10 Things to Know for Friday

The Associated Press news@newnan.com Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about Friday: 1. WHY UN VOTE RECOGNIZING PALESTINE MAY ULTIMATELY DISAPPOINT
Real independence remains an elusive dream until the Palestinians negotiate a peace deal with the Israelis. 2. BACK TO THE BRINK OF THE 'FISCAL CLIFF' The GOP recoils at word that the White House is seeking $1.6 trillion in higher taxes, more stimulus. 3. WHO MIGHT'VE HIT THE POWERBALL JACKPOT The Missouri Lottery has confirmed one winning ticket and will reveal the winner Friday. The second ticket holder, in Arizona, remains a mystery. 4. SYRIAN REBELS WAIT, WATCH FOR POSSIBLE ATTACK The Internet goes black across the country — perhaps in preparation for a major government offensive, activists say. 5. ISLAMISTS RUSH TO FINISH EGYPT'S CONSTITUTION Lawmakers, voting in a single marathon session that continued past midnight, try to pre-empt a court ruling that could dissolve the assembly. 6. STRAUSS-KAHN AGREES TO SETTLE WITH ACCUSER Hotel maid's lawsuit alleged that the ex-IMF chief tried to rape her in a New York hotel. 7. MANNING: 'I REMEMBER THINKING, I'M GOING TO DIE' The Army private charged with sending classified information to Wikileaks describes his confinement in maximum-security cells in Kuwait and a Marine Corps brig. 8. BOY'S DISAPPEARANCE A MYSTERY As part of a divorce case, a Colorado teen was ordered to visit his father over Thanksgiving. He hasn't been seen since. 9. MELTING AT POLES WORRIES SCIENTISTS Ice sheets are fading faster than ever, though the rise in sea levels hasn't been as severe as earlier worst-case predictions. 10. WHEN HALFTIME IS THE RIGHT TIME NFL players are rumored to be using Viagra. Experts say it might give them an edge when it comes to confidence, but that's about it.


More Local

MULTIPLE HOMICIDE

Troup County Issues BOLO for multiple homicide person of interest

On Saturday January 31 around 10:04 p.m., deputies with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to residence in the 100-bloc ... Read More


Violence in Newnan

Map Depicts Gun-Related Incidents In Coweta

In late March 2014, over the span of one week, three people were killed and three injured, due to gun violence in Newnan and Coweta County. ... Read More


‘Newnan Times Past’ makes debut

As part of the celebration of The Newnan Times-Herald’s 150th Birthday, the newspaper is showcasing photographs from years past in a f ... Read More


Cowetan visits Cuba after renewed relations

Last month, a woman from Coweta County got the opportunity to visit Cuba for an entire week and experience the Communist nation that was clo ... Read More


Internet speeds ratcheted up at libraries

Computers at the Coweta County Public Library System get a lot of use – and they are running lots faster these days. Internet speeds h ... Read More

Insurance

House supports bus drivers, cafeteria workers

Members of Georgia’s House of Representatives voiced support for retaining health care benefits for bus drivers and cafeteria workers ... Read More