Coweta County

Head-on crash claims life of PTC man, 55

A May 24 head-on collision on Fischer Road in east Coweta County claimed the life of a Peachtree City resident.

Michael Naber, 55, died at the scene of the accident that occurred at the intersection of Fischer Road and Westminster Village Boulevard, according to Coweta County Fire Dept. Assistant Chief Mitch Coggin, who said units were notified of the collision at 9:53 p.m. Read More»

Memorial Day gatherings set for Monday

This ROTC unit presented the colors at Peachtree City's Memorial Day event last year. Photo/File.

Two Memorial Day remembrance ceremonies will be conducted in Fayette County Monday to honor those who “gave the greatest measure of devotion” serving in the U.S. military. Senoia will also host Read More»

In Coweta, BoE's Dees, Mullin re-elected with newcomer Menk

Coweta County voters in local contested races on May 20 chose incumbents Amy Dees and Harry Mullins and first-time candidate Linda Menk in the county’s three contested races for seats on the Coweta County Board of Education. Votes tallied countywide showed a 14.81 percent voter turnout.

The District 1 race featured incumbent Amy Dees and challenger Monica Terrell. Dees took 66.67 percent of the vote compared to 31.75 percent for Terrell. Read More»

Coweta invites public to learn about school system flexibility options

The Coweta County School System will hold public sessions on May 28 and June 2 to provide information about upcoming decisions regarding state flexibility options for the school system. The Ga. Dept. of Education (DOE) has given school systems until June 30, 2015 to decide if they will operate as a status quo system, a charter system or an Investing in Education Excellence (IE2) system. To date, most school systems are opting for the charter system approach. Read More»

Better Business Bureau warns of scams targeting vets

Memorial Day is a time to honor those who have served our country and paid the ultimate price. Unfortunately, it has also become an opportunity for scammers to target those who are serving or have served their nation, especially elderly veterans. As Memorial Day approaches, your Better Business Bureau urges consumers and donors to be aware of scammers that feed off the military. Read More»

A taste for line dancing

A taste for line dancing

Members of the Sharpsburg Country Western Line Dance Show Team really put on a show at the annual Taste of Fayette community event held May 18 in downtown Fayetteville. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Coweta devises 'mass fatality' plan in case disaster strikes

It is sometimes better to plan for the worst while expecting the best. That was the idea May 20 as the Coweta County Commission approved the county’s new mass fatality plan.

County Emergency Management Agency Director Jay Jones said the move to establish a mass fatality plan was a matter of being precautionary and proactive. Read More»

More than 1,500 graduate from Coweta's high schools

Commencement addresses at the ceremonies were given by, left to right, Northgate High School Valedictorian Maggie Shiffert and Salutatorian Brennan Lockwood; East Coweta High School Valedictorian Amber Akbar and Salutatorian Ghe Jin “Rachel” Ahn; and Newnan High School Valedictorian Hannah Katherine Chapman and Salutatorian Annie Hass. Photo/Special.

The Coweta County school system’s 2013-24 school year came to a close Friday. Commencement addresses at the ceremonies were given by, left to right, Northgate High School Valedictorian Maggie Shiffert and Salutatorian Brennan Lockwood; East Coweta High School Valedictorian Amber Akbar and Salutatorian Ghe Jin “Rachel” Ahn; and Newnan High School Valedictorian Hannah Katherine Chapman and Salutatorian Annie Hass. Photo/Special.

Newnan High School Class of 2014

Honors Graduate *

High Honors Graduate **

Abigail Elizabeth Aaron **

Elizabeth Eleanor Abercrombie **

Lily Sondra Mae Acree *

Michael Brandon Adams

Kathryn Elizabeth Adcock *

Bria Nichole Alas

Shanon Marie Albea

Robbie Lee Albert *

Cheyenne Deniece Alce

Alexis Deandria Alford

Eshawnee Jade Vency Anderson

Maklain Lee Archer

Shantel Nicole Archie *

John Glenn Arnold

Starr Miracle Arnold

Dondrikus Rashun Arnold *

Kirsten Tandrika Arnold **

Brandon Russell Arrington

Megan Brittney Asbury

Jared Marshall Ashley * Read More»

Northgate High School Class of 2014

Honors Graduate *

High Honors Graduate *

John Nicholas Abbadangelo *

Jason Thomas Abraham **

Kinsey Melissa Adams

Rachel Reneé Adornato **

Heather McKenzie Ahart **

Jordan Rae Alvey

Natasha Arona Amos

Kemor Alicia Anderson

Hannah Marie Arnold

Zachary R. Arriola **

Marissa Kaitlyn Askey *

Deveon Salina Atkins *

Erica Nicole Austin

Joel Auzon

Justin Allen Ayers

Ashleigh Lauren Bailey *

Leisel Diane Baker *

Thomar Dwayne Ball

Audrey Grace Ballew **

Charles Jauan Barber

Joshua Paul Barber

Ann Marie Barboza Read More»