What’s that up in the sky?

What’s that up in the sky?

Above, 10th-grade STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) students at McIntosh High use their ISO approved eyewear to safely view the solar eclipse. The school’s STEM students traveled north to Lavonia to gather and analyze data from the near-total eclipse Aug. 21. Photo/Submitted. Below, students at the Coweta Charter Academy at Senoia joined people from […]

Newnan shooting suspect in custody

Newnan shooting suspect in custody

The Newnan Police Department on Aug. 22 announced the arrest of Michael Lewis Boykin, Jr. for the shooting of Randy Cortez Snelling that occurred on Aug. 1 on Cliff Circle. Newnan Police Department spokesperson Gina Snider said Boykin, 24, of Atlanta, was identified as the suspect during the early parts of the investigation and was […]

Senoia approves new office space

Senoia approves new office space

The steady creep of office and commercial zoning on Ga. Highway 16 continued as the Senoia City Council unanimously approved an office zoning for a site at the intersection of Bridge Street and Hwy. 16. The site is next to a home that was recently converted to an insurance agency by developer John Meiller. Meiller […]

Suspect arrested in Newnan shooting

Suspect arrested in Newnan shooting

  The Newnan Police Department on Aug. 22 announced the arrest of Michael Lewis Boykin, Jr. for the shooting of Randy Cortez Snelling that occurred on Aug. 1 on Cliff Circle. Newnan Police Department spokesperson Gina Snider said Boykin, 24, of Atlanta, was identified as the suspect during the early parts of the investigation and […]

Betty Shipman of Newnan

Mrs. Betty Shipman of Newnan passed away August 20, 2017. She was preceded in death by her son, Mike Matthews and is survived by her husband, Sam Shipman of Newnan; son, Ken Matthews and his wife Susie of Tyrone; step-son, Wayne Shipman and his wife Chrissy of Monroe; sister, Joyce Hicks and her husband Lee […]

Coweta gets ahead of career learning curve in 10th grade

Coweta gets ahead of career learning curve in 10th grade

Several Coweta County business partners and representatives from the Central Educational Center were among the participants at the Aug. 14 the Georgia Consortium for Advanced Technical Training Program (GA CATT) ceremony held in Atlanta. Coweta’s eight industry participants, the Central Educational Center and the Coweta County Development Authority were the pioneers of the innovative program […]

Where growth is going: Fayette adds 1,700 new residents in past year

Where growth is going: Fayette adds 1,700 new residents in past year

Coweta’s population rises to an estimated 145,251 New population figures released by the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) for 2010-2017 show Fayette County growing by 1,700 residents during the past year and adding more than 1,000 residents per year during the period. It was the second lowest growth rate in the 10-county metro area. Above, construction […]

The eclipse: Fayette, Coweta schools will delay dismissal times Aug. 21

The eclipse: Fayette, Coweta schools will delay dismissal times Aug. 21

A rare event in the skies will occur on Aug. 21 when Fayette and Coweta counties will experience a near-total solar eclipse. Public schools in the two counties will have the school day extended and safety glasses provided for students wanting to view the eclipse. In Fayette County public schools, the school day on Aug. […]

2 motorcycle chases in Fayetteville, Senoia; 2 men land in jail

2 motorcycle chases in Fayetteville, Senoia; 2 men land in jail

102 mph motorcycle chase through Fayetteville propels man to jail A Jonesboro man fleeing a deputy and traveling at 102 miles per hour was arrested in Fayetteville after the deputy corralled the motorcycle at the intersection of Ga. highways 92 and 54. Trenton C. McMichen, 23, was charged with reckless driving, fleeing and attempting to […]

Michael Bernardo, age 66

It is with heavy heart and a deep sense of grief we share the passing of Michael Bernardo, our husband, brother, father, uncle and grandfather who died peacefully at home in Sharpsburg, Ga. on Monday, July 31st, 66 years to the day. After a long and courageous battle with cancer, Michael was finally called home […]