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P.O. Box 757, Newnan, GA 30264 • corner of Hwy. 29 South and Pine Road • 770-254-1421 Vol. 24, No. 38



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Lindsey’s, Inc. Realtors 14 Jackson Street, Newnan, Ga. 30263 770-253-6990

Historic Tour of Homes & Gardens Saturday, May 4, from 9 to 3 The Newnan-Coweta Historical Society and the Coweta County Master Gardener Extension Volunteers invite you to come and explore life as it was in the 1860s during their Historic Tour of Homes & Gardens. Saturday, May 4, 2013 from 9AM to 3PM. Cost: Individual tickets $30 each, includes access to all three Historic Homes & Gardens + Lunch (1860s menu); Family Tickets $20 per family, includes access to the “Working Farm” Historic Home & Garden featuring hands-on crafting, storytelling, blacksmith, farm animals, heirloom vegetables, herbs and medicinal plants. Lunch not included in Family Tickets. Tickets go on sale March 18th. For more information call: 770-251-0207 ( OR 770-254.620 (www.uge2077@uga. edu) Coweta County Extension Service.

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The Shopper Staff

Publisher’s PAGE


Rusty Kuehl Advertising Sales 770-301-6410 cell


Barbara Kirkman Advertising Sales 678-876-0102 cell


recently attended an open house celebration at the newly completed Ansley Park Health and Rehabilitation Center here in

Tina Teal Advertising Sales 678-416-2068 cell

Coweta County. Although we have many high quality health care facilities here, this is the first in our community dedicated to full ser-

Robin McLaughlin Bookkeeper 770-683-9824

vice, state of the art rehabilitation care. The interior is attractively furnished as well as being architecturally interesting, and it has a professional, yet comfortable, feeling of quality. There are over 60

Ruth Harris Doyal Composition 770-254-1421 Joseph E. Williams Publisher 770-683-9705 office The Coweta Shopper is published weekly by AdMedia, Inc. P. O. Box 757, Newnan, GA 30264


private rooms for those patients in need of staying just a few days or several weeks. From hip and knee replacements to cardiac and stroke victims, to speech and occupational therapy needs, their staff can “get you back on your feet”, so to speak. I was, however, most impressed by the different therapeutic settings that mimic real life environment situations. They have set up a mock store with stocked shelves and a cash register. They have installed a real car (front half only) to help patients learn to get in and out, buckle up, etc. The gym will help you regain strength and coordination, and there is equipment for pain therapy. And their mock living room, bedroom and bathroom will help you practice moving around and doing everyday tasks – things “well” people take for granted. However … Just in case I need to be a guest there after my next stroke, I’ll need a few additional items with which to practice getting back to “my” normal activities. I’ll need a “Mock” weed eater that I can use for about an hour at a time. (Or I could just go outside and use the real one and maybe work off some of the bill). A fishing rod and reel to practice casting up and down the halls would be nice, too. And an old aluminum TV antennae which will rotate, attached to the outside of the building, will help me

The Coweta Shopper is a popular and effective advertising guide mailed weekly to 16,400+ homes and businesses throughout Coweta county. We have successfully served the Coweta county area for over twenty years with our consumer-oriented guide consisting of a wide variety of retail and service advertisers, along with classified advertisements.

re-learn to tune in my favorite TV stations when I get home. But the most important task will be sitting in front of the steering wheel in that mock automobile with my wife sitting at my side. (No rehab practitioner will be needed for this therapy). My wife will clearly tell me which way to turn, how fast to go and when to stop. She will also admonish me to keep my eyes on the road and watch the pedestrians. And she’s so good at it, they may just offer to bring her on as a full time driver rehab “specialist”. You know, when we are healthy and independent, we may not realize the benefit, indeed the blessing, of being able to move around and do simple tasks in our home or yard, or at work. A facility like

Our office is located on the corner of Hwy. 29 South & Pine Road Office Hours are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9 - 5.

Ansley Park can be a life saver for those of us who have been stricken with an illness or an accident, unable to move around, or to come and go and to enjoy life as fully as we once did. Although fully recovered, I have been there and done that. And it’s not just the Ansley Park facility. In the last few years, Coweta County has experienced many

770-254-1421 Fax 770-254-8283 e-mail web: Mailing address is: P. O. Box 757, Newnan, GA 30264 The Coweta Shopper reserves the right to accept or reject any advertising as we feel is in the best interest of our publication.

new and modern health care facilities which, I believe, greatly add to the quality of life for the citizens in our community.

Joe An Apology ~ I received a letter from a reader who was offended by my well intended, but, perhaps, misplaced remarks about the retiring Pope. If even one reader was upset, I sincerely apologize.

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R.A.C.E. for the Orphans 5K Raising Awareness, Compassion & Education for Orphans Saturday, April 13, 2013 Coweta County Fairgrounds

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Tot Trot (ages 4 and under) begins at 8:15 AM

Mon.- Fri. 8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.; Sat. 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Sundays by appointment only 1pm-5pm

1 Mile Fun Run begins at 8:30 AM

Coweta’s Dancing Stars April 17th at 7 p.m. the signature event for Community Welcome House at Centre for Performing and Visual Arts, Lower Fayetteville Rd., Newnan, GA Visit and, click on Coweta Dancing Star logo to see the stars, vote, become a sponsor or purchase tickets.

5K begins at 9:00 AM Walkers welcome to participate Early packet pick-up on Friday from 4-8 PM at the Coweta County Fairgrounds Race day registration begins at 7:30 AM at the Coweta County Fairgrounds Register online at or contact Kelly Preston at or 770-310-8222 for more information.

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(NAPS)—Here’s health news you can sink your teeth into: Dental decay is the most common chronic childhood disease, with more than 16 million kids suffering from untreated tooth decay in the U.S. The mouth is the gateway to overall health, and an unhealthy mouth can be associated with obesity, diabetes and even heart disease. In the U.S., oral disease causes kids to miss 51 million school hours and their parents to lose 25 million work hours annually. Nevertheless, a survey by the Ad Council found less than half of American parents report that their children brush their teeth twice a day or more.

A Solution To remedy that, The Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives was formed. It’s a coalition of more than 35 leading dental health organizations and, with the Ad Council, they created the Kids’ Healthy Mouths campaign to teach parents, caregivers and children about the importance of oral health and simple ways to prevent oral disease. Created pro bono by ad agencies Grey Group and Wing in New York, the campaign stresses the importance of brushing for 2 minutes, twice a day. “The messages in this campaign may seem simple but their impact will be felt for years to come,” said Gary Price, Secretary and CEO of the Dental Trade Alliance Foundation. “Most mouth disease is preventable using steps that can easily become a part of every child’s life routine.”

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According to the survey, 60 percent of parents with children ages 12 or younger don’t regularly help their children brush or check to make sure they’ve done a good job. Parents also report that, on average, their child spends more than 2 hours a day on such things as playing video games, texting or watching online videos. The campaign suggests some of this time be used for improving their oral health with public service announcements (PSAs) that poke fun at the things children spend their time doing and highlight that it only takes 2 minutes, twice a day to help maintain a healthy mouth and prevent future oral pain. Other PSAs feature Elmo from “Sesame Street” or Tooth—the Tooth Fairy from the film “Rise of the Guardians.”

Music To Brush By For entertaining two-minute videos to play while children brush their teeth, parents and caregivers can go to (available in English and Spanish and in a mobile version). There’s also messaging on Facebook and Twitter.

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770-683-7603 April 13 … A Celebration of Spring Art Show/Sale around the old Newnan Courthouse from 10 to 4. The Newnan-Coweta Art Association will have beautiful works of art by local artisans for sale. The Association fosters art students in the local schools with scholarships. For more info please visit us at If you are an artist and want to be in the show or become a member contact Faye Holzaepfel at 770-251-9456.


April 11 … Coweta Pregnancy Services 25th Anniversary Fund-raising Gala ~ Thursday at 7 p.m. at Peachtree City’s Dolce Hotel & Resort. This year’s event, themed “One Life CAN Make a Difference”, will feature famed Christian comedienne Cecile Kaiser and a sit down dinner and silent auction. For information 770-251-7158 or website

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Car Show 7th Annual Sargent Baptist Church Car Show from 8 to 2. Awards for car, truck, motorcycle and ratrod. Silent Auction, Door Prizes, Food and Drink. For more information call Buster Meadows 770-251-3361, Mike Westbrook 770-550-8135.


