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Man stabs pit bull inside PetSmart

Man stabs pit bull inside PetSmart Police are investigating the stabbing of a pit bull inside a Petsmart Sunday afternoon Check out this story on news10.net: http://usat.ly/1pDhAsx NEWNAN, GA -- Police are investigating the stabbing of a pit bull inside a PetSmart Sunday.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA

Mon Sep 01, 2014

MyFoxAtlanta

Humane Society calls dog stabbing "tragic"

A lot of FOX 5 viewers have messaged and called us about an incident that happened Sunday at an adoption event at a pet store in Coweta County.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA

The Heard Citizen

Mrs. Lela Ridley Person

Mrs. Lela Ridley Person, born in Heard County, Georgia on April 10, 1912, was the daughter of Andrew Byrd and Mattie Jones Ridley.

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Related Topix: Heard County, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Newnan, GA, Franklin, GA, Troup County, GA, LaGrange, GA

The Heard Citizen

Mr. Hugh Nelms

Mr. Hugh Daniel Nelms, age 79 of Franklin, Georgia passed away at the Emory Mid Town Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia on Friday, August 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: Franklin, GA, Heard County, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Newnan, GA, Carrollton, GA, Carroll County, GA

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Daily Tribune News

Bartow wages among highest in NW Georgia

Carissa Shellhorse serves a Swheat Market customer during its busy lunch hour. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the service-providing industry employed 17,104 people in Bartow County for 2013 and paid out a total of $571,951,982 in annual wages for the year.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Whitfield County, GA, Gordon, GA, Wilkinson County, GA, Haralson, GA, Cherokee County, GA, Cobb, GA, Sumter County, GA

The Times-Herald

After three decades, Newnan Florist closing

Through their years of overseeing weddings, funerals and everything in between, they have kept a finger on the pulse of the community.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA, Madison County, GA, University of Georgia, Chemistry, Science, Fulton County, GA, Fairburn, GA

The Times-Herald

Partnership works to find service dogs for veterans

Coco's Cupboard has partnered with Healing for Heroes to find dogs to be trained as service dogs for Wounded Warriors.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA, Peachtree City, GA, Fayette County, GA

The Times-Herald

Business People

Murphy loves meeting new people, providing solutions to their real estate needs and making people happy, giving expert guidance and personalized attention to all clients.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA, Sharpsburg, GA

The Times-Herald

If not you, then who?

Editor's note: The Times-Herald in the Shared Wisdom feature is including thoughts from several past Coweta Citizens of the Year, including this week's installment by Newnan Utilities Manager Dennis McEntire.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA

The Times-Herald

County Commission meets Thursday

Commission meetings are usually held the first and third Tuesday of each month. This week's meeting is moved to Thursday because of Labor Day.

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Related Topix: Senoia, GA

The Times-Herald

Georgia first lady visits Poplar Road

Georgia first lady Sandra Deal visited Poplar Road Elementary last week as part of her "Read Across Georgia" literary campaign.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, US Governors

The Times-Herald

Churches, businesses help out as school gets under way

Students are back in class, and local businesses and churches have stepped up to help make the school year a good one.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA, Fulton County, GA, Fairburn, GA, Luthersville, GA, Meriwether County, GA

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Times-Herald

River cleanup nets 471 pounds of trash

Volunteers pulled 471 pounds of trash from the section of the Chattahoochee River that runs in front of Chattahoochee State Park last week during the annual Rivers Alive cleanup event.

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Related Topix: Gwinnett County, GA, Newnan, GA

The Times-Herald

Newnan receives GFOA award 25th year in row

From left are Libby Winn, city manager adminstrative assistant; Katrina Kline, finance director; Ronda Helton, program manager; Meg Blubaugh, human resource director.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA

The Times-Herald

Chattahoochee user's guide published

By Sarah Fay Campbell sarah@newnan.com River enthusiast, photographer and occasional Coweta visitor Joe Cook has penned a user's guide to the Chattahoochee River, which lays out detailed information about the river, from its headwaters in north Georgia all the way to the dam at Lake Seminole where the Chattahoochee and the Flint leave to become the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Georgia, Newnan, GA, Whitesburg, GA, Carroll County, GA

The Heard Citizen

Weekly Arrest Reports

Franklin Police Chief, Kevin Hannah, has issued the following list of individuals arrested in the city of Franklin and their various charges: Justin Brant Steen, 33, Whitley O'Neal Road, Franklin, GA 30217, arrested on 08/23/2014, charged with DUI Less Safe, DUI, Failure to Maintain Lane, No Insurance, Suspended Registration, Open Container and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Franklin, GA, Heard County, GA, Hogansville, GA, Troup County, GA, Newnan, GA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Times-Herald

2-year-old hospitalized after swallowing paint thinner

A two-year-old boy was airlifted from the Newnan Kohl's parking lot and transported to an Atlanta hospital Wednesday afternoon after he swallowed some paint thinner he found in the vehicle, according to authorities.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA

The Times-Herald

Canongate Elementary welcomes new principal

"It has been such a great start to this school year," said Robinson. "We have a wonderful school family here at Canongate.

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Related Topix: Emanuel County, GA, Swainsboro, GA

The Times-Herald

Are you ready for Sunrise on the Square?

The One Mile Walk/Run begins 7:45 a.m., followed by the 5K at 8 a.m. There will be a short "Tot Trot" following the race.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA

The Times-Herald

EC, Northgate among nation's challenging schools

Two Coweta County high schools, East Coweta and Northgate, were recognized as two of "America's Most Challenging High Schools," on this year's Washington Post's index of top secondary schools in the nation.

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Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Kids

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