• Local Schools named among the ‘2021 Best High Schools’ in U.S.

    Pictured above:  Northgate High School Principal Ashley Wilkes, center left, stands with AP Literature teacher Kelli Sowerbrower in her Northgate classroom. (Coweta Schools photo) From Coweta County Schools Press Release All three Coweta County School System high schools – East Coweta, Newnan and Northgate – have been recognized once again as being among the country’s “Best High Schools” by U.S. News ...
  • Plans for Newnan High School Return Announced

    From Special Reports Superintendent Evan Horton presented a plan at the May 11 Coweta County School Board meeting to return Newnan High School students to in-person instruction in August, largely at the Newnan High campus. The board approved the plan, which will bring 10th through 12th grade students back to portions of the campus in August for in-person instruction, while ...
  • Busy carpenter bees can cause damage but more nuisance than threat

    By STEPHANIE BUTCHER, UGA Extension Coweta County Carpenter bees are a common sight this time of year and can cause aggravation for homeowners. The large, black and yellow bees begin emerging in March, April and May and can cause unsightly damage — and in some cases significant damage — to wooden structures like the eaves of houses, porches and decks. ...
  • Gov. Kemp signs Executive Order to temporarily suspend gas tax

    From Gov. Brian Kemp’s Facebook Page Today I signed an executive order suspending the gas tax in Georgia to help with higher prices as a result of the Colonial cyber attack. We are working closely with Colonial and expect for them to recover by the end of the week.
  • AAA: Georgia gas prices jump, likely to climb higher with pipeline shutdown

    EDITOR’S NOTE (7 a.m. Tuesday) – Since the original story published on Monday afternoon, the Georgia average price of a gallon of regular gas rose 11 cents overnight from $2.76 to $2.87. Metro Atlanta’s average rose from $2.75 to $2.90. And Coweta County’s average increased from $2.74 to $2.87, some 13 cents. •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• From AAA Media Services Georgia gas prices  ...
  • Weekly Report: Coweta confirms 50 COVID cases from May 3-9

    From Staff Reports THE SKINNY – For the second consecutive week, Coweta County had only 1 COVID-related death. The Daily Status Report of the COVID-19 pandemic has been issued by the Georgia Department of Public Health for Sunday, May 9.  Below is a summary for the week of May 3-9 with data from the Georgia DPH on Coweta County, neighboring ...

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