Suspect arrested in Newnan shooting

Suspect arrested in Newnan shooting

  The Newnan Police Department on Aug. 22 announced the arrest of Michael Lewis Boykin, Jr. for the shooting of Randy Cortez Snelling that occurred on Aug. 1 on Cliff Circle. Newnan Police Department spokesperson Gina Snider said Boykin, 24, of Atlanta, was identified as the suspect during the early parts of the investigation and […]

Betty Shipman of Newnan

Mrs. Betty Shipman of Newnan passed away August 20, 2017. She was preceded in death by her son, Mike Matthews and is survived by her husband, Sam Shipman of Newnan; son, Ken Matthews and his wife Susie of Tyrone; step-son, Wayne Shipman and his wife Chrissy of Monroe; sister, Joyce Hicks and her husband Lee […]

PUMC senior group to attend mystery dinner 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 […]

Charles A. White, 72, of Newnan

Charles (Charlie) A. White “PawPaw,” 72, of Newnan, Ga., husband of Joy Cook White passed away July 17, 2017. Born in Anniston, Ala., January 10, 1945, he was a son of the late Hughey Shuble and Mary Catherine Porter White. Charlie graduated from Samford University in Birmingham, Ala. and worked as a regional sales manager […]

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 […]

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 […]

Regina D. Godby, 87, of Newnan

Mrs. Regina D. Godby, 87, of Newnan, Ga. passed away on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. She was a graduate of Fayette County High School Class of 1946. Regina attended Peabody College. Most of her career was teaching and in banking. She is preceded in death by her husband, J.W. “Dub” Godby; and her parents, George […]

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 […]