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Rescheduled for June 8 & 9 … Weather Permitting

Volunteers needed for Playground Build Days Volunteers are now being sought for two Build Days set aside for work on the Howard Warner Community Center Playground. The workdays will be Friday and Saturday, June 8 and 9 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Sign up on the Coweta Community Foundation website by visiting, clicking on the “Events” tab, then selecting the appropriate day on the calendar. If you have any questions, please call 770.253.1833 or email

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That massive collective sigh you heard recently came from thousands of Coweta County students moments after walking out of school for the last time - at least for a couple of months. We can also attribute that sound to hundreds of teachers, administrators and support staff, and a pretty big collection of parents. No more “rock, paper, scissors” as to who will get up to take the snowflakes to school. Or at least go down the hall to wake said precious ones up because the five alarms you set for them somehow did nothing to awaken the Kraken. And for those who have discovered the source of the Nile, aka, how to train your kids to actually wake up on time, pour their own cereal and make it to the bus stop without awakening anyone, well, I salute you. Yet times moves on. The question of “have you finished your homework” is replaced with “why don’t you have a job?” The second question you will ask, and this if your kids haven’t hit the job market yet is, “how can anyone sleep this long?” And the third is simply a statement, “no, playing video games is not a job and you can become a video programmer after you mow the lawn.” Speaking of jobs, if your kids are fortunate to have one, you get the opportunity to explain to them “life.” By this I mean Mr. FICA. “Who is this FICA guy and why is he taking all my money,” the Eldest asked after getting his first paycheck. “And why is the state of Georgia and the federal government taking my money. I’m not even legally an adult.” “Why?” he asks. Yeah, why is water wet and fire hot. ******* And now for something completely different. There is a saying about how you can tell a lot about a community by how it treats those who can’t help themselves. I think Coweta does an incredible job with the numerous nonprofits here. The Coweta Community Foundation helps nonprofits not only survive, but thrive. The foundation serves as an umbrella 501-c3, gives out thousands of dollars in grants each year, and holds training sessions for nonprofits on a multitude of issues. Each year, the Newnan Kiwanis Club holds the Newnan Coweta Fair. This past year the civic club doled out more than $200,000 to local nonprofits, many who would not be able to keep their doors open without that financial help. For many nonprofits, getting their message out - what they do, what they need, how you can help - is one of the hardest things they face. Any money they get is poured right back into the agency. They rarely have funds to tell their story. We can help in that area through our new Give BIG campaign. It’s pretty simple. Individuals, businesses and organizations can “adopt” a nonprofit and donate a paid ad for them to use as they want in The Paper. In turn, the donor gets an acknowledgement for their donation. Already, Abby’s Angels Foundation, Backpack Buddies and the ChildrenConnect Museum have benefited from this campaign from the generosity of others. Do you have a favorite charity? Do you know a nonprofit that could use some publicity? Give us a call about helping them out. Until next time …


“Life is partly what we make it and partly what is made by the friends we choose.” … Tennessee Williams U U U U U U U U “A friend is someone who thinks you are a good egg even though she knows that you are slightly cracked!” … Unknown U U U U U U U U “Someone to tell it to is one of the most fundamental needs of human beings.” … Miles Franklin U U U U U U U U “When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they really are.” … Donald Miller U U U U U U U U “The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.” … Elizabeth Foley U U U U U U U U “A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.” … Donna Roberts U U U U U U U U “To the world you may be just one person, but to one person you may be the world.” … Brandi Snyder U U U U U U U U “Bear one another’s burden and so fulfill the law of Christ.” … Philippians 2:4 U U U U U U U U

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Working with individuals and families, an Elder Life Plan will provide answers and guidance that will lead to a plan that will ensure an optimal life for the senior, and will reduce worry, stress and time off work for family caregivers. You may need an Aging Life Care Professional if the person you are caring for: • has multiple medical or psychological issues • is unable to live safely in their current environment • is not pleased with current care providers and requires advocacy • is confused about their own financial and/or legal situation • has limited or no family support Or if your family: • has just become involved with helping the individual and needs direction about available services • is either “burned out” or confused about care solutions • has limited time and/or expertise in dealing with the individual’s chronic care needs and does not live close by • is at odds regarding care decisions • needs education and/or direction in dealing with behaviors associated with dementia For Help or To Ask Questions, contact:

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Mondays 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Central Community Center, 85 Literary Lane, next to Central Library / soccer fields. Tuesdays @ Welcome Community Center Wednesdays @ Senoia Community Center Thursdays @ Sargent’s Panther Creek Community Center

Various activities are planned for each week including board games, crafts and light refreshments are served, according to Patricia Hood who coordinates the programs at each of the centers. In addition, one meeting each month is set aside for a covered dish lunch with a program or speaker. Several day trips for those interested are also planned periodically throughout the year. For more info on any of the Senior Programs contact Patricia Hood at 770.252.6429

1. Give good health a shot. Get your flu, shingles and pneumonia immunizations. Follow your doctor’s advice about regular cancer screening tests, stress tests and bone density measurements. Head off some of the problems of aging before they occur. 2. Stay mentally alert. Read the newspaper every day. Do the crossword puzzle. Play bridge or chess. Take—or teach—a class. Keeping your mind engaged could ward off the brain changes that lead to Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. 3. Don’t smoke. You’re never too old to quit. 4. Eat right. Make sure your grocery list includes lots of fresh produce, a few lean meats and low fat dairy products. Choose brightly colored vegetables such as carrots and broccoli and deep-colored fruit such as berries and peaches for their high nutritional value. Read the labels and watch out for products that are high in fat, sodium and sugar. 5. Be physically active. Regular activity can help delay, prevent or manage many costly chronic diseases faced by adults 50 years old or older. Try walking, bicycling, water aerobics or dancing. Strength training such as lifting weights can help you improve your balance.

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Lower Fayetteville Road closed for 30 Days – June 4 to July 4 Lower Fayetteville Road is scheduled to be closed for 30 days beginning on June 4. All commercial and residential locations will be accessible according to City of Newnan. The temporary road closure – between the Newnan Centre roundabout and Summerlin Boulevard – will be for construction of a path tunnel associated with the LINC trail project.  The alternate route during construction is Newnan Crossing Boulevard to Highway 34 (Bullsboro) and Shenandoah Boulevard back to Lower Fayetteville.

The Carnegie Library's June 2018 Children's Programs All programs are free, but registration is required as space is sometimes limited. Please call 770.683.1347 or email for more information

Wednesday, June 6 … Art of Reading Bette 10 a.m. Ages 6-12 Thursday, June 7 … Gene Cordova 10:00 a.m. All Ages! Monday, June 11 … Book Time with Birdie 9:30 a.m. Ages 5-7 Tuesday, June 12 … Family Game Day 10 a.m. All Ages! Wednesday, June 13 … Art of Reading Bette 10 a.m. Ages 6-12

Thursday, June 14 … Shakespeare 4 Kids! 10 a.m. “How Shakespeare Won the West” Ages 5+ Monday, June 18 … Book Time with Birdie 9:30 a.m. Ages 5-7 Tuesday, June 19 … Summer Music Fun 10 a.m. Ages 3 - 6 Wednesday, June 20 … Pixel Art 10 a.m. Ages 6+ Thursday, June 21 … Chef Carlin 10 a.m. All Ages! Monday, June 25 … Crochet 2 p.m. Ages 8+ are welcome Tuesday, June 26 … Rock Painting 10 a.m. All Ages Wednesday, June 27 … Coco The Movie 10:00 a.m. Thursday, June 28 … Dr. Magical Balloons 10 a.m. All Ages! Newnan Carnegie Library 770.683.1347 / 1 LaGrange Street, Newnan, GA

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ome Helpers of GA & AL continues to recognize and celebrate the relationship between caregivers and the families they serve in 2018. As people age, there are times when a little help, a little companionship, a little reassurance helps. Being independent does not mean doing everything by yourself. Being independent means being in control of your lifestyle, your schedule and the way in which your needs are met. Home Helpers of GA & AL will pay tribute throughout 2018 to its Exceptional Caregivers – who bring life, enjoyment, and independence, to their clients daily.

Thoughts on Caregiving ... BROOKE CARRIGER – “I enjoy being a caregiver

because I have always known that I wanted to help people. It is a great reward to help people that are in need of it and to know that you can make a difference in their life. I treat my clients like family and how I would want to be treated. I believe that makes all the difference in the world.”

EDNA FOSTER – “Brooke is punctual and upbeat.

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She is always pleasant and yet efficient. She seems to have a great deal of medical knowledge. Brooke does a good job of keeping up with my appointments and gets me there in a timely manner. I trust her to deliver great care to me.”

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Perfect Team to Care for Your Ears When you visit an otolaryngologist (commonly known as an ENT), you may also see an audiologist in the same visit. This is because the two professions work hand in hand to properly diagnose common ear concerns including recurrent ear infections, hearing loss and ringing in the ears. Danielle Warner, M.D., otolaryngologist, and Katherine Honeycutt, AuD, audiologist, both practice with Piedmont Physicians ENT in Newnan and work together with their patients to evaluate their ears and determine the best course of treatment. At a patient’s visit, the ENT will diagnose if the ear drum is normal and intact, making sure no fluid is present, and the audiologist will diagnose if drainage or wax buildup is altering the patient’s hearing and determine if the ENT should cleanup the eardrum or treat the person’s hearing first. “Hearing tests confirm or rule out nerve damage,” says Honeycutt. “A hearing test is like a measuring stick for the doctor to determine the effective treatment plan.” When should you see an ENT and get a hearing test: • Sudden hearing loss. If you are otherwise healthy and in 1-2 days, notice hearing is down, call your ENT and get a hearing test. You could be suffering from sudden hearing loss and if treated early, hearing can be fully restored. • Sudden, constant ringing in one or both ears. • Recurrent ear infections. You might need surgery to place ear tubes. • Dizziness or off balance – an ENT/Audiologist can rule out inner ear disease. • Persistent exposure (week or longer) to loud noise. • Over age of 60, unless you have a family history of hearing loss at an earlier age. • To obtain a prescription for hearing aids. Insurance companies require medical clearance from a physician stating there is no other treatment available to restore ones hearing. It is important to note that while the physician can prescribe hearing aids, their office does not provide or sell them. • For children, if parents notice a speech delay or that their child is not saying words correctly. Speech delay can be attributed to fluid in the middle ear space and often times, if children hear sounds in an abnormal way they will repeat back how they hear them. • Persistent ear pain or drainage other than wax. “Many people haven’t had a hearing test since grade school,” added Warner. “As a society, we should put more importance on hearing.” Once a medical professional has identified hearing loss, it is a good idea to get your hearing checked annually, unless you experience a sudden change in hearing. A hearing test is also performed before or after ear surgery (i.e. tubes) to establish a baseline. “It is important to protect yourself around loud noises by wearing ear plugs or noise cancelling headphones,” warns Warner. “This is especially important for individuals in the lawn care business, around power tools, at a hunting/shooting range and when attending concerts or NASCAR events. For additional information about Piedmont Physicians ENT, visit or call 770.400.7770.

Piedmont Newnan Hospital receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

Piedmont Newnan Hospital is proud to be a presenting sponsor of Relay for Life of Coweta County for over 20 years and honored to serve cancer patients in this community.

