Dennis Mitchell Schmidt, 72, of Sharpsburg

Dennis Mitchell “Denny” Schmidt, 72, of Sharpsburg, passed away on Saturday, May 6, 2017. He was born May 2, 1945 in Saginaw, Mich., to the late James Mitchell Schmidt and Esther Arft Schmidt. Denny was a 1967 graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology. He retired from Delta Air Lines after 33 years of service. […]

Assault victims office now open

Assault victims office now open

  Southern Crescent Sexual Assault and Child Advocacy Center (SCSAC-CAC) has expanded services to Coweta County and has opened an office in Newnan. The SCSAC-CAC Newnan office open house was held on April 27 and was attended by representatives from Coweta Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office, Griffin Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office, law enforcement, representatives […]

Michael Perrault, age 52

Michael “Mike” Perrault passed away unexpectedly April 8, 2017. Mike was born August 11, 1964 in Beloit Wis. to Robert Perrault and Margaret Green Perrault. Michael settled in Middletown, Ohio in 1988. Michael is survived by an older brother David of Columbia, S.C. married to Sarah Scarborough and a younger sister Margaret “Mitzi” Flagg married […]

Mary Herwig, 96, of Sharpsburg

Mrs. Mary Herwig, 96, of Sharpsburg passed away on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. She was born in Ramer, Tenn. on January 28, 1921, to the late James and Charlotte Teague. Mary is preceded in death by her husband, Robert R. Herwig Sr; daughter, Charlotte Ann Williams, and her parents. She is survived by her daughter, […]

New I-85 interchange is set to open in early 2019

New I-85 interchange is set to open in early 2019

  It has been nearly a year since the work began on the new interchange at Interstate 85 and Poplar Road in Coweta County began. The work continues, with the opening expected in early 2019. Twenty years in the making, the Ga. Dept. of Transportation in July 2012 approved the concept plan for the full-diamond […]

Senoia looks to provide a ‘respite’ with SPLOST funds

Senoia looks to provide a ‘respite’ with SPLOST funds

  As Senoia’s popularity grows, so does the demand for more facilities to accommodate the happy crowds that flock to the city each week. During Monday night’s City Council meeting, City Manager Harold Simmons suggested three of the city’s priorities in the next Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax should be finishing the city’s Seavy […]

Building a bridge for 2,783 residential units

Building a bridge for 2,783 residential units

  It took a while for CSX Railroad to give permission, but construction of the long-awaited bridge at MacDuff Parkway and Senoia Road in Peachtree City is well underway. Weather permitting, the bridge is expected to open for traffic by early fall. Though MacDuff Parkway is complete, extending from Kedron Drive at Ga. Highway 74 […]

Optimists honor orators

Optimists honor orators

  The Senoia Optimist Club on March 2 hosted 12 contestants in Optimist International’s annual Oratorical Contest. This year’s speech topic was “What the World Gains from Optimism.” The contest was coordinated by club member Jean Cotton, and Optimist Tony Bell served as Master of Ceremonies. “Students from schools in the eastern half of Coweta County […]

Coweta teachers are honored by VFW

Coweta teachers are honored by VFW

  Two Coweta County School System teachers have been named as Veterans of Foreign Wars 2017 Teachers of the Year for the state of Georgia. John Garner of Newnan High School and Samantha Clark of Arnall Middle School, both history teachers, were nominated for the VFW’s “National Citizenship Education Teacher Award” by fellow teachers. The two […]