Frigid temperatures notwithstanding, the annual Newnan Christmas parade through the city’s downtown area on Dec. 9 brought out a flood of spectators, all bundled up and ready for the excitement that always comes with the annual spectacle. This parade entry even provided its own snow. Photo/Ben Nelms.
On Dec. 17 at 3 p.m., Coweta’s own Masterworks Chorale will join the First United Methodist Church (FUMC) Chancel Choir to present George Frederic Handel’s Messiah, Part I, ending with the beloved “Hallelujah Chorus.” This free concert, Masterworks’ gift to the community, will take place in downtown Newnan in the FUMC sanctuary. Artistic Director Kathy […]
Newnan resident Jeremy R. Harrison faces numerous charges from a Nov. 10 incident in south Fayette County where his vehicle crashed into a house while being pursued by deputies. Harrison, 36, was charged with burglary, possession of methamphetamine, possession of a sawed-off shotgun, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, possession of […]
Captain William Stephen “Steve” Drennan, Sr., 55, of Newnan, passed away on November 9, 2017 in Atlanta, Ga. He was born in Atlanta, Ga. on October 17, 1962 to Garland and Shirley Drennan. He was a Correctional Officer’s Captain with Coweta County Road Department. Steve was an avid motorcyclist. He is survived by his wife, […]
A Newnan woman has been charged after hitting a kindergarten girl with her vehicle at a bus stop on Oct. 30 and leaving the scene. Gloria Blevins, 43, was charged with DUI, leaving the scene of an accident, duty on meeting a stopped school bus and passing in a no-passing zone, according to Newnan Public […]
A Newnan woman been charged after hitting a kindergarten girl with her vehicle at a bus stop on Oct. 30 and leaving the scene. Gloria Blevins, 43, was charged with DUI, leaving the scene of an accident, duty on meeting a stopped school bus and passing in a no-passing zone, according to Newnan Public […]
Initial grading is underway for a large mixed use development along Newnan Crossing Boulevard and north of Lower Fayetteville Road in Newnan. Approved earlier this year by the Newnan City Council, the Newnan Crossing East development will include residential, retail and office offerings. Above, stock art of construction items. Motorists driving recently along Newnan Crossing Boulevard […]
Crowds poured into downtown Newnan on Oct. 5 for the annual Taste of Newnan. And with all the food vendors around the courthouse square, there was no shortage of culinary offerings for hungry families. Photos/Ben Nelms.
Making a difference: How you can help Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in Texas Like everyone around our nation and the world, Fayette Countians have been captivated and haunted by the scenes of destruction in Texas. Many of us have family and friends in the disaster zone, and all of us want to help. Locally, we […]
The Newnan Police Department through Sept. 9 is collecting needed items for those affected by Harvey. Needed items include: • diapers, wipes, baby food and formula • cleaning supplies • canned goods • pet food • school supplies • new plain T-shirts, socks and undergarments • paper products • toiletries • non-perishable foods • […]