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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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Cecilia Smith is Named Artist of the Month for March

Cecilia Smith is Named Artist of the Month for March

NEWNAN – (City of Newnan) Cecilia Smith is named Newnan-Coweta Art Association’s Artist of the Month for the month of March.  She started doing portraits in 1975, expanding her use of media to include portraits in pastel, oil-pastel, acrylic, pencil, watercolor, and ink. 

She also enjoys creating murals.  Her mural work can be seen at Newnan’s A.

Tickets to Wadsworth & Friends Concert, On Sale Now

Tickets to Wadsworth & Friends Concert, On Sale Now

NEWNAN – (Newnan Cultural Arts Commission) Tickets for the March 19th, Wadsworth & Friends Concert, are now on sale.  

Tickets for the concert are available at Scott’s Book Store on the Courthouse Square, Morgans Jewelers at Ashley Park, and Bank of Coweta at Thomas Crossroads

Although the revenue from ticket sales alone continues to fall below the actual concert costs, over the years, the cost of tickets have remained unchanged.

The economically priced tickets wouldn’t be possible without the annual support from Concert Patrons and Sponsors who continue to understand the value of bringing this special event to Newnan and, as a result of their support, make it available to a wide audience; for information regarding the concert’s Patron and Sponsor programs contact J. N.

Newnan Police Warm of Scam Alarm Salesmen

Due to complaints of illegitimate home security salesmen canvassing local neighborhoods, Newnan police want to warn residents of alarm scams. Beware of door-to-door home security scams. Residents who have fallen for this scam have experienced consequences like: double bills, non-working security systems, and a hard time trying to get their situation fixed. Newnan Police are advising their residents not to change their security provider without calling their original provider. 

There are several signs of an alarm scam which include:

1. Offering free upgrades or equipment. They might claim that your system is analog and will quit working. This is not true.

2. Claiming that your provider is out of business.


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.