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1 hr ago | The Times-Herald

Early voting today, next week for July 22 runoff

If you've been waiting on a Saturday to cast your vote for the July 22 runoff, today's the day.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss, Newnan, GA

5 hrs ago | The Times-Herald

Woman arrested after stabbing

A woman suspected of stabbing a man in the leg with a kitchen knife was arrested Thursday by officers with the Newnan Police Department.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

LaGrange Daily News

1939: City celebrates train car named after ...

Pullman Car Named in Gala Ceremonies - This morning as whistles blew, as flags flew and as martial music filled the air, local citizens and railway executives joined in paying tribute to Fuller E. Callaway, founder of a group of cotton mills that bear his name, whose ability and business acumen plus a love for the folks with whom he was associated ... (more)

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Related Topix: Troup County, GA, LaGrange, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Jefferson County, GA, Louisville, GA, Newnan, GA, West Point, GA

Sandy Springs Neighbor

Piedmont joins MD Anderson Cancer Network

Buckhead-based Piedmont Healthcare Thursday announced it is the only health system in Georgia to become an affiliate of the nationally renowned MD Anderson Cancer Network, a program of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Georgia, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Newnan, GA

The Times-Herald

Teen pleads guilty to vehicular homicide

A Newnan teen who was charged with vehicular homicide after a car accident resulted in the death of one of his friends pleaded guilty in a blind plea on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA

The Times-Herald

Perdue visits Newnan during run-off campaign

David Perdue, who is running for U.S. Senate, visited Newnan Thursday morning to speak to locals at the Redneck Gourmet.

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

The Times-Herald

Parkway North is now Celebrate Life Parkway

America Chief Operating Officer David Kent, center, gives a thumbs up from the bucket truck as he helps JW Davis of Newnan's maintenance department, right, and Gunner Green of Wilburn Engineering, left, install the new sign for Celebrate Life Parkway on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA

The Times-Herald

Behavioral hospital opponents have say

The certificate of need appeal hearing for Newnan Behavioral Hospital resumed on Thursday with Tanner CEO Wayne Senfeld speaking on behalf of the growing need for pediatric and adult psychiatric care in the area.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA

The Times-Herald

Moore's Bridge dedication Saturday in Whitesburg

The park was the site of two Civil War events and is also associated with Horace King, a black bridgebuilder from antebellum times.

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Related Topix: Whitesburg, GA, Carroll County, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Newnan, GA, Palmetto, GA

The Times-Herald

Haitian prelate to visit Newnan

Monsignor Pierre-Andre Pierre of Haiti is coming to Newnan to speak at St. George Catholic Church about progress being made is Haiti since the 2010 earthquake.

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Related Topix: Haiti, World News, Central America, Newnan, GA, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Times-Herald

State needs new strategy for Warm Springs

The author of "The Warm Springs Story" spoke about "the immense potential of Warm Springs."

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Related Topix: Warm Springs, GA, Meriwether County, GA, Newnan, GA, Harris County, GA, Pine Mountain, GA, Nathan Deal, US Governors, Opinion

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

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

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