Robert D. McGregor Jr. 

Robert D. McGregor Jr., Newnan, died Jan. 22, 2010. Services were at the Parrott Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Dr. Steve Batts officiating. Interment was at Holly Hill Memorial Park, Fairburn. Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Joann McGregor, Newnan; daughters, Cindy and Gordon LaCoste, Palmetto, Jamie and David Jascom, Newnan, and Sarah […]

Sara Florine Ferrell Coggin 

Sara Florine Ferrell Coggin, 88, died Jan. 23, 2010. She was born July 17, 1921, the second of three children. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Lee and Rebecca “Beckie” Sprayberry Ferrell, a brother, Duke Ferrell, and her husband, Harold George Coggin. Prior to her retirement she was employed at Custom Draperies. […]

Melvin Douglas Morrow

Melvin Douglas Morrow, Newnan, died Jan. 12. 2010. He was born Sept. 13, 1949 in Junction City, Ga. He was preceded in death by his father, Troy Morrow. He was graduated from the Coweta County school system. Shortly after graduation he enlisted in the United States Army and served during the Vietnam War era. He […]

‘Decisions for end of life’ seminar set for tomorrow

An Adult Speaker Series will be launched at St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church, Newnan, with the program entitled “Making Health Care Decisions Near the End-Of-Life” It will be presented by Dr. Carl Hug, M.D., Ph.D., on Thursday, Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. at the church. Hug serves as professor of anesthesiology emeritus at Emory University […]

Newnan man convicted in federal drug case

Newnan resident Juan Campos-Reyes was sentenced in federal court Jan. 11 to 20 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to charges relating to his part in a multi-state cocaine trafficking organization based in Mexico. A Riverdale man and another from Lawrenceville were also sentenced. Campos-Reyes, 28, was convicted on charges of conspiracy to distribute, […]

Wadsworth & Friends Concert set for March 6

The Newnan Cultural Arts Commission (NCAC) has announced the date of the 18th Annual Wadsworth & Friends Concert set for Saturday, March 6 at 7:30 pm at Newnan’s Wadsworth Auditorium. The planned concert will be the 18th concert hosted by native son Charles Wadsworth who was first featured here in 1993 and, before and since, […]

Lillie Mae Echols Thomas 

Lillie Mae Echols Thomas , Newnan, died Jan. 3, 2010. She was born April 20, 1931in Heard County. She was preceded in death by her parents, Doc and Lillie Echols, her husband, Van Buren Thomas, two sisters and two brothers. She served as a loving church Mother, prayer and Bible Band teacher. Services were at […]

Lessie Mae Lovelace

Lessie Mae Lovelace, Newnan, died Jan. 5, 2010. She was born April 18, 1923 in Newnan. She was preceded in death by her parents, Willie and Geneva Lovelace and was the second oldest of eight siblings. She was educated in the Coweta County school system and finished high school in Moreland. She was a member […]

Newnan Fire Dept. gives Life Saver awards

The City of Newnan Fire Department honors its firefighters with their Annual Life Saver Award for 2009. The recipients of this award have saved a life while on duty in 2009. There were nine firefighters this year who accomplished this goal with three lives saved. Chief Whitley has been giving this award out for the […]

Gloria Bohannon Wallace

Gloria “Deanie” Bohannon Wallace, formerly of Newnan, died Dec. 27, 2009. She was born June 10, 1947 in Newnan, in the “Historic Rocky Hill” community.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Deacon Willie “Frisk” and Sarah F. Bohannon Sr., three brothers and two nephews. She was educated at Central High School where she […]