10 Things to Know for Tuesday

The Associated Press news@newnan.com Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. BOY SCOUTS POISED FOR A BIG CHANGE
Under a new policy, sponsors of individual Scout units would be able to decide for themselves whether to accept gays as scouts and leaders. 2. A SHOW OF BIPARTISANSHIP ON IMMIGRATION Leading senators of both parties outline legislation aimed at giving some 11 million illegal immigrants a path to U.S. citizenship. 3. WHY SO MANY DIED IN BRAZIL BLAZE The nightclub had no fire alarm, no sprinklers, no fire escape — and just one exit. 4. THE SLINGS AND ARROWS AIMED AT CHUCK HAGEL An AP fact-check finds that many of the claims by opponents of Obama's choice to head the Defense Department are overblown. 5. WHO IS WORRIED ABOUT EGYPT'S MASKED MEN A mysterious group called the Black Bloc says it is defending protesters, but some fear it could prompt an Islamist backlash. 6. US PROTESTS AS IRAN PUTS A MONKEY INTO SPACE Any space launch "is directly relevant to the development of long-range ballistic missiles," the State Department says. 7. HOW AN UNUSUAL DOUBLE-ARM TRANSPLANT IS WORKING OUT "Ohh yeah today has been one month since my surgery and (my arms) already move a little," tweets recipient Brendan Marrocco, a wounded Iraq vet. 8. ONE CALAMITY AFTER ANOTHER — AND NOW A DRY SPELL Caddo County, Okla., which is enduring a crippling drought, has been declared a federal disaster area nine times since 2007. 9. 'HE NEVER SEEMED TO BE A HELP TO HER' In "Remembering Whitney," Cissy Houston writes that she had doubts about Bobby Brown from the start. 10. AT QB, A COUPLE OF SUPER BOWL NOBODIES But one will leave New Orleans as football's newest star.


More Local

Commission approves Todd Moore retirement agreement

A retirement agreement for former Coweta County Deputy Fire Chief Todd Moore was approved by a 3 to 2 vote at Thursday’s meeting of th ... Read More


Northgate to graduate 407 tonight

The Coweta County School System will have its second graduation for the year tonight, when 407 students are set to receive diplomas at North ... Read More


Man suspected of beating girlfriend arrested

A Newnan man suspected of beating his girlfriend over the weekend was arrested Wednesday and charged with aggravated battery. About 11:30 p. ... Read More


Schools analyze Greentop’s potential impact

The Coweta County School System (CCSS) is unclear as to how it would be affected should the two annexation requests for subdivisions on Gree ... Read More


Memorial Day

Ceremony Monday in Newnan to focus on 1945

It was 1945. World War II was coming to an end. Music was celebratory. Across Coweta County, there were Victory Gardens and scrap piles. Peo ... Read More

Coweta Fire Department

Harassment charges led to chief’s retirement

Coweta County Fire Chief Johnny Teeters voluntarily retired following an investigation into his role in the harassment of a firefighter and ... Read More