Local law enforcement takes to streets for Special Olympics
By JOHN A. WINTERS
Local law enforcement and military personnel took to the streets of Newnan for their annual Special Olympics torch run on Friday.
The Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) to benefit the Special Olympics in Georgia started at the Coweta County Jail and ended up by Newnan High School.
People wanting to make donations may call Wood at 770-254-2355 ext. 116, or they can drop them off at the police department’s clerk’s office located in the main lobby of the city Public Safety complex/Wadsworth Auditorium. Merchandise for sale is also on display there, and includes hats and shirts for $12, lanyards for $5, and bracelets for $3, with proceeds going to the Special Olympics.
More than 3,000 athletes, coaches and others are expected to attend the Summer Games at Emory University in Atlanta.