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t an earlier time in the history of Coweta County, downtown Newnan was the center of commerce – the hub of activity. We actually called it “up town”, as downtown was reserved for places like New York or Atlanta. So, within about a two block area of the court house, one could buy a car, go bowling, see a movie, eat, buy medicine or clothing or hardware, cash a check, catch a Greyhound bus out of town, or spend the night in our county jail. It’s still a nice area, although in a different way, and I hope it will remain healthy for many more years. One of my more vivid memories of the “square” is of Alexander’s Barber Shop located on the south of, and facing, the courthouse. My father would take me there when we both needed a haircut and I would go back, on and off, through my teenage years. There were three huge (to me) metal and leather chairs that would swivel, recline or go up and down. Two of those chairs were reserved for owners Robert Alexander and his father. The third was for an additional employee. This was not a beauty parlor and they didn’t offer to design or style your hair, and they didn’t take appointments. Men walked in, sat down, and discussed fishing or hunting or politics while waiting for their regular barber. Their menu include a shave, haircut, your favorite hair tonic, and a shoeshine. And they would sometimes give you that special, ten-second massage of your shoulders and neck with a vibrating machine attached to the top of their hand. You probably couldn’t have spent more than two or three dollars for the whole shebang! All cuts were about the same – little or no hair around the ears and a little bit longer on top. There were three large ceiling fans to condition the space, a framed print of dogs playing poker, and a very ornate metal cash register on a stand. But it was that curtain at the rear of this small shop which surely led to some dark, unknown place that fueled my 5 year old imagination. What could be back there, and why would the barbers sometimes go in and quickly close the curtain behind them? Perhaps there was a dead body or two, or a robber hiding in wait. I was too afraid to ask! Things are different now, and that’s OK. Folks don’t really need to “go up town” to do their shopping. The bowling alley is gone and so is the bus station. But thanks to Main Street Newnan, the square area is once again a popular destination, although for different reasons. The big box stores and strip malls are much needed, but I hope we can continue to preserve the architecture and culture that once made Newnan’s court square the hub of commerce for Coweta County.

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Post Script: As adults, we have a different perspective of earlier events. For over 25 years I was a neighbor of Robert Alexander and saw him walking almost every day. He was the husband of the talented artist, Harriet Alexander who we fondly remember. And after 60 years, I have solved the mystery of “The curtain”. It separated a room which contained a bathroom, mop bucket and broom, and a couple of storage shelves. No bank robbers. No dead bodies. I sure hope I will never have to allow my age to retard my vivid imagination.


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University of Atlanta Dr. Walt Todd on Operation Husky: The Battle of Sicily, from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Call to reserve a spot. 770-683-1347. 1 LaGrange St., Downtown Newnan, www.newnancarnegie.com

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Brown’s Mill Battlefield Historic Site, 155 Millard Farmer Road, Newnan. Ribbon Cutting at 9:45 am. 10 a.m. Dedication Ceremony with Color Guard. Cannon and Rifle Salute. Historians on site 11:00 am until 2:00 pm. Music and Food. Scavenger Hunt and Grand Prize. Shuttle service begins @ 9:00 am and is provided until 4:40 pm. from Coweta County Fairgrounds, 275 Pine Road. For more info, www. friendsofbrownsmillbattlefield.com, 770-253-8264, seetee@charter.net

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MLS #07122135 RUSTIC CHALET ON 1.6 ACRES w/panoramic view of horse pasture & pond has vaulted GR w/ stone fpl, Formal DR, 4BR/2 full BA, fully equipped kitchen & breakfast area, double garage plus 2 dbl. carports, and much more. Yours for $279,900 (FRANK or JESS)

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MLS #07075138 ATTRACTIVE BRICK RANCH with full basement & 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

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by the fingernail lodged in my throat. For a moment I forgot all about my leukemia until I looked up and saw the concern on his face.

