The Tax Man cometh for Coweta County

The Tax Man cometh for Coweta County

  Coweta County will soon begin the two-year process of revaluing 54,000 residential and agricultural parcels in the county. Implementation is expected in the 2020 tax year. Coweta County commissioners on March 21 unanimously approved the needed paperwork to begin revaluation of approximately 54,000 residential and agricultural parcels, or approximately 95 percent of the total […]

Tornado twists through Sharpsburg

Tornado twists through Sharpsburg

  A confirmed EF1 tornado touched down in east Coweta County on April 5. The tornado resulted in no injuries though one barn was destroyed. Coweta County Emergency Management Director Jay Jones said an EF1 tornado, confirmed by the National Weather Service, touched down between approximately 2-2:30 p.m. Jones said the tornado first touched down […]

California students do a different spring break

California students do a different spring break

  The variety of products produced at the nonprofit 180-degree Farm in Sharpsburg continues to increase, as does the number of college-aged volunteers who raise funds to travel on their school breaks to work and gain knowledge and experience. Such was the case when a group of students from the University of California at San […]

Coweta now home to 140,000 residents

Coweta now home to 140,000 residents

  The U.S. Census Bureau’s 2016 estimated population figures are out. Those figures show Fayette County with a nearly 5 percent increase in growth since 2010 and Coweta County with a population increase of more than 10 percent. Fayette County saw a 4.7 percent population increase from 2010-2016 with an estimated 2016 population of 111,627. […]

Coweta emergency team wins state title

Coweta emergency team wins state title

  Coweta County E-911 Shifts A1 and B2 won the award for Communications Team of the Year at the 2017 Georgia Emergency Communications Conference (GECC) in Columbus on March 8. Coweta County Communications Manager Tom Corker said the award, presented by the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) and the National Emergency Number Association (NENA), […]

Big premiere

Big premiere

  The world premier of the fully-authorized film adaptation of Stephen King’s short story “Rainy Season” by executive producer Vanessa Wright was held on March 18 in Senoia to the delight of a house packed with fans. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Sing out loud

Sing out loud

  The Northgate High School Chamber Chorus performed under the gold dome of the state capitol in Atlanta on March 21. The Northgate High School Chamber Chorus at the Georgia state capitol building on March 21 included, left to right, first row, Charity DeLeo, Katelin LaFond, Morgan Miller, Samantha Morrison, director Julia Lotti, Lily Robles, […]