Coweta County

Sen. Seabaugh's gun bill signed into law by Perdue

Gov. Sonny Perdue on Tuesday signed Senate Bill 308 that spells out where it is legal for licensed permit holders to carry guns. SB 308 was sponsored by Sen. Mitch Seabaugh (R-Sharpsburg). Read More»

Retiring Coweta School System employees honored

Retiring Coweta School System employees honored

The attendees at the June 1 Coweta County School System annual retirement banquet, honoring 57 retirees from Coweta Schools, were from left to right, 1st row, Dana Anthony (Madras Middle), Minerva Beadles (East Coweta High), Anne Bond (Ruth Hill Elementary), Kathy Bizarth (Newnan High), Tim Britt (Newnan High), Martha Lee Child (Atkinson Elementary), Evelyn Clark (Canongate Elementary), Karen Cope (Willis Road Elementary), 2nd row, Carol Dallas (Eastside Elementary), John Darrah (Atkinson Elementary), Judy Davis (Arnco-Sargent Elementary), Nancy Davis (Arbor Springs Elementary), Kaye Dunn (Ar Read More»

It was a "Ride to Make History" in Senoia June 5

It was a "Ride to Make History" in Senoia June 5

The motorcycles get ready to leave downtown Senoia Saturday for a scenic ride through Coweta County as part of the “Ride to Make History” fundraiser for the Senoia Area Historical Society. The event also featured a bicycle ride that began at Senoia Children’s Park and ended at the Senoia Area Historical Society Museum on Couch Street.

Lane closures coming June 14-17 on I-85 in Coweta

Contractors for the Georgia Department of Transportation from June 14-17 will be performing major reconstruction of I-85 at different locations between mile marker 39 and 43 (near Exit 41; SR 14/US 27 Alt) in Coweta County. To ensure motorists and contractor safety, this work will warrant lane closures along this section of I-85, which could cause delays.

Georgia DOT reports the following construction activities are tentatively planned for the period of Monday, June 14 through Thursday, June 17: Read More»

Mosquito control in effect for the City of Newnan

The Public Works Department will begin a mosquito management program in June and continue through September, fogging Tuesdays and Fridays from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., weather conditions permitting.  Read More»

Senoia Farmers Market opens

The Senoia Farmers market begins operations Saturday from 9 a.m. through 3 p.m. and will be open on the second Saturday of each month through October. The market is located in the parking lot at city hall.

Senoia reviews vehicle parking ordinance

The Senoia City Council on Monday heard the first reading of an amendment to the “Parking of Vehicles and Trailers” portion of the city’s zoning ordinance that would bring a few changes to the size of the vehicle or trailer and the locations where parking would be allowed.

There were only a few proposed changes to the ordinance. Of those, and if approved by the council, no vehicles or trailers which are eight feet or higher in height and have more than two axles will be permitted to be parked in front of the main building or dwelling or in the side or rear yards of residential dwellings. Read More»

Coweta commissioners approve airport taxiway extension

Coweta County commissioners last week unanimously approved the execution of a contract with the Georgia Dept. of Transportation (GDOT) that will extend the eastside taxiway at the Newnan-Coweta County Airport.

The GDOT contract specified a total of $771,163 for the “East Apron Taxiway and Stubs” project. The contract gives GDOT responsibility for paying for the bulk of the project, though the majority of the cost, $732,605, will come from federal funds while $17,567 will come in the form of state funds.
The project has a local match of $20,991. Read More»

"City of Newnan" store opens at the Carnegie

The Carnegie is now the home of the new City of Newnan’s store.  The store is located on the first floor of the building at 1 LaGrange St.  Samples of items available are in a large display case as you enter the building. Read More»

Bridge work on Reese Road through mid-August

Reese Road at Keg Creek will be closed for bridge replacement effective June 9 through mid-August. The detour uses Odom Road, North Road and McIntosh Trail.

Other closures still in place due to construction include Luther Bailey Road over Dead Oak Creek, Greentop Road over CSX Railroad and Cannon Road over White Oak Creek.