Coweta Commissioners

'Walking Dead' returns to Coweta

by Sarah Fay Campbell

“The Walking Dead” has returned to Coweta County. 

Filming for Season Four of the AMC television series began Monday, said Mike Riley, location manager. 

Riley appeared before the Coweta County Board of Commissioners at Tuesday’s commission meeting. 

“I’m glad to be back in Coweta County for Season Four,” said Riley. Filming will last through November. 

“The Walking Dead,” based on the graphic novel series of the same name, is the story of groups of survivors in the aftermath of a zombie apocalypse. 

“We will be coming to the county and the various municipalities here in Coweta County to ask your support, like you have given us in the past,” Riley said.

[We] get great support from the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office and Coweta County Fire Department, Riley said, as well as from Tray Baggarly, the county’s Camera Ready liaison, as well as the citizens of Coweta. 

Coweta and its municipalities have been the primary filming locations for seasons two and three of “The Walking Dead.” Filming has taken place in Newnan, Grantville, Senoia, Haralson and Sharpsburg, as well as in various locations in unincorporated Coweta. 



More Local

MULTIPLE HOMICIDE

Update: BOLO on suspect involved in Saturday night slaying

Update: Thomas Jesse Lee is considered a suspect and is wanted for the murder of five individuals on Saturday night.  On Saturday Janua ... Read More


Violence in Newnan

Map Depicts Gun-Related Incidents In Coweta

In late March 2014, over the span of one week, three people were killed and three injured, due to gun violence in Newnan and Coweta County. ... Read More


‘Newnan Times Past’ makes debut

As part of the celebration of The Newnan Times-Herald’s 150th Birthday, the newspaper is showcasing photographs from years past in a f ... Read More


Cowetan visits Cuba after renewed relations

Last month, a woman from Coweta County got the opportunity to visit Cuba for an entire week and experience the Communist nation that was clo ... Read More


Internet speeds ratcheted up at libraries

Computers at the Coweta County Public Library System get a lot of use – and they are running lots faster these days. Internet speeds h ... Read More

Insurance

House supports bus drivers, cafeteria workers

Members of Georgia’s House of Representatives voiced support for retaining health care benefits for bus drivers and cafeteria workers ... Read More