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Newnan to host outdoor film series

The Newnan Times-Herald Next month, the city of Newnan will host an outdoor film series as part of Georgia Cities Week. The annual event, sponsored by the Georgia Municipal Association and is designed to showcase and celebrate cities and the many services they provide. The theme of this year's G

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2018-03-19 22:31:00

NWS confirms tornado struck Fairburn community in south Fulton County

The National Weather Service confirmed to the FOX 5 Storm Team that a tornado struck a neighborhood in south Fulton County on Monday. One of the hardest hit areas in south Fulton County included the Chestnut Ridge subdivision in Fairburn, where dozens of families remained without power early Tuesday

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2018-03-20 16:20:00

Toddler found dead in Cartersville; police investigating

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -- Police in Cartersville are investigating after learning of a small child's death early Monday morning. Officers arrived at the 300 block of Old Mill Road around 6:50 a.m. after a call of a cardiac arrest. There they found an unresponsive 2-year-old girl. The child was later conf

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-19 16:29:00

Expand Peachtree City into Coweta to create new city center

Proverbs 29:18 says; "Where there is no vision, people perish." Peachtree City has an unimaginable opportunity that addresses basically every issue and concern we are facing as a city enabling us to continue to flourish into the future. However, "A Vision" is required. There has been a lot of discus

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2018-03-20 21:04:41

Advocates: Medical cannabis could help opioid problem

Sarah Fay Campbell / The Newnan Times-Herald Cowetans Jillian Bramlett, Aiden Whitley and Mark Royal attended Tuesday's lobby day and press conference for medical cannabis expansion. Allowing chronic pain patients access to cannabis oil could significantly help reduce the epidemic of opioid addi

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2018-03-21 09:09:00

Teen forces young girls to send nude photos

NEWNAN, Ga. - Police said the list keeps growing as more girls come forward accusing a now former Newnan High School student of forcing them to send explicit photos. "We had 17 victims, but today I had four more come forward and I believe that list will continue to grow," Newnan Police Sergeant Jim

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-03-21 06:16:00

Atlanta motorcyclist killed in Florida crash

An Atlanta motorcyclist died after a driver crashed into his motorcycle and three others stopped along a Florida highway, authorities said. John Hawkins, 53, of Atlanta, died on the scene near mile marker No. 57. The crash happened when 23-year-old Sean Marlin veered his pickup truck off the Florida


Muscogee County principal being transferred to another school

Along with the three new principals the Muscogee County School Board unanimously approved Monday night, notice of a principal being transferred is listed in the agenda's personnel report. Superintendent David Lewis has selected Dorothy Height Elementary School principal Eddie Lindsey III to be the n

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-03-20 19:00:00

Grantville has several openings for various commissions/boards

The Newnan Times-Herald Grantville has several openings on various city commissions and boards. According to City Manager Al Grieshaber, openings are available on the Planning Commission, Historic Preservation Commission, Recreation Advisory Board and Downtown Development Authority. Grieshaber s

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2018-03-20 00:32:00

GBI investigates trooper-involved shooting in Hapeville

HAPEVILLE, Ga. -- The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has confirmed its agents are investigating a state trooper-involved shooting in Hapeville that happened Monday morning. According to GBI spokesperson Nelly Miles, the shooting involved a Georgia State Patrol trooper who is OK. The person who was

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-19 13:45:00

Teen hacker faces child porn charges

CCSO Geovanni Jacob Adamson A former Newnan High School student is facing serious charges after police allege he hacked into student's social media accounts and demanded nude photos from underage females. Geovanni Jacob Adamson, 17, is currently charged with four counts relating to the sexual ex


'It was really scary': Storms, possible tornado tear through south Fulton

A powerful storm system swept through North Georgia overnight, sending trees into roads, damaging homes and businesses, knocking out power to thousands and leaving south Fulton County a disaster zone. More than 130 severe weather reports of large hail, damaging wind and possible tornadoes came in Mo


Man shot at Underground Atlanta in front of two children

ATLANTA - A man was shot on Sunday at Underground Atlanta in front of two children. The victim, who police have identified only as a 30-year-old man, was shot in the abdomen. Police said they have suspects in custody. Two children were present when the shooting happened, but police have not said if


Man tied up during home invasion shot dead in front of family after trying to escape

The Gwinnett County Police Department's Homicide Unit is currently investigating a homicide on Scholar Drive in Lawrenceville. According to police, there is one male victim. He was found deceased Sunday afternoon at the home after a reported robbery. Police told FOX 5 Atlanta that the victim was tie


2 facing meth possession charges

Two Rome men were in jail without bond Sunday night after they were arrested and charged with felony possession of methamphetamine. According to Floyd County Jail reports: Matthew Cleveland Stapleton, 28, of 103 Juniper Way, and Garrett Todd Christian, 26, of 414 Terhune Road, were found by police a


Chastain Amphitheatre Announces 2018 Concert Lineup

ATLANTA, GA - After renovations that started in November, Chastain Park Amphitheatre is ready to crank back up the music, announcing its 2018 Series A concert series. The concerts, which are starting a little bit later than usual this year because of the renovations, begin June 6 with a night of blu

PATCH - 2018-03-19 14:28:24

Steps to take when accused of a crime

People are accused of crimes every day. Some people are guilty. Some are innocent. Some are in a "gray area." Many folks think that only "criminals" are accused of crimes or "it will never happen to me." The truth is that it can happen to anyone. I have seen people of almost every age, race, level o

TIMES-GEORGIAN.COM - 2018-03-20 03:59:00

Milliken & Company expands in Troup County

submitted photo Milliken's global floor covering division expects to close later this month on the former Carter's building, which has sat vacant for about five years after the Atlanta-based children's apparel maker closed its facility on Industrial Drive in Hogansville. Hogansville could see up


Funeral set for airport worker whose body was found in the Yellow River

It's been two weeks since a missing airport worker turned up dead in the Yellow River. A boater found Shanequa Sullivan, 23, tangled in some branches by the shore. On Sunday, the family will lay her to rest. Sullivan's grandmother saw her six weeks ago, but the funeral will not bring her closure bec


Gwinnett man tied up, shot in deadly home invasion

A man and two others were tied up during a deadly home invasion in Gwinnett County. When the man tried to break free, an intruder shot him, according to Channel 2 Action News. The incident was reported Sunday on Scholar Drive, Gwinnett police spokesman Jacob Albright said. No other details have bee