The next day at school I was very quiet in class and kept my head down during story time. I refused to participate in gym class for fear that my condition would worsen. I told the teachers I was sick, but did not reveal the complexity of my condition. One of the teachers sent me to the principal’s office for proof of my sickness. When the thermometer read normal I shrugged my shoulders, but continued to cry. The disease was not registering in my system yet I thought. The principal made me eat a bowl of Corn Flakes, refusing to believe that I was not hungry.

“I’m here to talk about your feelings, and why you have been blue lately,” he said. I kept looking at him skeptically, while rubbing at my throat to coax the fingernail down. He tilted his head and raised his eyebrows giving the signature look of an adult who expects an answer.

“I guess you’re wondering why you’re here,” he said. I looked at him blankly, offering no opinions even though his mission was clear to me.

“There’s a fingernail stuck in my throat,” I said as I watched through my overgrown bangs for his reaction and possible medical advice.

He leaned back in his chair and tapped his pen on the desk. “That must be very painful,” he said with no real trace of concern. No advice, no phone call to his office to report this new development, just an ordinary reaction as if I simply showed him a paper cut. That was my first indication that this was not really a doctor. A real doctor would be concerned. This man clearly had no idea about breathing This was it; someone was here to break obstructions or stomach lacerations caused the news to me, probably the doctor himself by the swallowing of a fingernail. I decided after reviewing my physical file. “We didn’t to get to the heart of the matter. notice it at first,” he would say, “but your body “Do you know Dr. Pelton? He’s my Doctor,” is laden with leukemia.” I stood up slowly, I said. with my head hung and walked toward the “No, honey, I don’t know him, I’m not that office alongside the principal. She tried to kind of a Doctor. I’m a Psychologist,” he said comfort me, telling me I was not in trouble, drawing the word out slowly, punctuating but I knew the truth, I could feel the pity every syllable for me to hear. and it annoyed me coming from a woman Aha! I knew it; he was not a real who pushes Corn Flakes on terminally ill Doctor! children. We talked for a while about my family, friends, schoolwork, all the things that typically cause a child to withdraw and cry in class for four days straight. I never once mentioned my leukemia because I figured out by then I must not be sick in that way. I was just crazy I guess. What a relief; I wasn’t going to die an untimely death after all, unless, of course, I suffered internal bleeding from the fingernail I had swallowed. I think I may have seen something like that on a special hour-long episode of The Facts of Life.

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July 26 … Armchair Travelers The Carnegie presents Britain: from Big Ben to Stonehenge ~ a high def film shot from a helicopter-mounted camerea. Guided tour covers Dover, Bath, Big Ben and More. 2 p.m. Call to reserve a spot. 770-683-1347. 1 LaGrange St., Downtown Newnan, www.newnancarnegie.com

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Congratulations to our Growing Businesses! The Newnan-Coweta Chamber is proud to partner with our businesses to assist them in their strategic growth. We offer ribbon cuttings to announce new openings or expansions including sending out community invitations and press releases for the event. It is our pleasure to support the businesses that are vital to our local economy.

The Newnan-Coweta Chamber is accepting applications for 2013-2014 Leadership Coweta class. Leadership Coweta develops leadership skills and knowledge through its full-day seminars, one day retreat, class projects, and business and community tours. Those interested are encouraged to complete the application available at the Chamber and online at newnancowetachamber.org. The deadline for applications is August 7, 2013. Leadership Coweta is open to individuals who are either currently a resident of Coweta County or are employed in Coweta County (employer must be located in Coweta County). The Leadership Coweta Board of Directors, which is comprised of Leadership Coweta Alumni, reviews the applications submitted by individuals and selects the final group. A diversified group in terms of race, sex, age, and occupation is selected. The fee for the program is $700.