American Heart Association Award recognizes Piedmont Newnan’s commitment to quality stroke care

“Piedmont Newnan is dedicated to improving the quality of care for our stroke patients by implementing the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke initiative,” said Debbie Camp, Stroke Program Manager. “The tools and resources provided help us track and measure our success in meeting evidenced-based clinical guidelines developed to improve patient outcomes.” Piedmont Newnan additionally received the association’s Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll Elite award. To qualify for this recognition, hospitals must meet quality measures developed to reduce the time between the patient’s arrival at the hospital and treatment with the clot-buster tissue plasminogen activator, or tPA, the only drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat ischemic stroke.

The Coweta County Commissioners and City of Newnan Mayor Keith Brady recently proclaimed May as Stroke Awareness Month, stressing the importance of knowing the early warning signs of a stroke. Piedmont Newnan Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines, which are designed using the latest scientific evidence. Piedmont Newnan earned the award by meeting specific quality achievement measures for the diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients at a set level for a designated period. These quality measures are designed to help hospital teams follow the most up-to-date, evidence-based guidelines with the goal of speeding recovery and reducing death and disability for stroke patients.

“We are pleased to recognize Piedmont Newnan for their commitment to stroke care,” said Eric E. Smith, M.D., national chairman of the Get With The Guidelines Steering Committee and an associate professor of neurology at the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada. “Research has shown that hospitals adhering to clinical measures through the Get With The Guidelines quality improvement initiative can often see fewer readmissions and lower mortality rates.” According to the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, stroke is the No. 5 cause of death and a leading cause of adult disability in the United States. On average, someone in the U.S. suffers a stroke every 40 seconds and nearly 795,000 people suffer a new or recurrent stroke each year. Y Y Y About Get With The Guidelines Get With The Guidelines® is the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s hospital-based quality improvement program that provides hospitals with tools and resources to increase adherence to the latest research-based guidelines. Developed with the goal of saving lives and hastening recovery, Get With The Guidelines has touched the lives of more than 6 million patients since 2001. For more information, visit ®

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KINDRED HOSPICE SEEKING VOLUNTEERS Looking for a way to develop and grow personally or to help improve the lives of others in our community? Becoming a hospice volunteer will give you the opportunity to use your talents and gifts to enrich the lives of patients and their families. Our volunteers are a part of a team that believes that every moment matters, believes in compassionate care and most of all, believes in dignity and respect for each patient we serve. As a hospice volunteer, you can help ensure that every moment counts. For more information please contact Lynn Yeager, Manager of Volunteer Services, Kindred Hospice 770-502-1104


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Coweta County’s Dunaway Gardens in Roscoe is one of the 30 gardens featured in “Seeking Eden: A Collection of Georgia’s Historic Gardens,” a lavishly illustrated book about some of the state’s most beautiful and inspiring gardens by authors Staci L. Catron and Mary Ann Eaddy.

“Murder in Coweta County” Events Planned for July 17-18, 2018 70 Years after Murder in Coweta County “Behind the Story/Behind the Movie” The Coweta County Convention & Visitor’s Bureau and the Newnan Carnegie Library are collaborating to present a two-night event featuring the movie “Murder in Coweta County.” This year marks the 70th anniversary of the murder and 35 years since the movie aired. Dick Atkins, the producer of the CBS made-for-TV movie, will discuss the memories of making the movie in neighboring counties in 1982. The movie was based on the book of the same name written by Margaret Anne Barnes, a local reporter at the time of the Wallace trial. It aired in February of 1983 and starred Andy Griffith and Johnny Cash. Events begin Tuesday, July 17 at 6 p.m. with a screening of the movie at the Carnegie Library in downtown Newnan. Atkins and Winston Skinner will talk about the movie prior to the screening and then field questions and discuss more after it. Wednesday, July 18 at 6:30 p.m. a panel discussion is planned in the second floor courtroom in the historic courthouse. Taking part in the discussion with Atkins and moderator, Skinner, will be some relatives of the real people involved in the “murder” events and portrayed in the movie. Among those anticipated to join Atkins on the panel include relatives of the victim, Wilson (aka William) Turner; relatives of Steve Smith (owner of the murder site Sunset Tourist Camp); relatives of Judge Samuel Boykin; relatives of Meriwether Co. Sheriff Hardy Collier as well as a relative of one of the accused, Henry Mobley, among others. Various memorabilia, including some items once owned by the villain of the movie, Meriwether County resident John Wallace, will be on display at the historic courthouse in Newnan that Wednesday evening. There is no charge for admission, but reservations are required because of seating limitations. For the first event at the Carnegie, call the Library at 770-683-1347. For the second event at the Historic Courthouse, call the CVB at 770-254-2627.

Catron, director of the Cherokee Garden Library, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center, and Eaddy, a former educator retired from the Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, will talk about Georgia’s most treasured gardens at the June 12 meeting of the Coweta County Master Gardener Extension Volunteers. Catron and Eaddy were inspired to research and write about Georgia gardens dating from the mid-18th to the early 20th centuries that were documented 85 years ago by Atlanta’s Peachtree Garden Club. How had the gardens fared over the decades, they wondered. Did any of them still exist? “We also wanted to show how beautiful they are,” Eaddy says. “We sought geographic distribution across the state and wanted to feature both public and private gardens with enough integrity relative to their original design left so people could understand that these were historic spaces.”

As for Dunaway, the authors note that it was a garden begun by a woman, actress Hetty Jane Dunaway, that was allowed to fade We’re Newly-Renovated and Now Also ... away after she died. The garden was rescued and restored by another woman, Jennifer Bigham, who opened it to the public. “The story to me Famous Hot Dogs, was how the garden was NEW Chili Dogs, BBQ, conceived by one woman Brunswick Stew, then brought back to life Gumbo & More! by another woman,” says Eaddy. Ice-Cold Beer plus

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The authors will speak at the June 12 meeting of the Coweta County Master Gardeners Backyard Association at 255 Pine Road, Newnan. “Seeking Eden” with photos by James R. Lockhart will be available for sale, and the authors will sign copies of their book beginning at 6:30 p.m. before the 7 p.m. meeting. Books will be available to purchase for $49.95 that evening. ❦ June 6, 2018 ❦ The SHOPPER ❦ Page 9

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Summer months can bring difficult choices for family caregivers The summer months bring with them family reunions, weddings and family vacations. If you are a caregiver to a loved one with dementia, you may be trying to decide if you should go and take your loved one; go without your loved one; or just not go. As you consider your options, here is my input. First and foremost on the decision whether you should go or not go, there is no decision to make. GO! One of the biggest issues that caregivers have is isolation. They Beth Dow just stop going. I know, it is often harder to go than to stay. But for your own mental and physical health and to be able to continue this caregiving role for the long haul, you cannot stop going. It is not being selfish, unfair, or whatever argument you come up with as a justification. You continuing to live your life to its fullest is what is best for both you and your loved one. Now, do you take your loved one or not? You must first stop thinking about what they used to love doing before the dementia. They are not the same person today. Reunions were a great chance to see family and reminisce about old times. Now for them, it becomes a place with strangers in a

strange place with activity and noise they don’t understand. It can be a frightening environment. You might say, well dad would never forgive me if he knew he missed his grandson’s wedding. But, will your father remember the wedding or even understand why he is there? I understand young people wanting their grandparents at their wedding. I understand distant family members wanting to see your loved one. But is attending that wedding or reunion what is best for your loved one with dementia? Most often, it is not. People with dementia struggle with brain failure before their bodies fail. So using their physical abilities as a measuring stick to decide if a trip should or shouldn’t be taken is not valid. The questions you need to ask are: Will my love one feel safe in a different environment with a different schedule? Will my loved one understand the event and recognize the people who are present? Is traveling with my loved one difficult and stress inducing for us both? If you have decided that the best option is for your loved one to stay at home, there may be friends or family members that will help. If not, there are home care agencies that can provide services while you are gone. Your loved one will get to keep their routine in familiar surroundings and you will come back home, refreshed and better able care for your loved one.

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When many people envision their wedding day, they probably picture the perfect dress or tuxedo, venue, flowers, cake and food. However, wedding costs can quickly add up, and couples can easily spend thousands if they don’t find ways to save money. If you’re on a tight budget or simply want to save your cash for your honeymoon, a down payment on a home or other expenses, here are some tips on how to save on your wedding day: • Don’t schedule your wedding ceremony on a Saturday. Getting married on a Friday or Sunday will save you a few thousand dollars. • Avoid peak season prices. Get married right after the wedding off-season, which occurs January through March, to avoid higher peak season prices. In general, wedding season begins in late spring and continues through early fall, with weddings peaking in June and September. • Don’t rush. Couples can save a lot of money by having a two-year engagement. They can book their venue and caterer far in advance while prices are cheaper, and they’ll have time to save cash from birthdays, Christmases and tax returns. They can also wait to receive deals on items such as save the date cards and invitations. • Get married at the courthouse. You can still wear fancy attire and invite guests, but this budget-friendly venue makes things easier and eliminates the stress and costs of a formal wedding ceremony. Then, have a small reception for your family and close friends. You’ll also have more money for the honeymoon. • Hold your ceremony and reception in the same place. This prevents transporting the bridal party and worrying about out-of-town guests getting lost. If you get married in a hotel, flowers can easily be moved to the reception area and you might get a deal on food, if a lot of guests book rooms in the hotel. This location could also be used for the rehearsal dinner. • Shop for white dresses that aren’t wedding gowns. Buying a prom dress or white bridesmaid dress and embellishing it, rather than buying an official wedding gown, can save thousands. Or,

find a previously-owned dress on Ebay, Once Wed or PreOwnedWeddingDresses. com. • Find ways to save on your wedding cake. Rather than having a large, tiered wedding cake, have someone make the top layer for a pedestal plate and then have sheet cakes for caterers to cut and serve to guests. Or, have cupcakes or cookies instead. • Take advantage of the grocery store. To save money, order your flowers and cake from a grocery store rather than a bakery or florist. • Limit alcohol options. Instead of offering guests endless alcohol choices, have only beer and wine or one signature drink. • Choose a venue that doesn’t need much decoration. Also, if you get married around the winter holidays, many venues are already beautifully decorated. • Make your own bouquets and centerpieces. Purchase and arrange your own flowers or get help from someone who is crafty. Another economical option is potted plants in Mason jars as centerpieces. • Shop at big sales. You can save lots of money by purchasing bridesmaids’ gifts during Black Friday sales or buying holiday dresses during the holiday shopping season that can be used as bridesmaids’ dresses. Also, shop online, such as on, to find deals on items such as ties and pocket squares for groomsmen. • Get secondhand items. Borrow décor from friends and family members who were recently married. • Seek help to reduce costs and fees. Delivery fees can quickly add up, so ask someone to help with picking up the flowers, dessert, etc. Also, allow loved ones to offer their services in exchange for a wedding gift, such as making the wedding cake or groom’s cake or serving as the DJ. ❦ June 6, 2018 ❦ The SHOPPER ❦ Page 11 770-253-1833

Faces of Philanthropy What’s raised here, stays here. Northgate’s Ashley Stephens receives 2018 Community Service Team scholarship


