Organic farm OK’d for Coweta

The way has been cleared for a Fayetteville couple to open up an organic farm on Emory Phillips Road in Sharpsburg. A conditional use permit was approved Tuesday night by the Coweta County Commission at the request of Scott and Nicole Tyson. The Tysons will run the farm on a 9.81 acre tract at 237 […]

Korean Church permit OK’d in Coweta

Denial of public comment debated by Collins, Poole The Korean Church of Newnan Tuesday was approved for a conditional use permit to build a new facility on Lora Smith Road near Ga. Highway 34. The church plans to build a 6,055 square foot building on the 4.28 acre site with 128 parking spaces. The property […]


Mr. and Mrs. Rick Godfrey of Sharpsburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Rose Marie Godfrey, to Kevin Paul Baker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Baker of Macon. The bride-to-be is a member of Fayette County Special Olympics where she regularly competes in bowling, softball, volleyball, and table tennis. The groom-elect is a member […]

Newnan Youth Council visits Ga. capitol

The Newnan Youth Council (NYC) recently got a taste of Georgia state politics during their visit to the State Capitol. The Youth Council had the chance to visit with Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue and also Lt Governor Casey Cagle. The youth were invited to have lunch with State Representative Lynn Smith, State Representative Billy Horne […]

Seabaugh bill calls for Superior Court reductions

Senate Majority Whip Mitch Seabaugh (R-Sharpsburg) introduced legislation March 10 that would reduce the number of Superior Court judges in an effort to find budget savings. Currently Georgia has 205 Superior Court judges. Seabaugh’s bill would reduce that number to 186. The criteria for the judicial circuit reductions would be based on current case loads. The […]

Coweta school system set to absorb furlough days

The Georgia General Assembly in order to make up for falling revenues may dish out three more furlough days for school system employees around the state. But in Coweta County those days will have no effect on paychecks, since the Coweta County School Board voted March 9 to have the school system absorb the cost […]

Flooded bridge in south Coweta

The Coweta County Road Department at 3:45 p.m. Wednseday announced that HInes Road in the southeast portion of the county has been barricaded due to creek waters over the bridge. Hines Road connects Cecil Hunter Road and Hwy. 54. The Road Department will continue to monitor the situation. Drivers should avoid the area and use […]