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The Shopper Staff Rusty Kuehl Advertising Sales 770-251-9247 office 770-301-6410 cell firstname.lastname@example.org Cissy Wilkinson Advertising Sales 678-953-4244 cell email@example.com Carol Moran Advertising Sales 770-599-8819 firstname.lastname@example.org Ruth Harris Doyal Composition 770-254-1421 678-423-0869 email@example.com Joseph E. Williams Publisher 770-683-9705 office firstname.lastname@example.org The Coweta Shopper is published weekly by AdMedia, Inc. P. O. Box 757, Newnan, GA 30264
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here’s been a lot of talk in the news recently about the forthcoming end of the world. According to Mr. Harold Camping, The “Rapture” will take place on May 21st, sometime around 6:00 PM eastern time. If you happen to be reading this article, one of three things has taken place. (1) Mr. Camping has been ill-advised or has miscalculated the date, whereas our daily lives will continue as usual. (2) He is correct and is now, along with many others, entering the Gates of Heaven while being congratulated on his precise mathematical skills. (3) The train has left the station without you, as your name was not in The Book. You didn’t have a “Ticket” did you?
But if Mr. Camping was not correct, I might end up being in the dark instead of being in “The Light”.
Prior to “The Day”, I was thinking what I may want to do to prepare – just in case I was found “absent” around here. I could write the head of the Internal Revenue Service and state that any further forms or notices will be marked “Return to Sender”. Then I realized that, although the IRS would probably be doing business as usual, there may not be a sufficient number of employees at the Post Office to get my letter out. I also thought I might not pay my current electric bill. But if Mr. Camping was not correct, I might end up being in the dark instead of being in “The Light”. And, inasmuch as my wife and family will hopefully be on The Train with me, I may just let my life insurance lapse. But again, if Camping is correct, it would be just my luck to step out in front of an oncoming bus, leaving my wife in a state of penury! One other thing; I’ll have a lot of explaining to convey to my wife’s mother concerning all of those “Mother-n-law” jokes I thought were so funny at the time. (I still think some of them were pretty good!) I have done some pretty stupid things along the way and I continue to make mistakes daily. I am in no way qualified to judge others as to their religious views and practices or of their actions, whether heinous or virtuous. It is my personal opinion, however, that, in spite of all my wrongdoings, I have my “Ticket” when the train does leave the station. I did absolutely nothing to earn it, and all the good deeds and money in the world couldn’t purchase it. I believed in my heart, and confessed with my mouth that Jesus, The Christ, died on the Cross as a final and ultimate sacrifice for my sins and yours. So, although I may be close to the top of your list of bad guys, my “Ticket” is marked “Paid in Full”. Perhaps we will be on that train together when it leaves the station, whether it be May 21st, October 21st or a thousand years from now. As always, I invite your comments and suggestions to help us make The Coweta Shopper an interesting and effective advertising medium.
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A Lifelong Ripple Effect From new friendship to meaningful moments that words cannot describe, the enriching benefits of volunteering with VistaCare Hospice are limitless. Touching a life, easing someone’s pain, the personal fulfillment of knowing you made a difference – can be life changing. Working together with our staff, volunteers reach out to patients and families providing valuable support, companionship, and comfort. For more information please call Lynn Yeager at 770-251-1367
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Piedmont Newnan Hospital Names New Officer Jeffrey R. Folk, M.D., has been named vice president of medical affairs and chief medical officer. Jeffrey R. Folk, M.D., has been named vice president of medical affairs and chief medical officer for Piedmont Newnan Hospital. Dr. Folk will serve as the primary liaison between the hospital and its medical staff and will focus on facilitating communication and education, ensuring collaboration, and overseeing the overall quality of care provided by hospital medical staff. “Dr. Folk’s experience with both patient care and hospital administration make him an ideal advocate for our many quality and patient care improvement initiatives,” said Piedmont Newnan Hospital president and CEO Michael Bass. “As a liaison between our hospital medical staff and administration, Dr. Folk will encourage further growth and development of our medical staff as we continue to raise the bar for the standards of patient care in our community.” Dr. Folk is board certified in cardiology, nuclear cardiology, echocardiography and internal medicine. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American College of Cardiology and member of the American College of Physician Executives and the American Medical Association. He has led and participated in several cardiology-related research projects. Dr. Folk is married to Mary Ann, a former dietitian and active hospital-related philanthropist, with whom he has three children. He is an avid golfer and enjoys attending sporting events. He and Mary Ann enjoy walking, bicycling and traveling. They now reside in Newnan. For more info on Piedmont Newnan Hospital, visit piedmontnewnan.org.
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Piedmont Healthcare Selected For Georgia Free Clinic Network Partnership Award Atlanta, GA (June 1, 2011)—Piedmont Healthcare has been selected as the recipient of the 2011 Georgia Free Clinic Network Partnership Award. Piedmont’s network of community hospitals in North Georgia have been instrumental in providing lab services, administrative services and financial support to charitable clinics. “This award honors businesses or corporations that have contributed significantly to either Georgia Free Clinic Network or individual clinics,” said Donna Looper, executive director of the Georgia Free Clinic Network. “Piedmont’s support on behalf of the charity clinic movement in Georgia and long-standing commitment to quality healthcare have distinguished Piedmont in a field of high quality nominees.” The Georgia Free Clinic Network connects over 100 non-profit medical and dental clinics across Georgia serving the over 1.7 million uninsured. Charitable clinics are the unseen fabric of the health care safety net in communities, especially in rural areas, serving homeless individuals and those with chronic and life-threatening illnesses such as cancer, hypertension, and diabetes. “Piedmont Healthcare has been providing a vital service to the communities we serve for over a century,” said R. Timothy Stack, president and CEO of Piedmont Healthcare. “As the demand for care grows, it is important that we each do our part to help create healthier communities. By supporting Georgia Free Clinic Network efforts to fulfill primary care needs, we help keep healthcare costs low for everyone and ultimately create stronger and more prosperous communities.” Piedmont Healthcare supports the Good Samaritan Health Center in Atlanta, Ga; the Fayette CARE Clinic, in Fayetteville, Ga.; the new Coweta Samaritan Clinic in Newnan, Ga. and the Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center in Jasper, Ga. For more information on Piedmont Healthcare, visit piedmont.org.
Shown here with the first fan delivered in 2011 are L-R: Pam Clemons, Bank of Coweta and Operation Round Up Board, Jerry Bass, Coweta County 911, Ms. Rosetta Jones, recipient, and James Haymans, president of the Operation Round Up Board of Directors.
Project Cool helps elderly beat the heat Coweta County 911 staff, with assistance from Coweta Fayette EMC Operation Round Up, is well into 2011 Project Cool. Project Cool assists the elderly in our community by providing fans to help beat the summer heat. Seniors are especially vulnerable to heat related injuries and these fans can help. With a $1,500 grant from Operation Round Up, 911 staff will be distributing 117 fans to eligible seniors in our community. The fans are being distributed through the Coweta County Senior Centers.
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Carla Cook Smith’s New Senoia Book Benefits Senoia Area Historical Society Carla Cook Smith offers her 7th book, “Perspectives”, as a fundraiser to the Senoia Area Historical Society (SAHS) ~ until June 30 a portion of the sales of the book will go to the historical society. The 3rd in a series about life in Senoia, Smith’s book features local history, human interest stories and lots of laughs. Smith’s most recent book highlights Starr’s Mill and its community as well as Morgan’s Mill, the life of Bill Tinsley, whose grandfather “Doc” Tinsley is legend-
ary as “The Character of Senoia.” Farmers Ronnie and Susan Whatley, Paschal Company employee and longtime Senoia resident Martha Gill Clark, prankster James Barnette, and Senoia’s good ole boy Bobby Hatchett are also featured. Mary Ann Reese, Beverly Hicks and Martha Gill Clark tell tales from horse and buggy days. The accomplishments of Senoia’s female mayors are noted. Senoia residents share culinary secrets via recipes that are interspersed throughout the
150 page book along with vintage photos from Senoia’s rich history. The author notes, “Although my previous books have been around 100 pages, I had to increase the page length to 150 pages for this final book about Senoia which has a wealth of history in its treasure trove of heartwarming and laugh-out-loud stories from small town life. Cover girls on the front of Historical Perspectives in Senoia have worked faithfully to protect
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Senoia’s history for many years. Janet Baggarly has operated the Senoia Buggy Shop Museum in Senoia since her husband Walter passed away. The buggy shop museum was the only museum in town until the Senoia Area Historical Society opened a museum in their meeting house on Couch Street a few months ago. Nancy Roy and Joanne Utt worked diligently to ensure that the Senoia historic district was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. Retired school teacher Mary Ann Reese was a voice coach for ‘A Christmas Memory’ and gave tips to actors based on her recollections of Senoia’s history. Totsie McKnight worked to help grow the Senoia Library and shares stories from her childhood at Lake Raymond for the book. Martha Gill Clark wrote the history of Senoia Baptist Church where she was a member for over 50 years.” The book details the life of beloved school teacher Coral Moses Hand, depicts residents on bicycles when they were “one size fits all,” shares the portrait of Starr’s Mill owner Allen Jones as well as publisher of Senoia’s newspaper, The Enterprise Gazette and describes life with photos of Atlanta Cracker and New York Yankee professional ballplayer Marvin Duke of Senoia. Books are $15.00 each and benefit the SAHS through June 30th and are available at Scott’s Book Store in Newnan, Gail’s Antiques and The Welcome Center in Senoia, outlying independent bookstores and additional places of business in Senoia.