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A program of The Chamber, Leadership Coweta is a comprehensive leadership program designed to educate and better prepare a diverse group of community, government, business, and nonprofit leaders to work collaboratively in addressing local issues. The program provides a unique learning experience for emerging and existing leaders through an intensive program that trains, empowers, and supports leaders so they can effect positive community change. “Cultivating leaders from our community ensures we have a solid foundation of leaders who already have a vested interest in the community,” said Chamber President and CEO Candace Boothby. “Leadership Coweta exposes participants to a variety of community assets and challenges and prepares the class members to lead well into the future,” Boothby added.

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Mark These Dates August 3 … Pickin’ on the Square & Market Day - on Newnan’s Historic Courthouse Square. Join us for pickin’ on the square the first and third Saturday of every month, 11am - until! 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. Market Day First Saturday of every month (April-December) 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. The best home grown, home made or hand made products from 60+ vendors around. Visit mainstreetnewnan. com or call Main Street Newnan at 770-253-8283 for more information.

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at 12 noon. Girls and Boys, ages 0-12, $15 entry fee. All children will receive a participation Medal. Top 3 in each category will be awarded a trophy. Winner will receive crown and sash. Grand prize winner will represent Kid A Palooza in 2013 Christmas Parade. Come out and support this non profit event. The proceeds go to Glanton Elementary School. For more info contact Pageant Director Kristie Bales, kidapalooza30220@yahoo.com, 678850-0271

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Steve Horton, founder and owner of The Coweta County Shopper 19892008, died recently in Kentucky. Our thoughts are with Darlene, Brian, Larry, Nick and their families. This month The Shopper is beginning its 25th year in business. We’d like to remember Steve and thank all the former employees and advertisers for 24 great years!

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There’s been innumerable changes since Steve and Darlene Horton moved to Newnan in 1989 and started a small direct mail advertising business in their Smokey Road home. There’s been more than half a dozen locations, many sales people and office personnel throughout the years. There were a lot of all night work sessions with a couple of Mac Plus computers with 9 inch monochrome screens, cut and paste with hot wax, long road trips delivering page layouts to the press in South Georgia, waiting on press run and the long ride back to the Newnan post office. It started as a small family run business with sons Brian and Larry putting in time over the years. Steve, a former pharmaceutical sales rep, was the top salesman for a number of years. Scott Shefelton was salesman, ad builder and office manager for 20+ years. His brother in law Rusty is still selling ads - 24+ years. Steve retired in 2009 and son Larry ran things for a while. Joe Williams bought The Shopper in 2010, changed the name to The Coweta Shopper and added some local content with The Armchair Gardener, What’s In Your Garage, Employee Spotlights, and interesting articles from time to time on locals. In Memory of Stephen S. Horton 1946-2013

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at Avery Park Hours: Tues &Wed 10-6 Thurs & Fri 10-5 Saturday by appointment only (770) 683-8224 23 Old Atlanta Hwy, Ste 130 Newnan, GA. 30263

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We look forward to continuing and improving The Shopper ~ founded by Steve Horton in 1989.

Coweta Writers Group Meet from 10 a.m ~ 12 Noon at Newnan’s Ashley Park Barnes & Noble. Gene Kleese will discuss his book detailing his experience as a helicopter pilot in the Vietnam War. The meeting is open to the public and there is no admission charge. The Coweta Writers Group is open to writers and aspiring writers living in Coweta County. Information is available by contacting Forrest Schultz at 770-583-3258 or schultz_forrest@yahoo.com

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Mark This Date August 3 … Kid-A-Palooza a special festival in Grantville on August 3 “designed to raise money for the art department at Glanton as well as Grantville Downtown Development Authority projects for the downtown”. 50+ vendors including to Disney and TV characters, Home Depot, Free kids workshop, the Georgia Reptile Society & more. There will be free back to school supplies ~ donations are needed ~ composition books, notebook ruled paper, pencils, red blue & black pens. Contact Rebecca Campbell, hippiechicks2010@ gmail.com for more information

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MARK THESE DATES August 10 … 5th Annual Ride for Fragile Kids at Great South Harley Davidson, 185 Highway 16 East Newnan, from 9:00 until 2pm. A fully escorted scenic 1 hour motorcycle ride leaves at 10:30. A family fun day starts at 11 a.m. and includes a rock wall, bounce house, face painting, touch a truck, pony rides, carnival games, sand art, petting zoo, prizes, and lunch provided by the Varsity. $25 donation for rider. $10 donation for passenger. Rider and passenger get lunch and a ride pin. 100 percent of the proceeds will be used to purchase medical equipment for local children in need. Contact Jenn 678-876-1093 with any questions.

