Lessie Mae Lovelace

Lessie Mae Lovelace, Newnan, died Jan. 5, 2010. She was born April 18, 1923 in Newnan. She was preceded in death by her parents, Willie and Geneva Lovelace and was the second oldest of eight siblings. She was educated in the Coweta County school system and finished high school in Moreland. She was a member […]

Commission okays in-home food prep as home occupation

It was a measure adopted to bolster home-based food preparation businesses. The Coweta County Commission Jan. 5 voted unanimously to amend a portion of the Zoning & Development Ordinance to allow at-home food preparation for retail distribution or catering as a home occupation. Commenting on a Dec. 7 letter from Planning Director Robert Tolleson, county […]

Coweta County Commission meetings for 2010

January 5, 2010 6:00 p.m. January 14, 2010 6:00 p.m. Work Session January 19, 2010 6:00 p.m. February 2, 2010 6:00 p.m. February 11, 2010 6:00 p.m. (Public Hearing) February 16, 2010 6:00 p.m. March 2, 2010 6:00 p.m. March 11, 2010 6:00 p.m. (Public Hearing) March 16, 2010 6:00 p.m. April 6, 2010 6:00 […]

Newnan Fire Dept. gives Life Saver awards

The City of Newnan Fire Department honors its firefighters with their Annual Life Saver Award for 2009. The recipients of this award have saved a life while on duty in 2009. There were nine firefighters this year who accomplished this goal with three lives saved. Chief Whitley has been giving this award out for the […]

Triad wins health department project bid

Triad Construction, Inc. has been awarded the contract to construct the new Coweta County Health Department building on Hospital Road. Coweta County commissioners approved the $1.7 million low bid at the Jan. 5 meeting. Triad was one of 15 bidders whose proposals ranged from Triad’s low of $1,709,900 to a high bid of $2,291,700 by […]

Hearing set on Ga. disability services

Georgia is seeking input on the services provided to disabled people by the Vocational Rehabilitation and Independent Living programs operated by the Georgia Department of Labor. The input will be used to help devise plans for how the state will use federal and state funds to provide a wide array of rehabilitation services to achieve […]

Gloria Bohannon Wallace

Gloria “Deanie” Bohannon Wallace, formerly of Newnan, died Dec. 27, 2009. She was born June 10, 1947 in Newnan, in the “Historic Rocky Hill” community.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Deacon Willie “Frisk” and Sarah F. Bohannon Sr., three brothers and two nephews. She was educated at Central High School where she […]

William Ross Elliott

William Ross Elliott, 23, Sharpsburg, died Jan.. 4, 2010 of complications of pulmonary illness. He was a 2005 graduate of Northgate High School. He enjoyed outdoor adventure and loved hiking, marine life, photography and a fine cigar. Memorial services will be this Saturday, Jan. 9, 2010 at the McKoon Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. […]

St. Paul’s Episcopal serves meals on Christmas Day

About 40 home-bound patients and the residents of the Angel House women’s shelter received a hot meal on Christmas day, courtesy of parishioners from St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Newnan. More than 70 parishioners left behind their freshly unwrapped presents to meet at the church on Roscoe Road to prepare and deliver the lunch of […]

Fischer Crossings developer seeks to add 35 more acres

It seems that the large Fischer Crossings retail development is back after all. First came the announcement last month of Sam’s Club and NCG Cinemas. Now developer Scott Seymour says he would like to add to the 400,000 square feet already approved for the 44-acre northeast corner of Ga. Highway 34 and Fischer Road in […]