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Coweta County ~ One Of America’s Best Affordable Places To Live Coweta County has been selected as one of America’s best affordable places to live for 2011. Businessweek magazine chose one county per state and Coweta was selected for Georgia – here is their description on how they made the selection. Bloomberg Rankings analyzed data on more than 3,000 counties nationwide to select the best affordable place in each state. Metrics such as income, housing expenditure, commute time, educational attainment, ethnic diversity, air quality, unemployment, poverty, and crime were evaluated. The resulting ranking aims not to single out communities with high-end homes or luxurious living, but to focus instead on desirable places that offer a good quality of life and are affordable to people who earn the area’s median income. “This recognition just confirms what we have known about Coweta for a long time – it’s a great place to be for affordability and a terrific quality of life. From economic activity, to a low tax rate, to a broad and expanding education and healthcare system, to our proximity to Atlanta and our rural side – we have a lot to offer.” Here’s the link to the general story http://images.businessweek.com/slideshows/20110525/ america-s-best-affordable-places-2011/ Here’s the link to the page on Coweta http://images.businessweek.com/slideshows/20110525/ america-s-best-affordable-places-2011/slides/11
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#02700843 LONE OAk FARM, Country Home on 25 mostly open fenced pasture overlooking pool & pond, 3BR/3BA, LR, DR, huge gourmet kitchen, full basement. See at $529,900.
#02986246 SpAciOuS BRick RANch w/full finished bsmt has GR w/fireplace & wood stove, LR/ DR combo, fully equipped kitchen, 5BR, 3BA, den w/fireplace & kitchen in basement. See to appreciate at $149,900.
#02932262 cOMpLETELy REMODELED ViNyL RANch has LR w/fireplace, formal DR, 3BR, 2 tiled baths, kitchen w/stove & dishwasher, breakfast room & new roof. A lot for $74,900.
SMOkEy ROAD BRick RANch w/full basement on 7.4 acres w/stocked pond has LR, dining area, den, updated kitchen, 3BR/2BA & Rec. Room w/wood stove. See at $179,900.
#03031099 cANNONgATE TRAcE Delightful Cape Cod near Exit 56 has Greatroom w/fp, 3BR/2.5BA, Kitchen w/breakfast area, Formal DR, New Hardwood Floors, Full Bsmt. & Double Garage. $259,900.
ATTRAcTiVE RANch on corner lot has Living Room w/fpl, Formal Dining Room, Fully equipped Kitchen, 3BR/2BA, Family Room & Sunroom. Possible Owner Financing. Just $110,000.
#02922456 BRAND NEW 1½ story craftsman home on 8.177 hardwood acres has vaulted GR w/fireplace, formal DR, kitchen w/breakfast nook, laundry room, 5BR, 3BA & double garage. See at $275,000.
#02930196 hugE ViNyL cApE cOD w/full bsmt 3.46 acres off Smokey Rd., private pond, inground pool, FR w/fplc, formal DR, fully equipped kit. w/breakfast area, 4BR, 4½ BA, sunroom, gameroom w/fplc, in-law kit. & huge detached shop. See to appreciate at $450,000.
#03028658 MERiWEThER cOuNTy Stone & Vinyl Home on 13.1 four board fenced acres, horse barn, 16,000 sq. ft. cabinet shop, cOMMERciAL inground pool, 4 BR, 2 ½ Bath, greatroom SEVEN cOMMERicAL TRAcTS ON ThE BypASS. Zoned commercial. 2 acres to 11 acres & much more. $1,000,000.
#03073544 cLASSic WiLLiAMSBuRg TRADiTiONAL, on the Golf Course, 4BR/3.5BA, LR w/fpl, Huge Formal DR, Open Kitchen w/Keeping Room, 18x36’ in-ground pool, much more. ONLY $319,900.
SpAciOuS SpLiT BEDROOM RANch ON 5.665 AcRES on Gordon Rd has GR w/fireplace, Kitchen w/breakfast Area, 3BR, 2BA & Detached Double Garage & Shop. Just $159,900.
each$200,000 to $300,000 per lot. gABLE’S – 20,000 Sq. Ft. - $1,250,000. 4.29 AcRES adjoining Medical Clinic on Hwy 34 East - $99,000/ac 6.85 AcRES Zoned Commercial on Temple Ave. a/k/a Hwy 16/27/34 - $495,000 cORNER cOMMERciAL LOT on Hwy 29S & Beavers St. 2 Houses - $150,000 3.6 AcRES ZONED O & i on Hwy 16 at Senoia - $259,900 12,500 Sq. FT. BRick AND METAL BuiLDiNg on 4 fenced acres - $650,000.
cuSTOM 2-STORy W/BASEMENT, 8.476 Acres, near Roscoe, 5 Bedrooms, 5 ½ Baths, 2 Story Greatroom w/fpl, Formal DR, 2 Kitchens, In-law Suite, in-ground pool. See to appreciate at $549,500.
DELighTFuL EuROpEAN STuccO & ViNyL hOME In East Coweta, conv. to everything! Upgraded fully equipped kit. w/ granite c-tops & new cabinet facing & hrdwd flr, full finish bsmt w/2nd kit, 2 story foyer, GR w/fp & 5BR/3.5BA. $229,900.
#03058382 15 MiNuTES FROM AiRpORT, 4BR/4BA Home, 10 acres pasture, pond, easy access to I-85, LR, DR, Den w/fp, huge open kitchen. A must see at $389,900. (FRANK)
#03074160 COMPLETELY REMODELED 1947 Era Bungalow, close to schools & downtown, 3BR, 1 ½BA, Living Room, Dining Room, all new Kitchen w/new hardwood floors. Full Basement. A must see at $129,900.
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Southtowne General Motors Superstore and Chevy Give Away a Car for Exceptional Attendance
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just off Carrollton Hwy., 1/8 mile west of Bypass on left. Hours Monday - Friday 8 -5; Saturday 8 - 12.
Junk Cars, Aluminum Wheels, We Buy & Recycle Appliances, Aluminum Cans, Copper, etc.