Spotlight … The Coweta Community Foundation has announced that SouthTowne Motors in Newnan has once again decided to serve as a Foundation Level partner of the Foundation. SouthTowne Motors in Newnan is a family-owned and operated Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealership serving the cities of Newnan, Atlanta, Peachtree City and the surrounding communities. SouthTowne celebrated its 26th anniversary in business this March, and during those 26 years, says owner Steve Mader, the business has sold some 77,400 new and used cars, including 4,400 new and used vehicles in 2017 alone. SouthTowne currently carries $32 million in new car inventory, $8 million in used car inventory, and $1.2 million in parts inventory. They also offer a Service Department with clean, well-lit accommodations, complimentary Wi-Fi internet access, HD TV, a children's play area and free coffee. SouthTowne is a huge facility with 32 service bays so it can meet customer needs in a timely manner. SouthTowne Motors has all I-CAR, ASE and GM Certified Technicians. Their certified techs are continuously taking the most up-to-date training available. Mader said they have some 30 technicians and noted, “We have two Master Technicians now.” In 2016, SouthTowne first became an annual partner of the Coweta Community Foundation at the Foundation Level. SouthTowne has again decided to serve as an annual partner and will be partnering with the Foundation on its signature events, which include the Big Give Community Blood Drive, the Saturday Down South Sporting Clays and Southern Supper, the Power of the Purse and the Farm to Table dinner. “I have invested in the Coweta Community Foundation because I have the utmost trust in the board of directors and the direction they are moving in,” said Mader. SouthTowne is well known for its charitable work in the community. The company has long supported community groups and projects including the Boys & Girls Club, CTCA, Southeastern Assistance in Healthcare, and driver’s ed programs at Newnan, East Coweta, and Northgate high schools. SouthTowne has also volunteered or sponsored activities with groups including the Boy Scouts of America Flint River Council, Carolyn Barron Montessori School, CLICK, Central Educational Center, Communities In Schools, Coweta-Fayette Rotary Club, Coweta Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Coweta Samaritan Clinic, Coweta Veterans Club, Ducks Unlimited, Ferst Foundation, Firefighter Scholarship Fund, Habitat for Humanity, Heard County Cattlemen's Association, Heard County FFA, Jason Trotter Foundation, Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta, Knights of Columbus, March of Dimes, Marine Corps League #1325, Masterworks Chorale, Newnan-Coweta Public Safety Foundation, Newnan Junior Service League, Newnan Kiwanis, Race for Riley, Rotary Club of Newnan, Run for Angels, St. George Youth Group, The Heritage School, The Joseph Sams School and the Veterans of Foreign Wars

June 2018 Nonprofit Calendar Saturday, June 2 9-10:45 a.m. H.E.L.P. Spay/Neuter Clinic Vaccine Day 12 The Crescent, Newnan

Friday & Saturday, June 8 & 9, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Howard Warner Playground Build Days Howard Warner School 55 Savannah St., Newnan

Monday, June 18, to Friday, June 22, 8:30-a.m.-1 p.m. Southern Conservation Trust’s Camp WILD, Line Creek Nature Area, Peachtree City

Tuesday, June 19, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Coweta County Family Connection Meeting Southern Arc Dance Center, 40 Greenway Ct., Suite D, Newnan

Tuesday, June 12, 9 a.m.-noon Coweta Community Foundation, Building an Engaged Nonprofit Board Part II The Newnan Centre, 1515 Lower Fayetteville Rd., Newnan Saturday, June 23, 9-10:45 a.m. H.E.L.P. Spay/Neuter Clinic Vaccine Day 12 The Crescent, Newnan

Sergio Wallace, center, the 2016-2017 Youth of the Year for both the Newnan-Coweta Boys and Girls Club and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta, was the guest speaker for the Community Service Team’s celebration at White Oak Golf Club on April 21. Front row, from left, are Ashley Stephens, Ashlyn Carney, Sergio Wallace, Samantha Morrison, Michelle McGrath; second row, Sara Ashley Estes, Michaela Fuller, Sam Huynh, Gracie Bolton, Mary Nichols Lollis; and at back, Jay Channell, Lela Daniell, Lili Clark, Chloe Epstein, Elizabeth Alexander and Jakob Kerr. Northgate High School senior Ashley Stephens was named the recipient of the third annual Community Service Team scholarship from the Coweta Community Foundation. The award was presented on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at the group’s end-of-the-year celebration at White Oak Golf Club. Following breakfast, the youth heard from another young leader, Sergio Wallace, who was the 2016-2017 Youth of the Year for the Newnan-Coweta Boys and Girls Club and went on to be named 2016-2017 Youth of the Year for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta. Also at the event, Backstreet Arts was named recipient of this year’s $500 grant from the Community Service Team. Executive Director Kim Ramey accepted the award on behalf of Backstreet Arts, whose mission is “to provide a safe, welcoming, creative environment to anyone who may benefit from the healing powers of art and community.” Members of the Community Service Team operate as a board and form relationships with local nonprofits. The goal is for these young leaders to have the opportunity to sit on a local nonprofit board by the time they are juniors or seniors in high school.

CCF holds Third Annual Saturday Down South fundraiser

On April 14, the Coweta Community Foundation hosted its Third Annual Saturday Down South Sporting Clays and Southern Supper at Blalock Lakes and again raised thousands of dollars that will directly benefit the community. Lori Duncan, the Foundation’s fundraising chair, did a great job of co-chairing this year’s event along with Suzanne Kleese-Stamps. The Foundation wishes to thank all of those who sponsored and attended this event. Because of their generosity, the Foundation will be able to continue to enhance our community’s quality of life through our grants program, the educational tools and resources provided to our nonprofit agencies, our high school Community Service Team, and our other programs.

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Make Vacation Bible School a part of your children’s summer plans Vacation Bible School, or VBS, has a been a constant for children every summer for years. The first VBS can be traced back to Hopeville, Illinois, in 1894. D.T. Miles, a public school teacher, who wanted to share more about the Lord than she could in the public schools. Fast forward and churches this summer fill to the brim with children, volunteers and pastors all celebrating with music, skits, crafts and the Bible. I have seen first hand the powerful impact VBS has on both children, families and the church. As a former Director of Children’s Ministries, I want to share a list some churches offering VBS in our our area and thank all those who help put on these activities. It takes countless people and months of preparation to put together these wonderful educational and fun summer events. In this day and age of social media and so many things vying for our children's attention, the good news is that churches this summer will still be filled to the brim with laughter, songs, and children jumping up and down for Jesus!

Friday, June 8 from 5 to 9 p.m. … the annual wine-tasting event in downtown Newnan. Individual tastings occur at a different downtown business, where guests should expect to perform a “wine walk” that moves through over 25 host locations. For more info call 770.253.8283 or visit

Please check out our website for some Vacation Bible Schools in our area. www. Most churches ask you to pre-register so please contact any church you are hoping to have your child attend. Always confirm dates and times as schedules can change.

__________________________________ Jazz In The Park Greenville Street Park

Jazz in the Park is at Greenville Street Park on Friday, June 8 from 7:45-10 pm. The event is free and presented by the Newnan Cultural Arts Commission and is in conjunction with Main Street Newnan Summer Wined Up the same evening. Robin Lattimore and band are performing. There will be food trucks. Everyone is invited to bring their lawn chairs and blankets for this event. For more information on the event visit Greenville St., Newnan, GA 30263


JUNE 8 & 9 … FRIDAY & SATURDAY Howard Warner Playground Build Days Volunteers needed June 8 & 9 to work on the Howard Warner Community Center Playground 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Weather permitting! You can sign up on the Coweta Community Foundations webpage 55 Savannah Street, Newnan, Georgia 30263 __________________________________



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Keep Newnan Beautiful’s Tire Amnesty event Sat., June 9 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon at 25 LaGrange St., behind Newnan City Hall. Free for all Coweta County residents. Email knb@ or call 678.673.5505 with any questions. Keep Newnan Beautiful


Newnan’s Spring Tour of Homes Homes of Distinction Newnan’s Annual Spring Tour of Homes is Saturday, June 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tour starts at the Newnan Historic Courthouse Visitor’s Center and features homes in the Historic Cole Town District Advance tickets $20; tickets day of tour $25 at Courthouse. All ticket sales benefit the ChildrenConnect Newnan Children’s Museum. or 470.414.22455


JUNE 10 & 12 & … SUNDAYS & TUESDAYS BINGO! at Coweta Veterans Club Newnan’s American Legion Post 57 hosts Bingo every Sunday at 6 p.m. and every Tuesday at 7 p.m. 5 - $100 games. Up to $1,000 Jackpot depending on number of players. $15 plays all games. Snack Bar. Smoke Free. Off of Hwy. 29N, across from A&W Nursery. Info 770.251.6949 130 Veterans Rd., Newnan


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This summer, the Coweta County Library System will be rocking with fun activities, great reads and exciting performers. As part of the state-wide summer reading campaign called “Libraries Rock”, the ever popular reading challenge will be back and the prizes for winners are sure to be a hit! Everyone who completes the reading challenge will be invited to a VIP finale party featuring magic, music and more. Registration is free.

Kicking off Monday, June 4, the 2018 Summer Reading Program will feature visits by Lee Bryan- that Puppet Guy, Dr. Magical Balloons, Animal Adventures, and fan favorite Magician Ken Scott. In addition, other featured shows include Magician/Musician Arthur Atsma, Juggler Todd Key, Mad Scientist Doc Atoms, Lew-E the Clown and the Reptile Wrangler.

All readers who complete the minimum reading requirement for their age group will be invited to attend the Summer Finale Party at Central Library. The Finale, on Saturday, July 21 will last from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. New activities this year include a Wax Hands booth, the Trackless Train, Touch-a-Truck, Cricket’s Petting Zoo, and a Green Screen Picture. Returning activities will be Face Painting, Ballooning and Library Crafts. There will also be an appearance by magician Arthur Atsma and a visit from the Reptile Wrangler. Refreshments will be provided.

Information on the Summer Reading program and all summer activities can be found on the library system’s website at and on the Coweta School System’s website at www.coweta. Additionally, staff at all branches of the Coweta County Library system are pleased to help with questions and information needs. For more information on Summer Reading and any other program at Coweta Libraries, please see the library’s website or visit your favorite Coweta library branch.

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with Angela Like sweet tea with lemon? Try it in a cake!

When I realized I hadn’t yet shared a dessert recipe here in the Shopper Kitchen all year, I quickly realized it was time to remedy the situation, so here’s a sweet treat that’s perfect for this season! Thanks to the internet, we now have an amazing array of recipes at our fingertips all the time. If you’re like me, you may even have a Pinterest board or two devoted to recipes you wish to try—or at least to dream about trying. Not long ago, I saw a Facebook recipe for a cake said to taste like sweet tea and lemonade. Intrigued, I purchased all the ingredients for the cake and got ready to bake. But just before I fired up the oven, I noted the reviews for the cake were consistently low, with lots of 1- and 2-star ratings. The cake, it turns out, was too dry, and I’d rather have no cake than a dry cake. That recipe got tossed. Yet I loved the idea of a cake flavored with sweet tea and lemon, so I searched through my recipes and considered which ingredients work well in the cakes I like best. Then I decided to experiment with flavoring the cake batter with tea and the frosting with lemon, and here’s the result, a cake that made me happy (it wasn’t dry!), and my husband said, “That one’s a keeper.” I hope you’ll want to keep it too!


