Grantville is on the move

Grantville is moving forward!

We now have a "First Class" Police Department. The splash park opens this month. We have a new, professional full-time parks and recreation director.

The recreation explosion is just beginning with the splash park, and now an all-day summer camp with great activities for children that now caters to working parents. The movie industry has discovered our charming town and has put us on the big screen. Tourists from all over the world are making Grantville a stop on their vacation. While we work with the Chamber of Commerce and the Coweta County Development Authority trying to bring business and industry to Grantville, we are also improving the quality of life here at home.

Our efforts are positive. Improve the quality of life for families and attract business, that's our goal. We have the infrastructure, all utilities, sewer, affordable land and labor. We have a capable, qualified team of city employees. Volunteers have come forward to help and the citizens have chosen new leadership.

That's why you see change, and more is coming. As we come out of this recession, Grantville is poised to take advantage of opportunity. The phone is ringing and we are responding. Here you have all the benefits of Coweta County schools. You have access to the interstate. You can live in a charming small town where the people driving by not only wave, but you know them. No traffic lights.

Yet 10 minutes away is our flourishing county seat ready to accommodate any need from government, medical care or shopping. Find out why our population doubled in 10 years! Yes, I love Grantville, and you will, too. Raise your expectations for Grantville and come see us.

Jim Sells

Mayor of Grantville



More Opinion

Let’s get an Ebola reality check

It is said the greatest fear is the fear of the unknown. The great unknown today is Ebola, which, if you follow the headlines, is the Black ... Read More


Rants, Raves & Really?!?

A look back at last week’s highs, lows and whatevers: RANT: Two men, Allen Cantrell and Wes Watson, were killed by gunfire. Within 48 ... Read More


Georgia Says

Morning News, Savannah, Georgia, on shameful payments to Nazis: It's morally repugnant that former Nazis have apparently been paid millions ... Read More


Vigils that should not occur

There were two candlelight vigils Tuesday night. Neither one should have happened. At one event on Widgeon Trail, hundreds of friends and fa ... Read More


Every dollar counts

We’re glad to see that the Coweta Community Foundation is on the move. The foundation recently announced the launch of its 2014 fundra ... Read More

Rants, Raves & Really?!?

A look back at last week’s highs, lows and whatevers: RAVE: Newnan City Council has approved a $227,000 contract for the engineering d ... Read More