Newnan woman dies in PTC traffic accident

Newnan woman dies in PTC traffic accident

  A Friday morning traffic accident on Dividend Drive in Peachtree City resulted in the death of a Newnan woman. A 31-year-old Newnan woman, Christa Angelina Franquez, died at the scene, according to Peachtree City Police Department spokesman Brad Williams. Williams said the accident occurred at approximately 6:50 a.m. on Dividend Drive near the intersection […]

Billie Lucille Kelley Mindlin, 93

Billie Lucille Kelley Mindlin, 93, passed away in her sleep at Brookdale Senior Living Community in Newnan, Ga. on Tuesday, March 28, 2017. Billie was born January 21, 1924, to Dollie and James Edward Kelley in Mountain Park, Okla. Her family moved to Ft. Worth, Texas when she was a young child. She remained in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area where she […]

Foundation engages community

Foundation engages community

For the second year in a row, members of the Coweta Community Foundation’s Community Service Team are spending part of their free time exploring the world of nonprofit organizations in Coweta County. After being introduced to 10 local nonprofits earlier in the school year, these high school students each chose two to become more familiar […]

Easter Eve ‘Night of Worship’ to be featured at SDA Church

The Peachtree City Seventh Day Adventist  Church, located at 4957 Ga. Highway 34 East in Sharpsburg, will host “A Night of Worship” on Saturday, April 15 from 7 – 9 p.m. Through word and music, the Passion Week will be presented.  Many of the church’s worship teams will be sharing songs describing the last week […]

More retail is headed for Senoia

More retail is headed for Senoia

  Residents and visitors to Senoia will have more shopping options. On Monday night, the City Council unanimously voted for a new building to be developed at Main Street and Johnson Street. Currently, a cinderblock building is on the site, but it will soon be replaced by a historic-looking two-story building featuring retail shops on […]

Coweta passes school system ESPLOST

Coweta passes school system ESPLOST

  Coweta County voters had their say on March 21 and approved the continuation of the Coweta County School System’s ESPLOST (Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax). The five-year ESPLOST continuation received nearly two-thirds of the votes, with 62.65 percent of voters supporting the initiative and with 37.35 percent in opposition. A total of […]

New church will hold ‘interest social’ this Sunday in Newnan

Life Springs Church invites the community  to a free Interest Social on Sunday, March 26, at 5:30 p.m. at the Kyle Kahn Dance Studios in downtown Newnan. This month’s theme will include cascading chocolate fountains with fresh fruit and pretzels for dipping. “Come and hangout with us and hear a short presentation of the vision […]

Rockaway Road roundabout in the works

Rockaway Road roundabout in the works

  An intergovernmental agreement (IGA) between Senoia and Coweta County will soon be developed to lead to the construction of a small roundabout on Rockaway Road. Commissioners on March 7 also agreed to reduce the noise level on the recently-installed rumble strips near the intersection with Heritage Pointe Parkway. Commissioners agreed to have the rumble […]

Coweta students shine at academic competition

Coweta students shine at academic competition

  Four Coweta County School System elementary schools won the top four honors at the West Georgia Regional Academic Bowl Competition, held on Feb. 28 at Elm Street Elementary School. A total of 41 elementary schools in Coweta, Carroll, Harris, Meriwether, Troup counties participated in academic bowl competitions in West Georgia RESA’s sponsored Academic Team […]