Big band concert is Saturday

Big band concert is Saturday

On Saturday, at 7 p.m, Newnan’s Wadsworth Auditorium audience will sway and sing along to jazz of the 1940s. Masterworks Chorale is sponsoring Still Swinging, the Les Still Big Band, and will perform a few swinging numbers themselves. A Georgia native from Cobb County, Les Still fell in love with big band music in the 1960s […]

Newnan woman dies in PTC traffic accident

Newnan woman dies in PTC traffic accident

  A Friday morning traffic accident on Dividend Drive in Peachtree City resulted in the death of a Newnan woman. A 31-year-old Newnan woman, Christa Angelina Franquez, died at the scene, according to Peachtree City Police Department spokesman Brad Williams. Williams said the accident occurred at approximately 6:50 a.m. on Dividend Drive near the intersection […]

Billie Lucille Kelley Mindlin, 93

Billie Lucille Kelley Mindlin, 93, passed away in her sleep at Brookdale Senior Living Community in Newnan, Ga. on Tuesday, March 28, 2017. Billie was born January 21, 1924, to Dollie and James Edward Kelley in Mountain Park, Okla. Her family moved to Ft. Worth, Texas when she was a young child. She remained in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area where she […]

New church will hold ‘interest social’ this Sunday in Newnan

Life Springs Church invites the community  to a free Interest Social on Sunday, March 26, at 5:30 p.m. at the Kyle Kahn Dance Studios in downtown Newnan. This month’s theme will include cascading chocolate fountains with fresh fruit and pretzels for dipping. “Come and hangout with us and hear a short presentation of the vision […]

Newnan firm recognized by state awards program

Newnan firm recognized by state awards program

  Newnan-based OptiLedge has been named by Gov. Nathan Deal as one of Georgia’s 2017 Globe (Georgia Launching Opportunities By Exporting) businesses. Deal made the announcement on March 14 at the 2017 Go Global reception. The state-led awards program recognizes companies that entered into a new international market in the previous year. “The Go Global […]

Friends of Wadsworth concert is continuing legacy of service to youth

Friends of Wadsworth concert  is continuing legacy of service to youth

March 11 brings Newnan’s annual “Friends of Wadsworth Concert: The Legacy Continues,” and the 2017 edition continues both a legacy of great music and the opportunity for local high school students to learn from world-class artists. The “Friends of Wadsworth” series carries on the spring concerts made popular by Newnan famous son and world renowned […]

Coweta woman gets 6 years for wire fraud

Coweta woman gets 6 years for wire fraud

  Newnan resident Andrea R. Williams has been sentenced to six years and seven months in federal prison for wire fraud and aggravated identity theft for using stolen identities to file dozens of fraudulent federal student aid applications. “Williams stole the identities of dozens of innocent victims, using them to file fraudulent student aid applications,” […]

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