toll free 866-454-7278 www.gentrysusedparts.com
CAR SHOWS “The Car Guys” 10th Anniversary Car Show Series ~ Saturday, June 11th, United Way in Coweta County is proud to announce a partnership with “The Car Guys” 10th Anniversary Car Show Series which benefits local charities. “The Car Guys”, Scott Sargeant and Charlie Filkins, popular local radio, television and event hosts, have spent the past ten years raising over $100,000 for local charities throughout the Southern Crescent. 2011 marks the tenth anniversary hosting their “Car Show Series” which benefits numerous local charities with a percentage of the proceeds and raises awareness of the charities’ mission to the entire community. Held the second Saturday of each month through October, each Car Show welcomes over 150 restored cars on display ranging from the 1910’s to the 1980’s. Located in the Junction Lanes Bowling Center parking lot and adjacent to Carmike theaters, the venue offers family fun for all with food vendors, music by WC Sounds,
Atlanta, GA May 25, 2011-“Thank you so much Chevrolet and Southtowne of Newnan, GA!!! I am shocked and amazed and cannot wait to get my new 2011 Cruze!!!” These are the words that Kegan Isaac, winner of a 2011 Chevy Cruze, posted on the “Chevy Drive for Perfection” Facebook fanpage. It doesn’t take very much imagination to understand what young Kegan from The Heritage School is feeling after winning a new Chevrolet Cruze from the Southtowne General Motors Superstore in Newnan. However, it’s Kegan who should be thanking himself for his dedication towards achieving a very difficult goal. The Chevy Drive for Perfection is a program developed by Chevrolet and funded by local Chevrolet Dealerships which rewards high school seniors at the participating schools who achieve a 98% attendance or better in their senior year. Prizes included Wiis, flat screen TVs, iPods and gift certificates … and, of course, a 2011 Chevy Cruze for one lucky winner. In addition to the prizes, Southtowne General Motors Superstore and other local dealers raised and donated over $35,000 in cash to local area high schools. $7,500 went to 4 Coweta High Schools who snared over 20% of the money out of the 60 High Schools participating in the program. This extra money will go a long way in procuring additional textbooks, supplies and equipment for the schools. However, this was more than just free gifts and prizes for these dedicated young adults. Don’t think for a moment that any of the participants involved took the event for granted. Sure they had the chance to walk away with some really great prizes and prize money, but the true meaning of the event was clearly not lost on one winner who also posted to the “Chevy Drive for Perfection” fan page saying: “Chevy Drive for Perfection isn’t about giving away cars and fancy prizes, it’s about helping kids achieve their future goals by keeping them in school and helping them strive for high attendance. Chevy, thank you again for what you are doing for education and the futures of children all across America. This program has truly been a blessing and impacted my life in ways you could never imagine!” For more information on “Chevy Drive For Perfection” find their Facebook Fan page at www.facebook.com/Chevy-Drive-for-Perfection. For The Southtowne General Motors Superstore, www.facebook.com/SouthtowneGM
activities and prizes. There is no registration fee for car owners and no charge to the public for this exciting event! The next Car Show will be Saturday, June 11th from 5 to 9 p.m. and the beneficiary is United Way in Coweta County, serving 18 Coweta not-for-profits. Info? 770-616-0449 or 678-972-0535. Wendy’s Cruise In Saturday, June 25, 5 to 8 p.m. Every 4th Saturday ~ rain or shine. Wendy’s in the Ingles Shopping Center, 1892 East Main St., Hogansville. Any cars, trucks and motorcycles. Cruiser of the MonthAward, Door Prizes, Music, 50/50, Fun, Food and More. Contact Mary Davenport Rdcoupe@gmail.com or 706-668-7731. Bug-A-Rama All Volkswagen Show & Swap Meet, August 6, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. All Makes, Models, Ages. Rain or Shine! Top 25, plus 2 Best Awards. LaGrange Mall, 1501 Lafayette Parkway, off I-85, Exit 18, LaGrange. Door Prizes, Dash Plaques, 50/50 Pot, Oldies Music, Food, Goody Bags, Raffle, Fun and More. Registration $20. Swap meet car related vendors $25. Contact Ronald Davenport 706-668-7730, 706-408-0422, myraspberry68@ charter.net or firstname.lastname@example.org
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2.9APR re-Owned Vehicle Down 0 s P FOCUS SES
#AR219799, Auto, Black, Cloth, 25K
#8BA61967, Leather, Roof, Silver, 72K
21,993 or $395
19,991 or $359
14,991 or $269
#9W158244, Auto, Silver, Cloth, 36K
#AKD37461 Leather, Roof, White, 12K
20,991 or $377
#AR408402, Cloth, Auto, Red, FWD, 13K
15,991 or $287
#AKC94036, Leather, Nav., Black, FWD, 8K
21,991 or $395 $
#9BA21249 Cloth, Maroon, 40K
16,991 or $305
#9R140206, Auto, Silver, Cloth, 32K
EDGE SEL PLUS
#7BB47979, White Leather, Roof, 44K
#95109609, Black, Leather, 5-Speed, 12K
21,991 or $395 $
17,991 or $323 $
with Approved Credit from FMCC
#8FB50952, Black Leather, Crew Cab, 37K
21,991 or $395 $
#9BA18327, Gray, Cloth, 3rd Seat, 32K
19,991 or $359 $
#8BB49567 Red, AWD, 59K
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#APA12504, Auto, Blue, Super Cab, 11 K
• FREE Vehicle History Report • 6-Year/100,00-Mile Warranty Coverage
#AW160309, Auto, Gray, Cloth, 30K
• 169-Point 2002 Inspection by FORD TAURUS Factory-trained Technicians
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#6Y605337, Silver, 4 Door, 55K....................
‘06 LINCOLN TOWN CAR SIGNATURE
#4LJ41754, White, 4 Door, Luxury, 86K.......
‘04 LINCOLN NAVIGATOR
#6C668250, Gray, 67K.................................
‘06 NISSAN PATHFINDER S
#7R194288, Silver, 4 Door, 79K...................
‘07 CHRYSLER PACIFICA
#8R728206, Blue, 4 Door Wagon.................
‘08 CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY
#6M694037, Blue, 4 Door.............................
‘06 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA
#20053365, White, 4 Door, V-6........................
‘02 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER
#WY730086, White, Cartier, 4 Door, 89K........
‘98 LINCOLN TOWN CAR
#XZ153448, Red, Ext. Cab..............................
‘99 CHEVY SILVERADO 2500 LT
#21102408, Black, Quad Cab..........................
‘02 DODGE RAM 1500
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4355 Jonesboro Road I-85 S. at Hwy. 138 in Union City
SALES DEPT. Mon.-Fri. 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Sat. 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m .
#B5159512, Red, 6-Spd., 2K........................
‘11 FORD MUSTANG SHELBY GT500
#AFD01206, Blue, 4WD, Ext. Cab...............
‘10 FORD F-150 RAPTOR
#AEA09509, Black, Dually, 4x4, 30K...........
‘10 FORD F-350 LARIAT
#5EC10112, Black, Crew Cab, Super Duty
‘05 FORD F-250 HARLEY DAVIDSON
#ADA52488, 15 Pass., White, 29K..............
‘10 FORD ECONOLINE E-350 XLT
#6EB64101, Burgundy, Ext. Cab, 4WD.......
‘06 FORD F-250 LARIAT
#85147371, Red, 2 Door Coupe, 27K..........
‘08 FORD MUSTANG GT
18,991 21,991 $
#BR187900, Silver, 4 Door, FWD, 1K.........
‘11 FORD FUSION SE
All vehicles are plus tax and title and are subject to prior sale. Payments are based on $0 Down at 2.9% APR for 60 Months and must have approved credit.
SERVICE DEPT. Mon.-Fri. 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat. 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m
#8N116314, Blue, 4 Door, 33K.....................
‘08 NISSAN QUEST S
#6LA33987, Black, Leather, 3rd Seat...........
#AEB54988 Nav., Roof, Black, 27K
06 FORD EXPEDITION EDDIE BAUER
GENE EVANS TEAM
#5X133546, Black, Leather, 4 Door.................
‘05 FORD CROWN VICTORIA LX
#77354008, Black, Cloth, Auto.........................
‘07 CHEVY COBALT LS
#5KA71895, White, Ext. Cab, Diesel................
‘95 FORD F-350
#4LB55868, Black, Leather, 3rd Seat...............
‘04 FORD EXPEDITION EDDIE BAUER
#2NA45931, White, Ext. Cab...........................
‘02 FORD F-150 XL
#YF234356, Maroon, Leather, Auto.................
‘00 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX GTP
#Y2109157, Tan, Cloth, Auto...........................
‘00 PONTIAC FIREBIRD
#1LA34719, Red, Leather, 3rd Seat................
‘01 FORD EXPEDITION XLT
#4UB65589, Gray, Cloth, Auto.........................
‘04 FORD EXPLORER XLT
Other Pre-Owned Vehicles also Available
#3NB60675, White, Ext. Cab, V-8...................
‘03 FORD F-150 XLT
#ABJ16681, Black, Leather, AWD, 37k
#AFA22840, Red, Nav., Platinum, Super Crew, 28K
#AUJ07376, Nav., Black, Roof, Premier, 8K
#A5135096, Convertible, Silver, Leather, Auto, 18K
#8FB37325, 4X4 Red, Crew Cab, Leather, 42K
#A5152040, Red, Leather, 5-Speed, 18K
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Providence Baptist Church, 37 Summers McKoy Road, Newnan. Pastor’s Appreciation honoring Dr. and Mrs. Melvin D. Brittian, Jr., Sunday, June 12 at 11 a.m.
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LAW OFFICE Graylin Ward Attorney At Law • Bodily Injury / Wrongful Death • Auto & Truck Accidents • Criminal Defense & DUI
770-251-1289 27 East Broad Street Downtown Newnan
Local Financial Representative Honored By Cotton States Insurance Cotton States Insurance Financial Representatives Keith Ross of Newnan has earned a position on the insurance group’s distinguished All American team. Ross is among a group of more than 20 Cotton States financial representatives and agency managers who qualified for the award. This is the second time he has been named an All American. All American is awarded each year by Cotton States to financial representatives and agency managers who have excelled in identifying insurance products and financial solutions that fit the needs of their clients. Agency managers and financial representatives who receive the award provide outstanding service to their clients. “The All American is among the highest honor a Cotton States financial representative or agency manager can receive. Members of our agency force who earn this distinction are those who have shown a true commitment to customers’ needs,” says Paul V. Bishop, Senior Vice President of Sales for COUNTRY. In January 2005, Cotton States became part of the COUNTRY Financial group of companies. Ross serves clients from his office at 48 Market Square Road, Suite B, Newnan. The office phone number is (678) 423-6265.