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“Spring Awakening,” opening July 25, speaks directly to today’s teens. This 2007 Tony Award-winning Broadway rock musical by Duncan Sheik and Steve Sater is based on a late nineteenth century play by Frank Wedekind depicting German parents extending childhood long past the time when nature dictated it was over. They essentially abandoned their children to cope with awakening sexuality without knowledge or support of any kind. “Spring Awakening” is both edgy and relevant. “Sheik and Sater have taken the Frank Wedekind story, made the language more accessible, and added very modern music,” said Director Mandy Mitchell. “Our stage set is almost a playground. We’re removing the curtains from the stage. There will be a swing, monkey bars, and a push-type merry-go-round. The setting will emphasize the containment of the children in a child-like area even though they are of high school and college age.” The tragic situations and strong language are inappropriate for young children, but mature teens will understand and empathize. A dancer, singer, actor and director, Mandy Mitchell is one of the talented and dedicated volunteers that are the heart and soul of NTC. Bruce Patterson, who teaches music at Arnall Middle School, is the show’s music director. Susan Babcock, the show’s talented choreographer, has recently moved to Newnan and works for the Georgia Academy of Dance. To purchase tickets, and for show dates and times, visit Newnan Theatre Company’s web site at http://www.newnantheatre.org or visit the box office before or after any performance. The theatre is located in historic downtown Newnan at 24 First Avenue.


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CAR CARE ESSENTIALS Tire Inflation (part 1) … When considering the safe and comfortable operation of your car or truck, one of the strongest influences is the outside environment in which you are driving. A major variable in that environment is the contact your vehicle has with the road. If you have ever driven on ice, through water, or in sand or mud, you know what I am talking about. The lower amount of traction those surfaces provide drastically effects the handling, safety, and comfort of your ride. Critical aspects of driving, such as accelerating, turning, riding comfortably or uncomfortably and most importantly stopping, all depend on what is called the tire contact patch or the amount and the shape – the “footprint” - of tire rubber that is in contact with the road surface.

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Also realize that the feeling you get from the surface you are driving on is mostly a function of your only contact with that surface – your tires! Some of the tire characteristics that affect ride quality are the composition of the rubber, the width and height of the tire, the tread pattern, and tread depth, and, of course, the pressure of the air inside the tires. Tire air pressure is the topic of our discussion this time around.

ual. Just look at the label on the driver’s door jam or door post of your vehicle. There, by law, is a listing of what air pressure is recommended for the front and rear tires of your vehicle. Like so many other things in life, too much is not good and too little is not good either. The amount listed on the label is just right. The inflation pressure that is molded into the sidewall of the tire is the maximum the tire will safely hold. It is not the recommended pressure. Any given tire of a specific size can be used on many different vehicles so the pressure referenced on the tire is not specific to any particular car. The pressures on the door jamb label are specific to your car regardless of what size, style, and brand of tire you are using. As the operator and controller of that 4000 pound weapon on wheels, it is your responsibility to maintain your vehicle in safe operating condition. Tire pressures are one of the easiest safety settings to understand and maintain.

