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  1. Definition of hunting, shooting clubs clarifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times-Herald

    The Coweta County Commissioners unanimously approved amendments to the zoning ordinance Thursday that define various types of clubs, and whether such clubs are allowed on residential property "by right" or require review and permits. Previously, the county's zoning ordinance had one definition for "club" "a building or facility owned or operated by and for special educational or recreational purposes, but not primarily for profit or to render a service that is customarily carried on for gain."

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  2. Task force plans year aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | The Times-Herald

    Newnan's Neighborhood Task Force didn't receive the organizational grant it applied for in 2014, but task force members aren't letting that stop them. Initiated by Newnan City Councilmember Cynthia Jenkins and community members in response to an outbreak of violence in spring 2014, the task force applied for a Byrne Criminal Justice Grant.

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  3. Herald was first Ga. paper started after Civil WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | The Times-Herald

    Too many young women wore black as they ventured out in Newnan. Men returned home from war penniless.

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  4. Changes to HB I irk proponentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | The Times-Herald

    Late last week, under pressure from Gov. Nathan Deal, a bill that would have allowed for a tightly-regulated system of producing a marijuana-derived medicine was drastically changed. Parents who had been hoping to have access to the medicine without moving to Colorado are disappointed in the change.

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  5. Senoia man dies in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Times-Herald

    A Senoia man lost his life Sunday after he lost control of his vehicle on a dirt road, struck a ditch and overturned. About 1 p.m., Ricky Brian Spratlin, 32, was traveling northbound on Dolly Harris Road in Meriwether County just south of Coweta when he rounded a curve at high speed.

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  6. Legislature opens with pompRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Times-Herald

    The Georgia Legislature opened for a new session on Monday morning with prayers, oaths of office and time-honored traditions. In the House of Representatives, bells rang to bring representatives to their seats.

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  7. Medical marijuana topic still on tableRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | The Times-Herald

    Friday evening, Rep. Allen Peake, R-Macon, announced major changes to his bill that would legalize low-THC CBD oil, derived from marijuana, for certain conditions, and create a system for producing and distributing the oil in Georgia. After the changes, House Bill 1 would simply make it legal for people to posses the oil, which does not produce a high, if they have certain medical conditions.

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  8. Newnan PD open tonight for emergency shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | The Times-Herald

    Kevin Wallace of Bridging the Gap shows the sleeping bags donated by the Newnan Police Department. The NPD is open for the next few nights for those needing a warm place to sleep.

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  9. Hundreds of Cowetans without powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | The Times-Herald

    More than 550 Georgia Power customers are without power in the area of Arbor Springs and along North Highway 29, but authorities expect to fix the issue this afternoon. According to Georgia Power's outage map on its website, 564 customers are without power along North Highway 29 from the Madras area to just south of Kelly Farm Road, and the estimated restoration time is 5:15 p.m. this afternoon.

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  10. New Leaf Community Garden gets $5K grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | The Times-Herald

    On Monday, Nicole Coleman and Nancy Howard were at New Leaf Community Garden showing Dr. Harry Barrow and Nancy Ballard facets of the community garden. Barrow, pastor of Newnan Presbyterian Church, and Ballard, mission outreach leader for NPC's Presbyterian Women, have a particular interest in what is happening in the garden just a short walk from the church.

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  11. Georgia Power donates to Coweta CISRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | The Times-Herald

    From left, CIS of Coweta County Executive Director Gina Weathersby, East Coweta High School Site Coordinator Denise Buchanan, and Tony Ferguson of Georgia Power. Communities In Schools of Coweta County's mission of helping students graduate from school and achieve success in life was recently made easier when the organization received a generous donation from the Georgia Power Foundation.

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  12. Interchange upgrades required for BridgeportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | The Times-Herald

    The "Development of Regional Impact" review for the proposed Bridgeport industrial development is complete, and the Coweta Planning and Zoning Department is now doing its review of the proposed development. Bridgeport is a 1,063 acre tract along U.S. 29 near the Newnan-Coweta County Airport.

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  13. Fines in 2015 for people who are uninsuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | The Times-Herald

    This year is the first year all taxpayers have to report to the Internal Revenue Service whether they had health insurance for the previous year, as required under the Affordable Care Act. Those who were uninsured throughout 2014 face fines, unless they qualify for one of about 30 exemptions, most of which involve financial hardships.

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  14. Bring One for the Chipper SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | The Times-Herald

    You can recycle your Christmas tree and get a jump on your spring planting at Saturday's "Bring One for the Chipper" event. The Christmas "tree-cycling" event is organized by Coweta County in conjunction with Keep Newnan Beautiful, and will be held Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Coweta County Transfer Station, 164 Essie Mae Walker Road, Newnan.

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  15. Haver among honorees at Civil Air Patrol ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | The Times-Herald

    House and Senate were on hand at the Dec. 10 ceremony at the U.S. Capitol honoring the Civil Air Patrol. Speaking is CAP National Commander Maj.

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  16. Haver among honorees at Civil Air Patrol ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | The Times-Herald

    House and Senate were on hand at the Dec. 10 ceremony at the U.S. Capitol honoring the Civil Air Patrol. Speaking is CAP National Commander Maj.

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  17. One Roof to reopen Jan. 5 in new locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | The Times-Herald

    One Roof's offices, the thrift store, and the Coweta Community Food Pantry are all moving to Westside Plaza in three separate units. The food pantry is located at 255 Temple Avenue, with the offices on one side and the thrift store on the other.

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  18. NHS student one of top youths of yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | The Times-Herald

    Malinda Williams , center, is one of the Metro Atlanta Boys & Girls Club's top six youths of the year. She is shown with Cowetans Destiny Reeves, left, and Michelle Miguelles, right.

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  19. Library launches 1,000 Books B4 KindergartenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | The Times-Herald

    Studies show reading to young children can help begin a lifetime of learning, and the Coweta Public Library System is launching a new program to encourage an early connection between children and books. "Looking for the best way to give your children a head start for kindergarten and elementary school?" asked Machelle Hill, manager of Central Library.

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  20. CORRAL offers live nativityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | The Times-Herald

    In a barn in Roscoe, you can watch the Christmas story unfold on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, as part of the annual CORRAL live nativity scene. The free event will begin at 7 p.m. nightly at the CORRAL barn, located at 52 Oliver Potts Road, Newnan.

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