Peachtree City ranks in top 5% nationwide A report by safehome.org on the state’s larger cities has Peachtree City listed as the safest city in Georgia and in the Top 5th percentile in the United States. Newnan in the survey came in at No. 7. The survey was based on cities with a population of […]
Benjamin “Ben” Harrington Thomas, III, 62, of Newnan passed away December 24, 2017. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 6, 2017 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville. The family will receive friends beginning at 10 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of […]
Frigid temperatures notwithstanding, the annual Newnan Christmas parade through the city’s downtown area on Dec. 9 brought out a flood of spectators, all bundled up and ready for the excitement that always comes with the annual spectacle. This parade entry even provided its own snow. Photo/Ben Nelms.
On Dec. 17 at 3 p.m., Coweta’s own Masterworks Chorale will join the First United Methodist Church (FUMC) Chancel Choir to present George Frederic Handel’s Messiah, Part I, ending with the beloved “Hallelujah Chorus.” This free concert, Masterworks’ gift to the community, will take place in downtown Newnan in the FUMC sanctuary. Artistic Director Kathy […]
Newnan resident Jeremy R. Harrison faces numerous charges from a Nov. 10 incident in south Fayette County where his vehicle crashed into a house while being pursued by deputies. Harrison, 36, was charged with burglary, possession of methamphetamine, possession of a sawed-off shotgun, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, possession of […]
Captain William Stephen “Steve” Drennan, Sr., 55, of Newnan, passed away on November 9, 2017 in Atlanta, Ga. He was born in Atlanta, Ga. on October 17, 1962 to Garland and Shirley Drennan. He was a Correctional Officer’s Captain with Coweta County Road Department. Steve was an avid motorcyclist. He is survived by his wife, […]
A Newnan woman has been charged after hitting a kindergarten girl with her vehicle at a bus stop on Oct. 30 and leaving the scene. Gloria Blevins, 43, was charged with DUI, leaving the scene of an accident, duty on meeting a stopped school bus and passing in a no-passing zone, according to Newnan Public […]
A Newnan woman been charged after hitting a kindergarten girl with her vehicle at a bus stop on Oct. 30 and leaving the scene. Gloria Blevins, 43, was charged with DUI, leaving the scene of an accident, duty on meeting a stopped school bus and passing in a no-passing zone, according to Newnan Public […]
Initial grading is underway for a large mixed use development along Newnan Crossing Boulevard and north of Lower Fayetteville Road in Newnan. Approved earlier this year by the Newnan City Council, the Newnan Crossing East development will include residential, retail and office offerings. Above, stock art of construction items. Motorists driving recently along Newnan Crossing Boulevard […]
Crowds poured into downtown Newnan on Oct. 5 for the annual Taste of Newnan. And with all the food vendors around the courthouse square, there was no shortage of culinary offerings for hungry families. Photos/Ben Nelms.