Atlanta Botanical Gardens trip set

United Methodist Women (UMW) at Senoia UMC will take a day trip to the Atlanta Botanical Gardens this Saturday, July 22. The bus will leave the church at 8 a.m. and return at approximately 5 p.m. The cost of admission to the Botanical Garden is $21.95. Lunch at the Long Leaf Restaurant will be approximately […]

PUMC Senior group will attend mystery dinner show in Newnan

Those in the Second Half of Life senior group at Providence UMC are invited to attend “Marriage, Moonshine and Mayhem”, an interactive dinner and mystery program presented by the Newnan Theatre Company on Aug. 5 at 7:30 p.m.. Shirley Allen is coordinating the trip. Tickets are $35 and include dinner and the performance.  Those interested […]

‘The Walking Dead’ stuntman succumbs to on-set injuries

‘The Walking Dead’ stuntman succumbs to on-set injuries

  John Bernecker. Photo/IMDb. Update – July 14: Stuntman John Bernecker who fell on the set of “The Walking Dead” on July 12 has passed away. His injuries, reported to be serious head injuries, were sustained as a result of the fall. The accident occurred on the set at Raleigh Studios in Senoia, according to […]

Coweta gives green light to massive industrial site

Coweta gives green light to massive industrial site

The Coweta County Commission on July 6 approved the development agreement for a portion of the massive Bridgeport industrial development situated along U.S. Highway 29 adjacent to Interstate 85 on Newnan’s south side. While Bridgeport encompasses approximately 1,000 acres, the development agreement is specific to the 684-acre area identified as Tract A, located on the […]

Man killed by father-in-law in handgun dispute

Man killed by father-in-law in handgun dispute

  A July 8 shooting in south Coweta County resulted in the death of the son-in-law of the homeowner. Twenty-one-year-old Brandon Jonathan Kippa was shot and killed by his father-in-law, 59-year-old Virgil Lewis Pitts, at Pitts’ home on Bertus Hunter Road, approximately two miles east of Moreland, according to Chief Deputy James Yarbrough with the […]

Newnan offers reward in June 25 shooting

Newnan offers reward in June 25 shooting

  The city of Newnan on July 6 announced that it will be providing up to a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and successful prosecution of the person or persons responsible for the June 25 shooting at 45 Reynolds Street where two girls were injured. “Although the community has been cooperative with […]

Coweta schools set $196 million budget

Coweta schools set $196 million budget

The Coweta County Board of Education at a June 27 called meeting adopted the Fiscal Year 2018 operational budget totaling $196 million. The budget includes cost-of-living and step increases for employees and will maintain the millage rate at 18.59 mills. Coweta’s budget approval comes on the heels of the Fayette Board of Education adopting a […]

Michael Wayne Stapleton, 60, of Senoia

Michael Wayne Stapleton, 60, of Senoia, passed away June 30, 2017. He was born on June 5, 1957 in Fort Riley, Kan. to Clarence and Ingeborg Stapleton. He graduated from Jonesboro High School in 1975 where he met his future wife, Kim Kelley. Michael received his Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Management from Georgia Tech, where […]

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