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R.A.C.E. for the Orphans 5K Raising Awareness, Compassion & Education for Orphans. Coweta County Fairgrounds. Tot Trot begins at 8:15 AM. 1 Mile Fun Run begins at 8:30 AM. 5K begins at 9:00 AM. Walkers welcome to participate. Race T-shirt guaranteed to all who register by April 1st. Early packet pick-up on Friday, April 12th from 4-8 PM at the Newnan Chick Fil A Dwarf House. Race day registration begins at 7:30 AM at the Coweta County Fairgrounds. Register online at or contact Kelly Preston at or 770-310-8222 for a registration form or for more information.


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April 14 … Ride For The River Sunday, April 14 ~ Rain or Shine. On-Site Registration 8:00 a.m. Pre-register at or All routes begin and end at the Coweta County Fairgrounds on Pine Road, Newnan, GA. 14 Mile Ride, 30 Mile Ride, 60 Mile Ride, 104 Mile Ride. The Brown’s Mill Battlefield Association is a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization. Proceeds from this event will be used to help develop the Brown’s Mill Battlefield Historic Site. For more information call: Carolyn @ 770-253-8264


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be deducted on your tax returns, but not all of them. And the rules for such deductions can change, so the deduction you are eligible for one year may not be available the next.


Some of the more compelling deductions are energy tax credits. For example, if you install solar panels or a solar water heater, geothermal heat pumps, a small wind turbine or fuel cells in your existing or new home, you may be able to get a one-time, 30 percent tax credit on the cost of such systems (including labor and installation costs).

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If you install energy-efficient windows and doors, you may be able to take a one-time credit of 10 percent. Installing new insulation or putting on a new roof also can qualify you for the credit, if the materials meet specific energy-efficiency guidelines. These are detailed by the Internal Revenue Service, and you can visit its website or talk with a tax preparer to learn more. If you make home improvements for medical reasons -- such as installing wheelchair ramps and handrails, lowering cabinets, etc. -- you may be able to deduct those improvements as medical expenses. Be careful about what you claim,


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“Serving All of Newnan and Coweta County Since 1948”

14 Jackson Street, Newnan, GA 30263


MLS #03278653 DOWNTOWN BUNgALOW (Hogansville) has 4 BR/2.5 BA, Living Room w/FP, updated kitchen w/breakfast are, partial fin. basement, central air, screen porch, new roof & detached garage. See at $129,900.

MLS #07013204 CUSTOM BRICK RANCH ON 7.74 OPEN & WOODED ACRES, near Haralson, has living room, den/dining combo, kitchen, utility room, 3BR/2BA, central air, outbldg. & 16’x20’ shop. Take a look at $149,000.

FRANK BARRON, Broker 770-231-9535

MLS #07027532 REMODELED 1920 ERA FARMHOUSE ON 4 ACRES w/3 pastures & barn, 3BR/2.5BA, living room, den w/FP, sitting area, office, updated fully equipped kit. w/Lg. dining area, central air & triple garage. Yours for $195,000.

JESS BARRON Associate Broker 678-857-9350

MLS #07029894 SPACIOUS VINYL RANCH, on 2 acres on Macedonia Rd., w/full finished basement, has vaulted living room w/FP, formal dining room, huge family room, 5BR/3BA, fenced yard & double garage. A lot for $219,900.


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“Opportunity dances with those who are already on the dance floor.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


MLS #07045519 FISH RIgHT OFF YOUR BACK YARD in this tremendous 2 story w/full basement, 4BR/2.5BA, greatroom w/FP, formal dining room, living room, fully equipped open kitchen w/all the extras. Just off bypass. Move in ready at $226,900.

MLS #07005879 HEARD COUNTY RETREAT, TREMENDOUS CUSTOM LOg HOME on 52.21 secluded acres w/small pond & 2 streams, 4BR, 5 ½ BA, Greatroom w/stone fpl, Formal Dining – 2 Kitchens, 2 Story Barn. See to appreciate at $777,777.

MLS #03282728 CLASSIC NEWNAN HOME in preferred neighborhood has living room, formal dining room, paneled den w/masonry FP, 4BR/3BA, sunroom w/broken tile floor, updated kitchen w/breakfast room, shade garden & greenhouse. Don’t miss at $329,900.

MLS #0757873 CLASSIC HORSE FARM on 86 manicured acres, 18 stall barn & 6 stall barn w/all the extras, party house w/gourmet kitchen, 50X150 shop w/50X50 workshop, 14 paddocks, sprinklered dressage, 2 round pens, 5 run in sheds, water in all stalls & pasture. Only the best at $990,000.

MLS #03285140 ONE OF A KIND 10,000 SQ. FT. HORSE BARN w/built-in 3,780 sq. ft. rustic home on 41.83 gorgeous mostly open acres has 4BR/3.5BA, living room, formal dining area, family room, super built-in kitchen, central air & 6 car garage. Barn has 8 stalls & 7 paddocks. $475,000.

MLS #03282450 ATTENTION DEVELOPERS, 530 wooded acres, frontage on 4 paved roads, 5 ponds, 6BR/5.5BA, 2 story home, 3BR/2BA home, 40X60 barn, choice location just off Roscoe Road. Heavy timber and lots of wildlife. The gem of Coweta at $10,000/AC.

MLS #07068685 SPECTACULAR TWO STORY ON THE LAKE has 5 bedrooms, 5 ½ baths, plus 2 apts., inground pool, LR with F/P, dining room, updated kitchen, family room w/FPL, 4.8 acres, and so much more. A lot for $525,000.

“Progress always involves risk. You can’t steal second base with your foot on first.” ~ Fredrick B. Wilcox

Q “Success is best measured by how far you’ve come with the talents you’ve been given.” ~ Anonymous

MLS #03012462 BRICK AND FRAME RANCH ON HWY 34W already has a long term tenant paying $550/mo. 3BR/1.5BA, central air, living/dining combo. New roof. $54,900.

Q “I know the plans I have for you”, declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” ~ Jeremiah 29: 11

Q MLS #003272479 LOW MAINTENANCE BRICK RANCH near Elm. St. School, 5BR, 2.5BA, LR, DR, updated kitchen, basement. Convenient location. A lot for $129,900

MLS #07075138 ATTRACTIVE BRICK RANCH with full basement and detached 26’x34’ double garage with shop, has living-dining combo, 3BR, 2BA, fully equipped kitchen w/breakfast area, den w/brick fireplace and huge sunroom. See to appreciate at $199,900

MLS #07068026 CHOICE EAST COWETA LOCATION, low maintenance vinyl ranch has greatroom w/FPL, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, open kitchen w/dining area and huge sunroom. Private backyard and garage. See at $179,900.

MLS #07065361 BREATHTAKINg CUSTOM TWO STORY HOME on 34 open acres with private lake has 5BR, 4 ½ baths, LR, DR, huge den w/FPL & marble floor, exercise room, spacious gourmet kitchen, 7 porches and more. A treat to see at $719,000.

Think About It!

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Here are some things you can do for Earth Day: clean up the yard; rake up seed hulls, pull pesky weeds and sweep around your little bird area; plant some scarlet sage for hummingbirds, or plant milkweed - a host plant for monarch butterfly caterpillars. Enjoy the great outdoors!

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April 20 at 9:00 am Rayco Stump Grinder

Moreland Town Hall Parking Lot As a participant in Georgia Cities Week we will spend this morning cleaning up our town to make it look its best.

• Family Owned & Operated • Polite & Courteous Crews • Licensed &Insured Drug-Free

The LDS Church will be providing lunch for us so please let me know if you are planning to help us so we can get a head count. Contact: Josh Evans at 678-378-1342 We hope that you will join us and participate in this community event.

Please bring any yard tools you have that we could use.

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April 17 … Board of Assessors Meetings begin at 9 am and are held in the Assessor’s office at 37 Perry Street, Newnan, GA 30263.


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Coweta’s Dancing Stars the signature event for Community Welcome House at Centre for Performing and Visual Arts, Lower Fayetteville Rd., Newnan, GA. Event begins at 7:00 PM. Visit and, click on Coweta Dancing Star logo to see the stars, vote, become a sponsor or purchase tickets.

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April 18 … Taste of Newnan from 5 to 8:30 p.m. in historic downtown Newnan. An evening of sampling the best eats from local restaurants and caterers. Visit for more info.