“Always be a first-rate version of yourself instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.” ~ Judy Garland
Q “When you feel like giving up, remember why you held on so long in the first place.” ~ Unknown
Q “When you have come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on!” ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt
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Bill Stemberger If you or a family member has been injured on the job, then chances are you would qualify for benefits under the Georgia Workers’ Compensation Statute. This statute was developed to insure that employees who are injured or disabled on the job would receive medical treatment and medical rehabilitation. The injured employee is also eligible for a portion of weekly wages. The employee who claims the benefits under the workers’ compensation laws cannot sue the employer for the injuries. The public policy behind workers’ compensation envisions a bargain between employers and an employee in which the worker gives up the right to sue the employer in exchange for a guarantee of workers’ compensation benefits. Every employer regularly employing three or more persons shall provide workers’ compensation insurance coverage. In most instances independent contractors are not considered employees, and thus do not count toward the number of employees required for workers’ compensation insurance. Of utmost importance to the employer when considering works’ compensation benefits is whether the incident occurred within the scope of the employee’s employment. Under the Georgia Workers’s Compensation Statute the employee is required to seek treatment within a designated list of doctors called a Panel of Physicians. This list must consist of a minimum of six doctors. The employee may choose any one of the six. The panel must include one orthopedic physician.
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Employees injured on the job are entitled to weekly income benefits if they are unable to work for more than seven days. They also receive two-thirds of their average weekly wage, but no more than $500.00 per week for any accident. If an employee dies on the job it is usually assumed the death is work-related. The employees’ dependents or beneficiaries are generally entitled to a death benefit. Though workers’ compensation can be a benefit to the employee, the rules and regulations at times require the involvement of an attorney. If you or any family member is injured on the job, or have questions or concerns, please give us a call and we will be glad to help. Stemberger & Cummins, Attorneys at Law, — with over 50 years combined experience in helping the injured and the innocent. Call today for your free consultation.
Bill Stemberger & Scott Cummins STEmBErGEr & CUmmInS, P.C. Attorneys At Law 45 Spring Street, P O Box 1175, newnan GA 30264 770-253-0913 website: scalawfirm.com Stemberger & Cummins, P.C. is a newnan law firm specializing in auto and truck accidents, wrongful death & injury claims and criminal & DUI defense.
Everyone Welcome Great Values on New and Slightly Used Items 13 West Washington Street, Downtown Newnan Wednesday - Saturday 10 - 4 For more information or to make a donation call 770-683-2699 All proceeds benefit the Earn While You Learn Pregnancy and Parenting Classes provided by Coweta Pregnancy Services www.cowetapregnancyservices.org
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TUCKER HARDWARE Now Open. The 1 Stop All Hardware Store. 770-253-4950 ‘ DOOR2DOOR TECHNOLOGIES -now in new location 19A Bullsboro Drive, Suite A (Farm Bureau Bldg) 770-683-3238 ‘ Habits Health Foods ~ same location 18 years. 144 Bullsboro Dr., behind O’Reilly Auto Parts. Retailer of Supplements, Foods, Personal Care & Sports Nutrition. We’ve added new lines such as the Now brand, Nordic Naturals and Almased. Still carrying old favorites and adding more foods to support GFCF needs in the community. Call Carla @ 770251-3854 McGUIRE BUILDINGS now open ~ family owned since 1969. Purchase or rent to own. 28 Bullsboro Drive across from Newnan Utilities blue water tank. 770-502-7007 CALL 770-254-1421 to place your ad here before Friday at 3 p.m. for the next Wednesday’s issue. $9.50 for 30 words or less ~ per issue. Pay for 2 weeks, get 3rd week free!
ANTIQUE, GIFT, THRIFT SHOPS GENTLY USED FURNITURE & APPLIANCES and New and Used Bargains. Refurbished appliances / warranties. Furniture - new and used. Household items, clothing and lots more. Come see our new inventory! 154 Temple Ave., Newnan 770-252-9905 Mention this ad! 7.13 Upscale Resale Shoppe is a unique thrift boutique offering high quality merchandise. Items include clothing for the entire family/accessories, and household items. Formal and Bridal gowns in a variety of sizes. 31 Market Square Road, Newnan 770-253-4702. Mention this ad! All proceeds benefit Southwest Christian Care. CALL 770-254-1421 to place your ad here before Friday at 3 p.m. for the next Wednesday’s issue. $9.50 for 30 words or less ~ per issue. Pay for 2 weeks, get 3rd week free!
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New Beginnings by CWH 13 Augusta Dr. Newnan, Tuesday-Friday 10am-2pm and Saturday 11am-3pm. More New Beginnings by CWH 4 Fair St. Newnan, Saturday 11am-3pm; Sunday 2pm5pm All proceeds support the survivors of domestic violence.
HEALTH AFFORDABLE HEALTH COVERAGE Individual. Group. Medicare supplemental. Rates from all major carriers. 678-877-5150, e-mail karen@gahealthcoverage. com CALL 770-254-1421 to place your ad here before Friday at 3 p.m. for the next Wednesday’s issue. $9.50 for 30 words or less ~ per issue. Pay for 2 weeks, get 3rd week free!
MEETINGS NA MEETS at Newnan Club, 9 Perry St. Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 6 p.m.; Fridays 7 p.m.; Saturdays 7:30 p.m. NATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY meets monthly the first Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Heatherwood Baptist Church, 721 Shenandoah Blvd., Newnan. Info? Dorinda 770-502-1984 MASTER GARDENERS’ BACKYARD ASSOCIATION provides free gardening sessions for the general public the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. The sessions last approximately one hour, and Master Gardeners are available before and after the session to help with gardening questions. Call 770-254-2620 or see website http://www.ugaextension.com/ coweta/news.html for more info
ESTATE AUCTION Tools, Tools, & More Tools
Licensed Plumber, Electrician & HVAC. Two utility trailers, many Indian and Western knives and collectibles. Real Estate and Contents
250 Hearthstone Dr. West Sat., June 25 at 10 a.m. See at
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Moreland Surplus & Sales, 3481 S. Hwy. 29, Moreland, GA 30259. Weekly Auctions ~ Friday Nights at 7 p.m.; Saturday Nights at 6 p.m. Hall A Lot Auctions, Jodina Hall GAU 3376. 678-768-7094; 404-5976817; 678-423-7333 7.6 ESTATE AUCTION Tools, Tools, & More Tools. Licensed Plumber, Electrician & HVAC. Two utility trailers, many Indian and Western knives and collectibles. Real Estate and Contents, 250 Hearthstone Dr. West. Sat., June 25 at 10 a.m. See at BishopAuctions.com gal2626 CALL 770-254-1421 to place your ad here before Friday at 3 p.m. for the next Wednesday’s issue. $9.50 for 30 words or less ~ per issue. Pay for 2 weeks, get 3rd week free!
FOR SALE ELECTRIC RANGE, good condition, like new, $100. 770252-7793 PILATES Power Gym, new, $399 value – $250. Pro Form 490 LE Elliptical with Jillian Michaels disc, $999 value - $699. Package deal: Lady Hagen 18 piece graphite set, skort with shirt, Pinnacles, 2 golf books, $499 value - $350. Noritake 90 piece 1918 pattern Grafton $1,900 value - $899. Call C W 678-877-1961 6.22 CRAFTMATIC adjustable twin mattress set with massager, like new, 2 available, $500 each. 770-301-7512 BUNK BEDS - red metal bunk beds with twin and futon mattresses for sale. Includes all new bedding (blankets, sheets, comforters, and mattress pads) … $450. Call 810-623-0384 and leave your call back number 6.8 WHEAT STRAW HAY ideal for planting grass. Only $3.50 per bale. Frank Barron 770-2319535 ADVANCED FENCING SOLUTIONS ~ Where Experience Counts. Residential, Commercial. Vinyl, Chain Link, Wood, Trellises, Decorative Metal, Custom Gates, Arbors. Free estimates. Financing available. 7131 Hwy. 78, Suite G, Winston, GA 770-942-9770 www. advancedfencingsolutions. com New Entertainment Center for 60” TV, lighted towers and bridge, $750. First Act Drum set, slightly used, $125. Call 803-553-0265 ‘
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2003 HOLIDAY RAMBLER 38 foot diesel 400 Cummins, 6 new tires, low mileage, one owner. New 302K. Steal at 132K. 678-764-3880 6.15 GO KART WORLD has moved. Come by and check out our new location: 238 Pine Road, Newnan. Repairs, Service and Manufacturing. www. gokarts.net 770-253-5374 2005 KAWASAKI 1600 VULCAN, low mileage, $6,995. Newnan Plaza Pawn Shop 770304-8224 ‘ 2007 XTREME Pit Bike $799.95. Newnan Plaza Pawn Shop 770-304-8224 ‘ 2008 YAMAHA Y Zinger 80. $799.95. Newnan Plaza Pawn Shop 770-304-8224 ‘ CALL 770-254-1421 to place your ad here before Friday at 3 p.m. for the next Wednesday’s issue. $9.50 for 30 words or less ~ per issue. Pay for 2 weeks, get 3rd week free!
