Officials probing death of man found in Union City pond

UNION CITY, Ga. (AP) – Police are probing the circumstances surrounding the death of a man who was found floating in a pond near a highway in Union City. WSB-TV reports two women were walking to work and were looking for ducks they usually see in the pond when they noticed the body of an unidentified man floating in the water. The man's identity has not yet been released, and officials are awaiting results of an autopsy to determine the man's cause of death. Union City is about 17 miles southwest of Atlanta.
--- Information from: WSB-TV, http://www.wsbtv.com/index.html © 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

More Local

Rapper Rick Ross released from Fayette County jail

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Officials in Georgia say rapper Rick Ross has been released from a county jail after posting $2 million in ba ... Read More


Lighting up the sky

Fireworks tradition started in the mid-1970s

See Sunday's print edition for a full-page layout of images that accompanied this story.  For many residents of Coweta County, the annu ... Read More


Moreland festivities continue despite weather

Rain cancelled the Moreland Trivia Contest and brought vendors from outdoors into the Moreland Mill, but the south Coweta town’s role ... Read More


Volunteers help prepare annual Moreland barbecue

Succulent pork barbecue and the trimmings were served up at the Lewis Grizzard Memorial Barbecue Pavilion behind the Moreland Mill on Saturd ... Read More


Rain puts damper on 4th events

Inclement weather may have cancelled Newnan’s annual Fourth of July parade Saturday, but a few brave vendors set up booths downtown de ... Read More

Coweta Commission

Workshop meeting set for Tuesday at 4

The Coweta County Board of Commissioners will meet twice this week: on Tuesday for a workshop meeting and Thursday for the first regular mee ... Read More