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and more Corner of Hwy. 29, just north of the Country Club Same Newnan location … Family owned and operated by Laura Westbrook 3 generations of produce experience • Friendly and knowledgeable service

Open 7 Days A Week 9 to 7 • 770-317-6676 April 19 & 20 … Concert & Rodeo Heard County Cattlemen’s Association 5th annual Rodeo. The PCA sanctioned Rodeo will begin at 8pm Friday and Saturday night. Great food, games, rides, and family entertainment ~ a concert starring Johnathan East, an up and coming country singer and songwriter will entertain the crowd. Check out Tickets available at the gate: $10 for Adults (13 & Over), ages 4-12 are $5, and ages 3 and under are Free. The concert and Rodeo are included in admission. Proceeds from the annual Rodeo goes toward scholarships for local High School Seniors and various agricultural youth programs. Any questions, please inquire at


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Experience Bliss! Look and Feel Your Best Ask for our wedding and updo specialist.

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Bliss Salon & Day Spa of Newnan Remember those fabulous prom flowers you envied last year? We are the shop that everyone has been looking for!!! Order creative, custom made corsages and matching BOUTINNIERES from Bedazzled Flower Shop in Sharpsburg! Only seven minutes from Peachtree City and fifteen minutes from Newnan.

The History of Prom Corsages Prom attire consists of wearing gowns and tuxedos in the style of the season. Promgoers pore over their wardrobe so they will look their best when heading out for their big night -- a party celebrating the culmination of their high school careers. One tradition of prom that continues today is the presentation of a corsage to the female attendant. Corsages have been part of formal wear for centuries. Originally, a corsage was considered to be a small grouping of flowers worn on the center bodice of a dress. It is derived from the French term “bou- Around for centuries, corsages have bequet de corsage,” which trans- come a tradition at proms across the lates to bouquet of the bod- country. ice. Corsages were commonly worn to weddings because, in ancient times, it was believed that the flowers and herbs placed in the corsage were essential to warding off evil spirits. Corsages were worn by special participants in these ceremonies. In the 20th century, corsages evolved into something that served as a gift for women attending special social dances, like their high school proms. The corsage worn in this manner was part of the courting process. The gentleman would show respect to his date’s parents, including bringing flowers or a gift. The gentleman would then take a flower out of the bouquet and present it to his date and attach it to her dress. As prom dresses evolved to feature spaghetti straps or no straps at all, pinning the corsage to the dress bodice was no longer practical. Therefore, corsages soon morphed into small bouquets that were attached to an elastic band. The result was something that could be worn around the wrist. Nowadays, there are various styles of corsages that can be worn at the waist and even in the hair. Although it is customary to purchase a corsage, gentlemen who are looking to save a little money can construct one on their own. With floral tape and a few rosebuds, a corsage can be put together at a relatively low cost. For dates who are allergic to floral cor-

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Northgate Prom: Saturday, May 4 NHS Prom: May 11, 2013, at the Opera in Atlanta from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. sages, feathers, beads, faux flowers, or crystals can be substituted to make a statement and prevent a sneezing fit. A gentleman should ask his date what color gown she is wearing to coordinate the corsage with the gown. However, neutral-colored blooms of peach, white and pink can complement a number of differed hued dresses. Many different flowers can be used in corsages. While roses are typical flowers to show affection and love, chrysanthemums, carnations, birds of paradise, orchids, and lilies can all be used depending on budget and style. Because florists are typically busy come the spring and summer season with orders for weddings, proms, communions, confirmations, Mother’s Day, and other special events, it is best to order corsages well in advance to ensure the order is filled on time.

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A Celebration of Our 2nd Amendment Rights

“The Little Store That Pays You More”


Saturday, April 13, 2013, 9:00am to 5:00pm (rain date April 27, 2013) Heard County Arena, 10280 Hwy. 100 North, Franklin, GA 30217

H BUY H SELL H TRADE H • Coins • Gold • Silver • Jewelry • Currency

Shuttle Service will be provided from Heard Arena to Firing Range Facility at Advantage Tactical, a NEW 90-acre firearm/survivalist training facility (, 3541 Franklin Pkwy, Franklin, GA 30217. No Parking at Gun Range.

Free ApprAisAls 3500 Hwy 34 East, Sharpsburg

On sale now at Buy Early! Or email Also on sale at Big Daddy’s BBQ in Franklin, GA includes BBQ lunch (Pulled pork, beans, chips & bread), soda and banana pudding & all day activities. $15 Adult & 1 FREE Child (12 & under) $10 Teens (13 to 18) • $5 Child (12 & under)


1 Mile East of Thomas Crossroads Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.; Sunday closed.


Festivities include: Big Daddy’s BBQ, Hot Dogs, etc., Live music from 11:30am to 1:30pm by Southern Social AND Live Broadcast by The Bear, 925FM Radio, Firing Ranges Open All Day – scheduling required at, Gun Bash Raffles throughout the entire day - $7,500+ of guns being raffled off, Children’s Activities with Clowns, a Magician, Face Painting, Balloon Animals & Jumping Cages Firearms training discussions/workshops for 1st time owner and experienced owners, An exhibition by moving target expert marksmen and women on the firing ranges, Demo’s on LifeBasic training, Gun Use/Safety, food preservation/storage, useable natural resources, and Firearm’s manufacturers/vendors offering equipment and firearms supplies.


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April 20 …

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Moreland Community Clean Up at 9 a.m. Moreland Town Hall parking lot. As a participant in Georgia Cities Week we will spend this morning cleaning up our town to make it look its best. The LDS Church will be providing lunch for us so please let me know if you are planning to help us so we can get a head count. Contact: Josh Evans at 678-378-1342. We hope that you will join us and participate in this community event. Please bring any yard tools you have that we could use.

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Paris in a Tea Cup




(formerly Jasmine Tea Room) at Collector’s Corners

Mother’s Day Champagne Tea May 9, 10, 11 & 12

Dinner-Concert “Songs My Mother Taught Me” April 26 & 27 featuring the Golden Voice of Bill Killmeier 8861 Hwy. 54 Sharpsburg 770-254-0101

Sonya’s Salon

Expert Color, Blowouts & Haircut Stylists Sonya Moore, Patti Yarborough, Reid Jennings

Womens, Childrens, Plus Sizes, Maternity Clothes, as well as Shoes, Handbags, Accessories, Home Decor, Baby Stuff and More

3339 Hwy. 34E, Suite H, Sharpsburg, 770-683-3164 Monday-Friday 10-6; Saturday 10-4 Jennifer Gazaway, Owner


Coweta Pregnancy Services’

25th Anniversary Fundraising Gala Coweta Pregnancy Services 25th Anniversary Fundraising Gala will be held on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 7:00 PM at the Dolce Hotel and Resort in Peachtree City and will feature a sit down dinner, silent auction and guest speaker.


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Sewing Services Specializing in Loose Cushions

2462 Hwy. 34 East, Newnan

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Minor Illness ~ Injuries ~ Sick visits ages 2 and up.

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This year’s event, themed “One Life CAN Make a Difference”, will feature famed Christian comedienne Cecile Kaiser. Cecile will bring hilarious comedy, uplifting testimony and Bible insights to our celebration. We will also feature moving client testimony. For information on how to purchase tickets, to host a table or donate a silent auction item, please contact the center at (770) 251-7158 or visit our website

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Medical Center & Spa OPEN HOUSE

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Trailers For Less of Newnan welcomes back Benji Hardy as the new manager of its Coweta County location. Benji knows trailer sales and repairs having spent over twenty years in the business, including 12 years as a trailer builder. “I’m here to help my customers choose the right trailer at a great price and help them with the service and repairs they need.” Trailers For Less of Newnan is located on Hwy 16 East. Check them out on the web or give Benjy a call at 770-304-9943.

Laura Westbrook’s Veggie Patch is now open for the 2013 season. Located on the corner of Hwy. 29 north and Hal Jones Rd. (Just north of the Newnan Country Club) they provide our community with fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as Williams sausage, pre made casseroles, boiled peanuts and more. And if you like plants, Laura will have a good selection of flowers and hanging baskets during the season. They are open seven days a week from 9 till 7. To ask about a particular item, give them a ring at 770-317-6676.

Food Outlet has been recognized as store of the

year by FMS Solutions. Your Food Outlet store was ranked number one out of more than 2300 stores in North America. Thank you! We couldn’t done it without our customers.

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Monday 9-5:30; Tuesday 9-5:30; Wednesday 9-3; Thursday 10-7.