VEHICLES 1995 GRAND AM 2 door sedan, air conditioning is new, runs well, no rust. $1,800. 770251-6632 6.22 1955 CHEVY 4 door sedan, 265, 4 barrel, excellent condition, runs great. $9,000 obo. 678-472-4871 ‘ CALL 770-254-1421 to place your ad here before Friday at 3 p.m. for the next Wednesday’s issue. $9.50 for 30 words or less ~ per issue. Pay for 2 weeks, get 3rd week free!
HOUSES Mill house for sale. Real Cheap, 59 Arnco First St. Newnan, GA. $5,000 Cash only 678-552-4484 6.8 HUD HOMES For more info call: Tom Leiby 770-301-7519; Angie Hogsed 678-472-8384; Elena Dickerson 404-3791206. Lindsey’s, Inc. Realtors, 14 Jackson Street, Newnan, Ga. 30263. 770-253-6990 www.hudhomestore.com www.lindseysrealtors.com FISH AND SWIM in this neighborhood’s lakes! Easy to relax in this beautiful home. Comfortable living areas, large patio & private wooded yard, open kitchen with granite countertops, 4 bedrooms - one is big enough to have pool table, 3.5 baths, sunroom. $235,900. Julie Jones 770-328-8422 – now with Keller Williams Realty.
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HOUSES BREATHTAKING SCENERY! Charming 3 BR home overlooks wide stream on 18.9 wooded acres. Full, finished basement, maintenance free exterior, 30x40 shop with loft. Charm to spare. Tenant Occupied. Call for appointment. Julie Jones 770-328-8422 and Alice Kirby 770-301-9456 – now with Keller Williams Realty. ON LAKE WEDOWEE 5 bedrooms, 2.5 baths on Lake Wedowee. Year round water. $250,000. 404-473-9000 ‘ FOR SALE AT WEDOWEE TOWNHOME 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, large kitchen, large sitting room, year round water, covered boat slip, completely furnished, new roof. Priced at $149,000. 770-253-9915 or 770-317-2373 CALL 770-254-1421 to place your ad here before Friday at 3 p.m. for the next Wednesday’s issue. $9.50 for 30 words or less ~ per issue. Pay for 2 weeks, get 3rd week free!
FOR RENT Partially furnished 1 bedroom, 1 bath duplex. Located on quiet road, 1 1/2 miles off I-85 at exit 56. $650 month includes some utilities. 770301-7939 ‘ WHY RENT? when there are homes available with ZERO $0 down. Call Dot at Country Realty Corp., 770-251-9791 ‘ doc perry rd. 3BR,1BA, large family room, on 1 acre, play house, no pets. $500 deposit; $900 mo. 404-473-9000‘ ARRINGTON CT. 3BR, 2BA, 2 car garage, near Newnan high school, very nice. $600 deposit; $1,000 mo. 404-473-9000‘ carpet your rental house cheap! Free estimate. Open 9-6. 770-254-1011 ‘ FOR RENT $650 A MONTH 2 bedroom, 1 bath mobile home on 5 acres. 1 bedroom, 1 bath mobile home $600 month. Call 770-251-5603 or 770-328-3599 6.22
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LAND/LOTS Lot 27-A, Spring Water Coves, Lake Wedowee, Alabama The lot has 110+ water frontage which has a completed 4 foot concrete seawall. There is an additional 15 feet (approximately) of water frontage that would be included. With proper placement of the home this lot has big water views, and also offers the privacy of a low traffic area for the dock. The asking price is $225,000. 770-328-9535 ‘ CALL 770-254-1421 to place your ad here before Friday at 3 p.m. for the next Wednesday’s issue. $9.50 for 30 words or less ~ per issue. Pay for 2 weeks, get 3rd week free!
COMMERCIAL PROPERTY THE COMMERCIAL HOUSE in downtown Newnan, behind the post office, has offices for rent from $325 - $425 a month, utilities included. Contact Joe at 678-485-3552 ‘ CALL 770-254-1421 to place your ad here before Friday at 3 p.m. for the next Wednesday’s issue. $9.50 for 30 words or less ~ per issue. Pay for 2 weeks, get 3rd week free!
VACATION PROPERTY SPRING / SUMMER special Emerald Isle ~ 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo on beach, Panama City, FL $199 night or $1,250 week. Minimum 4 nights, this includes all fees, beach chairs (2) and umbrella included. 404-473-9000 ‘ SPRING & SUMMER SPECIAL Splash. 1 bedroom, 2 bunk sleeper sofa, Panama City, FL. $275 night or $1,600 week. 4 night minimum. This includes all fees, also beach chairs (2) and umbrella. 404-473-9000 ‘ CALL 770-254-1421 to place your ad here before Friday at 3 p.m. for the next Wednesday’s issue. $9.50 for 30 words or less ~ per issue. Pay for 2 weeks, get 3rd week free!
HUD HOMES For more information call: Tom Leiby 770-301-7519 Angie Hogsed 678-472-8384 Elena Dickerson 404-379-1206 Lindsey’s, Inc. Realtors 14 Jackson Street, Newnan, Ga. 30263 770-253-6990 www.hudhomestore.com www.lindseysrealtors.com
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SPRING & SUMMER SPECIAL Portside, 2 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath townhouse across street from beach. Panama City, FL. $125 night or $850 week. This includes all fees, pet friendly, 4 night minimum. 404-473-9000 ‘ CALL 770-254-1421 to place your ad here before Friday at 3 p.m. for the next Wednesday’s issue. $9.50 for 30 words or less ~ per issue. Pay for 2 weeks, get 3rd week free!
SERVICES Publication is not a guarantee of services, products, or jobs offered. Please carefully consider each ad before spending money, or disclosing personal info HAIL DAMAGE ~ Call for quick, complete free estimate. 404-627-6909. Remodeling, Home Repairs, Roofs, Roof Repairs, Gutters, Vinyl Siding, More. A-1 Roofing & Remodeling, Inc. Fully insured. 100% financing available. www.a1 roof -remodeling.com 6.22* CNA Home Health Aide Service. Looking for someone to take care of your loved ones? I can assist them with baths, feeding, prepare meals, and sitter service. Call TANGELA 404-207-6306! 6.22 MUSIC LESSONS - all styles. Saxophone, flute, clarinet, guitar, electric bass. Like new instruments are available. Bopalot Music. Call 770-755-6960 6.22 Preserve and share your precious memories! QwikPhotoScan offers Fast Affordable Photo Scanning while you wait. We come to you. Visit us at www.qwikphotoscan.com or call 800-381QWIK (7945) today! 6.15 THE ARTIST WITHIN Now in Sharpsburg. Painting classes … start to finish in one session. No previous skills needed. We will help you find them. 770407-9197 Reserve on-line at www.TheArtistWithinOnline. com 6.15 SURE DRY ROOFING & RESTORATION free estimates and inspections, licensed and insured, office 770-7190018. No money down. Experience the difference. All major credit cards accepted. ‘ CALL 770-254-1421 to place your ad here before Friday at 3 p.m. for the next Wednesday’s issue. $9.50 for 30 words or less ~ per issue. Pay for 2 weeks, get 3rd week free!
