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4 hrs ago | The Times-Herald

GBI requested to investigate police chief's texts

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has been called to investigate text messages made by ex-Grantville police chief Doug Jordan that may have led to a violent beating by one of his officers.

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Related Topix: Grantville, GA

4 hrs ago | The Times-Herald

Newnan pharmacist disciplined by state

On July 1, Amy Elizabeth Matistic, the Newnan pharmacist accused of writing fake prescriptions for controlled substances in 2012, consented to the Georgia State Board of Pharmacy's disciplinary action on her license.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA, Drugs

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Times-Herald

Benefit bike ride Saturday in Senoia

The third annual "Senoia Century" bicycle ride benefitting Pedal for Pets will be held this Saturday in and around Senoia.

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Related Topix: Senoia, GA

The Times-Herald

Burglary thwarted by tracking device

Seven men, five of them from Michigan, were arrested Saturday after their suspected burglary of a Verizon Wireless store was foiled by a tracking device in one of the stolen phones.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA

The Times-Herald

Rants, Raves & Really?!?

RAVE, RAVE, RAVE: Thanks to all the folks across the county who made sure the July 4 weekend here was a big celebration of America and what makes it great.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA, Moreland, GA, Senoia, GA, Haralson, GA, Explosion, Sharpsburg, GA, Opinion

The Times-Herald

City to negotiate for 2nd conference center entrance

After rebidding the project of the second entrance for the Newnan Centre on Lower Fayetteville Road, Newnan City Council will negotiate with the contractor who submitted the low bid for the project in order to move the project forward.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA

The Times-Herald

Sex trafficking expert has criminal record

In June, Tim Taylor of the Metro Atlanta Human Trafficking Task Force spoke to the Grantville City Council making an impassioned plea to urge involvement in stopping sexual trafficking of teen girls.

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Related Topix: Home Improvement, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Tim Allen, Grantville, GA, Newnan, GA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Heard Citizen

Westmoreland Field Representative holding Office Hours this Thursday

On Thursday, July 10, 2014, Congressman Lynn Westmoreland's Field Representative, Matt Brass, will hold open office hours from 10:00am until 12:00pm at the Burson Center in Carrollton, GA.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lynn Westmoreland, Republican, US House of Representatives, Carrollton, GA, Carroll County, GA, Newnan, GA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Times-Herald

Sex trafficking spokesman has pending case for impersonating officer

"I do this because I care," he said Monday. "I'm sorry if Coweta County's got some kind of issue with me."

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Related Topix: Palmetto, GA, Fulton County, GA, Non-Profit

Business Journal

Gander Mountain opening Newnan store

The St. Paul, Minn.-based sports and outdoors retailer said the new 52,000-square-foot store at 361 Newnan Crossing Bypass will open in fall.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA, Lowndes County, GA, Valdosta, GA

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Times-Herald

Seeing is believing

One of the things the Development Authority does to help promote Coweta County is to host community tours for project managers and consultants who work directly with economic development prospects.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA, University of Georgia West Georgia State

The Times-Herald

Coweta celebrates history and heritage

Events are set three weekends in July to celebrate Coweta's civic and religious heritage and to peer through a window in time to see what might have been happening the night after the Battle of Brown's Mill.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA

The Times-Herald

Six arrested for Verizon burglary

Newnan Police Department Detective Sergeant Schrepfer said the alarm call came in at 3:26 Saturday morning.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA

The Times-Herald

Wilson brings Washington to Grantville

The Fourth of July is a day that is remembered for the actions that were taken by our Founding Fathers in order for America to become a free nation.

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Related Topix: Grantville, GA

The Times-Herald

The Frigid Frog offers a rare Georgia treat

"Basically, this business started out of necessity," said Woods, owner of The Frigid Frog of Georgia.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Franklin, GA, Heard County, GA, Sharpsburg, GA, Fayette County, GA, Henry County, GA, Locust Grove, GA

The Times-Herald

Fireworks dazzle at Drake

The weather cooperated fully this year as hundreds of Coweta residents packed the stands and field at Newnan High's Drake Stadium for the annual 4th of July fireworks.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Auburn football: Q&A with 2015 commit Jordan Colbert

Editor's note: Jordan Colbert is one of 17 commits Auburn has for its 2015 recruiting class as of Saturday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Griffin, GA, Spalding County, GA, Newnan, GA

The Times-Herald

Left-lane law now in effect

Georgia's new law regarding slow drivers in the "passing lanes" went into effect on July 1, and the law applies to all roads with at least two lanes in each direction not just interstates.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA

The Times-Herald

Sharpsburg resident learns importance of background checks

A Sharpsburg family learned this the hard way after they had a surprising experience with a cleaning lady they hired in June.

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Related Topix: Sharpsburg, GA, Newnan, GA

The Times-Herald

look parade draws crowd to celebrate Fourth

Newnan's Fourth of July festivities kicked off with a new format for its annual parade, of which Main Street Newnan feels was well-received.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA

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