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12 hrs ago | LaGrange Daily News

Chase ends in fatal wreck north of Hogansville

A chase that began in Coweta County ended in a fatal wreck just north of Hogansville on Interstate 85 about 10 p.m. Friday.

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Related Topix: Hogansville, GA, Troup County, GA, Meriwether County, GA, Newnan, GA

Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Times-Herald

Citizen of the year campaign under way for 2015

Previous winners of Coweta's Citizen of the Year spoke to the significance of the award during Tuesday's meeting of the Kiwanis Club at the Newnan Country Club. Since its inception in 1992, the award recognizes individuals with outstanding leadership and citizenship within the community who have demonstrated exemplary vision, civic pride, and a strong commitment to improving the county.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA

The Times-Herald

CEC offers health responder classes to its students

Curlee's First Responder class practice placing a cervical collar on a patient's neck for immobilization. Earlier in the class, members learned how to feed an intravenous line through an IV pump.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA

The Times-Herald

Newnan's Fall Art Walk returns Friday

Main Street Newnan will usher in the fall season with its annual Fall Art Walk on Friday. The free event takes place from 5 to 9 p.m. in historic downtown Newnan.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA

The Times-Herald

$600,000 mixed use project proposed

Hasco Craver IV, business development director for Newnan, talked about the project with the Newnan Downtown Development Authority board on Wednesday. The proposal is for first floor office space, a small retail component and upper floor residential use in an 8,000-square-foot building.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA

The Times-Herald

Coweta County Fair returns, opens Thursday

Fair opens Thursday for a 10-day run, Sept. 18-27. Advance Mega Passes are available through 5 p.m. Wednesday in select local stores and until midnight online at www.cowetacountyfair.org.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

LaGrange Daily News

Hartman, Harder to wed

Amy Elizabeth Hartman of Newnan is set to wed Christopher Michael Harder of Senoia in a private wedding ceremony on Oct. 11 at First Baptist Church on the Square.

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Related Topix: Senoia, GA, Wedding, Troup County, GA, LaGrange, GA, LaGrange College, Luthersville, GA, Meriwether County, GA

Bucky's 5th Quarter

2016 Georgia LB Emanuel Bridges announces Wisconsin offer

Emanuel Bridges, a four-star Newnan, Georgia, linebacker announced his Wisconsin offer on Saturday. The 6'3, 209-pound 2016 prospect also has offers from Cincinnati, Clemson, Kentucky, Louisville, Michigan State, N.C. State, Nebraska and Ole Miss, among others.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA, Sports, University of Wisconsin NCAA, NCAA Sports

The Times-Herald

Suspect in fatal shooting on the run

Authorities with the Coweta County Sheriff's Office have identified two people suspected of fatally shooting Kenneth Paul "K.P." Brown last week one is in custody, but the other is on the run. On Friday, the sheriff's office issued a lookout for Kerven Silvera Telsey, 21, who is wanted for murder.

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The Times-Herald

Boy Scouts honor America's fallen in 9/11 ceremony

On Thursday evening, a second 9/11 memorial service was hosted by the Boy Scouts of America at Newnan's Veterans Memorial Plaza, and dozens of local scouts and families were in attendance to honor America's fallen with a candlelight vigil. The ceremony at the Jackson Street park, which was organized by Verna Funk with Boy Scouts of America, focused on the importance of never forgetting 9/11 and always remembering patriotism and the freedoms America's flag represents.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA

The Times-Herald

United We Stand picnic Sept. 20

The 20th annual United We Stand Youth Appreciating Senior Citizens Community and Family Reunion will be held Sept. 20 from 2 to 6 p.m. The free community picnic is held each year at the playground behind the Newnan Housing Authority's Boone Drive apartments.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA

Fri Sep 12, 2014

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U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Georgia

Targeted News Service Targeted News Service ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 12 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Georgia.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Smyrna, GA, Cobb County, GA, Alpharetta, GA, Fulton County, GA, McDonough, GA, Henry County, GA, Sharpsburg, GA, Peachtree City, GA, Fayette County, GA

The Times-Herald

Deadline for comments on proposed roundabout

54 and 16 near Turin and Sharpsburg. Construction is set to begin in late 2016 or early 2017.

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Related Topix: Turin, GA, Sharpsburg, GA, Newnan, GA

The Times-Herald

American Legion preparing for anniversary following 9/11

Members of Alvin Hugh Harris American Legion Post 57 participated in Sept. 11 observances on Thursday, and they now are getting ready for the Legion's anniversary and for POW/MIA Day.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA, Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors

Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Times-Herald

Two events today honor the victims of 9/11

Two events today honor the victims of 9/11 Two 9/11 remembrance ceremonies are being held in Newnan today. The al-Qaeda terror attacks on Sept.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA, Air Accidents

The Times-Herald

Heaberlin tapped for chief role at UWG

The University of West Georgia on Wednesday announced the appointment of Dr. Robert Heaberlin, a retired Coweta County school principal, as senior director and chief administrative officer of Off-Campus Programs. Based at the UWG Newnan center, Heaberlin will be responsible for spearheading the growth and success of UWG Newnan as it moves to its historic downtown location in 2015.

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Related Topix: Georgia, University of Georgia West Georgia State, Newnan, GA, Douglasville, GA, Douglas County, GA, Carroll County, GA

The Times-Herald

DDA changes dates on UWG loan documents

In the background, Casey Smith, DDA chairman, talks with other board members. The Newnan Downtown Development Authority has changed the dates on loan documents for the University of West Georgia's project at the old Newnan Hospital site.

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

The Times-Herald

Newnan public safety building ahead of schedule

Newnan's new public safety complex under construction on Jefferson Street has been taking shape in recent weeks, getting its brick outer covering and some of the front architectural details, as well as paving work on the property. The construction is on schedule if not a little ahead, city Business Development Director Hasco Craver told the Coweta County Development Authority recently.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA

Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Times-Herald

Rants, Raves & Really?!?

REALLY?!? A pit bull terrier was put down after being stabbed at the local PetSmart by another dog owner. Authorities are continuing to investigate the case.

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Related Topix: Opinion

The Times-Herald

Skandalakis to assist in Habersham child injury case

Later this month, the case of Bounkham "Bou Bou" Phonesavanh, the 19-month-old who was critically injured in a north Georgia, Habersham County drug raid, will be presented to a Habersham County grand jury, during which Coweta County Judicial Circuit District Attorney Pete Skandalakis will be assisting as an independent set of eyes. According to Skandalakis, shortly after the incident occurred, Mountain Judicial Circuit District Attorney Brian Rickman contacted Skandalakis to see if he would assist in the case.

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Related Topix: Habersham County, GA, Newnan, GA

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