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2020's Ansley Gunter is a clutch batter headed to Georgia Tech  Youth1

Ansley Gunter is one of the best players from the Sharpsburg, GA area in the Class of 2020. The 5-foot-7, 215-pound Gunter, who attends East Coweta High ...



Loaded gun taken from student at East Coweta High School  Newnan Times-Herald

An East Coweta High School student carrying a loaded 9mm gun was isolated and disarmed Thursday within minutes of administrators being warned about the ...



Georgia Police Featured On BodyCam Show Tuesday, See Video  Dallas-Hiram, GA Patch

Georgia Police Featured On BodyCam Show: Video - Dallas-Hiram, GA - The harrowing story of 2 Newnan, Ga., police officers will be featured on the series ...



Rutland Hurricanes hire former Upson-Lee graduate as next head coach and athletic director  The Telegraph

The Rutland Hurricanes landed Rusty Easom as the teams next head coach. He was the defensive coordinator at Griffin and East Coweta before taking the job ...



Man indicted in crash that killed mother of 5  Newnan Times-Herald

(Editor's Note: Charges filed against the defendants are subject to change or be dismissed by the state. The indictment of a person by a grand jury or otherwise ...



Sharpsburg candidates agree on many issues  Newnan Times-Herald

Candidates for Sharpsburg's mayor and a council post shared their vision for the town's future in a pair of forums held Tuesday at the Central Educational Center ...



Football lands first commit for Class of 2019 | Sports  The George-Anne

Just a few weeks into the recruiting trail for the Georgia Southern football team, the Eagles have scored their first verbal commit in three-star running back Gerald ...



Early voting available Saturday  Newnan Times-Herald

Saturday, Oct. 27 is the only Saturday of early voting for the Nov. 6 general election. Coweta's two early voting locations will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. You ...



Jewell, Cole win mayors' races in Grantville, Sharpsburg  Newnan Times-Herald

The winner of a seat on the Newnan City Council was unknown at press time, with votes from only one of the two precincts available at 11 p.m.. Vote totals late ...



Coweta schools set 2018-19 academic calendar  Newnan Times-Herald

Input from school councils helped decide which of three calendar options the Coweta County School System will follow for the 2018-19 academic year.



East Coweta High School investigating students who dressed in Klan garb  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Coweta County school officials have identified the students involved in a photograph that appears to show a student wearing a Ku Klux Klan hood while holding ...



Northgate student removed over social media threat  Newnan Times-Herald

A social media post referencing a shooting at Northgate High School has resulted in a student being removed from the school's campus. At approximately 10:30 ...



Wet ground ends high-speed pursuit  Newnan Times-Herald

A Sharpsburg man is behind bars after leading police on a high-speed chase through a Fischer Road backyard. Alexander Sean Rochee, 24, is facing several ...



Staley has worked tirelessly for Sharpsburg  Newnan Times-Herald

Wendell Staley never set out to become mayor. In fact, he didn't exactly set out to be a member of the Sharpsburg Town Council. Staley was appointed to the ...



Property taxes due Dec. 3  Newnan Times-Herald

Coweta County Tax Commissioner Tommy Ferrell is reminding taxpayers that 2018 property taxes are due Monday, Dec. 3. Property tax bills were mailed the ...



Homeowner holds intruder at gunpoint  Newnan Times-Herald

A Sharpsburg woman is charged with burglary after a homeowner held her at gunpoint. A homeowner on Clearview Estates Drive told police he was awoken ...



Sharpsburg-area development moving forward  Newnan Times-Herald

The long-mothballed Twelve Parks development near Sharpsburg is slowly coming back to life. Originally approved in 2008, Twelve Parks would have 694 ...



Deputy foot chase ends in second police pursuit  Newnan Times-Herald

Two people spent part of their weekend behind bars in the Coweta County Jail for separately leading Coweta County Sheriff's deputies on a police pursuit.



The Varsity celebrates 90th anniversary  Newnan Times-Herald

Iconic Atlanta drive-in restaurant The Varsity is turning 90 this year and celebrating with many 90-themed deals and events. The Varsity is known for its hot dogs, ...



Summer sports camps planned  Newnan Times-Herald

East Coweta Youth Football Camp. The East Coweta Youth Football Camp will take place from May 31-June 2. Be in the know the moment news happens ...



Georgia school under fire for pregame prayer responds with pregame prayer among players, students and fans  USA TODAY High School Sports

A Georgia high school football team which found itself in the crosshairs of the Freedom from Religion Foundation responded by expanding the number of people ...



