Regina D. Godby, 87, of Newnan

Mrs. Regina D. Godby, 87, of Newnan, Ga. passed away on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. She was a graduate of Fayette County High School Class of 1946. Regina attended Peabody College. Most of her career was teaching and in banking. She is preceded in death by her husband, J.W. “Dub” Godby; and her parents, George […]

Newnan native serves her country

Newnan native serves her country

  Newnan native and Airman Heather Burgess is serving on the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Dwight D. Eisenhower, one of the world’s largest warships. “Serving in the Navy reminds me of past service members and their sacrifice,” said Burgess. “I know that my friends and family back home appreciate my service.” Burgess works as an aviation […]

Alice Rosamond, 87, of Newnan

Alice Rosamond, 87, of Newnan, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. She was born on October 31, 1929 to the late Jackson and Lida Yarbrough in Roopville, Georgia. She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 65 years, Henry Thomas Rosamond Sr.; siblings, Annie Ruth Thaxton, Joyce Gore, Jean Mullins, Pauline […]

Assault victims office now open

Assault victims office now open

  Southern Crescent Sexual Assault and Child Advocacy Center (SCSAC-CAC) has expanded services to Coweta County and has opened an office in Newnan. The SCSAC-CAC Newnan office open house was held on April 27 and was attended by representatives from Coweta Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office, Griffin Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office, law enforcement, representatives […]

Michael Perrault, age 52

Michael “Mike” Perrault passed away unexpectedly April 8, 2017. Mike was born August 11, 1964 in Beloit Wis. to Robert Perrault and Margaret Green Perrault. Michael settled in Middletown, Ohio in 1988. Michael is survived by an older brother David of Columbia, S.C. married to Sarah Scarborough and a younger sister Margaret “Mitzi” Flagg married […]

New I-85 interchange is set to open in early 2019

New I-85 interchange is set to open in early 2019

  It has been nearly a year since the work began on the new interchange at Interstate 85 and Poplar Road in Coweta County began. The work continues, with the opening expected in early 2019. Twenty years in the making, the Ga. Dept. of Transportation in July 2012 approved the concept plan for the full-diamond […]

Big band concert is Saturday

Big band concert is Saturday

On Saturday, at 7 p.m, Newnan’s Wadsworth Auditorium audience will sway and sing along to jazz of the 1940s. Masterworks Chorale is sponsoring Still Swinging, the Les Still Big Band, and will perform a few swinging numbers themselves. A Georgia native from Cobb County, Les Still fell in love with big band music in the 1960s […]

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 […]

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