Coweta County

Saint Joseph’s and Piedmont Healthcare explore joint operating company

Saint Joseph’s Health System and Piedmont Healthcare on April 9 announced the signing of a letter agreement to enter exclusive negotiations to create a new partnership in the form of a Joint Operating Company. Both Piedmont Healthcare and Saint Joseph’s are nationally recognized healthcare systems known for their quality, service to the community, and outstanding medical staffs.

The proposed partnership would enable the two healthcare systems to collaborate to better serve the people of North Georgia. Read More»

Russ Breault to present ‘Shroud of Turin Mystery Tour’ at Trinity Fellowship Saturday

The Shroud of Turin Mystery Tour is coming to Trinity Fellowship on Saturday, April 17 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. The highly acclaimed multi-media presentation will be held in the main sanctuary. Admission is free.

The church is at the intersection of Ga. Highways 54 and 34 just across the Fayette-Coweta line in Coweta County. Access is from Ga. Highway 54. Read More»

Tea Parties in PTC, Newnan on Tax Day this Thursday

This time last year a small handful of people in Fayette and Coweta counties decided to mirror similar efforts planned across America by protesting their dissatisfaction with the federal government at Tea Party rallies on April 15. Hundreds attended the local rallies.

Now with local mailing lists totaling a few thousand, the South Atlanta Tea Party Patriots, the Coweta Tea Party and the Fayette/Coweta 9.12 Patriots will be holding events again this year on April 15 in Peachtree City and Newnan. Read More»

2 local GOP reps defend proposed hospital tax, Seabaugh resigns as whip

A controversial proposal to enact a 1.45 percent patient revenue tax on Georgia hospitals for three years was necessary to prevent rural hospitals from closing, according to Read More»

Family Day at Nature, Undisturbed coming April 24

Dale Arrowood brings his Winged Ambassadors to Family Day at Nature, Undisturbed at the Dogwood Gallery in Tyrone April 24.

Southern Conservation Trust, a community land trust, is hosting a Family Day on Saturday afternoon April 24 during Nature, Undisturbed, a nature photography exhibition at the Dogwood Gallery in Tyrone. Read More»

Kay Garner, 63, of Sharpsburg

Kay Garner, 63, of Sharpsburg, formerly of Jonesboro, died April 11, 2010.

She loved to cook for her family and their favorites were her chocolate chess pie and almond chicken. She enjoyed reading and traveling but most of all enjoyed her family. She was “Nana” to her grandchildren and loved to support them in sporting events. Read More»

Youth recreation set to begin in Palmetto

Youth recreation in Palmetto has been a long-discussed need. But now, the non-profit Palmetto Youth League (PYL) is set to begin operations May 1 and will kick things off Apr. 17.

“A great effort has been undertaken to fulfill a need in the community,” said Mayor John Miller. “That need is now being addressed by a partnership with a non-profit that can supply recreational programming.”

PYL Director Bernard Knox said the organization is expecting to provide an array of both indoor and outdoor recreation activities for the city’s young people. Read More»

Senoia awards contract for new police/court building

Senoia police chief Jason Edens.

Senoia’s new police and municipal court building is still on schedule to open in early May. The City Council Monday night in preparation for the opening approved bids for the installation of the telephone system and the court speaker and recording system.

The council after hearing the specifics of the bids explained by Police Chief Jason Edens voted to hire Ultimate Security to install each of the systems.

Ultimate’s bid for the court recording and speaker system was $4,750 compared to the $5,225 offered by Diversified Resource Group and $10,881 from Trinity Technical Solutions. Read More»

Senoia council takes no action on street vendors

The Senoia City Council at the April 5 meeting took no action after a discussion on establishing regulations allowing street vendors. The council was opposed to those operations competing with the city’s established businesses.

City Administrator Richard Ferry said the topic surfaced when the city began receiving inquiries about having food vendors and horse-drawn carriages in and around the downtown area. Ferry said that, as a consequence of those inquiries, he needed guidance from the council on the matter. Read More»

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