Sharpsburg mother of five battles against rare disorder  Newnan Times-Herald

Forty-year-old Gina Beldon is racing against the clock in hopes of beating an infection that is ravaging her body. It's a 'competition' the once healthy, athletic and ...



Molestation victim, family reportedly agreed to plea deal to avoid trial  Newnan Times-Herald

The recent sentencing of a Sharpsburg father charged with molestation has sparked outrage in the community. But according to the Coweta County District ...



Suspect sought in wallet theft  Newnan Times-Herald

Investigators believe a suspect with local ties intentionally stole the wallet of a disabled senior citizen after the man accidentally dropped it. Caleb Levert ...



Local  Newnan Times-Herald

Authorities said over $40,000 in cash was seized after a routine traffic stop Thursday. Apr. 19, 6:06 PM. 90 new cases of measles reported in one week.



Sharpsburg father pleads guilty to molesting teenager  Newnan Times-Herald

A Sharpsburg man will spend one year in prison for reportedly molesting a teenage girl during a sleepover. In a negotiated deal with the state, Allen Scott Pratt, ...



CCSO: Family used house for grow operation  Newnan Times-Herald

A Coweta family is facing criminal charges after authorities said their home was being used for an extensive marijuana growing operation. Raleigh Lee Heaton ...



Will part of Coweta become Peachtree City?  Newnan Times-Herald

Could the 1,500-acre McIntosh Trail Village site in Eastern Coweta become a technology park for Peachtree City? That's what a former Peachtree City mayoral ...



Newnan teen named Distinguished Young Woman of Coweta  Newnan Times-Herald

Kennedy Eltz of Sharpsburg was recently named the Distinguished Young Woman of Coweta County 2019 and awarded $1,050 in cash scholarships during a ...



Good takes over mayor duties in Sharpsburg  Newnan Times-Herald

Sharpsburg Councilwoman Elizabeth Good was named mayor pro tem at Monday's council meeting, on a motion of Councilman Stan Parten, who resigned from ...



Word of God Lutheran moving to Coweta  Newnan Times-Herald

Word of God Lutheran Church, which is currently meeting in Peachtree City, will soon be moving to Coweta County. The congregation recently broke ground for ...



High school senior loses battle with cystic fibrosis  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Cole Croteau was so loved by his East Coweta High School classmates, he was crowned homecoming king.



ESI247's Early Signing Period Headquarters  247Sports

The Early Signing Period for college football recruiting has arrived. Welcome to ESI247's headquarters for the Early Signing Period, which runs from Wednesday ...



Police search for bold thief seen pocketing disabled senior's wallet on camera  WXIA-TV

COWETA COUNTY, Ga. — Police are searching for the thief they said was caught on surveillance video pocketing a disabled senior citizen's wallet inside a ...



Stolen dog dies after being reunited with family  Newnan Times-Herald

A local family is mourning the loss of their dog after he was stolen and recovered but then died a week after they were reunited. The Tunnell's Yorkie, Max, went ...



Nokia to meet in Grantville about internet  Newnan Times-Herald

Officials with Nokia are scheduled to meet with Grantville residents next month. Many Grantville residents want high speed internet *service*, but so far no provider ...



Suspect identified in bank robbery, standoff  Newnan Times-Herald

Authorities have now identified the woman suspected of robbing a bank and engaging police in standoff. Laurie Ann Washington, 42, is facing charges of ...



Want liquor stores? Get to work!  Newnan Times-Herald

Nearly as often as Cowetans ask for a Krispy Kreme, they bemoan the lack of liquor stores in most parts of Coweta County. Social media complaints about the ...



Senior public officials well-paid in Coweta  Newnan Times-Herald

This story has been updated to include additional county officials. Senior public officials are paid well in Coweta, its cities, and the school system. Be in the know ...



Driver sentenced in fatal crash  Newnan Times-Herald

A year after killing his best friend and injuring another in a car crash, the driver was sentenced Tuesday. In a non-negotiated plea, 19-year-old Charles Thomas ...



Halloween season starting a bit early  Newnan Times-Herald

Halloween is on Tuesday, but opportunities for children to dress in costume and collect treats have already begun. Several fall festivals and Trunk or Treat ...



Easter egg hunts start Saturday  Newnan Times-Herald

Thousands of Easter eggs or the equivalent – candy, toys and plastic eggs filled with everything from chewing gum to dollar bills – will be hidden as Easter ...



Atheists Try to Stop High School Football Team from Praying, Fans Reply with Big Message  Breitbart News

Militant atheists in GA got a shock after trying to force the coaches and players of East Coweta High School to stop praying before games.



