James Alton Adams, 78, of Sharpsburg

James Alton Adams, 78, of Sharpsburg passed away April 29, 2018. “Jim” was born in Miami, Fla. on September 25, 1939, to the late Fred Chandler and Hazel Adams. After graduating high school, Jim served four years in the United States Army under the 101st Airborne Division.  After his years of service, Jim moved to […]

Fear not: Zombies to stagger through Senoia for another 3 years

Fear not: Zombies to stagger through Senoia for another 3 years

Filming of “The Walking Dead’ will continue until at least 2021. That’s the word from Senoia Mayor Jeff Fisher who confirmed America’s favorite zombies will continue filming in the bustling eastern Coweta city. Additionally, the studio plans to build a 55-ft. windmill on the Gin Property, which doubles as Alexandria in the hit AMC series. […]

Large law enforcement presence overshadows neo-Nazi rally in Newnan

Large law enforcement presence overshadows neo-Nazi rally in Newnan

An April 21 rally by the neo-Nazi National Socialist Movement and the presence of counter-protesters in downtown Newnan were no match for the hundreds of law enforcement officers who were there to keep the peace. Photo/Ben Nelms. The area on the south side of downtown Newnan on April 21 was the scene of a rally […]

Newnan braces for neo-Nazi rally Saturday

Newnan braces for neo-Nazi rally Saturday

Newnan officials have issued an update, including road closures, that will be in effect for an April 21 rally by members of the National Socialist Movement (NSM) who have obtained a permit for a political rally at Greenville Street Park. Also expected to attend are members of the Valdosta Antifa organization, as will a contingent […]

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 […]

Dianne Radcliffe Nechay, age 35, of Newnan

Dianne Radcliffe Nechay, age 35, of Newnan, Ga. passed away Monday, April 9, 2018. Dianne quietly released her grip on life and returned to her Heavenly Father after battling cancer for the past 6 years. She took her last breath surrounded by family who loved her for her beauty, passion, love of family, quick wit, […]

Coweta man charged with flashing women in Senoia

Coweta man charged with flashing women in Senoia

  Adam Smith. Photo/Coweta County Sheriff’s Office. A Coweta County man was arrested by Senoia police on April 4 after incidents in Senoia in mid-March where he exposed himself to two women in the downtown area. Adam Smith, 31, was charged with indecent exposure, according to Senoia Det. Michelle Worden. Worden said the incidents occurred […]

676 homes on 438 acres coming to Hwy. 54 in Sharpsburg area

676 homes on 438 acres coming to Hwy. 54 in Sharpsburg area

It has taken a decade, but the massive Twelve Parks residential development along Ga. Highway 54 South in east Coweta has obtained land disturbance permits that should soon lead to construction activity. Originally rezoned in 2008, the current 438-acre site at Hwy. 54 South, McIntosh Trail, Reese Road and North Road is situated immediately northeast […]

Bookkeeper steals $400k from PTC church, gets prison time

Bookkeeper steals $400k from PTC church, gets prison time

The bookkeeper for a Peachtree City church was sentenced on April 9 to two years in prison and restitution for stealing more than $400,000 from the church. C. Alana Vines, 38, of Sharpsburg, was sentenced to two years in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay restitution in […]

William Calvin Barnes, 72, of Newnan

William Calvin “Buddy” Barnes, 72, of Newnan died Thursday, April 5, 2018 at his home. Born in Coweta County, July 23, 1945, he was a son of the late William Jefferson and Lois Lassetter Barnes.  He was a Veteran having served in the US Navy. He was a Youth Baseball Coach and Basketball Coach and […]