In order to drive within the engineered parameters of your vehicle and experience the ride characteristics you expect from it, you need to insure that the air pressure in all the tires is set at what the people who designed the car, the tires, and the roads have specified. The good news is that it is simpler than ever to do this. You don’t even have to wade through that confusing Owner’s Man-

Door jamb label showing tire pressures

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 info@thecowetashopper.com Attn. Bob

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Something Blue” Demotoi, Lanarth, Mariesii ~ is that French? Yes, it surely is ~ French Hydrangea that is. Hydrangea is one of our most beloved old Southern summer shrubs. These deciduous shrubs are kin in the Hydrangeaceae family. There are many types of hydrangeas. Here are a few: “Annabelle” - H. arborescens is a very hardy selection with white blooms turning pale green later. French hydrangea ~ H. macrophylla has countless selections including “Nikko Blue” which has consistently reliable blue blooms. Other French or Bigleaf hydrangeas bloom white, pink, purple, or red. Some types can be encouraged to blue color by adding aluminum sulfate or pink color by adding lime to the soil. It is the soil pH (acid or alkaline) that determines the color of those types. “Snowflake” - H. quercifolia, or Oakleaf Hydrangea, has white blooms that turn pinkish in the Fall. Its leaves turn a handsome bronze and reddish color in Fall. “Tardiva” - H. paniculata - also known as the Pee Gee hydrangea blooms later and is a good doer. Now there are numerous new choices - such as “Endless Summer” - that are repeat bloomers. They bloom on old and new wood. Hydrangeas are easy care choices for the garden or in large containers. They prefer good, welldrained soil and regular water along with some shade in the afternoon. Prune French hydrangeas by the end of July to avoid losing next year’s blooms. Hydrangea arborescens blooms on new growth, so prune in the dormant stage. The repeat blooming types can be pruned anytime. To dry, cut hydrangeas just after they change color and begin to feel paper-like. Use water about half way up stems and allow it to evaporate (can add fabric dye).


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FOR SALE

Whirlpool Tall Tub dishwasher WDT710PAYM beautiful Black Ice color, 4 months new, purchased March 2013. Works fine. Wrong style for kitchen, waited too long to return. $549 at Home Depot with great reviews. Will sell for $350 obo. 770-599-8457 7.31 BLACK & DECKER REFRIGERATOR 1.7 cu. ft. small freezer compartment, perfect for a dorm or office, adjustable thermostat, great cond., wire shelf, black, $40. 770-3017512. ‘ EMERSON FRIG 2.8 cu. ft. energy star rated stainless steel door, adj. therm., perfect for a dorm or office, freezer comp., used 4 months, $80. 770-3017512 ‘ EMERSON FRIG 4.4 ct. ft., great condition, good size freezer, 3 racks, crisper drawer - adj. therm, black, perfect for dorm or office, $100. 770-301-7512 ‘ SOLID WOOD TABLE, round with 2 extension, $50. 4 solid wood dining chairs $50. 770-301-7512. ‘

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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, $125 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 info@thecowetashopper.com before Friday 3 p.m.

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2005 KAWASAKI 1600 VULCAN, low mileage, $5,995. Newnan Plaza Pawn Shop 770304-8224 ‘

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

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22 WILLOW DR., NEWNAN, Very nice home in city limits, 3BR, 1BA w/fenced back yard, new paint, new roof, security system, move in ready. Elm Street school district, must see! $79,900. Mandy Duncan, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers, 678-3781402. 7.31 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

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2 BEDROOM MOBILE HOME, for rent. Call 770-2538581 after 5 p.m. 7.31

LAND/LOTS

69 PRISTINE WOODED ACRES near Roscoe. Long road frontage. Just $5500/Ac. Frank, Lindsey’s Inc. Realtors, 14 Jackson St, Newnan, GA. 30263. 770-231-9535. MERIWETHER COUNTY – 100 wooded acres on Forrest Road. Great hunting. $5,750 per acre. Frank or Chip Barron, Lindsey’s Inc. Realtors, 14 Jackson St., Newnan, GA 30263. 770-253-6990. MERIWETHER COUNTY – 153 Heavily Wooded Acres, 25 yr. old pines, 6 planted food plots, new 5.5 Ac. Stocked pond, good road system throughout. FOR SALE ONLY! $3500/Ac. Frank Barron, Owner/Broker 770-231-9535.