Sweet-Tea-with-Lemon Cake

Batter: • 1 cup whole milk titute 3 tea bags) • 3 teaspoons loose black tea (or subs n baking powder poo • 3 cups all-purpose flour • 1 teas n salt poo • 1 teaspoon baking soda • 1/2 teas ulated sugar gran s cup • 1-1/2 • 4 large eggs extract illa van n poo • 1 teas • 3/4 cup vegetable oil Frosting: se, softened • 1-1/2 (8-ounce) packages cream chee h lemon juice fres cup 1/4 • • 1/4 cup butter, softened r suga d • 1 (16-ounce) box powdere • 2 teaspoons lemon zest are a 9 x 13-inch pan with cooking Preheat oven to 350 degrees and prep in the microwave for 2 minutes, spray. Set aside. Heat the milk on high minutes before straining it add the tea leaves, and steep tea for five r for steeping the tea, but in a filte from the milk. (I use a paper tea bag filter.) Meanwhile, in a large bowl, pinch, you can also use a paper coffee soda and salt. In another large combine flour, baking powder, baking bine. Add the oil and vanilla bowl, whisk the eggs, add sugar, and com slowly add the dry ingredients to and combine well. Using a hand mixer, infused milk. Pour batter into the egg mixture, alternating with the teaor until a knife inserted in the the pan and bake for 30 to 35 minutes completely before frosting. cool center comes out clean. Allow cake to er at medium speed, beat the To make frosting: Using an electric mix Add lemon juice and blend. Add cream cheese and butter until creamy. er at low speed. Stir in lemon the powdered sugar gradually, using mix zest before frosting the cake.

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The Film Fix

… Where film buffs get their fix with Jonathan W. Hickman

Capsule Reviews. (Rating System - A “Fix" is recommended and a “No Fix” isn’t.) In Theatres Now Solo: A Star Wars Story … Fix RATING Saved by Donald Glover’s affected, but interesting, performance as the cape wearing Lando, “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” is much better than the troubled production that spawned it. While certainly not a bad film, this Han Solo origin story feels soft and definitely hints at the “Star Wars” universe future, one in which there are likely more porgs on the horizon. This potentially edgy narrative has a young Han (played by Alden Ehrenreich) escaping enslavement on one planet by joining the Empire on another. Of course, he washes out and becomes part of a ragtag team of robbers led by the mysterious Beckett (Woody Harrelson). And this is where Han quickly proves himself valuable as a crack pilot. Along the way, he gains the friendship of Chewbacca (Joonas Suotamo) and the flashy Lando Calrissian (Donald Glover). The “Star Wars” mythology is laced throughout “Solo,” which effectively undercuts the film’s independence due to the need to connect it to the franchise. Unlike “Rogue One,” Han’s standalone story can’t shake the cutes that also marred “The Last Jedi.” What could have been a gritty space Western with bite becomes another watered down adventure installment that fails to distinguish itself enough to be truly memorable. H H H H H

Deadpool2 … Fix RATING

“Deadpool 2” is funnier and more action-packed than its predecessor. Filled with unconventional kills, four-letter words, sexual references, and even more idiosyncratic kills that leave a high, but comedic, bodycount, fans will be thrilled. H H H H H

Fahrenheit 451 (HBO) … V No Fix RATING HBO’s adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s classic novel “Fahrenheit 451” is an awful miss. This ill-conceived adaptation from director Ramin Bahrani and screenwriter Amir Naderi borrows hints from the source material, but ultimately forgets the inherent tension that so permeated it. Spoiler here, one of the devices Bradbury used was the overarching threat of nuclear war to help keep things on a constant knife’s edge. There’s none of that in Bahrani’s film. H H H H H

Life of the Party … V No Fix RATING The always funny McCarthy is surrounded by nothing of substance in the weightless “Life of the Party.” Away from the big screen, Melissa McCarthy is the proud mother of two, but from watching her in “Life of the Party,” you wouldn’t know it. Aside from a few scant moments of chuckle-inducing nonsense, this film is incompetently made and terribly insincere. In the film, McCarthy plays Deanna, an empty-nester whose husband has left her. Lost, she decides to join her coed daughter at school in order to complete the college degree that evaded her when she was younger. Raunchy laughs are expected. Oddly, “Life of the Party” is not concerned with the reality of modern divorce, the relationship of mothers and daughters, or the value of a good college education. It does serve, however, as a launching pad for McCarthy’s humor. But the PG-13 script is way too restrained and limiting, and stuck in low gear. H H H H H

RBG … Fix RATING The inspiring documentary, “RBG,” can’t contain its love for its subject. And that’s why it’s such a wonderful film. Wildly over-the-top and extraordinarily meta, the tilted, self-parody “Deadpool 2” loops back on itself to find a kind of rare profundity. I liked it, and I want to see it again. When Wade Wilson aka Deadpool (the “ugly” Ryan Reynolds) loses someone close to him at the hands of ruthless armed killers, he sets out to get some old-fashioned revenge. “Time to make the chimichangas,” again. As Deadpool plots his killing spree, the true blue-steel Colossus (voiced by Stefan Kapicic) desperately wants to channel that pain forcing him into the hero role. Of course, as we know, Deadpool is having none of it. And in time, he’ll assemble his own team of misfit mutants he calls X-Force. But a man from the future named Cable (Josh Brolin) will come a knocking, which causes all sorts of violent, destructive mayhem. To break the fourth wall Deadpool-style, that’s all the spoilers you’re gonna get.

A love story, “RBG” is about one woman’s love for the law, as well as her loving relationship with her supportive husband. There are no warts on display in this film, and that feels exactly right. The second woman to be appointed to the US Supreme Court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg is an iconic presence in American jurisprudence. Her achievements in the law outside of her place on the Court had already more than qualified her for documentary treatment, but recently, having achieved a pop culture following, a film about her seemed all but inevitable. And co-directors Julie Cohen and Betsy West do an excellent job balancing the lighter side of her legacy with the meatier and most important aspects that certainly make her the Notorious RBG. H H H H H

Terminal … Fix RATING Visually, “Terminal” is really something. Bathed in neon, day-go fluorescents and set in an odd, almost futuristic station, it’s interesting to watch. But the

often bizarre story fails to engage, even though the cast is eclectic and top shelf. When hitmen Alfred (Max Irons) and Vince (Dexter Fletcher) take a high-risk job, they soon realize that they may have bitten off more than they can chew. And when they encounter curious waitress Annie (Margot Robbie), they are drawn into a mystery that might take them down. Along the way, we meet the depressed Bill (Simon Pegg) and a weird janitor (Mike Myers), who may be hiding something. Aside from the visuals, the draw here is clearly Robbie. She’s sexy and has some fun with the character, but the script doesn’t make the most of her radiance. And seeing Myers on screen is a surprising treat, but again, it’s a performance in need of better writing. “Terminal” is fun to look at, if, at the same time, frustrating to digest. H H H H H

June Releases: Oceans 8 … June 9 This “Oceans 11” spinoff flips the script casting an all women team led by Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett. The member of the Ocean family in this one is Debbie (Bullock), who is released from prison and plans a new heist at New York City’s annual Met Gala with an all-star team of larceny experts. Gary Ross (“Seabiscuit,” “Hunger Games”) directs. H H H H H

Incredibles 2 … June 15 Finally, we get a sequel to Pixar’s wonderful 2004 “The Incredibles.” The first superhero family is back and this time Mr. Incredible (Craig T. Nelson) has to play Mr. Mom, as wife Helen (Holly Hunter) aka Elastigirl is called back into action. But saving the world might be easier than taking care of Jack-Jack, as his destructive powers continue to develop. H H H H H

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom June 22 Hopefully “Fallen Kingdom” will be an improvement on 2015’s hit reboot of the dinosaur science fiction series. Let’s face it, aside from some scary and thrilling moments, there were problems with “Jurassic World.” In this film, Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard are back to mount a campaign to rescue the dinos from extinction as the island’s dormant volcano roars to life. Jeff Goldblum returns to the franchise with this installment. H H H H H (Jonathan W. Hickman is an entertainment attorney, filmmaker, college professor, and novelist. More about Jonathan can be found by visiting

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Davis and Park Chosen to Represent CFEMC at National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s Youth Tour Over 100 Georgia students to take part in leadership experience in Washington D.C.

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Coweta Fayette Electric Membership Corporation (CFEMC) has selected Madison Davis, a junior at Sandy Creek High School, and Jasmine Park, a junior at East Coweta High School, to attend the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s Annual Youth Tour to be held in Washington, D.C. June 7-14. “We’re excited to have Madison and Jasmine represent our EMC on this tour,” Chellie Phillips, Vice President of Communications and Public Relations, said. “They are both outstanding students and it makes us proud that we have the opportunity to provide this experience for them.” Participants in the program learn about electric cooperatives, but they also have a chance to see sights of interest in our nation’s capital as well. This year’s students will see: Korean War Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam War Memorial, WWII Memorial and Reflecting Pool, Tour Mount Vernon and Arlington Cemetery, see a theatrical production, visit the Smithsonian’s, the FDR Memorial and much more. Georgia students will join over 1,600 students from across the United States in activities that are designed to provide leadership training and encourage high school students to make a difference in their home communities. Madison is the daughter of Jerry and Sue Davis. She maintains a 4.0 GPA while taking AP Classes, serving as team captain for the Sandy Creek Girls’ Varsity Soccer team, and being a member of both the Academic Bowl Team and Library Team. She is an intern with both the Fayette Chamber of Commerce and Christian City. Madison plans to earn a degree in International Business or Finance and ultimately pursue her MBA. Jasmine is the daughter of Esther Chu and Jay Park. She is a member of the Science Olympiad team, Mu Alpha Theta, serves as Key Club secretary, provides web master services for the STEM academy and is a varsity athlete on the Cross-Country team. She volunteers at Piedmont Newnan Hospital, Bridging the Gap and Atlanta Homeless. Because of her strong interest in science and math, Jasmine plans to pursue a career in a STEM related field such as medicine and health. Coweta Fayette EMC is a member-owned cooperative providing electricity and related services to over 80,000 consumers in Coweta, Fayette, Heard, Fulton, Clayton, Meriwether, Spalding and Troup counties.

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TIP #3 Keep your home show-ready 24/7 It can be difficult to keep your home picture-perfect for buyers all the time, but it is well worth the pain and suffering. Having your property listed on the market will require you to live a certain way while your home is listed. This means keeping your home clean and presentable at all times. This includes smells and pets. Landscaping and keeping a yard “fresh” is to not be overlooked. You do not know when that perfect buyer will be calling to your home! (Jess Barron is an Associate Broker with Lindseys, Inc. Realtors and President of the Newnan-Coweta Board of Realtors.)