EYELASHES & EYE BROW ARCHING Make up and Eyebrow Enhancement. Threading Eyebrows and Threading Classes. Let me help you get ready for your next wedding or baby shower. Call Lisa at 678340-9874 6.22
ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS ceiling fans, 220 volt outlets, security lighting, additions, remodeling, new homes, commercial work. Licensed and insured. For electrical needs 770-502-7774, 404-271-3937 ‘
MEMBERS NEEDED for hunting club in Coweta County. 1,800 acres, $500 per year. Contact Brett Smith 770-253-0328
CLASSY PAWS Bathing and Grooming. 20 Tower Way, Suite 7, near The Hollow, Thomas Crossroads. Call for appointment 678-371-0307 6.8 A&W NURSERY & LANDSCAPING nursery and large greenhouse, landscaping offering water features, outdoor kitchens, patios, brick pavers, walls, fences, sod and plant installations. Mike Abercrombie 770-251-0317, Monday - Saturday 8-6; Sunday 11:30 - 4. WARD LAW OFFICE bodily injury/wrongful death, auto & truck accidents, criminal defense/DUI. Graylin Ward, Attorney at Law, 770-251-1289 27 East Broad Street, Newnan ‘ ROSSI BOBCAT SERVICE grading your washed out driveway or clearing underbrush for your next yard project. Quality work. Satisfaction guaranteed! Free estimates! $45 per hour with 4 hour minimum. For heavy track machine - $55 per hour. Call Mike 678-378-8197 6.22*
SIS & ASSOCIATES, LLC HOME IMPROVEMENTS * Painting * Drywall * Plumbing * Roofing * Electrical * Framing * Flooring * Decks * Janitorial and more! Licensed and Bonded. Free estimates. 770-252-6071 e-mail sisj4060@ yahoo.com Quality work for a reasonable price. 6.8 HANDYMAN SERVICES. Large or small jobs done, no need to worry. Paint, Plumbing, Electrical, Doors, Windows, Roofing, Flooring, Drywall, Ceramic Tile, Air Conditioner repair, etc. Michael Thomas 678-409-8600 Quality work for a reasonable price. 6.22* ROOFING - local roofer, quality work, free estimates, call Donald 678-739-7806 8.31 Ragan Construction State Licensed & Insured, New Home Construction, Room additions, Garages, Basement build outs, Sunrooms, Porches, Roofs, Paint, Siding, Gutters. Please call Rick for free estimate. 678-758-3558 6.22* PARTY ON THE LAWN yard decorations to celebrate special occasions. Check out our website www.partyonthelawn.com 678-877-5150
FIRE HOUSE LAWN CARE ~ we answer the call! Residential & Commercial Accounts. Mowing, Edging, Weed Eating and Blowing. Start enjoying your summer off. Call Chad Hardage for a free estimate. 404-667-0969 ‘ WE BUY Junk Cars, Aluminum Wheels, Appliances, Aluminum Cans, Copper, etc. We carry a large inventory of used car & truck tires. Gentry’s, 15 Mayo Royal Rd., just off Carrollton Hwy., 770-253-5770 ‘ CALL 770-254-1421 to place your ad here before Friday at 3 p.m. for the next Wednesday’s issue. $9.50 for 30 words or less ~ per issue. Pay for 2 weeks, get 3rd week free!
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Coweta Pregnancy Services is a non-profit organization serving women and men with an unplanned pregnancy by providing material, emotional and spiritual support. If you feel you would like to volunteer at CPS, the Hope Boutique or the Earn While You Learn Program please call Vicki Hale at 770-251-7158 or email@example.com HUMANE SOCIETY Newnan Coweta Humane Society needs volunteers. www.nchsrescue. org or call 770-253-4694 CWH ~ Community Welcome House Safe Haven and Thrift Stores. For information on how you can be part of change in the life of a mother and child e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 770-304-0966 x 1 and ask for volunteer information. A Lifelong Ripple Effect: From new friendship to meaningful moments that words cannot describe, the enriching benefits of volunteering with VistaCare Hospice are limitless. Touching a life, easing someone’s pain, the personal fulfillment of knowing you made a difference – can be life changing. Working together with our staff, volunteers reach out to patients and families providing valuable support, companionship, and comfort. For more information please call Lynn Yeager at 770-251-1367
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CHILI COOKERS accepting Contestant Applications for The Great Bowl Of Fire Chili Cook Off -Oct 29. More info at Gdaysfestival@Aol.com 770583-9013, 770-583-9900 COINS / CURRENCY WANTED - all types, individual and sets, foreign and domestic. Free appraisals. ANA member. 770-252-3743 7.6 vendors and MORE The Grantville Festival Committee is accepting vendor applications and also Musicians, Jazz, Blues, Rock, Country for The Grantville Day Crosstie Festival that takes place Sept 24. info? Gdaysfestival@Aol.com 770-583-9013, 770-583-9900 CALL 770-254-1421 to place your ad here before Friday at 3 p.m. for the next Wednesday’s issue. $9.50 for 30 words or less ~ per issue. Pay for 2 weeks, get 3rd week free!
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Moppin’ Mommies NOW HIRING! Different positions available for experienced and unexperienced. Applicant must: have clear criminal background, pass drug screening, have own transportation, have an open availability Monday-Friday8am-6pm and on Saturday mornings, must also be available to work all Holidays except Christmas Day and Thanksgiving Day. Pay: $8/hour. Will be conducting interviews the week of 25th-29th, so e-mail now to be contacted for a telephone interview, then if interested we will schedule an face to face interview that week. Must be able to start immediately.E-mail: MoppinCoweta@charter.net No phone calls please.
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Classified Ads HELP WANTED Life Insurance Producer needed. Cotton States Insurance Co., Summer Grove, Newnan, is looking for a self motivated Life/Long Term Care/Disability Income sale person. Must have a current life/ health license with the State of GA. Work from home, 100% commissions, quarterly bonus available. Cotton States is rated A+, and we need the right person to help sell these products. Please contact the office at 678423-6265 to set up an interview or to drop off a resume.
PETS GEORGIA HEARTLAND HUMANE SOCIETY for photos of foster care animals lost and found database www. gahearthland.com. Adoptions Saturday 12 to 4 at Newnan PetSmart and every Sunday 1 to 5 Fayetteville PetSmart.
More Cat Condos for Coweta More cat condos are coming to Coweta County Animal Control. Thanks to the generosity of the Holland Ware Charitable Foundation another set of cat condos will be added to the facility at Selt Road. Cat condos sound a little luxurious, but they are more functional than fluff. The condos allow the cats to be separated with walls instead of open wire and to have individual ventilation of their cages (condos.) This significantly reduces the transmission of disease in the cat population at Animal Control. The Holland Ware Charitable Foundation has donated more than $140,000 to Coweta County Animal Control in the last year for various projects, including cat condos and the construction of a new intake facility, which is in the planning phase now.
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Job Fair At Coweta County Fairgrounds Thursday, June 9, 4:30 - 8 p.m. On Thursday, June 9th from 4:30 P.M. until 8:00 P.M., there will be a Job Fair at the Coweta County Fairgrounds, located at 275 Pine Road, Newnan. Several Southwest Metro companies will be present to meet you and discuss jobs opportunities with their companies. The Job Fair is put on through a partnership with the Newnan Career Center, Georgia Department of Labor; Newnan-Peachtree City Employer Committee; and the First United Methodist Job Networking group.
