Coweta’s graduation activities start Sunday

Coweta’s graduation activities start Sunday

  Coweta County High School are preparing for 2017 commencements activities, as the school year winds toward a close on Friday, May 26. Graduation activity schedules for the Coweta County School System include: • Sunday, May 21 – Baccalaureate services: Newnan High at First Baptist Newnan at 2 p.m.; Northgate High at Crossroads Church, Ga. […]

Newnan native serves her country

Newnan native serves her country

  Newnan native and Airman Heather Burgess is serving on the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Dwight D. Eisenhower, one of the world’s largest warships. “Serving in the Navy reminds me of past service members and their sacrifice,” said Burgess. “I know that my friends and family back home appreciate my service.” Burgess works as an aviation […]

Dalrymple is new coach at Northgate

Dalrymple is new coach at Northgate

  The Coweta County Board of Education recently appointed Kesley Dalrymple as the head coach of the Northgate Vikings football team. Dalrymple is currently the Vikings’ offensive coordinator. He will replace retiring head coach Tommy Walburn, with whom he has worked for several years, said Coweta County School System spokesman Dean Jackson. “Kesley Dalrymple is […]

Southside cities do well in AARP ranking

Southside cities do well in AARP ranking

  AARP recently released its Livability Index accounting for seven factors which might be of interest to seniors. The index placed cities in Fayette and Coweta counties about midway in the index scoring. The AARP Public Policy Institute developed the Livability Index as a web-based tool to measure community livability, according to AARP. The Livability […]

Alice Rosamond, 87, of Newnan

Alice Rosamond, 87, of Newnan, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. She was born on October 31, 1929 to the late Jackson and Lida Yarbrough in Roopville, Georgia. She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 65 years, Henry Thomas Rosamond Sr.; siblings, Annie Ruth Thaxton, Joyce Gore, Jean Mullins, Pauline […]

East Coweta student honored by CCF

East Coweta student honored by CCF

  East Coweta High School eleventh grader Sam Huynh,has been named the winner of the second annual Community Service Team (CST) scholarship from the Coweta Community Foundation (CCF). The award was presented on May 6 at the group’s luncheon at Banning Mills following a morning of team-building exercises. Those at the meeting heard from Kendall […]

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