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CARROLL COUNTY, 144 Wooded Acres, Half mile frontage on Chattahoochee River, 10 Acre planted Dove field & food plots, 30 year old planted pines, 3 acre duck pond. $4950 per acre. Frank Barron, owner/ agent 770-231-9535. 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.

COMMERCIAL / INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY

Professional Office Space for Lease. 1,200 to 2,400 square feet available with plenty of parking spaces and beautifully landscaped grounds located on Jefferson Parkway, Newnan. 770-560-7794. 7.31 OFFICE FOR RENT downtown Newnan, 23 Jackson St., 150 sq. ft., utilities included. Joe 678-485-3552 * 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 FOR INFORMATION on land, commercial or residential property call Frank or Jess, Lindsey’s Inc. Realtors, 14 Jackson St., Newnan 770-2536990

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PCB, FL. Edgewater Resort 2 & 3 BR Condos, Ocean Front or Golf Villas. Free beach set ups daily Call 205-410-1490 www.EdgewaterRentals.com

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FENCE WORK Install new, remove old, repair, paint, fence line clearing. Steve Boyd & Company 770-616-7025. 8.28

SERVICES

COUNTRYSIDE CONSTRUCTION Premier Builder, Contractor. Specializing in Residential Remodeling, Kitchen / Bath Remodeling, Basement Finishing, Additions, Room Renovations. Quality workmanship. Exceptional customer service. Locally owned. 25+ years experience. Free estimates. Call Don Hutchinson 678-983-9360 7.31* PAINTING & PRESSURE WASHING Interior and Exterior. No job too small. Free estimates. 30 years experience. References available. Don Young 678-982-5907 8.21 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. 10.2 LAWN CARE / YARD WORK Mow, Weed Eat, Edge, Hedge Trimming, Small Tree Limb Removal. Starting at $40. Pressure washing. Gutter cleaning. Home repairs. Free estimates. 678-340-0820, 770-502-7607 7.31

GUARANTEED, RELIABLE home repair; pressure washing homes, decks and driveways; interior and exterior painting; plumbing, electrical, tile repair and roof repair. If it’s broke, we can fix it. Free estimates. Call Jerry Smith 678416-5073 8.14 carter’s lawn CARE For all your lawn care needs. Lawn service, mowing, edging, weed eating, edge trimming, pruning, planting, pine straw, mulch. Pressure washing. Bobcat work. No job too big or too small, just give us a call for your free estimate. Call Jessie Carter 404-558-1320 7.31 BATHTUB RESURFACING Repair and/or refinish bathtubs, showers, porcelain, fiberglass, cultured marble vanities, kitchen countertops, cut down bathtub to convert to a shower, install grab bars. Call for free estimate. 678-326-7711 7.24 TOP NOTCH CLEANING Service LLC, “Specializing in Commercial Services” Home Maid Cleaning, Move In and Move Out Service. Remodeling Clean Up. Turn Key Rental, Apartment or Commercial Cleaning. Buff and Wax Service. Licensed and Bonded. 770-683-1508 office, 678-4098600 cell # 7.31*

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Computer Tutor. Wasting time on the computer? Call Tutor You for custom computer training to learn to effectively communicate with friends, family and colleagues. 678-3409178 or www.tutoryou.org 7.24 MOVING HELP loading, packing, driving, etc. Across town or across the country. 8 years experience. Call Charles 770-328-4002 ‘

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ELECTRICAL SERVICE, repair & installation. Hometown Services, Jon Courtright, Licensed Electrician, 770-5999365 www.hometownservicesga.com 7.31

