Newnan coffee shop damaged by vehicle

by Wes Mayer

alt

The front wall of The Leaf and Bean was damaged by a vehicle early Thursday. 


Newnan’s downtown coffee shop, The Leaf and Bean, suffered structural damage early Thursday after a vehicle rammed into its front wall.

The front windows of The Leaf and Bean were shattered and a large part of the wood and brick and mortar below the window was pushed inward. The table and chairs that were sitting in front of the coffee shop were also demolished.

Cher McWilliams, owner of The Leaf and Bean, said the coffee shop will be closed until repairs are made. She expects the entire front wall of the shop will have to replaced, and she said she does not want to be serving food and drinks while construction is going on.

McWilliams said the person who ran into the front wall was allegedly attempting to hit someone with their vehicle. She said Newnan Police officers told her the driver continued to drive down the sidewalk toward West Broad Street and also caused some damage to neighboring Ace Beer Growlers, shattering a window. Ace is remaining open for the time being, however.

Newnan Police officials did not respond Thursday to requests for the incident details.



More Local

School bus schedules available on NTH website

The 2015-2016 bus schedules for the Coweta County School System are now available on The Newnan Times-Herald website, www.times-herald.com. ... Read More


Coweta Commission

Dollar General rezoning, pension discussion on agenda

A public hearing on the rezoning of property at Fischer Road and Raymond Hill Road for a Dollar General store is on the agenda for Tuesday n ... Read More


senoia city council

Public hearing on trailer regulations set

Proposed changes to the city of Senoia’s ordinances that will forbid any temporary vending trailers in the historic district are on th ... Read More


briarwood commons

Sharpsburg rezoning public hearing Monday

The Sharpsburg Town Council will hold a public hearing Monday on the rezoning of property for the Briarwood Commons development. The town is ... Read More


NTH turns 150

UFO movie lands in Coweta

In the spring of 1979, Newnan played host to a Italian film company shooting a motion picture. Leone Film chose Newnan as the backdrop to th ... Read More

UPDATE

Authorities identify burglary suspects

Authorities have identified the three suspects arrested in a manhunt that ended on Paces Landing Court on Thursday. Timothy Cole Stevenson, ... Read More