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Piggy Bank Day Saturday, April 13th 9am - 12pm

All you need is a caring heart! Your involvement will communicate value to these patients and their families as you provide companionship and a brief respite for caregivers. You will not need to provide any medical or physical care to the patient, just a caring heart and a listening ear. You can provide caregiver relief for 2-4 hours each week to allow the caregiver to enjoy time out of the home. You can use your gifts and talents to impact someone in their last stages of life in many ways, and we will make sure you are welltrained, equipped, and supported. Please call Lynn Yeager 404-832-4232 with interest or questions. 61 Bullsboro Drive 770.251.4311

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Classifieds FOR SALE

FIREARMS FOR SALE ~ all major brands. Range time free with purchase if you mention this ad. Atlanta Range & Ordnance 770-683-8755 4.17 CEMETERY PLOTS FOR SALE: 4 plots, 3 vaults, 3 marks (valued at over $15,000) in section #3 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Inc., off Roscoe Road. Price open for discussion. 678-873-1813 ‘ LONG SOFA AND CHAIR very clean, non smoker, $295 for both. 770-254-8929 ‘ WHEAT STRAW HAY ideal for planting grass. $3.50 per bale. Frank Barron 770-2319535. WORD ADS $9.50 for 30 words or less per issue. 770254-1421, fax 770-254-8283, or e-mail before Friday 3 p.m.


2005 KAWASAKI 1600 VULCAN, low mileage, $5,995. Newnan Plaza Pawn Shop 770304-8224 ‘ WORD ADS $9.50 for 30 words or less per issue. 770254-1421, fax 770-254-8283, or e-mail before Friday 3 p.m.


1972 CHEVY S/S 454 CHEVELLE, yellow with black stripe, $25,000. 404-473-9000 1968 CHEVY PICK UP 4 speed $12,500. 404-473-9000 1982 CORVETTE $18,500. 404-473-9000 WORD ADS $9.50 for 30 words or less per issue. 770254-1421, fax 770-254-8283, or e-mail before Friday 3 p.m.


FOR SALE ~ HAPPY VALLEY CIRCLE 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 12.8 acres. By owner. 770-251-0423 4.24 – Let me buy your home! FAIR ALL CASH OFFER. Can close quickly no matter the size, situation, condition, location or price. Call 419-77-STACY (78229) 4.24* Brick House on 1.6 acres, 180 Burnham Rd. 3 bedroom, 1 bath upstairs, including kitchen appliances; 1 bedroom, 1 bath apartment in basement. Metal garage/shop on property. $90,000. Call 770253-0891 4.24


2-Story Colonial fully bricked 4BR/2.5BA on 26 acres w/4.5 acre lake fully stocked. Circular drive, in-law suite w/ kitchen, new roof & much more. Great location! Kim 770-5606008 MLS#02723531. Lindsey’s Inc. 770-253-6990 #239 WORD ADS $9.50 for 30 words or less per issue. 770254-1421, fax 770-254-8283, or e-mail before Friday 3 p.m.


ONE BEDROOM HOME for rent. Fully furnished. All appliances. $800 month. $800 down payment. Great for seniors or just starting out. Gated area. Very private living. Must see. 770-304-3764. 4.24 FURNISHED BEDROOM for rent $450 month, $200 deposit, includes utilities, TV, DVD, DirecTV in bedroom. Call Gail 770-251-1284 4.17 FURNISHED BEDROOm for rent. $450 month, $200 deposit, includes utilities, TV, DVD, DirecTV in bedroom. Call Gail 770-251-1284 4.17 NICE 3 BEDROOM, 2 BATH, Roscoe Road area, $800 month plus deposit. Call 678-416-0524 4.17

Home for Rent in Sharpsburg, close to East Coweta High School. 3BR, 2BA, 2 car garage, new appliances in kitchen, new carpet, large fenced in backyard. $975 a month w/ $900 deposit. 404-597-3948 4.24 WORD ADS $9.50 for 30 words or less per issue. 770254-1421, fax 770-254-8283, or e-mail before Friday 3 p.m.


110 ACRES NEAR HARALSON, 14 acres stocked pond, 15 acre Coastal Bermuda field, 43 acres of 20 year old planted pines, barn, and gorgeous homesites. $1,100,000. Frank Barron, Lindsey’s Inc. Realtors, 14 Jackson St, Newnan, Ga. 30263. 770-253-6990. 86 PRISTINE ACRES, 2 horse barns, 24 stalls, party house with gourmet kitchen, 50’X150’ shop with 51X50 workshop, 14 paddocks, 5 run in sheds, sprinklered dressage arena, additional land available. The ultimate horse farm. $990,000. Frank Barron, Lindsey’s Inc. Realtors, 14 Jackson St, Newnan, Ga. 30263. 770-253-6990. FOR INFORMATION on land or residential property call Frank or Jess, Lindsey’s Inc. Realtors, 14 Jackson St., Newnan 770253-6990


CHOICE COMMERICAL 3.9 ACRE LOT on Southpark Drive in Peachtree City. Adjoins Planterra Ridge Golf Course. See at $479,900. Frank Barron, Lindsey’s Inc. Realtors, 14 Jackson St., Newnan, GA 770231-9535 COMMERCIAL BUILDING for lease. 254 Jefferson St., Newnan, GA. Location, location … in the corner. 5,000 sq. ft. building - from 600, 2,000 or 5,000 sq. ft. available. Perfect for church, clinic, thrift store, any kind of business. $1,000 month. 404-645-1029 4.10 3.90 ACRES IN PEACHTREE CITY on Southpark Drive Zoned Commercial - $479,900. Call Frank at 770-231-9535. FOR INFORMATION on land, commercial or residential property call Frank or Jess, Lindsey’s Inc. Realtors, 14 Jackson St., Newnan 770-2536990 WORD ADS $9.50 for 30 words or less per issue. 770254-1421, fax 770-254-8283, or e-mail before Friday 3 p.m.


PCB, FL. Edgewater Resort 2 & 3 BR Condos, Ocean Front or Golf Villas. Free beach set ups daily Call 205-410-1490 WORD ADS $9.50 for 30 words or less per issue. 770254-1421, fax 770-254-8283, or e-mail before Friday 3 p.m.


MASTERSHINE CARPET CLEANING 3 rooms $45.95. Sofa, loveseat & chair $89.95. Flea treatment available.770-253-9345, cell 678850-7331 4.10

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AUCTION SERVICE Bishop & Associates Auction Co. Estates, Business and Real Estate. 770252-3006 gal#2626 4.24 Brushcutting and Bushhogging on any terrain: hills, dams, lakesides, fencelines, backyards, retention ponds, horse and hunting trails, storm damage removal, firewood, free estimates. Taming Jungles Since 1997. Andy Turner 678-770-1925. 4.24 GREAT RATES on Bundled Auto & Home. Call Williams Insurance for details on discounts. Auto Liability starting at $48 mo. 770-253-2435, 125 Temple Ave., Newnan 4.24 a j’S lawn care for all your lawn care needs. No job too big or too small, just call A J 678-517-6658 4.24 WILSON ROOFING & Restoration. Siding and Gutters. Hail, Wind Damage - Free inspection. 404-576-7647, CRUD BUSTER PRESSURE WASHING Thirty years attacking the mildew monster. Houses, Driveways, Sidewalks, Painting Prep and All Your Pressure Washing Needs. Your best bet is to hire a vet. 770-550-7777 5.15 DUNCAN lawn care for that personal touch to your lawn, whether big or small, call Randall at 678-859-1992 4.24 BOBCAT WORK, light grading, auger post holes. Bushhogging, lakesides, fence lines, level yards, debris removal. Commercial and residential. Licensed & insured. Steve Boyd & Company 770-616-7025 5.29 HANDYMAN SERVICE Call Matt Boykin. Free estimates. Pressure washing, painting interior/exterior, remodeling, decks, and repairs of any kind. No job too small. 678-215-5095. 5.15 HANDYMAN SERVICES. Large or small jobs done, no need to worry. Paint, Plumbing, Electrical, Doors, Windows, Roofing, Flooring, Drywall, Ceramic Tile, etc. Michael Thomas 678-409-8600 Quality work for a reasonable price. * ROSSI BOBCAT SERVICE light clearing, grade washed out driveways, prep for sod, play yards, etc. Quality work. Satisfaction guaranteed! Free estimates! $70 per hour with 4 hour minimum. Call 678-378-8197 ‘ ADDING SERENITY CLEANING AND PAINTING SERVICE would love to clean your home or paint some rooms. Coweta and Fayette Counties. Reasonable rates. FREE ESTIMATES! Call LAURA at 678974-9446. ‘