Fayette, Coweta load up for hurricane relief  The Citizen.com

Making a difference: How you can help Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in Texas. Like everyone around our nation and the world, Fayette Countians have been ...



Passport fairs on Saturday in Newnan, Sharpsburg  Newnan Times-Herald

To help travelers prepare for international trips, the Newnan and Sharpsburg post offices will hold passport fairs on on Saturday. The Newnan Main Post Office, ...



Coweta's Most Wanted  Newnan Times-Herald

As Santa prepares to make his annual trip to Coweta County, residents are asking for three special things under their trees. A recent poll conducted by The ...



NWS confirms tornado touchdown in Coweta  Newnan Times-Herald

Despite initial reports of a tornado-free week in Coweta County, the National Weather *Service* has now confirmed an EF1 tornado touched down on Wednesday.



Newnan Police officer makes history  Newnan Times-Herald

One of Patricia Ayers' lifelong career goals with the Newnan Police Department is now a reality for the seasoned officer. Ayers, an officer with the patrol division, ...



Coweta County updates and closings  Newnan Times-Herald

The National Weather *Service* is predicting 2 to 3 inches of snow for Coweta County, mainly tonight through early Saturday. Accumulations of 4 to 5 inches are ...



Barbie Beach documentary headed to Cannes Film Festival  Newnan Times-Herald

Turin's Barbie Beach fascinates and puzzles locals and tourists alike. And now, it's set to fascinate visitors at the Cannes Film Festival. “Barbie Beach,” a ...



Woman gets two years for embezzling $400K from church  Newnan Times-Herald

C. Alana Vines was sentenced for stealing over $400,000 from the church where she worked as a bookkeeper in Peachtree City on Monday. “Stealing from a ...



Restaurant inspections  Newnan Times-Herald

The Coweta Board of Environmental Health inspects all Coweta restaurants, schools and businesses that serve food several times each year. Food inspections ...



Terrible water in Turin?  Newnan Times-Herald

For the past few months, as repairs have been underway at Turin's well, most of the water that customers in Turin and Sharpsburg have gotten through their ...



Three hurt in fiery head-on crash  Newnan Times-Herald

Workers remain on scene attempting to remove the remains of a burned trailer on West Highway 16 nearly 12 hours after the head-on crash sent three people to ...



Senoia names city manager  Newnan Times-Herald

Harold Simmons, a Senoia resident since 1992, was named Senoia's city manager Friday morning. Simmons' term as city manager officially begins Jan.



Michael Glenn Looper  Newnan Times-Herald

Michael Glenn Looper, 33, of Sharpsburg passed away on Saturday morning, December 29, 2018. He was born on September 17, 1985 in Newnan, Georgia.



Georgia Girl, 12, Died of Severe Peanut-Allergic Reaction, Despite Efforts to Save Her  Allergic Living

A 12-year-old Georgia girl was on her way home on the school bus when she suffered an anaphylactic reaction on March 6, 2018. She died two days later in ...



Woman killed in Minix Road car crash  Newnan Times-Herald

A young woman was killed and two others remain in critical condition after a fatal car crash Friday night. The victim was identified as Jamie Flowers, 22, ...



Sharpsburg man arrested after standoff with deputies  Newnan Times-Herald

A Sharpsburg man faces felony charges after a domestic dispute turned into a five-hour standoff with law enforcement. Matthew Paul Roten, 29, had recently ...



Man arrested after infant daughter is hospitalized  Newnan Times-Herald

A Sharpsburg father was arrested after authorities say he abused his 3-month-old daughter, whose injuries included several broken bones. Cory Allen Booth, 31 ...



Early voting open today, next week  Newnan Times-Herald

Coweta's early voting locations will be open today for residents who wish to vote in the county Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax referendum and ...



Candidate for mayor files suit against mayor  Newnan Times-Herald

With only a week before the election, allegations including slander and mental anguish have surfaced in Sharpsburg. On Oct. 20, mayoral candidate and ...



Teen killed in two-car accident  Newnan Times-Herald

Four people were injured and an 18-year-old lost his life during a Friday evening car accident. Around 7:40 p.m., a black Honda Accord was traveling ...



Florida man charged with cocaine trafficking  Newnan Times-Herald

A Florida man faces cocaine trafficking charges after one Sharpsburg homeowner discovered him asleep in his driveway. Just after 8 a.m. on Monday, Deputy ...



ISU connection brings Stone to Sycamores | Indiana State Sports | tribstar.com  Terre Haute Tribune Star

Indiana State received a verbal commitment from Georgia-based center Elafayette Stone on Thursday.



