City of Grantville votes in favor of splash park

by Rebecca Leftwich

The Grantville City Council has voted to build its citizens a splash park.

Following lengthy discussion about funding for the proposed splash park and other recreation Monday night, the council unanimously voted to award the project to low bidder Tom Moore Builder Inc.

The city agreed to spend $151,995 on the 3,200-square-foot park, which will be built on the site of Grantville's former public swimming pool at Post Street Park.

Council member Rochelle Jabaley first suggested building a splash park last spring, but the project was tabled when council members could not agree on the park's specifics before cool weather set in.

More coverage of the splash park decision will be in Wednesday's print and digital editions of The Newnan Times-Herald.



More Local

Sleep walking rape trial continues

Three witnesses were called to testify in Monday afternoon’s session of the trial of Benjamin Tyler Gray, 29, accused of rape after an ... Read More


County Commission meets tonight at 6

Minor changes to the retirement plan for county employees are on the agenda for tonight’s meeting of the Coweta County Board of Commis ... Read More


Georgia partisans feud over voter registration

ATLANTA (AP) — Amid a scramble for political supremacy in rapidly changing Georgia, Democrats and Republicans are pointing fingers ove ... Read More


Two men found dead in double homicide

Two men were found dead in an apparent double homicide on Monday afternoon.  The Coweta County Sheriff’s Office responded to a ca ... Read More


Traffic re-routed on Jackson Street

Traffic is being rerouted on Jackson Street around the University of West Georgia project in downtown Newnan. The section of Jackson Street ... Read More

WHO: Nigeria's Ebola outbreak is officially over

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The World Health Organization declared on Monday that Nigeria is free of Ebola, a rare victory in the months-lon ... Read More