Benjamin Harrington Thomas, III, 62, of Newnan

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 […]

Head to Newnan for the ‘Messiah’

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 man fleeing deputies crashes into Brooks house

Newnan man fleeing deputies crashes into Brooks house

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 […]

William Stephen Drennan, Sr., 55, of Newnan

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, […]

Newnan Crossing East mixed-use development gets underway

Newnan Crossing East mixed-use development gets underway

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 […]