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  1. 4th Parade CanceledRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Times-Herald

    A light went out in Newnan this week, as Matt Brown died early Tuesday at the age of 30. When he was 8 months old, Brown was diagnosed with ...

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  2. SMA patient dies after defying the oddsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Times-Herald

    Matt Brown passed away on Tuesday at the age of 30. Diagnosed at 8 months of age with Spinal Muscular Atrophy, he was told he wouldn't live past the age of 3. When he was 8 months old, Brown was diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy , a form of muscular dystrophy. His parents were told he wasn't expected to live past the age of 3. Because of SMA, Brown was bedridden and could not move or speak, but Brown didn't let those limitations stop him from making the most of his life.

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  3. Patients' immediate needs dictate EMTs next moveRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Times-Herald

    Despite Newnan being dubbed a "medical mecca," there are times when people must be transported to Atlanta for more specialized and urgent care. The decision to ground transport a patient to Piedmont Newnan Hospital or to speciality hospitals, or to airlift the patient to trauma facilities in Atlanta, such as Atlanta Medical Center or Grady Memorial Hospital, is made by Coweta County emergency medical technicians who base their judgment on a four-step process.

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  4. Work to begin on Bullsboro intersection at bypassRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Times-Herald

    The Burger King and Chick-Fil-A intersection of Newnan Crossing Bypass and SR 34 in Newnan near Ashley Park will be expanded, beginning next week. "We are adding a second through lane from Newnan Crossing Bypass to Millard Farmer Industrial Boulevard An existing gore area will be removed to allow for the added through-lane," said Michael Klahr, city engineer for Newnan.

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  5. Man charged in fatal accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Times-Herald

    Coweta County firefighters work to extricate Stephen Joshua Whitten, 25, from his vehicle after he was struck head-on on Summers McKoy Road in February. Whitten was pronounced dead at the scene.

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  6. Rescue course to kick off animal control conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Times-Herald

    Before its annual conference this month, the Southeastern Animal Control Association will be hosting a special training course for anyone interested in learning how to rescue large animals. The course will be taught by Dr. Rebecca Gimenez, a veterinarian and president of TLAER Inc. Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue.

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  7. Baseball4Christ: Mission connects for home runRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Times-Herald

    The Baseball4Christ team, led by Mike Winslett and Brian Morgan , again helped distribute Spanish-language Bibles while playing games and hosting clinics during this year's trip It's been six years since Baseball4Christ headed to Mexico for its first mission trip, but one thing hasn't changed. The result provides a unique experience for those who make the journey to Cancun and the Yucatan Peninsula.

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  8. On a roll: Cyclist closes ToAD tour with strong effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times-Herald

    Madras Middle School teacher Issac Strickland , who competed in the 35-and-over Masters Division in the Tour of America's Dairyland bike race, finished third in the sprint category for his age group and 10th overall. That's why the Newnan cyclist jumped at the the chance to participate in the 10-day Tour of America's Dairyland bike race earlier this month.

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  9. Plenty of July 4 options on tapRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times-Herald

    Puckett Station Arts and Crafts Market, Moreland. Dog walk/bicycle parade, Moreland United Methodist Church, 8:30 a.m. Vendors, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Opening of museum, 10 a.m. Moreland trivia contest, 10:15 a.m. Tug of war, 1 p.m. Main Street Newnan Fourth of July parade, starting at Veterans Memorial Plaza at Jackson Street and Temple Avenue at 9 a.m. Ends at Greenville Street Park.

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  10. Annual bike ride fundraiser continues to growRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times-Herald

    Wendy Maguire, right, and other cyclists on the 2015 Pedal for Pets ride to Savannah pause for a photo. Also pictured are, left to right, Kathy Sivell, Michelle Morgan, Sandy Sargent, and Cindy Miller.

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  11. Woman dies in fiery crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times-Herald

    Coweta County firefighters investigate the remains of a vehicle that caught on fire and claimed the life of its driver after colliding with a tree on Corinth Road Wednesday night. A 44-year-old woman lost her life in a fiery crash Wednesday night after she lost control of her vehicle and collided with a tree.

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  12. Officials urge safe use of fireworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times-Herald

    With fireworks now legal in Georgia, officials and fireworks manufacturers want to make sure Georgians take safety seriously. Under the law, fireworks can be shot off between the hours of 10 a.m. and midnight on most days, and until 2 a.m. on holidays, including Independence Day.

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  13. Cowetans rush to buy fireworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Times-Herald

    A steady crowd of fireworks-loving Cowetans filed into Newnan's new standalone fireworks store Wednesday, the first day "consumer grade" fireworks were allowed to be sold in Georgia. The Newnan TNT store, located in the former Circuit City building, is operated by members of Sonrise Baptist Church as a fundraiser for mission trips.

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  14. County, city offices closing for holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Times-Herald

    With the Fourth of July falling on a Saturday this year, many city and county offices are closing on Friday. "The city of Newnan City Hall offices and the Carnegie will be closed this Friday in observance of the Fourth of July holiday," said Gina Snider, public information officer.

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  15. Construction continues on RaceTrac storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Times-Herald

    In a photo from June, demolition begins on the RaceTrac store on Bullsboro Drive, as the new 6,000-square-foot facility is prepared to be completed in November. Construction continues on the new RaceTrac store on Bullsboro Drive and Amlajack Road, with a scheduled completion date in November.

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  16. Moreland to spotlight local artists SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Times-Herald

    Newnan artist Elsa Sibley helps hang a painting done by artist Sue Christman for the 65th Moreland Community BBQ & Puckett Station Arts & Crafts Festival this weekend. This week marks the 65th Moreland Community BBQ & Puckett Station Arts and Crafts Market, and local art will be part of this year's celebration.

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

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Times-Herald

    RAVE: More than 200 Cowetans of every race and age joined together in an ecumenical prayer service in response to the fatal church shooting that left nine African-Americans dead in Charleston. As pastor Tamarkus Cook said while surveying the crowd, it was "a snapshot of what heaven is going to look like."

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  18. Saddam Hussein's capture work of 'ordinary soldiers'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Times-Herald

    The 2003 capture of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein was the result of hard work by "ordinary soldiers" who collected ground intelligence and then planned and executed his capture. Steve Russell, the commanding officer in Operation Red Dawn, which resulted in Saddam's capture, spoke to a full sanctuary at First Baptist Church of Newnan at Freedom Celebration 2015 on Monday.

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  19. Boom! Fireworks are legalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Times-Herald

    For this Fourth of July, there's no reason to drive to Alabama to get your bottle rockets, roman candles, firecrackers and exploding shells. Not only are they now legal to use, they are legal to be sold in the state.

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  20. Animal shelter needs adoptersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Times-Herald

    Coweta County Animal Control's shelter is grossly overcrowded with dogs and cats, and because of that, some adoptable animals will likely be euthanized. The original euthanasia date was scheduled for today, but "we've been waiting to hear about a reprieve," said Linda Earhart, president of the Newnan-Coweta Humane Society.

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