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  1. Cowetans warned of IRS phone scamRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Times-Herald

    Because it is the middle of tax season, Cowetans should be wary of any recorded telephone calls claiming they owe money to the Internal Revenue Service it's a scam. Last week, Moreland resident Shelley Long reported she was called four times by an unknown number, and when she answered, a pre-recorded message told her she owed money to the IRS and left her a number to call.


  2. Senator, teacher challenge new US history courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Times-Herald

    Crane said this week that his biggest concern with the redesigned class is the lack of emphasis on America's founding documents, including the Constitution and Declaration of Independence. Last week, the senior vice president for AP and instruction at The College Board appeared before a joint meeting of the Georgia House and Senate Education committees to answer questions about the new "framework" and practice test for the history class, which is taken by high school students seeking to earn college credit.


  3. County's pauper cemetery to be fencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | The Times-Herald

    Pictured at the cemetery is Coweta Prison Warden Bill McKenzie. In the early 20th century, many of the city's poor and sick were forced to live in "pest houses," a type of building used to house those afflicted with common communicable illnesses of the time.


  4. Proposal changes eligibility to enrollRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Times-Herald

    Children with late summer birthdays could find themselves starting kindergarten or first grade a year later than expected if a bill that passed the Georgia House on Thursday becomes law. House Bill 100 passed the House by a vote of 110-53, with little discussion.


  5. Moreland Elementary School starts running clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | The Times-Herald

    Kaylee Brooks and Ashlyn Kemp are members of Moreland's new running club, which meets Monday and Wednesday mornings in the school gym. "It's just a good way to start the day," said Leigh-Ann Camp, a teacher at Moreland who is involved with the club.


  6. Sunday deadline to apply for ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | The Times-Herald

    Feb. 15 is the end of "open enrollment" for insurance plans obtained through the health care exchange online at After open enrollment closes, you can only sign up for coverage if certain "life events" occur.


  7. Partridge joins Hall after stellar prep, college careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | The Times-Herald

    The winter sports seasons of the late 1970s and early 1980s brought plenty of success to Newnan High's boys basketball program courtesy of Michael 'Chico' Partridge. Partridge, who will be among three new inductees of the Coweta Sports Hall of Fame at Saturday's 13th annual banquet, played on some of the most successful teams in program history before going on to play at Ole Miss and Hawaii Pacific University.


  8. Martin, Nelson earn titles; lead 8 headed to stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | The Times-Herald

    East Coweta's junior Dusty Nelson and Northgate's senior Nick Martin took another big step closer to contending for an individual state wrestling title this week after winning West Sectional championships in respective weight classes. Nelson will lead three Indians into the Class AAAAAA tournament following a tough two days of competition at Parkview that eliminated 10 of its 13 state qualifiers from Area 3. Newnan man- aged to place four of its 13 in the state tournament field, all of whom battled through the wrestlebacks.


  9. ECHS duo, Martin go undefeated to open sectionalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | The Times-Herald

    The opening day of the GHSA State Wrestling Sectionals quickly became a battle of survival for Coweta's 34 qualifiers split between Northgate in Class AAAAA and Newnan and East Coweta in Class AAAAAAA. Senior Nick Martin was the only Viking among seven qualifiers to finish Friday undefeated in the Class AAAAA West Sectionals at Cambridge High, with three others still trying to battle through the wrestlebacks to advance to next week's state tournament.


  10. Nelson brothers create bloodline of success at East CowetaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | The Times-Herald

    Danny and Dusty join local qualifiers in today's GHSA State Sectionals. The Nelsons are East Coweta's version of high wrestling royalty, a dynasty so to speak, that started with older brother Eric, now a junior computer science major at Kennesaw State, and passed down to younger brothers Dusty and Danny, where the wrestling bloodlines have continued to produce winning results in a big way.


  11. Governor's Honors nominees honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | The Times-Herald

    The Coweta County School System has recognized 42 students who are nominees to the Georgia Governor's Honors Program for 2015. A breakfast honoring the students and their parents was held Jan. 15 at Central Educational Center.


  12. CIA security operator in Newnan for book tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Times-Herald

    Barnes & Noble in Newnan on Wednesday as part of his Benghazi Truth Tour for the new book he co-authored, "13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi." This week, Cowetans got the opportunity to discuss the 2012 Benghazi attack with a true expert on the subject, one of the private security contractors who was actually there.


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

    Jan 23, 2015 | 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."


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

    Jan 17, 2015 | 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.


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

    Jan 17, 2015 | The Times-Herald

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


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

    Jan 14, 2015 | 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.


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

    Jan 13, 2015 | 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.


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

    Jan 13, 2015 | 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.


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

    Jan 10, 2015 | 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.


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

    Jan 8, 2015 | 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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