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Local schools to hold graduation ceremonies  Newnan Times-Herald

Commencement season has begun. Trinity Christian School and Central Christian School said goodbye to their 2019 graduates Friday, and the Central ...



Georgia softball player one of national prep athletes of year  The Union-Recorder

MARINA DEL REY, Calif. — Bobby Witt Jr. realized a childhood dream, getting selected No. 2 overall by the Kansas City Royals in the major league baseball ...



Jail for student who brought gun to school  Newnan Times-Herald

A former East Coweta High School student accused of bringing a loaded gun to school last year will now face jail time. Last week Kenneth Terrell Bullard, 18, ...



Education Briefs  Newnan Times-Herald

U.S. Air Force Airman Eddie A. Hernandez recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman ...



Khan named Coweta County STAR Student  Newnan Times-Herald

Taaseen Hossain Khan of The Heritage School is Coweta County's 2019 STAR Student. Khan, who selected AP Calculus and Statistics teacher Dorothy Rich as ...



Newnan High School hosts Coweta County Special Olympics  Newnan Times-Herald

Special needs athletes from Coweta and Heard Counties came to Newnan High School to take part in the local Special Olympics on Wednesday. According to ...



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 ...



Husky softball recruit Kelley Lynch named national player of the year  Seattle Times

Kelley Lynch, who has committed to the University of Washington, was named Gatorade National Softball Player of the Year on Thursday. Two-time Olympian ...



Room at East Coweta High named in honor of formidable teacher  Newnan Times-Herald

When Levi Young was a new teacher at East Coweta High School, he looked over the subjects for one of his classes and found the list almost overwhelming.



Student at East Coweta High arrested after bringing loaded gun to school  The Citizen.com

An East Coweta High School student was arrested March 1 after it was discovered that he had a loaded handgun on school property. The name of the student, ...



School board to look at increasing some employee pay scales  Newnan Times-Herald

(Note: This story has been edited for accuracy.) 'Tis the season for budget development, and the Coweta County Board of Education will discuss the possibility of ...



Work on new middle school to start in October  Newnan Times-Herald

Work crews are scheduled to break ground on Coweta County's newest middle school in October. Preliminary plans for the school, which will be located on ...



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 ...



Kelley Lynch and Bobby Witt Jr. Named Gatorade High School Athletes of the Year  PRNewswire

LOS ANGELES, July 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Last night at the 17th annual Gatorade High School Athlete of the Year awards, Kelley Lynch was named the ...



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.



Young stars shine bright at Gatorade Athlete of the Year Awards  FanSided

The top high school athletes were in L.A. for the Gatorade Athlete of the Year Awards on Tuesday as future college, pro and Olympic stars were in the spotlight.



Local teen in 'Jeopardy' finals  Newnan Times-Herald

East Coweta High School senior Maya Wright has watched “Jeopardy” since she was 5 years old, and she's always wanted to be a contestant on the show.



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 ...



Falcons Throwback Thursday: Remembering former LB Keith Brooking  The Falcoholic

Hey Falcoholics, I'm back with another edition of The Falcoholic's Throwback Thursday series. This weekly segment highlights a former Atlanta Falcons player ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Hope Youth Center holds open house  Newnan Times-Herald

A mother whose child has been visiting the Hope Youth Center stopped by to talk with Luke Ayers. She asked Ayers how long the center would be there ...



School: Photo Appears to Show Georgia Student in KKK Hood  WCTV

A Georgia school says a photo has surfaced on social media showing a student apparently dressed in a Ku Klux Klan-style hood in the campus parking lot, and ...



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 ...



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 ...



2020 Washington commit Lilly Agan flashes 3D batting skills  Youth1

Lilly Agan is one of the best players from the Sharpsburg, GA area in the Class of 2020. The 5-foot-4, 110-pound Agan, who attends East Coweta High School, ...



Line Creek Baptist celebrating 150 years – but only 15 in Coweta  Newnan Times-Herald

Line Creek Baptist Church is celebrating homecoming this Sunday – and recalling 150 years of history. “They are celebrating 150 years during this homecoming ...



Candidate accused of using students in campaign  Newnan Times-Herald

A local football coach's name and an image featuring minor students are being used without consent in a political campaign, according to one member of the ...



School board candidates look to May election  Newnan Times-Herald

Four incumbents are set to face four challengers in what may turn out to be a hotly contested race for seats on the Coweta County Board of Education.



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 ...



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 ...



University of Memphis Athletics - 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.



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 ...



Hunter Scarbrough's family finds hope in community  Newnan Times-Herald

Dear Newnan community,. “Carry each other's burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.” Be in the know the moment news happens ...



University of Memphis Athletics - 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 ...



Spencer, Wagner, Kilfoyl, Fritz, Augusto selected MaxPreps/NFCA National High School Players of the Week  NFCA Home Plate

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Yanique Spencer (Baldwin [N.Y] HS), Lexi Wagner (Seton LaSalle [Pittsburgh, Pa.], Alexis Kilfoyl (Academy at the Lakes [Fla.] HS), Kendall ...



Local man ID'd as suspect shot in confrontation  Newnan Times-Herald

Michael Dimitri Johnson was fatally shot Wednesday after he fired shots at a deputy near the Wells Fargo Bank on Bullsboro Drive. Johnson was 21 years old ...



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 ...



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 ...



Cynthia Jenkins named CCF Woman of the Year  Newnan Times-Herald

Newnan Mayor Pro Tem Cynthia Jenkins is the Coweta Community Foundation's 2018 Woman of the Year. Jenkins was honored for her work with faith and unity ...



Sewer line gets first customer  Newnan Times-Herald

Five years later, a sewer line that the Coweta County Water and Sewerage Authority installed along the new section of the Newnan Bypass will be getting its first ...



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

The Spain Park Chamber Winds ensemble is one of four bands in the Southeast chosen to perform at the festival.



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.



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 ...



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

Connor McMeen is helping to put Georgia lacrosse on the map. The senior attackman at East Coweta High School in Sharpsburg, Ga., was one of four players ...



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 ...



Cap'n Whitlock: He's a legend  Newnan Times-Herald

Few people have had the kind of tangible impact on Coweta County that Cap'n Whitlock had. In his 40 years as Coweta's superintendent of public works and ...



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.



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 ...



Pickleball courts, pool, skatepark requested  Newnan Times-Herald

Proponents of pickleball courts, an aquatic center and a skatepark spoke to the Coweta County Recreation Task Force at the group's second meeting. The task ...



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 ...



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, ...



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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