NoNaziNewnan group calls for mass response to NSM rally

NoNaziNewnan group calls for mass response to NSM rally

  Fulton County resident Haroun Wakil, left, and Newnan resident Samantha Binion, with the NoNaziNewnan group spoke at a press conference Tuesday at the old courthouse in Newnan. Photo/Ben Nelms. A small group representing NoNaziNewnan spoke to the media in front of the old courthouse in downtown Newnan on Tuesday afternoon. They voiced opposition to […]

Newnan asked to annex 223-acre, 596-home project on Poplar Rd.

Newnan asked to annex 223-acre, 596-home project on Poplar Rd.

The area surrounding Piedmont Newnan Hospital on Poplar Road has seen increased development with the upcoming completion of the new interchange at Interstate 85. The newest proposal would establish a large planned residential development near the hospital. A development by builder D.R. Horton, Poplar Road Crossings is a proposed 596-home residential development with 75,000 sq. […]

Horse helpers need help after Irma’s damage

Horse helpers need help after Irma’s damage

For 20 years, Flying Change Equine Therapy and horse rescue near Fairburn has helped those with requiring all types of therapy needs. Now Flying Change needs help after Tropical Storm Irma caused more than $20,000 in damages. Executive Director Lissa Corcoran on Friday said the storm damaged fencing in the arenas and pastures and tore […]

Where growth is going: Fayette adds 1,700 new residents in past year

Where growth is going: Fayette adds 1,700 new residents in past year

Coweta’s population rises to an estimated 145,251 New population figures released by the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) for 2010-2017 show Fayette County growing by 1,700 residents during the past year and adding more than 1,000 residents per year during the period. It was the second lowest growth rate in the 10-county metro area. Above, construction […]

Rinnai to build its tankless water heaters in neighboring Spalding County with up to 300 new jobs

Rinnai to build its tankless water heaters in neighboring Spalding County with up to 300 new jobs

Rinnai plans a $69 million manufacturing facility in Griffin Fayette gets Rinnai’s new headquarters expansion, as announced last week, but neighboring Spalding County will get up to 300 jobs over 10 years and a new tankless water heater manufacturing facility in the Griffin business park. “Rinnai America Corporation plans to build its first North American […]

Bag toss tourney brings 400+ to Peachtree City

Bag toss tourney brings 400+ to Peachtree City

  Visitors from 13 states travelled to Peachtree City on March 10 for an American Cornhole Organization major tournament. Now in its third year in the city, nearly 500 ACO participants, friends and family members arrived at the tennis center for the two-day event. ACO founder and president Frank Geers said the group was glad […]

CAP glider pilots in training

CAP glider pilots in training

  Georgia Wing of the Civil Air Patrol Glider Operations was training in Warms Springs Roosevelt Airport Saturday. Lt. Col. David Mitchell, Glider Operations Director said, “Great job by volunteers at Warm Springs Saturday with new and recurrent qualifications for Cadet Orientation Glider Pilots and Tow Pilots. Of special note is the completion of Major […]

Public invited to Christian City Open House March 16

Public invited to Christian City Open House March 16

If you’re like most people who live or work on the south side of metro Atlanta, you have heard of Christian City. Some know about the 52-year-old nonprofit’s mission to care for abused and abandoned children, while others know Christian City as a faith-based senior living community. To celebrate newly completed renovations to the Assisted […]

UPDATED | 2-4 inches of snow forecast for Fayette, Coweta Friday night

UPDATED | 2-4 inches of snow forecast for Fayette, Coweta Friday night

UPDATED FORECAST, Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, 8:30 a.m. — There’s a winter storm warning for Fayette and Coweta counties and most of north-central Georgia beginning at 4 p.m. Friday, according to the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Peachtree City. The NWS is predicting from 2 to 4 inches of snowfall beginning Friday evening, with […]

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