THE DOG BARN Doggie Daycare and Boarding. John and Diane Christopher, 768 Christopher Rd., Sharpsburg, GA 30277. 678-249-4235 www. thedogbarn.net ANIMAL CONTROL of Grantville needs volunteers to walk and feed the shelter dogs and also to help clean. Contact Linda at 770-583-3006 ‘
Dogs … under 50 pounds spay $70; neuter $60 … 51-99 pounds spay $75; neuter $65 … over 100 pounds spay $80; neuter $70
Low Cost/High Quality Spay Neuter for cats and dogs - at or below prices of mobile vets, with the quality and care of a full service clinic. HELP Spay Neuter Clinic in Newnan, GA. Surgery by appointment Mon. thru Fri. Call today 770-304-7911. www.helpspayneuter.org
Cats … spay $55; neuter $45
NEWNAN COWETA HUMANE SOCIETY. check out www.nchsrescue.org for list of animals at local animal control facility and foster care animals. NCHS needs volunteers. Call 770-253-4694
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Front Door Produce
SPICY FRUIT Salsa Summer Salsa When tomatoes and peppers are ripe and plentiful, folks will wonder what to do with all that produce. Salsa is one good option. How hot the salsa is depends on the kind of peppers that are used. Peppers are rated according to their hotness on a scale called the Scoville Organoleptic Test. The hottest variety is habanero, with a rating of 300,000 Scoville Units. The habanero resembles an orange lantern. Typically, the hotter peppers are smaller varieties (1-3 inches at maturity) and are colored ‘green-turning-red.’ When working with hot peppers, be sure to wear gloves to prevent burns. Just cutting a habanero open, for example, can make a person’s eyes water! Milder peppers tend to be larger (4-10 inches) and are ‘yellow-turning-red.’ Examples of milder peppers include Bell peppers and Sweet Banana peppers, which are rated at 0 Scoville Units, and so are very mild. More in the mid-range would be jalapeño peppers. They are rated at 5,000 Scoville Units and are tapered green or red chilies. Adjust the spiciness of the salsa by selecting the type of pepper added to the mix. For a very mild salsa, use milder peppers. For a very hot salsa, use a greater proportion of hotter peppers to milder ones. Regardless of the product’s spiciness, don’t just add more peppers to make it hotter. The total amount of peppers should be the amount recommended in the procedure. The proportions are calculated out so that the recipe will be safely preserved. It also is a good idea to try out the peppers you plan to use in your salsa by trying half of a hot pepper first, stirring the salsa, letting it sit for a few minutes and tasting for heat. See if the temperature is what you expect and what you prefer. It’s easier to adjust the mix of peppers in the salsa to gradually make it a little hotter by adding more peppers than it is to deal with an excessively hot and spicy salsa after it’s prepared. If someone finds your salsa a bit too hot, you might try serving it with some sour cream or salty chips to help calm that spicy flavor. This recipe for Spicy Fruit Salsa combines hot peppers and juicy summer fruits. It’s perfect for a snack
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or appetizer and also is delicious as a topping for fish, chicken or pork. THE KITCHEN DIVA’S SPICY FRUIT SALSA Salsa is a healthy, versatile condiment. Adding fruit to this traditional salsa recipe gives it a boost of additional healthy nutrients. 1 large, firm-but-ripe mango, peeled and cubed 1 large, firm-but-ripe peach, peeled and cubed 2 large, firm-but-ripe tomatoes, cored, seeded and coarsely chopped; or 16 grape or cherry tomatoes, cut into quarters
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
COMFORT FOODS -Made Fast and Healthy! By Healthy Exchanges
1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
Cheesy Cauliflower-Rice Casserole
1 cup diced red onion 1 or 2 fresh jalapeños, stemmed and minced
1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon honey or agave syrup, optional 1/3 cup finely chopped cilantro 1. In a large bowl, combine mango, peach, tomatoes, onion, jalapeños, lime juice, chili powder, salt and honey. Stir well to combine. 2. Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 hour, to blend the flavors. Just before serving, stir in the cilantro and adjust the seasoning. Serve with baked tortilla or pita chips. Makes about 2 cups. TIP: To reduce the heat of the peppers and retain the flavor, cut the peppers open and remove the seeds and the ribs. Be sure to wear gloves when handling peppers or wash your hands immediately after touching them.
You may want to “invite” this easy slow-cooker dish to your family potluck. It just could become the hit of the meal and the start of a new family favorite. 2 cups cooked rice 2 1/2 cups frozen cut cauliflower, thawed 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 (4-ounce) jar sliced mushrooms, drained 1 (10 3/4-ounce) can reduced-fat cream of mushroom soup 1/3 cup no-fat sour cream 1/3 cup water 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
*** Angela Shelf Medearis is known as The Kitchen Diva! She’s the executive producer and host of “The Kitchen Diva!” cooking show on Hulu.com. Her new inspirational book is “Ten Ingredients for a Joyous Life and a Peaceful Home -- A Spiritual Memoir” and was cowritten with Pastor Salem Robinson Jr. (www.dunnsmemorial.com) Visit her website at www.divapro.com (c) 2011 King Features Synd., Inc.
1 1/2 cups shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese 1. Spray a slow cooker container with butter-flavored cooking spray. In prepared container, combine rice, cauliflower, onion and mushrooms. Stir in mushroom soup, sour cream and water. Add peas and Cheddar cheese. Mix well to combine. 2. Cover and cook on LOW for 4 to 6 hours. Mix well before serving. Makes 8 (1 cup) servings.
• Each serving equals: 152 calories, 4g fat, 9g protein, 20g carb., 438mg sodium, 2g fiber; Diabetic Exchanges: 1 1/2 Starch, 1 Meat, 1 Vegetable. (c) 2011 King Features Synd. Inc.
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The Armchair Gardener
“Paramount Plants: The Latest and Greatest for 2011” Mr. Scott McMahan will be the guest speaker at the June Backyard Association. Scott is a homegrown “Georgia boy” from Decatur and an extreme plant fanatic. Join us June 14th as nurseryman and world-traveling plant collector Scott McMahan highlights the NEW and fabulous diverse offerings being grown at his nursery near Gainesville, GA. Fresh perennials include the variegated upright Phlox paniculata ‘Shockwave’ and double flowered ‘Tiara’, while new shrubs include the dwarf purple Buddleia ‘Blue Chip’ (butterfly bush) that only reaches 3’ x 3’! Looking for a unique specimen tree? Plants will be available for purchase at the meeting. We accept all major credit cards, checks or cash. Want us to bring you a special order? Visit our inventory online at www.mcmahansnursery.com The Backyard Association is an educational program sponsored by the Coweta County Extension Master Gardeners. The presentations are free to the public and are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Please note that this month’s meeting will be held at the Asa M. Powell Sr. EXPO Center at 197 Temple Avenue in Newnan. Please call the Extension Office at (770) 254-2620 for reservations and to register for door prizes
Plants For Arranging For those who enjoy bringing in plant materials to arrange, the biggest challenge is restraint. So many plants – so little space, or time, or help. A beautiful landscape design may not include all the plants you would like to have for flower arranging. All the plants you want for arranging could end up a mish-mash of one of everything. I leave the resolution of this dilemma to the landscape design experts. There are some particular plants that are especially and often useful in floral designs. Trees that have wonderful lines, flowers, and / or leaves are: magnolia grandiflora, winged elm, flowering crab apple, willow, dogwood, purple plum, Japanese maple, deodar cedar, blue spruce, cedar, pine, sweet gum, and Harry Lauder’s Walking Stick. Shrubs that are excellent are: boxwood, leucothoe, elaeagnus, yew, juniper, nandina, gardenia, camellia, trifoliate orange, hollies, pyracantha, osmanthus, aucuba, ruscus, sasanqua, Anise, hydrangeas, forsythia, spiraea, roses, variegated pittosporum, edgeworthia, rhododendron, azaleas, clethra, barberries, mahonia, viburnum, mountain laurel, andromeda, photinia, weigela, and cotoneaster. Many of these shrubs are also available in variegated forms and in slightly differing varieties. There are a number of good ground covers that add much to arrangements. Among them are: ivy, ajuga, pachysandra, liriope, vinca major and vinca minor variegata. Other good and useful plants to include in floral designs are: bamboo, chrysanthemums, rosemary, garlic, lamb’s ears, fatsia, yucca, iris (blooms an foliage), aspidistra, various grasses such as miscanthus, pampas, or arundo donax variegata, ferns, hostas, sedum, hellebore, peony. Vines to add to designs are wisteria, carolina jasmine, confederate jasmine, crossvine, trumpet vine, and clematis. Berries to include could be holly, pyracantha, callicarpa, nandina, mahonia, viburnum, rose hips. Nuts, fruits, and vegetables create exciting deigns.
Coweta County Extension Master Gardener Workshop Saturday, June 11, 2011 “Propagating Shrubs, Trees and Plants from Softwood Cuttings” Gardening Workshop at the Coweta County Extension Greenhouse Did you know that June is a perfect time of year to take cuttings from mature shrubs and trees to propagate new ones? You can learn ‘how- to’ at the Coweta County Master Gardeners’ workshop. The workshop will be held on June 11 from 9:00am - 11:00am at the Coweta County Extension Greenhouse (located beside the Horse Arena at the Coweta County Fairgrounds). A workshop fee of $15.00 includes instruction by experienced Master Gardeners, all plant materials and supplies, and 12 newly propagated plants to take home. Master Gardeners will also provide one month of aftercare for the plants at the Greenhouse as an option. To register for the workshop, please call the County Extension Office at (770) 254-2620 by June 6. The workshop fee will be collected on the day of the workshop.
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Newnan-Coweta Chamber of Commerce Congratulations! Golf Classic Winners
Winning Team! Lindsey’s Inc. Realtors won top grossing team and took home the bragging rights. Pictured (L to R): Chip Barron, Joel Starnes, and Dave Maddox; George Honeycutt not pictured
Chamber Recognizes Members
February Volunteer of the Month— Chamber President Candace Boothby recognizes Andy Dunn, Canongate Golf Clubs, for his leadership role with the Young Professionals and Workforce Ready Certification programs.
March Volunteer of the Month!
Golf Ball Drop Winner! Mike Meyers of Something
Recognized for her numerous volunteer roles, Carole Ann Fields, Goodwill Industries of the Southern Rivers Director, received congratulations from Chair-Elect Dennis McEntire.
March Prosperity Award Winner! Danny Beck, Beck
Janitorial, was honored for his 20 years in business and his continued growth in sales and service. Chair-Elect Dennis McEntire with Newnan Utilities congratulates him.