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and at the following location Monday - Friday (except legal holidays), 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. A nominal fee for copying and/ or mailing may be charged. Arrangements for copying should be made in advance. Russell A. Kelly, Chief Permits and Services Division ADEM 1400 Coliseum Blvd. [Mailing address: PO Box 301463; Zip 36130-1463] Montgomery, Alabama 36110-2400 (334) 271-7714 Persons wishing to comment may do so, in writing, to the Department's named contact above within 30 days following the publication date of this notice. In order to affect final decisions, comments must offer technically substantial information that is applicable to the proposed permit. A written request for a public hearing may also be filed within that 30-day period and must state the nature of the issues proposed to be raised in the hearing. The Director shall hold a public hearing whenever it is found, on the basis of hearing requests, that there exists a significant of public interest in the If your tomato plants grew large and had dark green,degree healthy foliage, then permit application or draft permit. a The Director may also chances are they received too much nitrogen. This is actually fairly common hold a hearing if he determines problem. Too much nitrogen can cause vigorous vegetative shoot growth but one fewor that it would clarify more issues involved intothe blooms or fruit. This is one of the reasons why soil tests are important prior permit decision. After consideration of all planting. written comments, review of any publicinitial hearing record, Tomatoes are medium feeders and will require fertilizer beyond the starter and consideration of the the Alabama solution. In the absence of a soil test, incorporate 1.5 pounds requirements of 10-10-10of fertilizer Water Pollution Control Act, for 100 square feet of bed prior to planting. Use a complete fertilizer that contains the Federal Water Pollution Act and Federal minor nutrients. After the first tomatoes form on the vine andControl are about thethesize of Safe Drinking Water Act applicable regulations, a quarter, sidedress them with 10-10-10 at the rate of 1 pound per 100 square feet ofthe Department will make a final bed. Repeat every three to four weeks until harvest is completed. determination. The Department will develop a response to comments, You may see different problems this growing season from what you experienced which will become part of the last year. In very wet growing seasons, like the one we are experiencing it isbe public record now, and will available to persons upon request. Notice will be sent to any person requesting notice of the final action. The Department maintains a list of interested individuals who are mailed legal notices regarding proposed permits. If you wish to receive such notices, contact the Permits & Services Division via telephone (334-2717714), e-mail (permitsmail@, or postal service (P.O. Box 301463, Montgomery, AL 361301463). This notice is hereby given this 25th day of January, 2017, by authorization of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management. Lance R. LeFleur Director Nondiscrimination Statement: The Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in the administration of its programs. (4)

ed in Randolph County, der must tender a non- of 301.43 ft. to an iron pin found recorded in refundable deposit of Five (rebar); thence S 05°12'59" E a Randolph C Alabama, to wit: Dollars and distance of 310.93 ft. to an iron Book #1, on Beginning at the SW cor- Thousand ner of the SW 1/4 of the SW no/100 ($5,000.00) in certi- pin set on the Easterly ROW of Property 1/4 of Section 13, Township fied or cash funds at the Old US Hwy #431 and the Point for informat South, Range 12 East in time and place of the sale. of Beginning of the hereafter 1169 Gr June 6, 2018 ❦property; The SHOPPER ❦ Page 21 AL The balance of the❦ purRandolph County, Alabama, Roanoke, described thence conchase price must be paid in tinuing along said ROW bearing and run East along the THIS PR South line of said Section certified funds by close of S 10°40'28" E a distance of BE SOLD O 13, a distance of 577.50 business on the next busi- 200.00 ft. to an iron pin set; WHERE feet to a fence corner at the ness day thereafter at the thence leaving the ROW bearing S U B J E C T SW corner of the William H. Law Office of Shapiro and N 82°22'27" E a distance of E A S E Bell property; thence due Ingle, LLP at the address 125.00 ft. to an iron pin set: ENCUMBRA Shapiro thence N 10°40'29" W a distance EXCEPTION North along the West line of indicated below. the William H. Bell property and Ingle, LLP reserves the of 200.00 ft. to an iron pin set; IN THE MO and across the county right to award the bid to the thence S 82°22'27" W a distance THOSE CO blacktop road a distance of next highest bidder, or to of 125.00 ft. to an iron pin set and THE RECO 731 feet, more or less, to reschedule the sale, should the Point of Beginning. OFFICE OF the North right of way line the highest bidder fail to Being the same property OF PROBA of said county blacktop road timely tender the total described in that certain Deed COUNTY (The Roanoke to Lebanon amount due. recorded in Deed Book 356, A B O V E - D Alabama law gives some Pages 200-206 in the Office of PROPERTY Church Road); thence persons who have an inter- the Judge of Probate, Randolph THIS PROP northeasterly along said North right of way line of est in property the right to County, Alabama. SOLD the Roanoke to Lebanon redeem the property under Subject to all easements, W A R R A N T circumstances. restrictions and reservations RECOURSE Church Road a distance of certain 325 feet to an iron rod cor- Programs may also exist appearing of record. Said sale OR IMPLIED ner at the Point of Beginning that help persons avoid or will also be made subject to any USE AND/O of the property herein con- delay the foreclosure pro- Federal Tax Liens and/or veyed: thence North 27º 30' cess. An attorney should be Special Assessments of any West a distance of 150 feet consulted to help you nature, if any, which might to an iron rod corner; thence understand these rights and adversely affect the title to the 62º 30' East a distance of programs as a part of the property. The property is being 125 feet to an iron rod cor- foreclosure process. sold "as is, where is". Said U.S. Bank National property is sold without warranner; thence South 27º 30' Association, as Trustee for ty or recourse, expressed or East a distance of 150 feet Citigroup Mortgage Loan implied as to title, use or enjoyto an iron rod corner on the Trust Inc., Asset-Backed ment. This sale is made for the North right of way line of and suspend it in a clear glass of water. 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not uncommon to see some nitrogen deficiency in tomato plants, which is why soil testing is so important. Other problems you may see include fruit cracking, blossom-endtorot, catfacing, good home:or bacterial wilt. This isn’t an all-inclusive list of course, but these are some of the most Classified common things that you can look for. Look for resistant varieties to help avoid ads some offering free pets. of these issues. Fruit Cracking is due to rapid growth after periods of slow growth. Excessive rain, rain after drought and heavy fertilization can cause this problem. Harvest your tomatoes after they begin to turn red but before they crack. Look for cracking resistant varieties. If you are Blossom-end Rot (BER) appears as a dry leathery spot on the blossompets end of advertising such tomatoes. The spot is usually on the blossom end, is tough and leathery and slightly as kittens or puppies sunken. It is caused by lack of calcium. Inadequate water supply, to low lowfree, soil bepH givenoraway calcium levels can cause this problem. we will run the ad in the Once a plant has BER, it is hard to control. Calcium is best taken Classified up by thesection rootsfor so no charge. sprays are not very effective, but plants will often grow out of the problem as growing conditions improve.

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Zen Monkey’s News and Musings … ***** The Five Guys burger joint in Ashley Park is back open after a remodel. Arguably the best fries in town. ***** It appears Uncle Maddio’s is reopening as “now hiring” signs are in the store windows. The pizza parlor shut down for several weeks and no one was sure what was going on. ***** Luck is hard work residue. ***** Newnan Junior Service League presented Coweta CASA with a check for $20,000. The money will be used to recruit and train new “Court Appointed Special Advocates” for children in Coweta County. ***** The Coweta Community Foundation has announced the establishment of a Bike Coweta Fund with the Foundation as a way for bicycling enthusiasts and supporters to help make Coweta a safe and bikefriendly community. Chris Doane, one of Bike Coweta’s board members, says they are “dedicated to advocating on behalf of local and visiting cyclists in Coweta County. Bike Coweta’s goals are to provide a safe and bicycle-friendly community to local citizens and to encourage cycling tourism to the area.” *****

on the Newnan Crossing Bypass, Honda of Newnan is owned by Hendrick Automotive Group. ***** Northgate High School senior Ashley Ann Stephensis the recipient of the 2018 Newnan-Coweta Historical Society Scholarship. The presentation was made by Gary Welden of the NCHS Scholarship Committee during Northgate’s Honors Night. The $10,000 scholarship is for for local students intending to pursue a college education in a history-related field. ***** Cowetans raised more than $100,000 for the American Cancer Society at the 2018 Coweta Relay for Life. ***** A sold-out crowd of four hundred guests attended the inaugural Drive & Dine event at Porsche Experience Center Atlanta to raise $243,000 in support of Christian City Children’s Village and the Safe Place program. Event proceeds will help provide abandoned, abused, runaway and homeless youth a safe home in a loving family environment to heal their wounded spirits and thrive at Christian City Children’s Village. ***** Accept what is. Let go of what was. And have faith in what will be. *****

The Hands Free Georgia Act was signed by Gov. Deal. It prohibits holding a cellphone while driving. That includes, texting, browsing and most other issues. Phones can be used with wireless earphones or the phone’s speaker.

About 300 new jobs are expected to be created when Saddle Creek Logistics Services moves into a 1.2 million square-foot industrial building at the Coweta Industrial Park. The company provides supply chain programs for retailers, manufacturers, and ecommerce companies.



To be happy is a great decision.

Construction will soon start on the first section of LINC after city officials awarded a $2.8 million contract to Lewallen Construction Co. LINC is a planned 25-mile multi-use trail system that will wind its way throughout Newnan. The first section will link Newnan Crossing Blvd. to the The Donald W. Nixon Centre for Performing and Visual Arts and nearby areas. This section is about one and a half miles long.

***** Elm Street Elementary School’s music teacher, Josh Tate, was named the Coweta County School System’s 2018 Teacher of the Year. The other two finalists were Lori Beuttenmuller, an English as a Second Language teacher at Welch Elementary School; and Cathrine Nolan, a science and agriculture teacher at the Central Educational Center. ***** A new car dealership has opened in Newnan. Located


The Coweta Community Foundation has announced the establishment of the Friends of Coweta Pickleball Fund with the Foundation. “Pickleball is an inexpensive sport compared to almost any other sport, but currently we have limited courts and limited times when the courts can be used since basketball and volleyball take precedence,” said local pickleball enthusiast Billy Perkins. He said pickleball is the country’s fastest-growing sport, and according to the Sports & Fitness Industry Association, pickleball now has nearly 2.5 million players. ***** Jennifer Key has been named chief nursing officer at Piedmont Newnan Hospital, bringing with her more than 19 years of experience in nursing and leadership. “Jennifer has been an integral part of the hospital’s leadership team, leading women’s services since 2014,” Michael Robertson, CEO of Piedmont Newnan, said. “She brings a strong passion and ability to engage all levels of nursing and hospital operations.” ***** Never use your wizard wand to stir your coffee. ***** The Coweta County Convention & Visitor’s Bureau and the Newnan Carnegie Library are collaborating to present a two-night event featuring the movie “Murder in Coweta County.” This year marks the 70th anniversary of the murder and 35 years since the movie aired. Dick Atkins, the producer of the CBS made-for-TV movie, will discuss the memories of making the movie in neighboring counties in 1982. The movie was based on the book of the same name written by Margaret Anne Barnes, a local newspaper reporter at the time of the Wallace trial. It aired in February of 1983 and starred Andy Griffith and Johnny Cash. The events will be in mid-July. ***** The Newnan Police Department is now an official “Safe Place,” a location where youths can seek safety after running away or being kicked out of their homes. Such designations act as shelters until help agencies can meet with the kids to assess their needs and get them housed and fed. *****

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MLS #8380327 LAKE REDWINE. Handsome, traditional 3BR, 2 ½ BA w/lake view. Master on main, vaulted greatrm w/fplc. Formal DR, updated kit w/granite island, built-in convection & microwave ovens, breakfast rm, hardwd flrs, front & back porches Pvt landscaped bkyd. $359,900 (Frank/ Jess)

MLS #8166021 SPORTSMAN’S PARADISE CLOSE TO TOWN. Come see this 35.6+/- ac tract on Smokey Rd. Half heavily wooded & half open. 3 Ponds, 4 BR/3BA home plus 1BR/1BA guest house. Lots of Deer, Dove, Turkey & Ducks. Less than 3 miles from Downtown Newnan. Don’t miss this rare opportunity. $495,000 (Frank)

MLS #8305346 STATELY BRICK HOME ON FINISHED BASEMENT ON 37+/- ACS Foyer entrance w/wide staircase, hardwd flrs, family rm w/ brick f/p, separate DR, updated kitchen overlooking backyard & acreage. Spacious master BR w/reading or office area. Regulation size basketball court. $495,000 (Frank/Jess)