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hometown services We specialize in custom home theaters and home automation. Erin R. Courtright, 770-5999365 4.24 MOVING HELP loading, packing, driving, etc. Across town or across the country. 8 years experience. Call Charles 770-328-4002 ‘ Township Coins recommends more than one appraisal when buying or selling coins/ gold/silver. We are pleased to offer free in store appraisals. 3500 Hwy 34 East, Sharpsburg 770-254-2727 ELECTRICAL SERVICE, repair & installation. Hometown Services, Jon Courtright, Licensed Electrician, 770-5999365 4.24 TUCKERS Tucker Septic Tank Service and Repair. Call Scott Tucker at 770-252-4950 ‘ EDDIE’S BARBER SHOP 5 Dixon St., off Temple Ave., Newnan. 770-238-7014. Tue. 8 to 3:30; Wed. & Thurs. 8 to 6; Fri. 8 to 5:30; Sat. 8 to 4. ‘ ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION ceiling fans, 220 volt outlets, security lighting, additions, remodeling, new homes, commercial work. Licensed and insured. 770-502-7774, 404271-3937 ‘ HANDY MAN SERVICES & pressure washing. Home Improvements. No job too large or small. Free estimates. References available. Call David Parker cell 404516-0252, home 770-251-7577 night or day 4.24 boss tree SERVICE Free estimates. Expert tree removal. Stump grinding. Professional Tree Climbing. Pruning. Trimming. Chipper Service. Complete Clean Up. 770-584-6981. WORD ADS $9.50 for 30 words or less per issue. 770254-1421, fax 770-254-8283, or e-mail before Friday 3 p.m.

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SHENANDOAH LEARNING CENTER Childcare Teacher. Shift starts 6:30 a.m. Experience required. Must submit to background check. Apply in person. Ask for Sophia, 40 Bledsoe Road, Newnan, next to Dept of Labor. 4.17 security finance has openings for Assistant Managers/Collectors. Do you have customer service and collection experience? If so, we want to talk with you about joining our team. Great benefits package including medical, dental, 401K, profit sharing, and disability insurance. No experience necessary. No phone calls please. Apply confidentially. In person at Security Finance, 159 Temple Ave., Suite E, Newnan, GA 30263. Equal Opportunity Employer. NOW HIRING Infant Teacher, Preschool Teacher, Pre-K Assistant, Afterschool Teacher & Asst. Director. (MUST have experience). Call Mrs Tanya 770253-6709 4.10 NOW HIRING looking for enthusiastic, motivated people to join our team. Store Co-Manager & Asst Managers. Excellent opportunities. E-mail resume to ‘


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Is Heartworm Testing Really Necessary?

Publication of advertisement is not an endorsement, nor guarantee of services, products or jobs offered. Please carefully consider before spending money or disclosing personal info.

DEAR PAW’S CORNER: My vet tells me my dogs have to be tested for heartworm every two years, even though they take heartworm medication regularly. Why? It’s expensive -- one test times three -- and I don’t see why it’s necessary. Seems like a way for the vet to make money. -- Dog Mom in New York

The publisher reserves the right to reject advertising that is considered objectionable in wording, character, appearance or for any reason deemed unacceptable. The publisher assumes no liability if it becomes necessary to omit any advertising. Liability for error is limited to a correction in the next issue. Please call 770-254-1421 before 3 p.m. Friday for more information on advertising in The Coweta Shopper.

DEAR DOG MOM: It’s a valid question, but there really is a good answer for why the veterinarian insists on testing your dogs for heartworm.

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The reason is that monthly heartworm medications, while billed as “preventative,” work by killing off the microfilariae (heartworm larvae) that enter a dog’s bloodstream through an infected mosquito’s bite. The medication doesn’t stop mosquitoes from biting your dog; therefore, there’s still a risk of heartworm infection even though it is taking preventive medication. The other reason is that the doctor can’t be 100 percent sure that your dogs are taking their heartworm medication every month. He doesn’t administer the medicine, so -- while you probably are giving your dogs their monthly dosage right on schedule -- he can’t take your word for it. That’s because, as you know, there are some pet owners who don’t give pets their heartworm preventive on schedule. To reduce the number of heartworm infections, and keep your dogs healthy, the vet has to check them regularly. He does it every two years because it can take several months for an infection to be detected. Some vets test for infection every year, particularly in regions with a high infection risk. What if the vet detects a heartworm infection? He’ll treat your dog with a much stronger medication to kill the heartworms. The healthier your dog is when treatment starts, the better it will be able to tolerate the treatment.

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Charles Wadsworth & Friends “Farewell” Concert Set for April 20th at Charles Wadsworth Municipal Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. General Admission tickets $20. and will be available after March 15th. Patron tickets for the event, including a post concert reception, are also available. Patron inquiries are invited and information is available from Concert Chair John White (770 253 1959). (Note: In view of last year’s “sold-out” concert, early ticket purchases are recommended.)

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4th Annual Taste of Senoia at the Veranda Historic Bed and Break-


fast Inn, 252 Seavy St., Senoia. Ticket prices $10 each, includes an entry into the grand raffle. There will be 2 separate seatings: 3:30 to 5:00 PM and 5:30 to 7:00 PM. Each $10 ticket will reflect the selected time accordingly. Since this is a “drop-in” event, guests do not have to arrive at the beginning of their selected session. 770-599-3981 or 302-981-4794 for more details.

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The Newnan-Coweta Chamber Small Business of the Year

Anthony Sinclair Coweta-Fayette EMC

Vice-Chair Economic Prosperity Council

The well-being of our total community is critical to everyone, and the challenge to remain a premier community is always with us. The Chamber focuses on “economic prosperity” and works closely with the Coweta County Development Authority to support their economic development efforts. We must be a team if we are to continue to enjoy success, especially given the strong challenges from other communities and states.

Newnan- Coweta Chamber Program

Small Business Awards Celebration

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 7:30am at Central Educational Center Nomination Applications due March 25, 2013 For more information:

Communitywide Travel Presentation

Italy Informational Presentation, Monday, April 29, 2013 at 5:30pm at the Chamber RSVP to

China Discovery Tour Lindsey’s Realtors 2012 Growth Prosperity Award

The Financial Planning Group 2012 Entrepreneur Prosperity Award

Contemporary Catering 2012 Employer Prosperity Award

Healthy Life Chiropractic 2012 Small Business of the Year

(October 17-25, 2013)

Discover Tuscany

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P ro s p e r i t y s Fro n t D o o r. c o m

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Healthy Snacks For Healthy Kids (NAPS)—If you’re like many Americans, you enjoy a snack two or three times a day. Snacks are a great way to improve your diet, if they’re balanced. There are many easy ways to bake up good-tasting, more healthful snacks to have on hand. Try these tips from Clabber Girl: • Add whole grains—such as oats, flax and white whole wheat flour—to favorite treats to get more fiber in your diet. • Add dried fruit to quick breads, pancakes and muffins; stir mashed sweet potato, grated zucchini or banana into corn bread, waffles and cakes for added vitamins and minerals. • To reduce sodium in your baked goods, you can use Rumford Reduced Sodium Baking Powder. • Try this recipe for a terrific healthful snack.

Spring Berry Oatcakes Makes about 2 dozen 3 cups old-fashioned rolled oats 2 cups whole wheat pastry flour 1 cup bran 1⁄2 cup almonds 1 tablespoon Clabber Girl Baking Powder 1⁄2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1⁄3 cup butter or palm shortening 1⁄3 cup vegetable oil 1 cup applesauce 3⁄4 cup agave syrup or honey 2 eggs 1 cup milk, soy milk or buttermilk 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1 tablespoon orange zest 1 cup blueberries 1 cup dried cranberries, raisins or dates Extra oats and blueberries for garnish Preheat oven to 375˚F. Line baking sheets with parchment or use nonstick spray for easier cleanup. Stir together oats, flour, bran, almonds, Clabber Girl Baking Powder, baking soda and salt. Using your hands or two forks, cut in butter, oil and applesauce, till the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In a separate bowl, whisk agave or honey, eggs, milk and the 2 zests. Combine dry ingredients with wet ingredients and the berries. Stir with a wooden spoon until the dough pulls together. The dough will thicken as it sits for a few minutes and the liquids are absorbed. Scoop dough by the 1⁄3 cupful onto prepared baking sheets. Press a sprinkling of oats and blueberries over the top for a rustic scone look. Bake about 22 Starting at 5 p.m. minutes or until just firm in the center. Cool on a rack. Store frozen Tuesday 10 oz Lime $1.99 and reheat just before Thursday 64 oz. Pitcher $9.99 eating.

