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PTC neighbor enters burning, smoke-filled house to save family of 5

Police tape marks the damaged house on Lanyard Bend the morning after the fire. Photo/John Munford.

When Aaron Housley arrived on the scene of a raging house fire early Thursday morning with no firefighters in sight, he knew what he had to do. Read More»

Coweta bank robbery suspect’s photo released

Suspect wanted in connection to the March 15 robbery at the Wachovia Bank on Amlajack Road in Newnan.

The Coweta County Sheriff’s Office has released the photo of the suspect in the March 15 bank robbery at the Wachovia Bank on Amlajcak Road in Newnan. The man is also wanted by MARTA police for a robbery. Read More»

Neighbor saves sleeping family from PTC fire

A quick-acting neighbor helped rescue a slumbering Peachtree City family from their Lanyard Bend home after a fire broke out in their garage just after midnight, fire officials said.

An in-depth story about the neighbor is here. Read More»

Arson responsible for 10 Newnan fires in 6 months

The southeast side of downtown Newnan has been the site arson fires at 10 vacant homes since October. The city of Newnan has posted a $5,000 reward in an effort to help nab Read More»

Newnan offers reward in beating of 90 year-old woman

The Newnan City Council is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the September beating of a 90 year-old woman in her home on Pinson Street.

On September 21 the Newnan Police Department began an investigation into the assault of a 90 year old woman, said Public Information Officer Gina Snider. 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, Snider said. 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»

PTC Swoozie's part of nationwide shutdown

Peachtree City chain specialty shop Swoozie’s, located at The Avenue shopping center, is going out of business along with the company's 42 other locations across the U.S. The niche retailer specialized in unique presents, paper, printing and personalization. Read More»

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»

Kids 'R' Kids of North Peachtree City honors long term employees

In the back row are Patty Mattison, Angel Kirby, Steve Webb, Debbie Webb, Vickie Warren, Nancy Keuler, and Cherea Dixon. In the front row are Brooke Ramsey, Shannon Shirah, Rebecca Albright, and Jennifer Doubrava.

Kids ‘R’ Kids of North Peachtree City, 10 Lexington Pass, recently celebrated 10 years of providing excellence in Infant / Toddler, Preschool, and Pre-kindergarten education to our community. Kids ‘R’ Kids of North Peachtree City is a National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) accredited school. This accreditation extends to all preschool and school age programs. Owners, Debbie and Steve Webb, want to recognize those employees who have achieved five years or more of service with their school. Read More»

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