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Curlee's First Responder class practice placing a cervical collar on a patient's neck for immobilization. Earlier in the class, members learned how to feed an intravenous line through an IV pump.
Main Street Newnan will usher in the fall season with its annual Fall Art Walk on Friday. The free event takes place from 5 to 9 p.m. in historic downtown Newnan.
Hasco Craver IV, business development director for Newnan, talked about the project with the Newnan Downtown Development Authority board on Wednesday. The proposal is for first floor office space, a small retail component and upper floor residential use in an 8,000-square-foot building.
Emanuel Bridges, a four-star Newnan, Georgia, linebacker announced his Wisconsin offer on Saturday. The 6'3, 209-pound 2016 prospect also has offers from Cincinnati, Clemson, Kentucky, Louisville, Michigan State, N.C. State, Nebraska and Ole Miss, among others.
On Thursday evening, a second 9/11 memorial service was hosted by the Boy Scouts of America at Newnan's Veterans Memorial Plaza, and dozens of local scouts and families were in attendance to honor America's fallen with a candlelight vigil. The ceremony at the Jackson Street park, which was organized by Verna Funk with Boy Scouts of America, focused on the importance of never forgetting 9/11 and always remembering patriotism and the freedoms America's flag represents.
Two events today honor the victims of 9/11 Two 9/11 remembrance ceremonies are being held in Newnan today. The al-Qaeda terror attacks on Sept.
The University of West Georgia on Wednesday announced the appointment of Dr. Robert Heaberlin, a retired Coweta County school principal, as senior director and chief administrative officer of Off-Campus Programs. Based at the UWG Newnan center, Heaberlin will be responsible for spearheading the growth and success of UWG Newnan as it moves to its historic downtown location in 2015.
Newnan's new public safety complex under construction on Jefferson Street has been taking shape in recent weeks, getting its brick outer covering and some of the front architectural details, as well as paving work on the property. The construction is on schedule if not a little ahead, city Business Development Director Hasco Craver told the Coweta County Development Authority recently.
Later this month, the case of Bounkham "Bou Bou" Phonesavanh, the 19-month-old who was critically injured in a north Georgia, Habersham County drug raid, will be presented to a Habersham County grand jury, during which Coweta County Judicial Circuit District Attorney Pete Skandalakis will be assisting as an independent set of eyes. According to Skandalakis, shortly after the incident occurred, Mountain Judicial Circuit District Attorney Brian Rickman contacted Skandalakis to see if he would assist in the case.
Newnan and Coweta County experienced heavy rain late Sunday that led to some localized flooding and a few downed power lines and trees. According to the National Weather Service, areas of Coweta County experienced between 4 to 6 inches of rain starting at 6 p.m., and around 8:45 p.m. a flash flood warning was issued.
The Coweta County Sheriff's Office is still investigating the homicide on Saturday of a man recently released from jail. At 11:15 p.m., Coweta County deputies were dispatched to the 200-block of Wallace Gray Road regarding a shooting where the victim had been shot in the chest, said Lt.
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