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4th Annual Playtex Newnan

Spring into a great new look with a new you

Reunion Saturday, April 27, 1pm - 5pm

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ROAD TO RECOVERY Volunteer Drivers Needed If you are looking for a great way to donate some of your time, consider becoming a volunteer driver for The American Cancer Society’s Road to Recovery Program. This volunteer-based program provides free transportation to cancer patients to and from their treatment locations. You can make a real difference in the life of someone who needs regular cancer treatments. It is hard enough to have cancer without having to worry about how you will get to your appointments. Being a Road to Recovery volunteer is so easy. And the rewards are great. You can choose how often and what day of the week you would like to drive, and what distance you would be willing to travel. Most patients’ appointments are local in Coweta County. The training is free. Requirements include a good driving record, a valid driver’s license, auto insurance, and a vehicle that is in good working condition. Join this meaningful program and make someone’s life a little easier. You might find it makes a difference in your own life as well. For more info on becoming a volunteer driver, contact Road to Recovery volunteer coordinator, Emily Stastny at 770-378-1616 or email her at

Remain in Your Own Home “With Dignity” “We provide personalized services for the elderly and others who wish to remain in their own home for as long as possible while maintaining the maximum level of independent living” • Services provided in your home, retirement community, nursing home, hospice or other facility • Well trained, compassionate staff are respectful of all clients and their personal needs • Individual care plans address the unique challenges facing your family, including care of a loved one or easing your busy schedule • On call 24/7 and always here when you need us • Locally owned and operated by Coweta County residents

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Georgia Power Picnic Area ~ Plant Yates Carrollton Hwy Newnan, GA Entertainment Corbette Jackson 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm We have always been a family so come reminisce about the good times at a family reunion gathering! Covered Dish Reunion No Charge – (Donations accepted) Bring a cover dish. Plates, cups, napkins, utensils, ice and drinks will be furnished. For additional information: Visit Facebook: Playtex Newnan Alumni

Making The Most Of Medicare (NAPSI)—If you’re one of the 30 million Americans with a new Medicare card, you may take a healthy interest in how best to benefit from it. One of the first and most important things to consider now that your new plan is in effect is prescription drug coverage. Perhaps the best way to save on medication costs is to utilize a pharmacy that’s within your Part D plan’s preferred network. Walgreens, for example, is a part of preferred networks with some of the nation’s largest plans, such as Coventry, Humana, SmartD Rx and UnitedHealthcare. The benefit to beneficiaries is not only convenience, but cost savings. By using a preferred network pharmacy, you can recognize significant savings on prescription co-pays and medication expenditures. It’s also important to understand the preventive health services you may need, what’s covered by Medicare and where you can go for these and other services. Immunizations, health tests and annual medication and plan reviews are all available at your local Walgreens, so talk with your pharmacist or plan provider if you have questions on these or other services. If you take multiple medications, many Medicare Part D plans will cover face-to-face annual checkups as well. Your pharmacist will review all your medications, vitamins and supplements, see if there are lower-cost alternatives and make sure you’re taking everything in the right way to get the best possible results. The pharmacist can then call your doctor to discuss any recommended changes, and you’ll receive a Medication Action Plan that you can share with your doctor. Medicare covers an annual wellness visit at your doctor’s office, or you can visit Take Care Clinics, which are located at select Walgreens. You’ll get a personalized plan to help manage your health and help you make the most informed decisions with no out-of-pocket costs. Medicare Wellness benefits provide discounts on medications and services including immunizations, screenings for a number of common conditions, as well as education and counseling to encourage wellness and prevent disease. However, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, only 6.5 percent of eligible seniors have utilized this benefit. That’s where your pharmacist can be a great resource to help understand what services are covered.

Learn More You can schedule appointments and get further information at www. or Also visit to learn more about how to make the most of Medicare and your Medicare Prescription Drug Plan. J April 10, 2013 J The Coweta Shopper J Page 3B

Newnan Theatre Company’s “Driving Miss Daisy” Opens April 11 By Joan Doggrell

Alfred Uhry’s “Driving Miss Daisy” opens April 11 at 8:00 pm in NTC’s Black Box theatre. This heart-warming story is directed by Tony Daniel and stars Susan Patterson, Gerald Kemp, and Lamar Payne. The story begins in 1948, just prior to the civil rights movement. Daisy Werthan, age seventy two, has wrecked yet another car, and her son Boolie hires Hoke Colburn, an unemployed black man, to be her chauffeur. Miss Daisy looks down on Hoke (whom she doesn’t think she needs), and he resents her racial prejudice (which she denies). Spanning a period of twenty five years, the play consists of a series of powerful and often hilarious scenes that illustrate their growing respect and affection for each other.


1. G.I. Joe: Retaliation (PG-13) Dwayne Johnson, D.J. Cotrona 2. The Croods (PG) animated 3. Tyler Perry’s Temptation (PG-13) Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Vanessa Williams 4. Olympus Has Fallen (R) Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart 5. Oz the Great and Powerful (PG) James Franco, Michelle Williams 6. The Host (PG-13) Saoirse Ronan, Max Irons 7. The Call (R) Halle Berry, Evie Thompson 8. Admission (PG-13) Tina Fey, Paul Rudd 9. Spring Breakers (R) Vanessa Hudgens, Selena Gomez 10. The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (PG-13) Steve Carell, Luke Vanek (c) 2013 King Features Synd., Inc.

“I jumped at the chance to direct Lamar Payne and Susan Patterson ‘Driving Miss rehearsing a scene from Daisy’,” said “Driving Miss Daisy” Tony Daniel, Associate Artistic Director. “To me it is one of the most accurate portrayals of the modern South that there is. It takes you all the way through the racial divide and shows how that divide began to close when people started understanding one another. It’s a great story about two older people getting past some of their mutual prejudices. I also liked the idea of the story being told by just three people.” To purchase tickets, and for show dates and times, visit Newnan Theatre Company’s web site at http:// or visit the box office before or after any performance. The theater is located in historic downtown Newnan at 24 First Avenue.

Charles Wadsworth & Friends “Farewell” Concert Saturday, April 20th at 7:30 pm.

The date is set! Newnan’s native son and world-famous pianist Charles Wadsworth will return to Newnan to perform in concert in his namesake Charles Wadsworth Municipal Auditorium on Saturday, April 20th at 7:30 pm. Wadsworth will once again be joined by a group of world-class musicians as they present the much anticipated Charles Wadsworth & Friends concert that has become Newnan’s most prominent cultural event. On the evening of April 20th, the Wadsworth Auditorium will again resound with Wadsworth’s music - including the encore performances of three of Newnan’s favorite, classical artists. Special arrangements have been made by Wadsworth to include these outstanding performers in his “Farewell” Newnan concert. The artists include Newnan’s own soprano Courtney Budd, violinist Chee-Yun, and cellist Edward Aaron. Additionally, Irish baritone Michael Kelly and Korean pianist Ji-Yong will join host Charles Wadsworth. Musically and artistically, this final Wadsworth concert will bring an evening filled with memories and world-class musicians to its Newnan audience. Charles Wadsworth has been returning annually to Newnan with his Charles Wadsworth & Friends concerts since 1993. Originally sponsored by a group of local citizens and, more recently, by the City of Newnan’s Cultural Arts Commission, the concert has generated funds used to restore the city’s auditorium named after Wadsworth in 1998. Today the concert continues supporting the ongoing upkeep and improvement of this treasured hall. Concert proceeds have also made possible a series of Master Classes in which the visiting artists share their talents and personal experiences with groups of Coweta County students. With the strong support of the Newnan City Council and a large number of loyal patrons, the restoration of the auditorium was completed in 2008. General Admission tickets for the concert remain budget priced at $20. and will be available after March 15th. Patron tickets for the event, including a post concert reception, are also available. Patron inquiries are invited and information is available from Concert Chair John White (770 253 1959). (Note: In view of last year’s “sold-out” concert, early ticket purchases are recommended.)

Gerald Kemp “driving” Lamar Payne

Newnan-Coweta Art Association’s A Celebration of Spring Art Show/Sale Around the Newnan Courthouse Square

Saturday, April 13, 10 to 4


Come out and meet local artists and enjoy their beautiful work. For more information visit In case of inclement weather, the event will be April 20th, 10-4.

