Coweta Relay for Life a smash

The annual Coweta County Relay for Life fundraiser for the American Cancer Society held last Friday and Saturday at the county fairgrounds again offered a unique blend of the silly and serious. Aside from the comic relief supplied by the Miss’ter Relay contest and Karaoke Idol there were also touching moments of camaraderie and reflection […]

Coweta changes rules on going out of business sales

New rules are now in effect governing “Going Out of Business” sales for companies stating that they are ceasing operations. Coweta County commissioners May 18 approved the ordinance amendment on a 3-2 vote. The ordinance section entitled “Going Out of Business and Similar Sales” was added to ensure that such representations are true and not […]

Coweta Goes Green for 40th Annual Earth Day

When striving for a sustainable future, even the smallest actions, and people, can make a huge impact. A recent Earth Day poster contest at Western Elementary School in Newnan proved just that as young minds created artwork reflecting a mature and thoughtful environmental awareness not often seen in adults. In honor of the school’s efforts, […]

Coweta Judicial Circuit awarded federal funds for drug court

Coweta County May 18 joined Troup and Carroll counties in signing an intergovernmental agreement for federal grant money to fund the Coweta Judicial Circuit Drug Court Program. Commissioners agreed to accept the federal funds through the FY 09 Recovery Act’s Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistant Grant in the amount of $428,292. Across the three counties, […]

Coweta purchases new ambulance

Coweta County commissioners May 18 added to the county’s ambulance fleet with the approval of an $89,996 low bid by Peach State Ambulance. All bids included the trade of an older ambulance. County Administrative and Operations Director Tom Corker in a May 5 letter informed commissioners that the low bid came from Peach State Ambulance, […]

Kwakye earns B.A. from Agnes Scott

Candace Kwakye of Newnan received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology, she also graduated Cum Laude, during May commencement exercises at Agnes Scott College. Kwakye is the daughter of Theresa Kwkaye and Richard Kwakye.

Lester completes Air Force basic training

Air Force Airman Tommy A. Lester graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward […]

May Day the Cops Way coming to Palmetto

The 2nd Annual May Day the Cops Way will be held by the Palmetto Police Department on June 12 at Veteran’s Park from noon until 4 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Officers and staff will have free activities for the kids along with face painting, safety kits, cotton candy and snow cones, food […]

Bike riding tour of Senoia coming June 5

The Senoia Area Historical Society is sponsoring a bike riding tour of Senoia on Saturday, June 5, starting at 9:30 a.m. The tour, for riders of all abilities, is a fund raiser for the society. Proceeds will be used to preserve and display artifacts for the museum. This is a great ride for people interested […]