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 7.31

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 8.28

ROSSI BOBCAT SERVICE light clearing, grade washed out driveways, prep for sod, play yards, etc. Quality work. Satisfaction guaranteed! Free estimates! $75 per hour with 4 hour minimum. Call 678-378-8197 ‘ 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. ‘ GEORGIA BOY BASS FISHING CHARTER (West Point Lake) Full and Half Day Artificial Bait Bass Fishing Charters on West Point Lake in LaGrange, GA. Boat, bait, fuel and guide service provided for 4 or 8 hour day or night “bass” fishing with “artificial bait”. 1 to 2 person max. charter. 1/2 day (4 hour): 1 person $100. 1/2 day (4 hour): 2 person(s) $175. Full Day (8 hour): 1 person $125. Full Day (8 hour): 2 person(s) $225. 404823-5447, SFord360@gmail. com, ask for Stephen ‘ 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. *

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Folks in this week’s tribute to our local heroes, coaches, and athletes I am paying homage to one of the most loyal fans that the Newnan Cougars and the Georgia Tech Yellow-Jackets ever had and it will be a while before another one comes along. I am referring to Danny “BOOMER’ Bishop. Boomer lead what some might call a hard life, he had no family to speak of except his Grandmother which is who he lived with, he walked everywhere he went unless it was an out of town game then folks like the late Johnny Brown, or one of the Crain family ~ either Joe Sr. or Jr. ~ would pick him up and take him to the event and then home again. Now to some, this was hard but to Boomer it was heaven. He had his Newnan Cougars (whom he loved with a passion, then his Yellow Jackets and in a distant 3rd the Indians of East Coweta). Every time I would run into him anywhere ~ the street corner, at Kroger ~ the first words spoke were how are the Indians going to look this Fall? If he had an enemy I don’t know who it could be. I do however know who his friends were and that would be the entire community of Newnan and Coweta county. Boomer lost his battle with cancer some few weeks ago and was buried compliments of a few friends and John Davidson of McKoon’s funeral home. This was how he was loved in our community and he is missed and will be for a long time. In fact, with the upcoming football season, it is hard to imagine him not being at the

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games. The following are a few quotes and notables from some of his friends. “I would would love to own a I  BOOMER t-shirt.” “Boomer is in room #719 at Piedmont Newnan Hospital. He was given 3 months to live this morning and will be moving to hospice care very soon. If you can, go see him. He’s in good spirits but he’s not the same ole Boomer we all know and love. He’s missed 6 Newnan baseball games already and that seems to be hurting him more than the pain of the cancer.” “Praying for Boomer this morning.” And the lists goes on and on ~ 3,200 plus visits to the site. If you get a chance, go to the Danny “Boomer” Bishiop fan page on Facebook and you will see just much he was loved and appreciated in and around our community. I am proud to have known Boomer and called him friend.

August 13 … Master Gardeners’ Backyard Association Monthly Meeting ~ 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 for more info

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Job Network Meeting ~ the second Tuesday of each month at 6 PM in the Parish Hall at 33 Greenville Street, Newnan, GA. You may reach us by telephone at 770-253-7400 or by going on-line at www.newnanfumc.org then select Ministries at the top of the Home Page and then Job Networking for more information. All are welcome and this event is free.

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October 12 … Bug-A-Rama All VW Show, Swap Meet, Along with Bikes & Trikes at Great South Harley Davidson of Newnan, 185 E. Hwy. 16, 9 a.m. Swap Meet until ? Car show 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rain or shine. All VWs welcome. Bikes & Trikes. Top 20 Plus Best of Awards, Door Prizes, Dash Plaques, 50/50, Music, Auction and more. $20 to register to be vendor. All vendors welcome. $20 for vehicles to regiser. Open to all VWs, Trikes and Biks. Sponsors and Donations Needed by 9.25. Benefit for American Cancer Society Relay for Life. Contact Mary 706-668-7731 or e-mail rdcoupe@gmail.com

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August 19 … Coweta Talk “Social” ~ a gathering of a new group of Coweta Mothers, Wives, Business Owners, 21 and up, at Newnan Utilities Park - Main Pavilion, 9 a.m. Come out and help local business owners gain more business, come together and raise money for those in need, and get involved and be proactive in your community. Kids are welcome. Look for signs, balloons. Please RSVP Valerie Hayes 678-877-7642.

