Skip to main content

At a brief meeting on Thursday, the Coweta County Development Authority approved a resolution to work with West Georgia Technical College on refinancing its $6.6 million in bonds with tax exempt bonds.

Coweta County is planning a new park next to the Andrew Bailey Ballpark and is asking for the public’s help in deciding what should be included.

Some signs of a new life are budding at the old Willcoxon Manufacturing mill in Sargent, but the owners say there are no development plans in place for now.

Two years after an EF4 tornado catastrophically damaged historic Newnan High School on LaGrange Street, the steel supports for the new academic building are going up.

A local member of Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia’s Power Board said he will step down at the end of his latest three-year term after 21 years of service.

Newnan Theatre Company will hold auditions for their original Interactive Murder Mystery “The Dusk Dimension: A Story of Pine Hills Estates” on Sunday, June 11, and Tuesday, June 13, starting at 7 p.m. both nights. Please note the auditions are not on consecutive days.

It shouldn’t be surprising that prolific filmmaker Abel Ferrara’s movie entitled “Padre Pio” keeps his protagonist, a mercurial southern Italian saint, at a distance. Ferrara is interested in other things and other characters, and other themes. And that’s just fine as long as you understand …

A meeting on Thursday with representatives of municipalities and the Coweta County Commission to discuss a proposed special purpose local option sales tax drew few questions from the participants, as most have been through the process before.

In a quick meeting, the Newnan Downtown Development Authority members discussed changes in the guidelines for the Georgia Exceptional Main Streets organizations.