Coweta Schools Closed Wednesday; other area closures announced

by Staff Reports

Coweta Schools are closed for all students and staff on Wednesday, Feb. 12, due to severe winter weather forecast for Coweta County.

All after-school activities for today, Tuesday, Feb. 11, and Wednesday are also canceled.

School was dismissing at normal times Tuesday, and the elementary After-School (child care) Program was also being held through normal hours Tuesday.

The regularly scheduled Coweta Board of Education meeting will still be held Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m. at its office on Jackson Street.

In the event of additional Coweta County School System weather-related closings or delays, information will be shared with students, parents and the community through the school system’s website, through the local and Atlanta media outlets including times-herald.com, and through the school system's automated calling system.

For updates on the status of Coweta schools, please visit www.times-herald.com.

Among other cancellations and closings:

• Newnan Municipal Court will be closed Wednesday, said city Public Information Officer Gina Snider. New court dates will be sent by mail to those who were to be in court.

• The city of Grantville offices will be closed on Wednesday, said Mayor Jim Sells.

• Due to the impending weather, the Carnegie is canceling Wednesday’s programs — History with Elizabeth and Table Talk.

Table Talk will continue as scheduled on Feb. 19, weather permitting, and be extended by one week to complete the session. If and when History with Elizabeth is rescheduled, the Carnegie will send out notification. The 10 a.m. program was to feature “Prominent Families, Part 1 – A.J. and Bird Berry,” with local historian Elizabeth Beers. Details: Amy Mapel, Carnegie director 770-683-1347. The Carnegie is at 1 LaGrange St. at the Court Square in downtown Newnan.

• The "Free CPR" for Whitesburg for Tuesday night, Feb. 11, is re-scheduled for Feb. 25 at 6 pm, Whitesburg Public Library. The UWG-Newnan class set for Wed., Feb. 12, is rescheduled for Feb. 26 at 6 p.m.



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