Update: Victims identified in double fatal car crash  Newnan Times-Herald

Authorities have identified the two victims in a weekend car crash that killed a Newnan couple. Thomas Mayo, 58, and Pamela Mayo, 57, were killed on Saturday ...



Memphis Football Announces 12 Signings In Early Period  Memphis Official Athletic Site

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Memphis football team got an early start on filling needs for the 2018 season with the signing of 12 players to National Letters of Intent.



Memphis Football Announces 2018 Signing Class  Memphis Official Athletic Site

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Memphis head coach Mike Norvell announced the completion of the 2018 football signing class. With Wednesday's additions, the Tigers ...



Citizen of the Year nominees named  Newnan Times-Herald

One of the highlights of the civic year in Coweta County is the announcement of the Citizen of the Year, and the nominees for 2017 have been announced.



Coroner appointed to Child Fatality Review Panel  Newnan Times-Herald

It's definitely not the job for everyone. When Richard Hawk ran for the office of coroner in 2012, he wasn't on a mission to get rich or gain political favor, but rather ...



Playmaking GA attackman McMeen will spread his wings at Air Force  LaxLessons

Beyond the Northeast: George standout McMeen will spread his wings at Air Force.



Keith Brooking, Grady Jarrett, John Rocker gearing up for Atlanta Motor Speedway NASCAR weekend  Atlanta Business Chronicle

NASCAR driver and Dawsonville, Ga., native Chase Elliot won't be the only professional athlete with Georgia ties at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS) this ...



Local group supporting patients with Parkinson's disease  Newnan Times-Herald

Norman Ferrell is no stranger to battling severe health issues. It's a challenge he embraced three times in his life and fought ferociously to overcome. Be in the ...



Ethics complaint alleges conflict of interest in Sharpsburg  Newnan Times-Herald

Sharpsburg's first ethics complaints have been filed by a council member who objects to the makeup of the tiny town's three-person ethics committee.



Pot found growing in Newnan Country Club home  Newnan Times-Herald

Investigators are seeking the arrest of a couple in connection with marijuana growing in the basement of their family home at the Newnan Country Club, where ...



Man charged with vehicular homicide  Newnan Times-Herald

A 22-year-old Newnan man has been charged with vehicular homicide in a crash that killed his passenger last Sunday. Taylor Patrick Long also faces charges ...



Deputies arrest five teens entering autos  Newnan Times-Herald

Five Creekside High School students are in jail after allegedly breaking into cars in a Sharpsburg neighborhood. On Saturday night, deputies responded to the ...



Police: Abused child now with foster family  Newnan Times-Herald

A small child allegedly found neglected and living in a filthy motel room is now with a foster family, while his two parents remain in custody, according to police.



Man sentenced in vehicular homicide case  Newnan Times-Herald

A man convicted of vehicular homicide and driving under the influence is now heading to prison. In a negotiated plea, 23-year-old Tyler James Bell was ...



Spain Park High School band chosen to perform at Alabama Honor Band Festival  AL.com

The top-performing band ensemble at Spain Park High School is among four Southeastern high school bands chosen to perform as guest ensembles at the ...



Malorie Rutledge Bio  LSUSports.net

2009 Hermann Trophy Watch List 2009 U-23 U.S. National Team Camp 2009 TopDrawerSoccer.com First-Team All-American 2009 NSCAA/adidas Third-Team ...



Wiles leaves St. Augustine with legacy of success in the right way  St. Augustine Record

Like the smell of hamburgers on a Friday night in the fall, word of Joey Wiles' retirement quickly emanated from St. Augustine High School.The dean of high ...



Marine Corps Teams Draw Wins at the 2015 JROTC National Championship  AmmoLand Shooting Sports News

The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) was proud to play host to a group of 213 junior marksmen in Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps JROTC ...



180 Degree Farm donates organic food to cancer patients  Newnan Times-Herald

The owners of 180 Degree Farm, which is located in Sharpsburg, decided to turn a tragedy into a triumph and a way to help others. Scott and Nicole Tyson's ...



Army National Combine participants  247Sports.com

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2016 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 8.



Vince Dooley, Devil Dog  The Citizen.com

Anyone who has been around Georgia and the University of Georgia football is familiar with the name of Vince Dooley. Dooley spent his entire 25-year head ...



Mail Carriers Feel They're 'Sitting Ducks' for Wrecks  West Bend News

By: Brenda Pedraza-vidamour, brenda@newnan.com. The post office in Sharpsburg, GA has an unfortunate twist on the U.S. Postal *Service's* unofficial ...



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