The Coweta County School System on May 31 honored employees retiring during the 2016-2017 school year at a ceremony held at the Nixon Centre for Performing and Visual Arts. The Coweta County School System and the Board of Education honored system employees who retired during the 2016-17 school year, during a dinner and ceremony […]
Fayette and Coweta counties may not be experiencing growth as rapidly as some metro Atlanta areas. Yet Fayette since 2010 has a population increase of 4.7 percent while Coweta has grown by 10.4 percent. Estimates for 2016 by the U.S. Census Bureau has Coweta County topping 140,000 residents, showing the county with a population […]
Senoia is well-known for its annual participation in Memorial Day events. A first for the city this year was a place in the parade that included four brothers who served their country in times of war. Senoia Downtown Development Authority Director Suzanne Helfman said the idea to have the four brothers in the parade […]
Atkinson Elementary School ‘graduating ‘ fifth graders took their Walk of Champions through the school’s hall May 25, and teachers waved goodbye and bid students a good summer as the school year came to a close on May 26. The Coweta County School System’s next school year will begin August 4. Photo/Submitted.
Coweta Charter Academy at Senoia (CCAS) presented “Quilt of Valor” quilts to two members of Buffalo Soldiers during the school award ceremonies at the end of the school year. The quilts were awarded to Richard Smith, Army veteran who served in Vietnam and Chaplain of the Newnan Buffalo Soldiers, and Milton Allen, U.S. Marine […]
Coweta County Senior Services, operated through the Coweta County Recreation Department, has announced it has opened a fourth weekly senior citizen program and invite all seniors living in the Sharpsburg area to join the fun each Monday. This new program is held each Monday of the month from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the new […]
Coweta County has again decided to partner with the Coweta Community Foundation by serving as a payroll deduction partner and offering its employees a payroll deduction option that makes donating easier. The Coweta Community Foundation is a publicly supported 501(c)3 organization that helps focus local philanthropy on the community’s changing needs. The foundation manages individual […]
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 […]
The Coweta County School System valedictorians and salutatorians for 2017 are, from left, East Coweta High School valedictorian Emma Helfers and salutatorian Sarah Akbar; Newnan High School valedictorian Sara Ivey Fulmer and salutatorian Stephanie Cannon; and Northgate High School valedictorian Reagan Brinkley and salutatorian Nikki Garn. Photo/Submitted.
The placement of the beams that will form the foundation of the roadway of the long-awaited bridge at MacDuff Parkway and Senoia Road in Peachtree City were delivered to the site on May 25. Weather permitting, the bridge is expected to open for traffic by early fall. The MacDuff Parkway bridge will be the […]