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REMINDER: Occupational Tax Certificate Renewals Due Thursday, April 1

REMINDER: Occupational Tax Certificate Renewals Due Thursday, April 1

NEWNAN, Ga. -- The City of Newnan would like to remind all business owners that all Occupational Tax Certificate Renewals are due to the City of Newnan by Friday, April 1, 2011. 

The 2011 Occupational Tax Certificate must be on display in the business location on Saturday, April 2, 2011; otherwise the business will be in violation of City Ordinance.  Renewal packets were mailed to all businesses on record in the City of Newnan in January. 

Please call Ronda at 770-254-2351 immediately if you have questions. There are substantial penalties for late renewals.

 

 

Spring Art Walk in Downtown Newnan

Spring Art Walk in Downtown Newnan

NEWNAN, Ga. --   On Friday, March 25th from 5PM until 8PM, join the merchants of Main Street for a spring evening of art and excitement. 

Stroll the streets and enjoy a walking gallery show.  Visit each downtown store to view the works of different professional artists. The art walk will be held downtown on the square.

Firefighter airlifted to hospital after wreck

Firefighter airlifted to hospital after wreck

NEWNAN, Ga. -- A Coweta County firefighter was airlifted to the Atlanta Medical Center on Sunday morning after a fire engine he was driving overturned on Highway 34 west. The injured firefighter, Josh Gould, was en route to a call at the time of the accident.

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White Oak Elementary Spring Auction Saturday

White Oak Elementary Spring Auction Saturday

NEWNAN, Ga. -- Join the bidding wars Saturday, March 19 at White Oak Elementary in Newnan as the school's PTO holds its annual Spring Auction and BBQ.

The event, which raises money for educational projects and school needs, will begin with a BBQ dinner at 6 p.m. The auction begins at 6:30. Both events will be held at the school, located at 770 Lora Smith Road.

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8 players win $10K in last night’s Decades of Dollars

8 players win $10K in last night’s Decades of Dollars

ATLANTA – (submitted by the Georgia Lottery) Eight players won $10,000 each in Thursday’s Decades of Dollars game. Since Decades of Dollars debuted Jan. 30, a total of 36 players have won the game’s $10,000 second prize.

Two of the lucky tickets were purchased in Fayetteville. The other winning tickets were sold in: Albany, Alpharetta, Atlanta, Augusta, Palmetto and West Point.

Additional $10,000 tickets have been purchased in: Atlanta, Augusta, Cumming, Douglasville, Duluth, Ellerslie, Griffin, Hiram, Jefferson (2), Kingsland, Lawrenceville (2), Lithia Springs (2), Lithonia, Macon (2), Marietta (2), Monroe, Newnan (2), Riverdale, Savannah, Trion, West Point and Woodbine.

Decades of Dollars is a multi-state game played in Georgia, Kentucky and Virginia. The game offers a top prize of $250,000 a year for 30 years. Drawings are held at 11 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. Tickets cost $2 per play.

Coweta BoE approves $2 million in new buses

Coweta BoE approves $2 million in new buses

COWETA, Ga. – According to The Citizen, more buses for Coweta County schools were approved last week by the Coweta County Board of Education. That approval will add another 23 buses at a cost of $1.9 million.

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Newnan Coweta Humane Society announces Spring Rabies Clinic

Newnan Coweta Humane Society announces Spring Rabies Clinic

NEWNAN – On Saturday, March 19th, the Newnan-Coweta Humane Society will host their Spring Rabies Low Cost vaccine clinic at the fire station on Ebenezer Church Road and also at the Dixon Road station.

The clinic will be from 8:30 AM until 10:30 AM.  This is a change in time from previous vaccine clinics the humane society has offered.  NCHS is grateful to veterinarians from Coweta Animal Hospital and Family Friend Animal Hospital for volunteering their services to this wonderful community outreach. 

Rabies vaccines for dogs and cats OVER 12 weeks of age are only $9.  Payment by check or cash will be accepted.  Dogs must be on leashes and cats must be in carriers.  Limited other vaccines will be available for reduced costs as well.