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August 22 … Dearly Beloved, this year’s production by The Power of the Purse, a women’s giving circle sponsored by the Community Foundation of West Georgia. The play will be at the University of West Georgia’s Townsend Center for the Performing Arts August 22 – 25. Tickets ($20 for adults, $18 for seniors and active military personnel and $16 for children)may be purchased online at townsendcenter.org, by phone at 678-839-4722, All proceeds from ticket sales benefit Power of the Purse and the organization’s annual grants issued in the community.

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September 4 … Creative Writing Course to be offered by Newnan Campus of University of West GA. Registration Now Open. Classes will be held on its Newnan Campus beginning Wednesday, September 4 and meet each Wednesday after that for 12 weeks. There will be two hours of instruction from 7:00 PM through 9:00 PM. The class will be limited to the first 25 people who register. Go to www.westga.edu/conted or call 678-839-6611 for more info.

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September 28 … Bear Creek Classic Family Fun Run to benefit St. Vincent de Paul of St. Mary Magdalene church, which supports those who have fallen on hard times regardless of background or faith in Coweta County. $20 fee for 5k, $10 fee for 1Mile “Fun Run” ($30/family of 4). The course winds through and around beautiful Bear Creek Farm, with 5k branching off onto Fincher Road and traveling out and back. The course if flat, fast and most shaded, passing fields of thoroughbred horses, ponds, and lush landscaping. Bear Creek Farm, 1539 Bear Creek Road, Moreland, GA. Application: http://www. smmcatholic.org/menus/News.html or phone Carol @ 678-416-3654 for info

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Masterworks Chorale Seeking New Members for Fall Season By Joan Doggrell Masterworks Chorale’s 2013 fall rehearsal schedule begins the second week of August. If you’d like to join this distinguished group, audition opportunities are available through the month of July and the first week of August. Call Artistic Director Kathy Bizarth at 770-846-8278 or contact her at kbizarth@numail.org for an appointment. At its first fall concert, Masterworks will premiere a work written by Andrew Smith, who won a young composers competition this past fall. Smith is a student at Columbus State University and a former Newnan High School student. The concert will feature the Masterworks’ scholarship winner as well – a tradition for the first concert of the season. In March of 2014, Masterworks will perform a commissioned piece by Dr. John Ratledge to celebrate its 10th anniversary. Throughout the season, the Centre Masterworks Youth Chorale (CMYC), under the direction of Millie Lanier Turek, will join Masterworks in several concerts as the young singers prepare for their role as ambassadors from the city of Newnan to Scotland. Since its founding in 2003, Masterworks has presented at least three performances annually. One performance is always a master work that challenges and inspires singers and audiences alike. Masterworks’ mission is to foster and share the art of choral music and to serve the community through the pursuit of choral excellence in choral repertoire and performance. Made up of residents 18 years and older of Coweta County and surrounding areas, the Chorale has furthered the art of singing exceptional choral music through rehearsal and performance of standard literature of quality and interest. It has reached audiences of several hundreds and is thriving through involvement with the community and schools of the area. The chorus also has been in workshop with internationally known choral conductors, most recently Dr. Tim Seelig of Dallas, Texas, and Joseph Martin, who is also a renowned composer. In March of last year, Composer Martin personally conducted Masterworks in a concert of his own works. For more information about Masterworks Chorale, visit http://www.masterworkscommunitychorale.com

The Grantville Day Crosstie Festival is gearing up for a HUGE event Sept 21, from 10-6. Street dance 6-10. Live Music All Day, Arts & Crafts, Food, Parade, see the Walking Dead film set where the zombies roamed the streets, and more. This years event benefits Bridging The Gap Community Outreach. Sponsors and vendors needed ~ for more information: Grantvilledayfestival.com, 770-583-9013, 770-583-9900

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