MLS #7635281 ATTENTION DEVELOPERS. 96.2 WOODED ACRES on Grandma Branch Rd in downtown Grantville with utilities available & stocked pond. All preliminary plans for a 130 lot subdivision in file. Easy access to I-85, Newnan, and LaGrange. A real buy at only $3,900 per acre (FRANK) +/-

MLS #8355792 BEAUTIFUL 3BR/2BA w/FENCED BACKYD in choice Northgate location. Fresh paint. Spacious LR w/high ceilings & fplc. Tiled kit w/deep cabinets & granite counters. MBA w/garden tub, sep shower & tiled flr. 2 BR’s u/s w/shared BA. Screen breezeway w/Bose sound system. Reduced to $209,900 (Jess)

MLS #8356195 SUPERB BRICK OFFICE BLDG IN CHOICE HWY 34 LOCATION. Very high traffic count. Easy access to I-85! Second office area downstairs w/own entrance. Could be leased as separate office. Outbuilding. Pond located on back of property. $499,900 (Jess/ Frank)

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509+/- WOODED ACRES. Ideal for development. Zoned industrial in Grantville city limits. Long rail frontage. Owners are Brokers. $12,500/ac. (Frank/Chip) _________________________________________________________ 13 CHOICE BUILDING LOTS in Grantville in Bohannon Woods. Easy access to I-85, Atlanta, Newnan, LaGrange & Columbus. Covenants & Restrictions in file. $12,000/lot. Frank _________________________________________________________ 11.12+/- WOODED ACRES. Ideal for homesite or development. Estate sized tract for family compound or use. Lots of deer and turkey. Close to Newnan and schools. $83,400. (Frank/Chip) _________________________________________________________ 2 SPACIOUS VACANT LOTS in West Coweta on East Coggins Road. Easy access to Newnan, Franklin or Carrollton. Sold ‘as is’. $29,000/lot. Frank _________________________________________________________

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MLS #8327258 SPECTACULAR WATERFRONT, BRICK TWO STORY ON FULL BSMT IN CHOICE ARBOR SPRINGS! 4BR/4.5BA. Deck overlooks lake. Fenced bkyd. Hardwds on main. Formal LR, w/fplc. DR w/butler’s pantry. Kit w/bfast rm & ss appliances. $699,900. (Jess/Frank)

ATTENTION HANDY MEN! Aluminum siding home needs repair but could be a good investment. 3 BR, 1 1/2 BA, living rm, kitchen & den. Partial chainlink fenced yard. Off street parking on west side of house. Needs work but sold ‘as is’. $29,900. (Frank)

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MLS #8303235 BEAUTIFUL CA 1886 HISTORIC VICTORIAN STYLE 2 STORY HOME on lrg lot in downtown Greenville. Wrap around front porch, 9’+ ceilings. 13x18 rms. Crown molding. Original heart pine flrs in great condition! Sep DR w/built-in china cabinet. 2 lrg greatrms! Price Reduced to $146,900. (Frank/Jess)

WELL BUILT FOUR SIDED BRICK RANCH ON QUIET CUL-DE-SAC with newer roof, central heat and a/c, double pane windows and paved carport, living room. formal dining room, spacious den, 3 bedrooms, full updated bath, storage building. Price Reduced to $129,900! (Frank/Jess)

MLS #8241901 CUSTOM BRICK LAKE FRONT HOME ON 3+ acs w/hardwds. Solarium & breakfast rm, large deck, patio & dock. Kitchen w/ walnut cabinets, grill cooktop, granite c’tops, ss appliances. Cathedral ceiling in den & f/p w/gas logs, formal DR. Master upstairs. Bsmt. $299,900. (Jess/Alyson)

MLS #8357861 87 ACRES ON TERRELL RD & PERDUE RD IN MERIWETHER! Timber cut in 2016. Some hardwd remain. Stream & possible lakesite. 823’+/- frontage on Terrell Rd & 1214’+/- frontage on Perdue Rd. Currently under CUVA for tax purposes. $1950/per acre. (Frank) +/-

28 PLATTED BUILDING LOTS in Downtown Hogansville with all utilities. Just $9500 per Lot. Frank _________________________________________________________ 2 WOODED VACANT LOTS IN NORTH COWETA CO. New shopping nearby. Subject to covenants/restrictions of Chandlers Run Subdivision. $19,500/each. Frank _________________________________________________________ NICE BUILDING LOT, with stream, close to Elm St. school & downtown Newnan. $35,000. Frank _________________________________________________________

COMMERCIAL _________________________________________________________ 6.85 ACRES on Newnan’s 2nd busiest street (Temple Ave./Hwy 34 West). Great for shopping center or medical complex. $495,000. Frank. _________________________________________________________ VACANT COMMERCIAL LOT on corner of Fair & Haynie St. Lays well. Composed of 4 original lots/may be subdividable. Zoned CUN - Urban Neighborhood Commercial District. $55,000. Frank

MLS #8270470 CIRCA 1932 ERA BUNGALOW w/3 BR, full bath, living room, dining room &CT kitchen. NTtheRA DER CO UN Laundry connections are off back porch. Front porch w/awnings. $39,900. (Frank)

MLS #8371569 WELL BUILT 1960 ERA BRICK RANCH on 21+/- open & wooded acs w/stream. Formal DR. Spacious den. 3 BR/2 BA. 2 year old central heat & a/c. Carport w/utility rm. Partial bsmt. 3 roomy storage bldgs. Great northwest Coweta location. Lots of wildlife. $219,900. (Frank)

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MLS #8187572 STUNNING EUROPEAN 1.5 STORY w/ full bsmt on White Oak Golf Course. Spectacular views! 400+/- S/F Deck. Circular driveway. 2 story mstr suite w/loft! Granite c’tops in kitchen & baths. Theatre rm & sunrm w/ wet bar. Price Reduced to $429,900. (Frank/Jess)

FANTASTIC RANCH in heart of downtown Newnan! Lrg LR w/f/p & mantle. Sunrm. Sep DR. Modern updated kitchen w/granite counters. Deck overlooks fenced backyard w/ gorgeous pecan trees and 10x16 storage shed. Heated & cooled bsmt offers large living area. $199,500. (Jess)

MLS #8349485 RARE FIND & OPPORTUNITY IN NORTH NEWNAN! Ideal for residential development. 32+/- Acs w/2 ponds . Extensive road frontage on Hwy 29N & Old Atlanta Hwy. Potential Commercial Development. Near Newnan Country Club & easy I-85 access. Price Reduced to $799,900. (Jess/Frank)

MLS #8371013 MODERN OPEN FLOOR PLAN in North Newnan. Large open greatrm w/stone f/p, new hardwd DE flrs & dining area. Kit w/lrg UN R CONTRACT granite island, bfast area, stainless appliances. Lrg secondary BRs. Bonus rm could be 5th BR. Big loft area upstairs. Price Reduced to $349,900. (Jess)

RARE OPPORTUNITY IN DOWNTOWN SENOIA! Excellent location next to Synovus Bank on Hwy 16E with very high traffic count. Close proximity to booming downtown Senoia & Hwy 16/ Hwy 85 intersection. Easy access to Peachtree City & Sharpsburg! $499,900 (Jess/Frank) _________________________________________________________ 6.564+/- ACRES ZONED GENERAL COMMERCIAL. Frontage on I-85, Gordon Road & Hwy. 16. Completely chain link fenced. $1,250,000. Frank (Owner-Agent) _________________________________________________________ FOR LEASE – White Oak Professional Center. 1100 sq.ft. to 8100 sq.ft. professional space near White Oak Entrance. $14.50/sq.ft. & up. Robert Hinely 678-877-5874. _________________________________________________________ Information Deemed Reliable But Not Guaranteed.

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JUNE 4 - 8 & … MONDAY - FRIDAY PTC SDA Church’s Vacation Bible School The Peachtree City SDA Church Vacation Bible School, “Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus,” continues through Friday, June 8 from 6 - 8:30 p.m. nightly. Your kids will experience amazing experiments, creative games, new friends, tropical treats, and surprising adventures! You can register online at • 4957 Hwy 34 E, Sharpsburg


JUNE 6 … WEDNESDAY NYT Bestselling Author Karen White Book Talk & Signing at PTC Library Join us Wed., June 6 at 10 a.m. as we kick off the adult Summer Reading Program with a book talk and signing event with author Karen White. Her latest book is Dreams of Falling. She is the New York Times bestselling author of more than twenty novels. Books will be available for purchase on site. Finger food will be provided. This event is free and open to the public. No registration required. For more information visit 201 Willowbend Rd, Peachtree City, GA 30269


JUNE 6 & … 1ST WEDNESDAYS 1 Million Cups 1 Million Cups the first Wednesday of the month at 9 a.m. at 15 Perry Street. Come listen and support entrepreneurs, get motivation for your idea or just enjoy some great coffee from Kauai Coffee. More information at,, and free tickets at 15 Perry Street, Newnan


JUNE 6 … WEDNESDAY Multi-Company Job Fair Multi-company Job Fair Wed., June 6, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. ! Entry level positions available with training provided. Great starting pay with superior earning potential at each of the employers. Dress ready for an interview. Bring resume and ID. For more info contact the Department of Labor 770.836.6668 or Goodwill Thomas Crossroads Career Center 678.854.6839 ext. 4 Thomas Crossroads Goodwill Career Center 3121 Hwy 34 East, Newnan, GA


JUNE 7 & 21 & … EVERY OTHER THURSDAY Darkness to Light (D2L) Support Group Resurrection Lutheran is pleased to announce Darkness to Light (D2L) Support groups for individuals diagnosed with Bipolar disorder any type. The D2L support group meetings focus on mutual aid and strategies for living the fullest life possible. By sharing experiences, insights, and ideas, people get peer-to-peer support from their peers. Participants will develop wellness plans and learn how to discuss their illness with loved ones. The meetings are every other Thursday from 7 to 8 p.m. We hope to see you there! 1250 Lora Smith Road, Newnan,GA 30265 __________________________________ JUNE 7 & … FIRST THURSDAY Senoia DDA Promotions Committee Meets Join the Senoia DDA Promotions Committee Meetings the first Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. 68 Main Street, Senoia, GA

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JUNE 9 & 13 & … SATURDAYS & WEDNESDAYS 2018 Coweta County Farmers Market Saturdays at Asa M Powell Expo Center 9 to 1 Wednesdays at Newnan on the Square 9 to 1 June 2 through October 20. For information call Cynthia Jackson at 678.378.2415


JUNE 9 … SATURDAY Newnan’s Spring Tour of Homes Homes of Distinction Newnan’s Annual Spring Tour of Homes is June 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tour starts at the Newnan Historic Courthouse Visitor’s Center and features homes in the Historic Cole Town District Advance tickets $20; tickets day of tour $25 at Courthouse. All ticket sales benefit the ChildrenConnect Newnan Children’s Museum. or 470.414.22455


JUNE 9 … SATURDAY Balloons Over Fayette 3rd Annual Balloons over Fayette at the Whitewater Complex on Saturday, June 9th, from 5 to 10 p.m. Balloons over Fayette is a family oriented event with tethered hot air Balloon rides, balloon glow, inflatable rides, food, craft and informational vendors, entertainment, and more for only $5 per person, 5 yrs and under free! 100 Wildcat Way, Whitewater School Complex Fayetteville, GA 30215


