other items. Read More»

Fuller overcomes MSRA - joins Marines

After a car accident in August 2006, 16-year-old Coweta County resident Dustin Fuller suffered a compound fracture in his leg that required a titanium rod implant.  Nearly a year and a half passed, and the wounded area began to appear infected.  Dustin underwent six weeks of treatment for a staph infection in January 2008 to no avail.  His flu-like symptoms remained persistent, and he became dizzy, unable to walk.  Dustin was transferred to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston Feb. Read More»

Senoia Movie Night coming July 31

The Cultural Arts Committee of the Senoia Downtown Development Authority presents “Driving Miss Daisy” on Movie Night in Historic Downtown Senoia on Saturday, July 31. The program will begin at 8:00 p.m. on Main Street in front of the gazebo. Bring your chairs or blankets and enjoy this free showing of a classic film, parts of which were filmed at Riverwood Studios and nearby Starr’s Mill. Main Street between Seavy and Travis streets will be closed at 7pm. A limited number of sponsor tables with preferred seating is available. Read More»

Newnan Deputy Police Chief and Coweta-Fayette EMC Employee Escort WWII Veterans to Washington

In recognition of those willing to make the ultimate sacrifice, Coweta-Fayette Trust, Inc., Board Director Rodney Riggs – also Newnan Deputy Police Chief – and EMC technician Brad Maddox recently volunteered to help some of Georgia’s “Greatest Generation” veterans make the flight of a lifetime to see the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. Read More»

Grantville Gospel Sings move to new location

The monthly Grantville Gospel Sings, which have been held in Grantville’s Railroad Freight Depot, will now be held in Grantville’s New Life Baptist Church, 5710 South U.S. Hwy. 29, directly across the road from Glanton Elementary School.

The sings will begin at 6 p.m. instead of 7 p.m., as they did in the Depot.

The schedule for July includes:Friday, July 23, One Accord from Columbus, Masters Touch from LaGrange, Denny Grimes from Columbus, and Abiding in the Vine from Columbus. Read More»

Marine Corps League adds 47th member

The Marine Corps League Detachment # 1325 is continuing to grow. The newest member, Terry Flott, was sworn in by Commandant George Dienhart at the July Meeting. Flott, who resides in Coweta County, served on active duty for seven years and, along with other duty stations, served in Yuma, AZ with Marine Attack Squadron 214 (VMA-214). He is the owner of Midway Collision in Fayetteville. Flott became the 47th active member of the young detachment.
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Coweta Commission: Lassetter wins/Stover and Blackburn move to Aug. runoff

Update: There were only two local contested races in the Coweta County July 20 Republican Primary. And voters in the races for the District 2 and 3 Coweta County Commission races had their say and re-elected incumbent District 2 Commissioner Tim Lassetter, while District 3 candidates David Stover and Bob Blackburn will face each other again in the Aug. 10 runoff. Read More»

Lamb Birth Announcement

David and Nicole Lamb of Senoia announce the birth of their daughter, Molly Catherine Lamb, at 8:16 a.m. on July 14, 2010, at Fayette Piedmont Hospital in Fayetteville. Molly weighed 7 lbs., 12 oz. and was 19.75 inches long. Grandparents are Wendell and Gail Lamb of Senoia and JoEllen Goodman and the late Gary Goodman of Carthage, N.Y. Molly was welcomed home by sisters Emma and Whitney.

Home off Corinth Road a total loss

Firefighters from Fayetteville and Fayette County fight the flames at an empty Miller Oak Way residence Monday afternoon.

No one was home Monday afternoon as firefighters tried to avoid heat exhaustion as they battled flames at a residence on Millers Oak Way just off Corinth Road in east Fayette County. Crews from Fayetteville and Fayette County worked the blaze that destroyed the home. An investigation into the cause of the fire will be forthcoming.

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