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Asian Culture Festival In Newnan

The Newnan Cultural Arts Commission in conjunction with The Asian American Business Association (AABA) will host it's second-annual Asian Culture Festival, on September 25th. This festival will take place during the traditional time of the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival.

The event will be held at the Downtown Newnan Court Square from 11:00am to 4:00pm and the opening ceremony will begin at 12:00 pm. The festival features: local vendor-booths, selling a variety of merchandise, food, and beverages; including concessions dedicated to promoting various aspects of Asian culture.

There are numerous dance and cultural performance groups slated to attend and the festival will feature live performances. The festival will offer networking opportunities toward cultural exchange, in an effort to increase the awareness of Asian culture for Newnan residents.

Property Tax Bills, Coming Soon

2010 property tax bills for City of Newnan residents will be mailed Wednesday, September 15th, with a due date of October 29, 2010.  The City would like to remind citizens that anyone owning property in the City of Newnan will receive two separate tax bills, one from the City of Newnan and one from Coweta County, each payable to the appropriate party and with different due dates.

Tax bills, per State Law, are being mailed to the owner on record as of January 1, 2010.  If you acquired property in 2010, or if you do not receive a tax bill for any property you own in the City of Newnan, please call the Finance Department at 770-254-2351.  Failure to pay by the due date of October 29, 2010 will result in a 1% per month penalty being added, regardless of the reason.  Postmark dates are not accepted; payment must be received by the due date to avoid penalty.

The City is mailing 13,896 tax bills this year.

Newnan Launches Safe STEP Pedestrian Safety

The city of Newnan is starting a Pedestrian Safety public awareness campaign ‘Safe STEP.’ The City will begin conducting an ongoing campaign to remind drivers to look for pedestrians; and to encourage pedestrians to use crosswalks and follow the pedestrian signal indications.

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