JUNE 9 … SATURDAY Hike and Paddle at The Bend Come out Saturday, June 9, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. to Chattahoochee Bend State Park … for a 5.5 mile hike up the Riverside Trail and an easy paddle down river. Boats available to rent or bring your own. $12 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271. Bird Walk at The Bend Come out Saturday, June 9, 10 to 11 a.m. to Chattahoochee Bend State Park for a guided bird walk along the River Trail to hear and see some of the birds at the park. Meet at day use parking lot. $2 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271. 425 Bob White Way, Newnan, Georgia 30263


JUNE 10 & 12 & … SUNDAYS & TUESDAYS BINGO! at Coweta Veterans Club Newnan’s American Legion Post 57 hosts Bingo every Sunday at 6 p.m. and every Tuesday at 7 p.m. 5 - $100 games. Up to $1,000 Jackpot depending on number of players. $15 plays all games. Snack Bar. Smoke Free. Off of Hwy. 29N, across from A&W Nursery. Info 770.251.6949 130 Veterans Rd., Newnan


JUNE 11 … MONDAY Georgia School Superintendent & State Librarian To Visit Central Library Coweta Public Library System welcomes Richard Woods, Georgia’s School Superintendent, who will hold a press conference to deliver comments on the importance of schools and libraries in preparing our state’s young people for their future. Julie Walker, State Librarian of Georgia, will also be on hand to speak Monday, June 11 at 10:30 Central Branch Library • 770-683-2052 85 Literary Lane, Newnan, GA 30265


JUNE 11, 12, 13 & … MON., TUES., WED. Sheriff’s Office 2018 Citizens’ Firearms Class Citizen’s Firearms Fundamentals is a three part community program designed to provide basic instruction in the safe and effective use of firearms (primarily handguns). The program consists of Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evening sessions. Students must attend all three sessions. Contact Marsha Dailey, 678-423-6739, or by email, for information or to register. Course size is limited and pre-registration is required. Other dates: July 23, 24, 25. Aug.20, 21, 22. Sept. 24, 25, 26. Oct. 1, 2, 3. 560 Greison Trail, Newnan, GA __________________________________ JUNE 12 … 2ND TUESDAY Parkinson’s Support Group Newnan’s Parkinson’s Support Group monthly meeting will be at 2:30 p.m. in Room 201 at Newnan’s First United Methodist Church (Get off the elevator and go left.) 770.253.7400 • 33 Greenville Street


JUNE 12 … 2ND TUESDAY Backyard Association Meeting Georgia’s most beautiful public and private gardens have been captured by authors Staci L. Catron and Mary Ann Eaddy in “Seeking Eden: A Collection of Georgia’s Historic Gardens.” The book includes Coweta County’s own Dunaway Gardens in Roscoe. They will discuss their book at the Backyard Association Meeting Tuesday, June 12 at 7 p.m.; book-signing at 6:30 p.m. Books will be available for sale. All Backyard Presentations are held on the second Tuesday of each month, January - November starting at 7 p.m. at the University of Georgia’s Cooperative Extension office located at 255 Pine Road, Newnan. Call the Coweta Extension office at 770-254-2620 or email uge2077@uga. edu if you would like to register for wonderful door prizes. 255 Pine Road, Newnan • 770.254.2620


JUNE 12, 19, 26 & … TUESDAYS Dance for Parkinson’s 10 to 11 a.m. at Southern Arc Dance Center. One free trial, then $5 per class. The Dance for Parkinson’s program is built on the fundamental premise: professionally trained dancers are movement experts whose knowledge is useful to persons with PD. This class is an aesthetic experience that uses the elements of narrative, imagery, music and community to develop artistry and grace while addressing such PD-specific concerns as balance, flexibility, coordination, isolation and depression. Care partners are encouraged to participate at no charge. Info? Paulo Manso de Sousa at 770.683.3724 or email 41-A Newnan Station Dr., Newnan 30265


JUNE 14 & 28, JULY 26 … THURSDAYS The Carnegie Presents Intro to Stop Motion Film for Young Adults The Carnegie Library presents a Stop Motion Film for Young Adults series continues June 14, 28 & July 26 from 4 - 5:30 p.m. Learn to plan and make stop-motion films with our Stik-Bot Studio and iPad! Four sessions will include story-boarding, team film making, and a showing of our completed short films. Space is limited and registration is required, please call 770.683.1347 or register online at EventBrite. To find out more regarding this event, please contact The Carnegie Library 1 LaGrange St., Newnan • 770.683.1347


JUNE 13 … 2ND WEDNESDAYS Family Caregiver Support Group Are you a Family Caregiver? Looking for Hope or Understanding? Then join people just like you and enjoy support, laughter and encouragement. Our Family Caregiver Support Group meets the 2nd Wednesday each month at the Moreland United Methodist Church. The meeting is from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 678590-6599 or email 16 Church Street, Moreland, GA 30259


JUNE 14, JULY 12, & … 2ND THURSDAYS Summer NewnaNight at Greenville Street Park Thurs., June 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. Main Street Newnan’s Summer NewnaNights will take place in the Greenville Street Park on 2nd Thursdays from 6 p.m.- 8 p.m., and will feature family friendly music and entertainment as well as various festivities and vendor booths. Downtown businesses will stay open late during the Summer NewnaNights, and feature specials and promotions for shoppers and guests. For more info 770.253.8283 or visit website __________________________________ JUNE 14-16 … THURSDAY-SATURDAY Atlanta Fest at Six Flags Atlanta Fest returns to Six Flags Over Georgia & Hurricane Harbor for 3 incredible days of music, rides, fellowship and incredible acts like Colton Dixon, Micah Tyler, Mandisa, Danny Gokey, Phil Wickham, and Michael W. Smith with more to come! For info, tix … __________________________________ JUNE 16 … SATURDAY Archery at the Park Sat., June 16, 1 to 4 p.m. to Chattahoochee Bend State Park … for archery in the park. Basic instruction and archery equipment provided. Archery field is located behind the day use comfort station. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271. 425 Bob White Way, Newnan, Georgia 30263



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JUNE 19 & … 3RD TUESDAYS Bereavement Support Group Kindred at Home Hospice invites you to H.O.P.E. (Helping Ourselves Process Grief) bereavement support group. A safe place to share your story, receive support, and gather resources to help you on your grief path to recovery. The third Tuesday of the month, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Kindred Hospice. Call 770.502.1104 the prior Friday to reserve your spot. 2525 Hwy. 34 East, Newnan, GA 30265

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JUNE 19 … TUESDAY Auburn Club’s “Ambush: Coweta-Fayette” The Coweta-Fayette Auburn Club's 15th annual dinner meeting is Tuesday, June 19 at 6 p.m. at the Newnan Centre. The exclusive evening will highlight athletic and campus updates from Auburn University President Dr. Steven Leath, Auburn Athletics Director Allen Greene, Auburn Football head coach Gus Malzahn, V.P. for Alumni Affairs & Executive Director of the Auburn Alumni Association Gretchen VanValkenburg ‘86 and the Voice of the AU Tigers, Rod Bramblett ‘88 with a special appearance by Aubie. “Ambush: Coweta-Fayette” is a joint effort along with the Auburn Alumni Association. Sponsorship packages and premium seating tickets are available. A silent auction to benefit the club’s "Whupper” Lee Scholarship fund will feature many desirable items. The cost is $50 per adult and $12 per child ages 12 and under. A cash bar will be available. Reservations are required by June 12. For more information, email . All Auburn alumni and fans are invited to attend. 1515 Lower Fayetteville Rd., Newnan

JUNE 22 … FRIDAY AARP Drivers Safety Class An AARP Drivers Safety Class will be held at the Senoia Library on June 22 from 10:30 to 3:30. The class is open to ALL ages and will review new GA driving laws and cover changes in our cars and roads. Class cost $15 for AARP members and $20 for nonmembers. Class completion could also save you $$$$ on your car insurance! To register call 770.599.3537. All participants please bring drivers license, AARP car if member and a brown bag lunch. Senoia Branch Library • 770.599.3537 148 Pylant St., Senoia, GA 30276

JUNE 19 & … 3RD TUESDAYS Multiple Sclerosis Support Group A Multiple Sclerosis Support Group meets every third Tuesday of the month at the Heritage Clubhouse. Anyone interested in attending can call 770-354-4951. 168 Scenic Hills Dr., Newnan, GA 30265

JUNE 23 AND JULY 14 … SATURDAY Low-Cost Vaccine Clinic The Help Spay/Neuter Clinic Vaccine clinic from 9-10:30 a.m. First come, first served. 12 The Crescent, Newnan 30263



JUNE 20, JULY 18 & … 3RD WEDNESDAYS Alzheimer’s Support Group meets Alzheimer’s Support Group meets the third Wednesday of every month from 2-3 p.m. at Insignia of Newnan. This meeting is open to the public for the caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients. For more details call Susan Goodson 770.231.7159 • 27 Belt Road, Newnan


JUNE 20, JULY 18 & … 3RD WEDNESDAYS Senior Friends Senior Friends meets the third Wednesday at the Newnan Centre from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Lunches will be provided, but reservations must be made each month. A short business meeting and then a guest speaker. For more info and location call Sharon 770.683.4758. 1515 Lower Fayetteville Rd., Newnan


JUNE 21, JULY 19 & … 3RD THURSDAY New Dementia Caregiver Support Group Piedmont Sixty Plus Services is offering a new dementia caregiver support group in Coweta County that will meet monthly and provide emotional support and practical information to family and friends caring for those with memory loss. The group is open to anyone in the community who is a nonprofessional caregiver or family member of a person with dementia. No registration is required and there is no charge for the support groups. The group will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month, in the Thomas F. Chapman Family Cancer Wellness Center in the Piedmont Newnan Medical Plaza next to the hospital. For questions or to learn more about sixty plus services, please call 404.605.3867 or visit 775 Poplar Road, Suite 340, Newnan


JUNE 21 … THURSDAY Aging & Caring Educational Conference Free event presented by Three Rivers Area Agency on Aging. The event takes place at the Coweta County Fairgrounds from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and provides education and resources for older adults, family, friends and all caregivers. Speakers include Robert Goldberg “Legal & Financial Planning – Trusts vs. Wills”; Belinda Hayes “Medicare Updates”; Beth Dow “I’m a Caregiver, now what?”; and Jaami Rutledge “Ageless Grace”. Admission is free and includes breakfast, lunch, door prizes, giveaways and entertainment. Must RSVP by June 8 to receive lunch ticket. Call Emily Rogers at 678-552-2850 or email: 275 Pine Rd., Newnan


JUNE 21, JULY 19 & … 3RD THURSDAY Newnan-Coweta Arts Association Meet (NCAA) meets the third Thursday each month at the Harriet Alexander Art Center on Hospital Road at 7 p.m. Visitors and new members are welcome. An art demonstration is presented each month. Hospital Road, Newnan


JUNE 23 … SATURDAY Car Show and BBQ Fundraiser Sharpsburg Baptist Church is raising money for some mission work. They are hosting a Car Show, BBQ, Bake Sale, Car Wash and Bouncy House on Sat., June 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Rain Date is June 30. For more info contact 770.251.6963 or 6413 Hwy. 54, Sharpsburg __________________________________


