Coweta County News & Notes with a bit of Zen

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By JOHN A. WINTERS, Publisher

News from here, there and the Internet.

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Mick Jagger, lead singer for The Rolling Stones, just celebrated his 80th birthday. The Stones performed as recently as last year.

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State Representative Lynn Smith (R-Newnan) recently hosted the Ayrshire Fiddle Orchestra at the Georgia State Capitol. This trip marks the Scottish orchestra’s fourth visit to Georgia since the signing of its sister city/sister county agreement with Newnan and Coweta County.

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Monty Python’s Life of Brian was marketed in Sweden as “so funny it was banned in Norway.”

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There’s a new motorcycle gang taking to the streets in Newnan and Coweta County. The Stilettos on Steel, LLC organization is a female-owned business that provides membership and networking services to female motorcycle riders across the United States. The mission of the organization is to help women who dream of riding to take the next step in becoming a motorcycle rider. The recently formed Newnan chapter “Newnan – The City of Homes – held their first event at Bigfoot Cycles. For more information, please reach out to the Newnan Chapter Regional Coordinator Ginger Queener at [email protected].

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In Finland they have ‘National Sleepy Head day’, where the last person in a family to wake up is thrown into a lake or the sea by the rest of the family.

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There are now 23 international companies making their home here in Coweta, which is  quickly becoming a hub for global industry. Countries represented in Coweta include: Japan, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland, England, Netherlands, France, Taiwan, Ireland, Norway, Canada, Austria, China, Israel and Italy.

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Goats are immune to poison oak/ivy and are used to control the growth of the toxic plants by grazing. Even better, the toxicants don’t pass through their milk. 

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