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April 27 … 4th Annual Playtex Newnan Reunion Saturday, April 27, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m., Georgia Power Picnic Area ~ Plant Yates, Carrollton Hwy., Newnan, GA. Entertainment Corbette Jackson 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. We have always been a family so come reminisce about the good times at a family reunion gathering! Covered Dish Reunion. No Charge – (Donations accepted). Bring a cover dish. Plates, cups, napkins, utensils, ice and drinks will be furnished. For additional information: Visit Facebook: Playtex Newnan Alumni


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My Sister’s Favorite Things 1st Annual Charity Craft Festival ~ benefitting Meredith Head, a Whitesburg Elementary School student afflicted with Aplastic Anemia. Saturday, April 27, 2013, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at 645 Main Street, Whitesburg GA 30185. Dozens of Crafters, Baked Goods, Italian Ice & Ice Cream. Net proceeds go directly to the family. For additional information or for donations, please call Tina Lucas 404-308-0002.


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5k Walk/Run The Coweta County Drug Court’s 3rd annual “A Walk/ Run for a Drug Free Community” event Saturday April 27. Check-in and late registration: 7:00 am-8:00 am. 5k Run/ Walk: 8:00 am. Court house on the square. T-shirts, Goody Bags, and a Raffle. To become a volunteer, call Shatel Huntley at 770-683-0205 or email You may register online at: id=2086982 (*all online registrations will incur a $3.25 processing fee) or send entry form with a check or money order attached to: Coweta County Drug Court, Coweta County Drug Court, Shatel Huntley , 51 Perry Street, Suite C , Newnan, GA 30263. 770-683-0205


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Spring Fling at Emory Chapel UMC Saturday, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Art, Crafts, Flea Market, Food and Fun. Spaces Available for Vendors $20. Contact Marlene at 770 253-2168 or


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May 4 … Historic Tour of Homes & Gardens Newnan-Coweta Historical Society and Coweta County Master Gardener Extension Volunteers invite you to come and explore life as it was in the 1860s. Saturday from 9AM to 3PM. Individual tickets $30 each, includes access to all three Historic Homes & Gardens + Lunch (1860s menu); Family Tickets $20 per family, includes access to the “Working Farm” Historic Home & Garden featuring hands-on crafting, storytelling, blacksmith, farm animals, heirloom vegetables, herbs and medicinal plants. Lunch not included in Family Tickets. For more info call: 770-251-0207 ( or 770254.620 ( Coweta County Extension Service.


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Silver Dollar Shoot ~ The Turin Masonic Lodge #337 F&AM will hold their annual Silver Dollar Shoot Saturday at 10:00 a.m., behind the Turin Fire Station on the Banks Farm. Tickets are $5 per shot or 5 for $20. Prizes are Morgan and Peace Silver Dollars. Hamburgers and Hot Dogs will be available.


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The Armchair Gardener

Think Fall Spring has ‘sprung’! All the pollen on cars and porches and everything else, including the dog, leaves no doubt about it. Spring planting fever is induced by all this pollen being breathed - that’s an unscientific fact. So now that we’re all crazed by this fever, it’s time to think Fall. Yes, folks, Fall - shorter days, longer nights, crisp air and glorious colors. The best time to plan for a beautiful, bountiful blooming Fall garden is Spring. Just as we plant daffodils and tulips and snapdragons in Fall for a lovely Spring show, we also want to plant some Fall favorites in Spring. Now is the time to purchase and plant Japanese anemones, asters, chrysanthemums, salvia, rudbeckia, Mexican sage, Russian sage, pineapple sage, sedum, swamp sunflowers, perennial and annual grasses. The small plants, with proper soil amendments and water and fertilizer, will grow to be lush Fall plants by Autumn. After chrysanthemums and asters are up be sure to pinch them back until July 4th. This will make fuller plants that don’t get leggy. Spring is the time to divide sedums for new plants. Cut the sedums back a couple of times during the Summer for shorter, bushy plants. Cut back swamp sunflowers before digging to divide (if in Fall). Japanese anemones are a great addition to the Fall plan. They vary in heights and shades of pink. My personal favorite is the ‘Honorine Jobert’ - a very tall, white-blooming type that has been grown since at least 1858. Additional suggestions are Joe-pye, solidago, Belladonna-lily, artemisia, celosia, China-aster, Lycoris, autumn/crocus, nerine, Liatris, and toad-lily. Some extra effort now will yield amazing rewards for August through October. a April 10, 2013 a The Coweta Shopper a Page 5B

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“Ride For The River”

GWeun R anGe Are Now Open!

Sunday, April 14, 2013 • Rain or Shine On-Site Registration — 8:00 am Pre-register at or All routes begin and end at the Coweta County Fairgrounds on Pine Road, Newnan, GA 14 Mile Ride • 30 Mile Ride 60 Mile Ride • 104 Mile Ride The Brown’s Mill Battlefield Association is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Proceeds from this event will be used to help develop the Brown’s Mill Battlefield Historic Site. For more information call: Carolyn @ 770-253-8264

1st Annual Charity Craft Festival My Sister’s Favorite Things

Basic to Advanced All Are Welcomed! All Pistol & Rifle Calibers

Safety Is Our First Priority. Classes Offered Intro - Advanced Taught by Highly Trained Certified Instructors

BUY - SELL - TRADE Guns For Sale!

Ladies Day Is Every Thursday -

Couples Night Is Every Friday.

All Ladies Shoot Half Price!

645 Main Street, Whitesburg GA 30185

Open Mon.-Wed. 10-7; Thurs.-Sat. 10-9; Sun. 11-5.

Saturday, April 27, 2013 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Private Events • Birthdays • Parties 770-683-8755

Dozens of Crafters • Baked Goods Italian Ice & Ice Cream Benefitting Meredith Head Student at Whitesburg Elementary School Afflicted With Aplastic Anemia Net Proceeds Go Directly to the Family

80 Millard Farmer Ind. Blvd., Newnan ~


Please e-mail your fund-raiser or non-profit event details to or call 770-254-1421, fax 770-254-8283, mail P O Box 757, Newnan, GA 30264 we’ll publish as space permits with editor’s approval The shorter the better. What? When? Where? Why?



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Grundy’s Paint & Auto Body, Inc. formerly Maaco

Collision Repair & Auto Painting • Spot Paint & Body Repair •Free Estimates • Insurance Claims Welcome Paint Packages starting at $399


8 Tower Place, Newnan, behind the blue water tower



Products underwritten by Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company and Affiliated Companies. Home Office: Columbus, OH 43215. Subject to underwriting guidelines, review, and approval. Products and discounts not available to all persons in all states. Vanishing Deductible is an optional feature. Terms and Conditions Apply. Annual credits subject to eligibility requirements. Max. credit: $500. Details and availability vary by state. ©2012 Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company. Not all Nationwide affiliated companies are mutual companies and not all Nationwide members are insured by a mutual company. Nationwide, Nationwide Insurance, and the Nationwide framemark are service marks of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company. NASCAR® is a registered trademark of the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. The NASCAR Nationwide Series™ logo and word mark are used under license by the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc., and Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company. Paid endorsement. The JR Motorsports logo and the name and likeness of Danica Patrick, and all related rights are property of, and are used with permission of JR Motorsports, LLC and JRM Licensing, LLC. All rights reserved. ADP-1301 (07/12)

7th Annual Sargent Baptist Church Car Show

April 13 from 8 to 2

6th annual

“Cruisin for the Cats” Car Show and Craft Fair Saturday & Sunday • April 27 & 28

Coweta County Fairgrounds 275 Pine Rd. – Newnan, Ga. Swap Meet Area Car Corral Show Cars Craft Fair Live Music Bring Your Classic Sports Car – Cycle – Custom For More Info Reggie Lybrand 770-301-6499 or

Proceeds go to Newnan High School Band Boosters.

Awards for Car, Truck, Motorcycle and Ratrod. Silent Auction, Door Prizes, Food and Drink. For more info call Buster Meadows 770-251-3361, Mike Westbrook 770-550-8135. a April 10, 2013 a The Coweta Shopper a Page 7b

AUTO SALVAGE New & Used Auto & Truck Parts

Transmissions & Rebuilt Transmissions • General Auto Repairs We Offer 90 Days Warranty On Most Parts

Ferdinand Figueroa

Richard Porter

Charlie Filkins

Service Advisor Service Manager Service Advisor

238 Bullsboro Dr. Newnan, GA 30265


Service Hours: Mon.-Fri. 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Sat. 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m

Oil & Filter Change $1995

Oil & Filter Change with Motorcraft® Premium Synthetic Blend Oil • Check Air & Cabin Filters • Inspect Brake System • Test Battery • Check Belts &Hoses • Top Off All Fluids

Must present coupon at time of service. Up to 5 qts. of Motorcraft® oil and Motorcraft® oil filter. Taxes, diesel vehicles and disposal fees extra. Hybrid battery test excluded. See Service Advisor for vehicle exclusions and details. Expires 5.31.13.