Special won the $1,000 and Air Tran tickets Golf Ball Drop prize. Pictured (L to R): Golf Classic Chair Phil Aaron, Mike Meyers, and Golf Classic Co-Chair Danny Beck
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What’s In Your Garage? Meet Allyn Bell … and his passion for old Fords Back in the days of the “big three” auto makers, boys who liked cars and trucks had to “choose sides”. You either chose General Motors (Chevy or Pontiac), Fords (includings Mercury) or Chrysler products which would probably include Dodge and Plymouth. These choices would sometimes be passed from father to son and may last a lifetime. Allyn Bell’s dad was a “Ford guy” and must have passed that gene on to his son. Allyn not only likes old Fords, but has a passion for the 1940 model. “I always hoped to own a 1940 Ford”, says Allyn, “and in 1957, my dream came true when I purchased a two-door sedan from a man in Senoia”. He’s the third owner, and the car looks like it could be sitting in an automobile showroom. It’s beautiful! Car “Buffs”, being a different breed, are never satisfied with just one “Toy”, so in the late 90’s, Allyn and his wife Brenda began traveling around the country looking for another 40 Ford - this time a coupe. Located in Norfold, Va, they found what seemed to be the car they wanted, a 1940 “Deluxe Coupe” in a beautiful maroon color. Brenda purchased this car as a “gift for her husband”, and they brought it home. (Are you wives listening carefully?) Inasmuch as no self-respecting “Ford Man” can own only two old cars, they continued in search of just “one more”. After “debating” about the price for about a month, Allyn purchased a beautiful green 1940 pick-up truck he found in London, Kentucky. “It’s a favorite of my grand children”, he says. “They really like riding in the back”. ( I think it’s my favorite, too!) You would think he would hardly have time for anything else but maintaining these cars, but Allyn seems to have unlimited energy and a contageous “Zest for Life”. He’s an avid gardener and enjoys sharing his home grown veggies with friends and neighbors. He has served on the Moreland council several times and was Mayor in 2000. As this article is being written, Allen and some friends are participating in the Bicycle Ride across Georgia (BRAG), this time from Atlanta to Savannah. Four hundred miles on a bike may just be a “walk in the park” for Allyn. In 2000, he and his friend, the late Bob Lore, “peddled” from California to Georgia! (Makes me want to sit down just thinking about it.) Also, Brenda and Allyn enjoy traveling and have made over 20 trips to Europe and about ten to Hawaii. Having made a career in the Coweta education system, “Mr. Bell” has been a teacher, guidance counselor, Pupil Services Director and principal. He and Brenda have lived in Moreland for 45 years and have been a asset to Coweta County through church and community service. Allyn Bell - educator, adventurer, car guy, traveler, community leader. But he’s also a good husband and father and a friend to many.
Happy Father’s Day!
Father’s Day Humor Compiled by Amy Zerello from readersdigest.com Thanks for the Soda, Pop! Before I took the old family car to college, my father loaded the trunk with soft-drink bottles filled with oil, coolant and transmission fluid. Sure enough, my car overheated. Scolding myself for not listening to my father’s instructions, I looked at the engine and saw how well he knew me. The oil cap was labeled Dr Pepper, the transmission stick, Coke, and the empty coolant container, Diet Pepsi. I finished the trip safely. – Submitted by Charlotte G. Alexander *** Say What, Dad? Our Gen-X daughter, Cristie, made my husband a Father’s Day card entitled “Things My Dad Would Never Say.” Such as: “Can you turn up that music?” “Go ahead and take my truck. Here’s 50 bucks for gas.” “I LOVE your tattoo. We should both get new ones.” “Here, you take the remote.” – Submitted by Deanna Schneider *** What a Card! Father’s Day was near when I brought my three-year-old son, Tyler, to the card store. Inside, I showed him the cards for dads and told him to pick one. When I looked back, Tyler was picking up one card after another, opening them up and quickly shoving them back into slots, every which way. “Tyler, what are you doing?” I asked. “Haven’t you found a nice card for Daddy yet?” “No,” he replied. “I’m looking for one with money in it.” – Submitted by Terri Cook *** Pop Vs. Pup While flying from Denver to Kansas City, Kansas, my mother was sitting across the aisle from a woman and her eight-year-old son. Mom couldn’t help laughing as they neared their destination and she heard the mother say to the boy, “Now remember — run to Dad first, then the dog.” – Submitted by Karla J. Kasper *** Paternal Payback On the day I received my learner’s permit, my father agreed to take me out for a driving lesson. With a big grin, he hopped in behind the driver’s seat. “Why aren’t you sitting up front on the passenger’s side?” I asked. “Kirsten, I’ve been waiting for this ever since you were a little girl,” Dad replied. “Now it’s my turn to sit back here and kick the seat.” – Submitted by Kirsten Wiley
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Wine About The Economy Wine Tasting
Friday, June 17th, 5pm - 9pm The much awaited wine tasting event! Join us and sample wines from around the world with the merchants of Historic Downtown Newnan. Tickets $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Visit www.mainstreetnewnan.com or call 770-253-8283 for pre-sell information. Tickets may also be purchased at Main Street Merchants. All participants receive a commemorative wine glass.
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Join us for Pickin’ on the Square the first and third Saturday of each month! All musicians are invited to come down to Newnan’s Historic Courthouse Square and play. All music genres and skill levels are welcome. Acoustic only.
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Visit www.MainStreetnewnan.com Follow us on Facebook for up-to-date information. month of aftercare for the plants at the Greenhouse as an option. To register for the workshop, please call the County Extension Office at (770) 254-2620 by June 6. The workshop fee will be collected on the day of the workshop.
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CPR/AED/FA Training American Red Cross
Job Fair ~ Thursday, June 9, 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Georgia Three Rivers Chapter Newnan Office will be at the Fair Grounds. 275 Pine Road, Newnan. Several Southwest Metro companies will be present to meet and discuss jobs opportunities with their companies. The Job Fair is put on through a partnership with the Newnan Career Center, Georgia Department of Labor; Newnan-Peachtree City Employer Committee; and our Job Networking group. For more info contact Georgia Department of Labor, 30 Bledsoe Rd.,Newnan, 770254-7220
Saturday, June 11 … “Propagating Shrubs, Trees and Plants from Softwood Cuttings” Gardening Workshop at the Coweta County Extension Greenhouse You can learn ‘how- to’ at the Coweta County Master Gardeners’ workshop. The workshop will be from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. at the Coweta County Extension Greenhouse (located beside the Horse Arena at the Coweta County Fairgrounds). A workshop fee of $15 includes instruction by experienced Master Gardeners, all plant materials and supplies, and 12 newly propagated plants to take home. Master Gardeners will also provide one
conducting an Adult, Child and Infant CPR/AED and First Aid Class starts promptly at 8:30 am and will be held at 770 Greison Trail, Suite G, Newnan. Cost is $55 and prepayment is required to reserve your slot. If you have any questions or wish to take only one component of this course, please contact the Georgia Three Rivers Chapter Newnan Office, at 770-253-2056.
terials and supplies, and 12 newly propagated plants to take home. Master Gardeners will also provide one month of aftercare for the plants at the Greenhouse as an option. To register for the workshop, please call the County Extension Office at (770) 254-2620 by June 6. The workshop fee will be collected on the day of the workshop.
Friday, June 17 … Wine About The Economy - 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. - downtown Newnan, The much awaited wine tasting event! Sample wines from around the world with the merchants of Historic Downtown Newnan. Tickets $20 in advance, $25 at the door.
Senoia Farmers Market 8 a.m. - ? Senoia City Hall Parking Lot Fresh produce and tasty homemade items
“Propagating Shrubs, Trees and Plants from Softwood Cuttings” Gardening Workshop at the Coweta County Extension Greenhouse You can learn ‘how- to’ at the Coweta County Master Gardeners’ workshop. The workshop will be from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. at the Coweta County Extension Greenhouse (located beside the Horse Arena at the Coweta County Fairgrounds). A workshop fee of $15 includes instruction by experienced Master Gardeners, all plant ma-
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Saturday, June 18 … Market Day in Grantville at Colley Park, downtown Grantville. Vendors, food, kid stuff, face painting, live music, produce, home decor and flower arrangements, and much more. For vendor info, call Rochelle Jabaley at 770-583-3299 or email me at email@example.com ~
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Veggie Patch 3 Fresh Fruits and Vegetables 3 Vine Ripe Tomatoes 3 Fresh Local Eggs 3 Local Honey 3 Hot Boiled Peanuts 3 Hoop Cheese 3 Amish Butter 3 and More
Spring Flowers, Plants & Hanging Baskets Corner of Hwy. 29 North, just past Newnan Country Club Monday - Saturday 9 - 7; Sunday 10 - 6.
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