Newnan City Council holds groundbreaking ceremony for UWG Newnan Campus

by Celia Shortt

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Members of the Newnan City Council, the University of West of Georgia and the Newnan Hospital Board "break ground" for the new UWG Newnan campus at the site of the old Newnan Hospital on Jackson Street.

Today, Newnan City Council and the University of West Georgia broke ground on the new UWG Newnan campus at the site of the old Newnan Hospital. Many people were there to celebrate this addition to the educational landscape in Newnan.

In addition to thanking those involved for their tireless efforts and long hours of work put into this project, both Mayor Brady and UWG President Dr. Kyle Marrero expressed their excitement about this project.

“This is something we have waited for for a long time,” said Newnan Mayor Keith Brady. “

“This is an exciting day not only for UWG and Newnan, but for all of Coweta County,” said Marrero. “We are excited to see this community as part of the Wolf Pack.”

For a complete story and pictures from the groundbreaking ceremony, see Wednesday’s print edition of the The Newnan Times-Herald.



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