Coweta County

Coweta schools unaffected by Senate furlough bill

The Georgia Senate passed, and the House in considering, a bill that prevents school systems with more than six percent of their operations budget in a reserve funds account from imposing additional furlough days on school system employees prior to June 30. But for the Coweta County School System that action, if it becomes law, will matter little since the school board previously said it would absorb up the three furlough days. Read More»

Coweta schools announce “Teacher of the Year” from each school

The 2010 Teachers of the Year for each of Coweta County’s 31 public schools have been chosen by their fellow teachers. All will be honored at the April 27 Coweta County Teacher of the Year Program at 7 p.m. at the Centre for Performing and Visual Arts.

The 2010 Teachers of the Year from each school are: Read More»

Piedmont Newnan Hospital announces new directors

Piedmont Newnan Hospital (PNH) has recently named Lee LaRowe, M.D., as director of the hospital’s Inpatient Medicine Service (IMS) and Judy Busch as director of risk management. Read More»

Newnan Spring Tour of Homes coming April 17

The Newnan-Coweta Historical Society will present “An Evening of Moonlight and Roses” – its 33rd annual Spring Tour of Homes – on April 17, in Newnan, the “City of Homes”. The tour is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and includes homes predominately in the College-Temple Historic District. The format this year is new, as it invites an enchanting spring stroll between the featured homes in the early evening hours. Read More»

Newnan Fire Dept. conducts Haz-Mat training this week

Newnan Fire Department will be conducting Hazardous Materials (Haz-Mat) training this week along with the City of Carrollton Fire Department. The training will be at Newnan Coweta Public Safety Training Center on Greison Trail on March 31st beginning at 9:30 a.m. Read More»

Anthony Drive in Newnan to be closed for work beginning April 5

Anthony Drive will be closed to traffic for drainage work beginning on April 5. Local access will be maintained from either Elaine Drive or Jefferson Street.

“Drivers should plan travel in this area accordingly”, said Newnan Public Works Director Michael Klahr. “The repaired section of road will be worth the time and inconvenience the road is closed.”

Free medical clinic planned for uninsured Coweta residents

Work is underway to establish a free medical clinic for uninsured Coweta County residents.

An $80,000 federal grant has been secured to assist with the clinic’s planning stages, and local volunteers are well on their way with a donated medical facility located at the corner of Jefferson and Lee streets in Newnan.

The grant application was a joint venture of Piedmont Newnan Hospital, the PAPP Clinic, the Coweta County Health Department and One Roof Ecumenical Alliance Outreach. Read More»

Newnan honors local Lions Club with a proclamation for White Cane Day

JoAnn Burns (Lions Club member), 'Pilot' The Therapy Dog, Gina Weathersby, Robby Smith (Lions Club member), Bob Smith (Lions Club member), Peter Burns (Lions Club secretary), Moreland Mayor Josh Evans (President- Elect Lions Club) and Newnan Mayor Keith Brady. Photo/Special.

The City of Newnan honored the visually impaired proclaiming Apr. 3 as White Cane Day. Read More»

New LLMs installed at CTK

Shown (L-R), David Epps, Richard and Christi Thompson of Newnan, Nancy Wine of Sharpsburg, Jon Paul Landon of Senoia, Dan Hale, and Donna Turner of Sharpsburg. Photo/Special.

Several licensed liturgical ministers, also known as lay eucharistic ministers, were installed at the Cathedral of Christ the King, Sharpsburg. The ministers received training by Father Dan Hale, Peachtree City, canon liturgist in the Mid-South Diocese, and will operate locally under the direction of Deacon James Gardner, Tyrone. The new LLMs will take Holy Communion to the sick and shut-in, will assist as chalice bearers, and will serve in other duties as assigned.The installation was conducted by David Epps, bishop of the Diocese. Read More»

Newnan offers reward in beating of elderly woman

The Newnan Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding the person or persons responsible for the beating of an elderly woman.  The Newnan City Council is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in this case.

On September 21, 2009 the Newnan Police Department began an investigation into the assault of a 90 year old woman. The woman, who lives alone, was assaulted in her home at 121 Pinson Street. She was found by friends on the morning of Sept. 21 who routinely check on her well being. Read More»

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