Newnan man charged with murder

Newnan man charged with murder

  Orenthal Jermaine Carroll. Photo/Coweta County Jail. A Newnan resident has been charged in the April 4 shooting death of a Newnan man on Octavia Place. Orenthal Jermaine Carroll, 32, of Newnan, was charged with murder, according to Newnan Police Department spokesperson Gina Snider. Snider said officers at 9:45 a.m. on April 4 were dispatched […]

Peachtree City at crossroads? ‘We’re not as good as we think we are’

Peachtree City at crossroads? ‘We’re not as good as we think we are’

Peachtree City faces steep decline; thus, city council must study annexing into eastern Coweta to build new city center, high-tech corridor, says Dar Thompson, PTC business owner and former mayoral candidate — Click here for full video interview. To prevent an increasingly rapid decline in Peachtree City’s growth prospects, the city must look west to […]

Qualifiers line up for political races in Fayette, Coweta

Qualifiers line up for political races in Fayette, Coweta

To be contested: 3rd District U.S. House, Fayette Commission,  both school boards, 2 state Senate seats, 2 House posts Fayette and Coweta counties saw a flurry of qualifiers for the May 22 primaries and the Nov. 6 general election. Qualifying ended March 9, with numerous contested races in both counties. In Fayette, the District 3 […]

Former Coweta student in Savannah arrested for threat, another removed from Northgate for social media threat

Former Coweta student in Savannah arrested for threat, another removed from Northgate for social media threat

  A former Coweta County student is in custody in Savannah after making terroristic threats toward Coweta schools. Meantime, a Northgate High School student was removed from school after posting an online threat involving a shooting. School system spokesman Dean Jackson said officials at 9:35 a.m. on March 2 were notified by the Newnan Police […]

Student at East Coweta High arrested after bringing loaded gun to school

Student at East Coweta High arrested after bringing loaded gun to school

  An East Coweta High School student was arrested March 1 after it was discovered that he had a loaded handgun on school property. The name of the student, who was quickly arrested at the scene, has not been released. A letter to parents from Principal Stephen Allen said that at approximately 12:25 p.m. school […]

Chelcie Gordon Sherman, age 74, of Sharpsburg

Chelcie Gordon Sherman, age 74, of Sharpsburg, Ga. passed away on Sunday February 25, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Helen; daughters Kim Mauro and Jerilynn Hill; son, Sam Loving; brothers, Gary Sherman and Gail Sherman; and seven grand-children.   He is also survived by his Beagles, Jeff, BooBoo, and Fred.   He was […]