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  1. Civil War brought A.B. Cates to NewnanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | The Times-Herald

    Editor's Note: Last Sunday, there was a front page story about pharmacist John R. Cates and his appearance on national television. Today, the Cates' family's involvement in running the local newspaper is featured.

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  2. County to allow guest houses on larger tractsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Times-Herald

    Cowetans who own 10 acres or more can now build a small "guest house" on their property for use by their family and friends, following a vote Tuesday by the Coweta County Board of Commissioners. The guest house can never be rented and neither can the main house under the change to the zoning ordinance.

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  3. County to allow guest houses on larger tractsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Times-Herald

    Cowetans who own 10 acres or more can now build a small "guest house" on their property for use by their family and friends, following a vote Tuesday by the Coweta County Board of Commissioners. The guest house can never be rented and neither can the main house under the change to the zoning ordinance.

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  4. High School Groups Get OK For TripsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | The Times-Herald

    The Coweta County Board of Education approved upcoming field trips for groups from East Coweta High, Newnan High and Northgate High on Tuesday. During the monthly board meeting at the school system headquarters on Jackson Street, the board reviewed requests for the trips.

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  5. Anti-Ap U.S. History resolution passes SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | The Times-Herald

    A resolution demanding that the College Board revise its A.P. U.S. History course passed the Georgia State Senate 38-17 Wednesday. Senate Resolution 80 states that the recently revised Advanced Placement U.S. History course framework "reflects a radically revisionist view of American history that emphasizes negative aspects of our nation's history while omitting or minimizing positive aspects" and "minimizes discussion of America's Founding Fathers, the principles of the Declaration of Independence, the religious influences on our nation's history, and many other critical topics that have long been part of the APUSH course."

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  6. Principals promoted to director postsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | The Times-Herald

    Melissa Wimbish, current principal at Evans Middle School, will be the new federal programs director, and Jose Casablanca, principal at Smokey Road Middle School, is the new student programs and grants director. East Coweta High School Principal Evan Horton will be the new student services director.

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  7. Cannabis bill faces uphill battle in SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | The Times-Herald

    Though a bill to decriminalize possession of a marijuana-derived medicine for certain conditions overwhelmingly passed the Georgia House this week, it faces an uphill battle in the Georgia Senate. On Thursday, supporters of the bill, House Bill 1, rallied at the Georgia State Capitol.

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  8. East Coweta lineups big winners over South CobbRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | The Times-Herald

    Despite 21 goals by the girls and another 21 from its boys, the biggest winner of East Coweta's lacrosse doubleheader against South Cobb on Friday was the Cole Croteau CF Family Foundation. The foundation, established in the memory of the late East Coweta High student who lost his battle with Cystic Fibrosis earlier in the school year, received a portion of the gate and concession receipts.

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  9. Daylight saving time begins tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | The Times-Herald

    Daylight saving time begins Sunday at 2 a.m., and Cowetans should turn their clocks forward one hour before retiring tonight. The practice is intended to maximize the number of hours of daylight.

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  10. Headed toward anarchy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | The Times-Herald

    I thought the letters written by Pat Craven and Polly Dennis that were in the NTH a few days ago were two of the best I have read on the subject matter in a long time. I also read Dennis Thompson's response to those letters a few days later.

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  11. Generosity continues to grow in CowetaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | The Times-Herald

    The generosity of our community can be overwhelming at times. From the arts to food pantries to cancer runs, Cowetans continually dig into their pockets to help those in need or fund a worthwhile cause.

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  12. Talk is cheapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | The Times-Herald

    The front page of Saturday's Newnan Times-Head featured a story of wounded warriors participating in the Ride 2Recovery. They were passing through Newnan and stopping for lunch at the Veterans Club the following day.

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

    Wednesday Mar 4 | 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.

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  14. 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.

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

    Feb 21, 2015 | 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.

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

    Feb 19, 2015 | 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.

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

    Feb 14, 2015 | 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.

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

    Feb 12, 2015 | The Times-Herald

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

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

    Feb 11, 2015 | 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.

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

    Feb 7, 2015 | 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.

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