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11 hrs ago | The Times-Herald

Contract for second entrance of Newnan Centre approved

The Newnan Centre meeting facility will be getting its entrance on Lower Fayetteville Road, after Newnan City Council approved Southeastern Site Development, Inc.'s renegotiated bid.

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15 hrs ago | The Times-Herald

Stabbing suspect, victim both land in jail

A woman suspected of stabbing her live-in boyfriend multiple times with a kitchen knife in June turned herself in to the Coweta County Jail on Tuesday the victim, however, also turned himself in to the jail earlier this month on separate charges.

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19 hrs ago | The Times-Herald

Grantville's mayor not seeking re-election

In an interview with The Newnan Times-Herald, Sells explained that he felt it was time for him to leave the position, and, despite the negative attention the city has received over the last few years, he believes that the city is poised to make a positive leap into the future.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA

19 hrs ago | The Times-Herald

Tractor-trailer split by train

A tractor-trailer delivery truck was split in half by a train in downtown Grantville early Wednesday, with the driver and a passenger escaping unharmed.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Grantville, GA

Yesterday | RollingStone

Alan Jackson Honored With Country Music Hall of Fame Exhibit

Some of Alan Jackson's most personal artifacts will be on display during a special exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville.

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Related Topix: Country, Alan Jackson, Newnan, GA, Music, Entertainment

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Times-Herald

'Window into Past' tours at Brown's Mill Saturday

Tickets are available to tour the Battle of Brown's Mill battlefield Saturday for displays making up "A Window into the Past."

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA

The Times-Herald

Senate race neck and neck; Perdue wins in Coweta

Congressman Jack Kingston and businessman David Perdue were neck and neck late Tuesday in their race for the Republican nomination for one of Georgia's seats in the U.S. Senate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

The Times-Herald

Senoia's zombie wall may remain for years

On Monday, representatives from Stalwart Films, producers of "The Walking Dead," asked the Senoia City Council for permission to extend the permits for road closures, and for a 15-foot wall around the property, through at least November 2016 and possibly until January 2019.

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The Times-Herald

Sheriff's employee Ayers in coma

A longtime employee of the Coweta County Sheriff's Office who was diagnosed with a serious disease last year took a turn for the worse Monday and remains in a coma.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA

The Times-Herald

Newnan Police officer stops suspected rapist in woods

A Newnan man suspected of assaulting and raping a woman was arrested Saturday after a Newnan Police officer found the man in a wooded area pinning the victim down on the ground.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA

The Times-Herald

Meat processing center destroyed by flames

A commercial building between the Arnco and Sargent communities in western Coweta County was destroyed by a fire early Monday.

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Related Topix: Fire, Sargent, GA

The Times-Herald

Church Day shows off rich Coweta history

The churches of Coweta County got their day to share their rich history on the Court Square in downtown Newnan on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA, Turin, GA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Times-Herald

Senoia wall could be up for years

Monday night, representatives from Stalwart Films and Raleigh Studios requested the extension of two road closures, and a permit for a 15 foot wall, through at least November of 2016, with the option of extending them through January of 2019.

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Related Topix: Senoia, GA

KRAV-FM Tulsa

Robert Kirkman on Best, Worst Things About Walking Dead Season 5 Return

The cast and crew will this Friday to talk about the upcoming season, and Robert Kirkman will also be on separate panels to talk about the comic book.

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Related Topix: Senoia, GA, Entertainment

Patch.com

Seen on Facebook: 'Get Well Soon' Balloons Wish Armadillo Better Health

Somebody had a little fun in mind when they tied "Get Well Soon" balloons on an armadillo that had been run over alongside a Georgia highway.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Times-Herald

Runoff election day Tuesday, polling places open

Tuesday is election day for the runoff, and polling places throughout Coweta County will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for voting.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Grantville, GA

The Times-Herald

Coweta's Rose is 'America's Top Dog Model'

Coweta County certainly has its share of celebrities. Now, thanks to a recent win in a prestigious modeling contest, Rose can be added to the list.

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Related Topix: Sharpsburg, GA, Fayette County, GA, Tyrone, GA

The Times-Herald

Troup Factory was early industrial town

Factory were impressive for 19th century Southern industries. The middle building was the grist mill that held the mill stone recently given to the Troup County Archives.

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Related Topix: Troup County, GA, Georgia, Fayette County, GA, Brooks, GA, Newnan, GA, Moreland, GA

The Times-Herald

Local free lunch continues through Aug 1

Free lunches for those 18 and under are offered Monday through Friday at the church and at other locations through Aug. 1. A summer food program offering hot, freshly cooked meals to anyone 18 or under is being offered in Coweta through Aug. 1. The program, funded with a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, offers meals at St. Smyrna ... (more)

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Agriculture, Science, Newnan, GA, Family, Kids

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Times-Herald

Funeral for WWII vet Hammond today

Bobby Hammond, a Newnan native and World War II veteran whose memoir was serialized in The Newnan Times-Herald, has died.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA, Life, Veteran Affairs, Memorial Day, Holidays

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