2000 OFF Any Service of $100 or More Must present coupon at time of service. Valid at our service department only. Not valid with any other offers or discount. Expires 5.31.13.

770-969-5630 Open 6 Days A Week: Monday-Friday 8:30-6; Saturday 9-5

8215 Gullatt Road, Palmetto


Coolant Service $9995 • Includes Coolant Drain Flush and Fill • Remove Rust & Sludge in the System • Check Hoses, Belts, Clamps, Water Pump and Radiator • Install Conditioner Must present coupon at time of service. Taxes, diesel vehicles and disposal fees extra. Hybrid battery test excluded. See Service Advisor for vehicle exclusions and details. Expires 5.31.13.

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Check Engine Oil Level part 2 … After you have read your Owner’s Manual and otherwise familiarized yourself with the engine compartment, you are ready to check your car’s oil level. Open the hood so you can see the engine. Locate the dipstick. On newer cars it will probably be a bright colored plastic handle that has a little oil can symbol on it. Pull it out of the tube and wipe off the long flexible metal strip with a rag or paper towel. Be careful not to get any oil on your clothing or hands or the car itself, it’s messy, and could stain your clothes. After you have wiped off the oil on the end of the dipstick, reinsert it into the tube making sure it goes all the way in. Then pull it out again. At the end of the stick there will be two marks that indicate the maximum level and the mini-

mum level. Oil left on the stick should be somewhere between the two. Brand new oil is the color of honey. Used oil will be black or have a brownish tint. The indicator could be a pair of holes, two notches, a cross hatch design or any of a number of other designs. Your Owner’s Manual will show you what to expect. It will also tell you what type of oil (natural, synthetic, or a blend of the two) and the viscosity (e.g. 5W-30) to use. Use what the manufacturer recommends. Just like the brand of gasoline you use, the brand of oil is not critical – they are all about the same. But be sure to use the type and viscosity the manual recommends. Topping up a low oil level is fairly easy and not especially dirty; so, many people will do it them-

Oil on the dipstick is just a little bit low.





selves. Buy a quart or two of the recommended oil. Find the oil fill tube which is not the same place the dipstick came out of. Add a little oil, then recheck the level and keep adding more until the oil level reading is within the marks on the dipstick. Be careful you don’t add too much because overfilling can do harm and taking oil out is not easy. If your car is older and has begun to use, leak, or burn oil, checking it yourself at frequent intervals is a good idea. An oil leak in the engine compartment will attract dirt and grit. An oil leak on your driveway will be black and slippery. Adding a little bit of oil is a lot easier than doing an oil change. You don’t want to run out of oil or allow your engine to run very long with low oil level as this will cause excess heat, rapid wear, and can even cause metal parts to fuse together. Low engine oil gives you no warning until just before it is too late. After you pay thousands of dollars for a new or rebuilt engine, you will probably be incentivized to learn to check the oil more religiously.

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6th Annual Cruisin’ for the Cats Show & Shine and Outdoor Concert

Saturday, April 27, 2013 – Noon-5:00pm Sunday, April 28, 2013 – 8:00am – 3:00pm Coweta County Fairgrounds 275 Pine Road, Newnan, GA

Benefiting the Newnan High School Marching Cats and Band programs

Registration Noon – 2:00 pm Awards – Sunday, 4/28 @ 2:00 pm

Entertainment 50/50, and Silent Auction/Gift Basket Drawing!!! Swap Meet, Car Corral and Crafts Show Cruise Through Downtown Newnan at Saturday @ 6:00pm Vehicle Pre-Registration* $15 by April 15, 2013 Registration $20 the day of the event First 100 vehicles receive Dash Plaques!!!

Vendor Pre-Registration* $35 by April 15, 2013 Registration $40 the day of the event

BOB SPRUCK has been a frequent contributor to the Shopper’s “What’s in Your Garage” column and has been a sports car enthusiast all his driving life. He currently submits articles for several national magazines, covering Vintage sports car racing and car shows, as well as technical articles. For the past 23 years, Bob has participated in vintage sports car racing with his immaculate 1967 MG. Now retired, he and his wife, Benya, live in Sharpsburg. Got a car question? You can contact Bob for an answer by emailing Attn. Bob


* Registration Forms are available on the website

Public Welcome – Entrance Fee – $5.00 per person

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Keep On Staging … Spring is here and it is peak real estate selling time. Realtors are singing a different tune than they were a few years ago. It was a buyers’ market then. Buyers had their choice of properties from foreclosures to reduced prices on homes that should have sold for much more than they did. However, the real estate market seems to be slowly correcting itself.

Overall, signs are pointing toward a healthier real estate market for 2013. Now experts are saying there is insufficient inventory and that we’re transitioning into a seller’s market in much of the country.

Jo e W illi a m s H o mes Owner Retires After 40 years

In August of last year, Joe Williams finished the last home he would build. That project was to be the culmination of forty years of service to over 800 families in Coweta and surrounding counties. “I was a young man desperate to do something with my life – something which would offer financial rewards as well as a sense of accomplishment. I wanted to prove I could be somebody and I wanted people to notice. I read a lot of books about business, customer service and how to organize a plan of action. But nothing in those books prepared me for the real world realities I would encounter once I started. So, for the next forty years, it was two steps forward and one back. But I was headed in the right direction and it eventually worked.” Early on, Joe found a niche’ in the market providing homes for families share of ups and downs. But I get a great deal of low to moderate income. He would arrange financing with little or no of satisfaction from having had a part in prodown payment, and the monthly payments were based on the family’s inviding a place that families in our area can come. In the early days, those homes enjoy for many years. A place they call home.” ” were of basic design, usually three bedrooms and one bath. But they were well built and most were brick. The City of Newnan’s urban renewal program once provided the company with the opportunity to purchase several square blocks of newly developed lots for about $1,000 each. That project lasted about three years and some of the original families are still there today. “Hundreds of homes - many friends made - my

“I think that overall most of my customers were quite happy with their homes. I certainly made my share of mistakes, but I always tried to make the correction and do the right thing. There was, however, a hand full of people I was unable to please, no matter what I did. I suppose they, and I, were just not a good match and I’m sorry for that. But it always felt good when a prospective customer would say, “you built my family’s home when I was a child and I want you to build mine now.” The home building industry has always been the hardest hit when the economy is ailing. But no one was prepared for what it would go through in this “Great Recession” which has touched nearly everyone for the past few years. When most home builders were packing up and leaving town, Joe Williams Homes remained in business, although serving fewer buyers. So, with an owner advancing in age and no one in line to take the helm, this forty year old business has proudly come to its end.

Does this mean that we don’t have to stage our homes to sell anymore? I say NO! KEEP STAGING YOUR HOUSES! (of course I would say that) You may argue now that there is less inventory on the market, you don’t have to do all the work you would have had to do a year or so ago. It may be easy to fall into a “take it or leave it” mind set. Be careful! Don’t be fooled into a false sense of security by this news. Buyers are savvy and most will pay more money for a move-in ready house. Today’s buyers are smart, they shop around for the best deal and they are willing to wait for it. They don’t want to put all their savings into down payment, closing cost and moving expenses and have a “honey-do” list after they purchase. They are still going to start home shopping via the internet at Multi List Sites and if they don’t have amazing photos and plenty of them to see, they will eliminate these unprepared houses before they are even considered. So keep on staging your houses to sell! If you need any help or advice, you know who to call. Nan Johnston, Southern Staging & Redesign,,

Lindsey’s 2012 Members of the Newnan Coweta Board of Realtors Million Dollar Club Lindsey’s, Inc. Realtors is proud to announce their 2012 Members of the Newnan Coweta Board of Realtors Million Dollar Club. Shown above seated, left to right – Chip Barron, Bud Freeburg, Frank Barron and Tom Barron; standing, left to right – Elena Dickerson, Jess Barron, Jodie Shepard, Cam Carden, Riese Carden, Tom Leiby and Carol Holden. Not pictured are Sheila Jenkins and Angie Hogsed.

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