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  1. Natalie Bacho to speak at prayer event ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Times-Herald

    The family of Abby Bacho hopes to keep her memory alive through the Abby's Angels Foundation. Natalie Bacho, Abby's mother, will speak at National Day of Prayer event Thursday.

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  2. Grantville to host National Day of PrayerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | The Times-Herald

    During Monday evening's meeting, Council Member Leonard Gomez expresses his support for the event, citing the importance of prayer in the community. A National Day of Prayer for Grantville was proclaimed by the Grantville City Council during Monday evening's city council meeting.

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  3. SOLD! Grantville bought for $680,000 on eBayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | The Times-Herald

    With the final bid of $680,000, the eBay auction for the majority of downtown properties in Grantville ended Friday. According to Jim Sells, owner of the Main Street buildings, and the city's former mayor, the properties included in the auction are currently under contract for the full asking amount of $680,000.

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  4. Coweta County commissioners trying to one-up Grantville councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Times-Herald

    In about a week, May 1 to be exact, the Coweta County Fire Department will assume full responsibility for emergency management services. Department employees will drive the ambulances, treat heart attack victims, stabilize those involved in serious car wrecks until an air ambulance arrives, and transport victims to hospitals.

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  5. County, city narcotics units make arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Times-Herald

    Investigators with Coweta County Sheriff's Office's Narcotics Unit made a number of arrests, including the arrest of a suspected marijuana dealer and a suspected methamphetamine dealer. On April 16, Investigator Taylor Helton and other members of the narcotics unit served a search warrant at the home of Ashley Willey on the 1100-block of Highway 85 north of Haralson.

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  6. Genealogical Society holds soft opening in new facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Times-Herald

    After weeks of moving, remodeling and organizing, the Coweta County Genealogical Society held its soft opening this week at its new location on Carmichael Street in Newnan. "Grantville was really good to us," said Monica Haynes with the genealogical society, "but we were just busting at the seams."

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  7. Vote on work vehicle leads to debate over rec dept.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Times-Herald

    Debate regarding the present and future needs of the Grantville recreation department provided a spirited discussion during Monday's city council meeting. Citing a failed motion from 2014 that would have allowed up to $24,000 of SPLOST funds to be spent on an official vehicle for recreation department director Michelle Huffstickler, Councilmember David Riley stated the growing needs of the department as justification to re-examine the proposed expenditure.

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  8. Vote on work vehicle leads to debate over rec dept.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Times-Herald

    Debate regarding the present and future needs of the Grantville recreation department provided a spirited discussion during Monday's city council meeting. Citing a failed motion from 2014 that would have allowed up to $24,000 of SPLOST funds to be spent on an official vehicle for recreation department director Michelle Huffstickler, Councilmember David Riley stated the growing needs of the department as justification to re-examine the proposed expenditure.

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  9. Cameras roll again in GrantvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | The Times-Herald

    The town of Grantville is set in the Pacific Northwest for the third installment of the Paramount Pictures horror franchise "Rings." Filming for "Rings" rolled in Grantville on Thursday.

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  10. County fire chief retiring on May 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | The Times-Herald

    Teeters came to the CCFD in January 2009, following a 38-year career with the Greensboro, North Carolina, fire department. He became Greensboro's chief in 1999 and retired in May 2008 at the age of 66. Teeters' wife and family still live in North Carolina.

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  11. 'Rings' films in downtown NewnanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | The Times-Herald

    Wall Street was closed along much of its length Tuesday for the filming, and there were intermittent closures along East Broad Street.. Crews will be filming today at 61 Pinson Street, according to Gina Snider, city of Newnan public information officer.

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  12. Newnan: Filming has nice 'Rings' to itRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | The Times-Herald

    In April, the upcoming prequel to the 2002 horror movie "The Ring" will be filming some of its scenes in Newnan. Lane Steffler, a location scout with Paramount Pictures, made the request at the regular Newnan City Council meeting on Tuesday.

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  13. Sponsor will recommend House approve changes to cannabis billRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | The Times-Herald

    The version of House Bill 1 which would provide immunity for certain Georgians possessing a medicine derived from marijuana that passed a Georgia Senate committee Thursday was similar to the version that overwhelmingly passed the Georgia House of Representatives. HB 1's sponsor, Rep. Allen Peake, R-Macon, said that if the full Senate passes the bill next week, as expected, he will recommend that his fellow House members agree to the changes.

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  14. Child abuse prevention program proposedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | The Times-Herald

    At a recent city council meeting, Grantville resident Mark King addressed the need for a child sexual abuse prevention program in the community. Grantville Recreation Department Director Michelle Huffstickler also shares King's vision and hopes to bring a very specialized abuse prevention program to the city.

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  15. Software would streamline emergency response timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | The Times-Herald

    In an effort to bring a more streamlined approach to emergency management, one company is seeking to change the way schools can communicate with first responders. 911iNet is an instant message system that connects all emergency and law enforcement personnel at the same time through computers, cell phones and iPads.

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  16. RESA contract, donation to WGTC approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | The Times-Herald

    Education Chairman Harry Mullins, right, talks with board member Linda Menk prior to Tuesday's meeting. During the meeting, Menk asked about anticipated school system spending for a Northgate High Band trip to Chattanooga at the end of March.

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  17. Grantville OKs extra $9.5K on software trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | The Times-Herald

    From left are Willie Kee, Mike Stewart, Mark Mitchell, David Riley, Leonard Gomez, Doug Jewell, and Ruby Hines. The City of Grantville approved $9,454 for additional training for new and existing city clerks to use the SmartFusion software found in the front office.

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  18. Rants, Raves & Really?!?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | The Times-Herald

    REALLY?!?: The city of Grantville made international news last week, and it didn't have anything to do with the latest antics at city hall. Former mayor Jim Sells, who owns a big chunk of the city's downtown, is selling those properties.

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  19. Grantville resident celebrates 103 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | The Times-Herald

    From left are Vernia Lee McCambry Arnall, Daizell Lakes McCambry, Charlie McCambry, and Teresa Bohannon. Pictured on the wall is Daizell's mother, Anna Lakes.

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  20. GED program needs permanent homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | The Times-Herald

    Terri Wilson on Tuesday. With a permanent workspace, the program could partner with West Georgia Technical College to expand its services.

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