Georgia Cities Foundation

Revitalization 'Heart and Soul' of tour in Newnan

by Sarah Fay Campbell

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Sarah Fay Campbell

Pamela Prange leads one Heart and Soul tour group through downtown Newnan Friday. From left are Pam Sessions of Forsyth County, Eatonton Mayor and GMA President John Reid, former Decatur Mayor Bill Floyd, consultant Bill York with Community Development Partners Inc., Jennifer Frum of the University of Georgia, and Prange.

Downtown Newnan was in the spotlight Friday as people from around the state stopped by as part of the Heart and Soul tour hosted by the Georgia Cities Foundation.

Two downtown business owners got to tell those on the tour how special, low-interest loans for downtown development helped them open or expand their businesses. The tour members also visited the Newnan-Coweta Historical Society's history center and learned about other NCHS projects, and visited Coweta's 1904 courthouse to learn about its restoration.

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