JUNE 26 … TUESDAY Newnan Train Depot NCHS hosts author Julie Williams Historian Julie Hedgepeth Williams traces an extraordinary tale in Three Not-So-Ordinary Joes: A Plantation Newspaperman, a Printer’s Devil, an English Wit, and the Founding of Southern Literature, focuses on the curious intersection of the lives of Joseph Addison, Joseph Addison (J.A.) Turner, and Joel Chandler Harris, and the circumstances leading to the publication of Harris’s Uncle Remus stories. 7 p.m. at the Train Depot 60 E Broad St, Newnan, GA 30263


JUNE 26, JULY 31 & … LAST TUESDAYS Living with Stroke Support Group Meeting 2 to 3 p.m. HealthSouth offers a monthly stroke support group that is open to anyone in the community who has experienced a stroke including patients, caregivers, family members and friends. Physicians, therapist, dieticians and many others offer new information, guidance, resources and support to make the road to stroke recovery easier to navigate. HealthSouth, 2101 E. Newnan Crossing Blvd. Newnan or call 678-552-6253 for more information. 2101 E. Newnan Crossing Blvd., Newnan


JUNE 26-28 … TUESDAY-THURSDAY Junior Ranger Camp at the Bend Come out Tuesday, June 26-28, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. to Chattahoochee Bend State Park and join us for a junior ranger adventure! Learn to canoe, build campfires and survival shelters. Ages 7 and up. Kids must bring their own lunch, water, and wear appropriate clothing for the outdoors. Call the office for details and registration. Registration required. $80 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271. 425 Bob White Way, Newnan, Georgia 30263



Independence Day &

JULY 4 … WEDNESDAY Main Street Newnan’s 4th of July Parade Main Street Newnan welcomes the community to meet at Veteran’s Memorial Park by 8:30 a.m. Registration is not necessary for participants unless they intend to use any type of motorized vehicle to pull a float. There is also no registration fee to participate. Main Street Newnan requests that all registration forms be submitted at least one week before the parade. The Newnan Rotary club will also host festivities on the evening of July 4th. Please join us at 5:30 p.m., at Drake Stadium for family fun and fireworks until dark. Admission is free, and concessions will be available for purchase at 6 p.m. Traditional holiday fare will be on hand with hot dogs, popcorn and soft drinks. There will be musical entertainment, and other attractions provided for children along with free souvenirs for the kids

to take home. Official sponsors for this event are: the City of Newnan, Coweta County, Coweta County Schools and The Rotary Club of Newnan. For info call 770.253.8283 or & JULY 4 … WEDNESDAY Newnan Rotary 4th of July Fireworks … and Drawing Winner of CCF’s Car Raffle at the Newnan Rotary’s 4th of July Fireworks at Drake Stadium 5:30 to ?! For more info and to purchase tickets … or in person prior to event & JULY 4 … WEDNESDAY Moreland’s 4th of July Barbecue and Puckett Station Arts & Crafts Festival Kids Bike Parade and Pet Parade at 8 a.m. Opening ceremonies at 8:30 a.m. Arts, crafts, music and more. Barbecue starts around 11 a.m. __________________________________ JULY 7 & … FIRST SATURDAYS Pickin’ on the Square downtown Newnan • 10 a.m. __________________________________ JULY 7, & … FIRST SATURDAYS Market Days first Saturdays April - December The Market Day is hosted by Main Street Newnan around the courthouse square in downtown Newnan from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Open to the public and no charge for admission.


JULY 7 … SATURDAY SouthSide Cycling Club Ride for Piedmont Cancer Wellness Century, Metric Century, 31 Mile Ride, Free 8 Mile Family Fun Ride Sat., July 7 in Senoia. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m., Century route opens at 7 a.m., Mass start at 8 a.m. Get additional info at __________________________________ JULY 7 & 8 … SATURDAY & SUNDAY Makers Day 2018 Artisans Heritage Guild of Newnan-Coweta __________________________________ JULY 12 … THURSDAY Summer NewnaNight Thursday, July 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. __________________________________ JULY 12 … THURSDAY Christian City’s Arts Alliance Coffee & Classics Thurs, July 12, 5 p.m. Patriotic Splash & Brass RSVP/Info 770.703.2749 7300 Lester Rd, Union City, GA 30291 __________________________________ JULY 14, AUGUST 11 & … SATURDAY PTC's Night Market at Drake Field Enjoy live music, food, beverages, and art under the stars, 6-11 p.m. Weather permitting. This event is intended for those 18 and older – no special children’s activities are provided. Note: Golf cart recommended. Also: Sept. 8* at Pinewood Forrest, Oct. 13, Nov. 10* from 5-10 p.m. 155 Willowbend Rd Drake Field, Peachtree City, GA 30269


JULY 17 & 18 … TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY 70 Years After “Murder in Coweta County” Behind the Story/Behind the Movie The Coweta County Convention and Visitor Center presents the made for TV movie screening of Murder in Coweta County at the Carnegie w/discussion by Dick Atkins/Producer & Winston Skinner July 17 at 6 p.m. A panel discussion at the Courthouse featuring relatives of participants in the actual true “Murder” story w/ Atkins & Skinner July 18 at 6:30 p.m. Seating is limited in the 1904 Historic Coweta County Courthouse. 200 Court Square, Newnan, GA 30263 __________________________________




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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – Sacred Journey Hospice is seeking caring, compassionate volunteers to serve as friendly visitors, providing caregiver relief to our patients and families. Counties served: Carroll, Clayton, Coweta, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Meriwether & Troup. For info, call Deborah Benson, 678-346-8019. 6.13

For Sale

AGED MANURE for gardens / lawns, flower beds. Free loading. $5 pick up load. Cedar Ridge Farm, 5668 Gordon Road, Senoia, GA 30276. 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. 770.599.0330 7.20

We Buy

TOWNSHIP COINS – WE BUY coin collections, offer free in-store appraisals, we buy gold, silver and plated silver. 770-254-2727 WE BUY MILITARY RIFLES $$$ Top Dollar Paid. Estate items sold. Buy, Sell, Trade. By appointment. Call 678-641-8283 WE PAY TOP DOLLAR for aluminum, copper, brass. Gentry Recycling 770-253-5770 WE BUY: scrap metal, junk cars, old appliances, stoves, refrigerators, washers, dryers, dish washers & batteries. Gentry Recycling 770-253-5770

Special Notice

MEDICAL PHYSICALS – Sport Physicals $15, Camp Physicals $29, Work Physicals $49 Call 770-5730167 Call for appointments to avoid waiting. Kwik Kare, 2511 Hwy 34, Newnan. 6.20



2 SEA DOOs, 3 seaters, Wake 155hp, 80 hours on them, red and black, with trailer. Clean with new seats and covers. $17,000. Call Scott 678.326.0101 6.13


2010 FORD F150 Reg Cab, XL, 2WD, long bed, white color, 98,000 miles, clean, runs great, $8,500. Call Scott 678.326.0101. 6.13 WE BUY CARS – LKQ PICK YOUR PART buys cars 7 days a week. For info, call 1-800-962-2277 or visit:

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87 ACRES ON TERRELL & PERDUE ROAD in Meriwether County. Stream & possible pond site. Tons of wildlife. Only $1,950/per acre. Lindseys, Inc. Realtors, 770-253-6990.

PRESSURE WASHING – H2O Soft Wash offers pressure washing for houses, roofs, driveways, sidewalks & more. Free Estimates. Licensed & insured. Call 678340-8776. 6.6

11.12 WOODED ACRES with bold stream on Witcher Road. $7,500 per acres. Frank Barron, Lindsey’s, Inc. Realtors, 770-253-6990 or 770231-9535

10% OFF – Your 1st Service from Pop’s Services. We do Lawn Service, Mowing, Trimming, Leaf Cleanup, Tree Service, Gutter Cleaning, Pressure Washing and more. Mention this ad. Free estimates. 678-953-4358.

BUILDING LOTS IN CHANDLER’S RUN. East Coggins Rd., Hummingbird Estates, Bohannon Woods & other areas. Frank Barron 770-231-9535. Lindsey’s Inc. Realtors. 770-253-6990.

Commercial Property

WINDOW OFFICE FOR RENT … 15 Perry Street. $599 per month. Check out website for more info or call 770.755.7477 FOR LEASE. 110 TEMPLE AVE. Commercial building with waiting room, 3 offices, 2 restrooms, large parking area. Ideal for car lot. 1,700 per mo. Frank Barron, Lindseys, Inc. Realtors, 770-253-6990. 6.85 ACRES on Newnan’s 2nd busiest st. (Temple Ave./ Hwy 34 West). Great for shopping center or medical complex. $495,000. Frank/ Jess, Lindsey’s Inc. Realtors, 770-253-6990 1600 SQ FT BUILDING FOR LEASE zoned for church presently. 686 at Hwy 29 North. 678-378-7688


CRUD BUSTERS PRESSURE WASHING 35 years in Coweta County. Who you gonna call? Crud Busters for all your pressure washing needs. And remember: your best bet is to hire a vet. Call 770.550.7777 6.13 REMODELING CONTRACTOR in Coweta co. since 1993. Kitchens, baths & basements remodels. Also, custom wood work, drywall, painting, doors, windows, decks, and wood rot repairs. Many lines of cabinetry for low prices. Call Mike at Above & Beyond Carpentry 678-673-9560. 6.27


A-1 ROOFING COMPANY For all your roofing needs & repairs. Stop leaks today! Free estimates! Licensed / insured. Mike 678-409-8600 ARBOR TECH TREE SERVICES – Tree removal, stump grinding, pruning & trimming, certified arborist on staff. 24-hour emergency service. Mention this ad & get 10% off any service thru 2/28/18. Call for free estimate, 678-633-2986. ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION ceiling fans, 220 volt outlets, seecurity lighting, additions, remodeling, new homes. Commercial work. Licensed and insured. 770.502.7774, 404.271.3937 HOME IMPROVEMENT – We proudly do painting, remodeling, decks, doors, basements, gutters, windows, roofing, columns, flooring, plumbing, kitchens, wood repair, electrical and yard cleanups. ALL types of handyman jobs. NO job too small. Successfully over 30 years in business. 770-252-5458. Very reasonable rates. 6.27 YARD PREP Leaf work ~ clean up and removal, clean up / haul off, some tree work, trim crepe myrtles. Free estimates. 20+ years experience. Licensed/insured. Commercial/Residential. Call Lee Sellers Lawn Care Service 470-686-9441, 678416-5177 or visit web https:/ leesellerslawncareservices. com/ HANDYMAN SERVICES. Large or small jobs done, no need to worry. Paint, Plumbing, Electrical, Doors, Windows, Roofing, Flooring, Drywall, Ceramic Tile, etc. Credit cards accepted. Michael Thomas 678-409-8600 Quality work for a reasonable price. *


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SHARPENING - Knives, Scissors, Garden Tools. 850.556.0111 or drop off at Arnall’s or Southern Roots Nursery. LAWN SERVICE by Jimmy Kelley, 678.877.4783, 55 Longwood Ln, Newnan

Help Wanted

HELP WANTED with siding, sheet rock, painting, roofing, decks, plumbing, electrical … if you have skills, transportation and own tools, please call 678.409.8600 NOW HIRING – Licensed positions available: Colorist, Braider, Eyelash Extensionist, Na i l Te c h n i c i a n a n d Hairstylist. If you are creative, passionate & would love to join a million dollar industry, Dolled wants you. To apply in person, stop by their salon at 9 Greenville Street in Newnan or call 770-742-8059. 5.30 BETTER HEALTH CLINICAL RESEARCH in Newnan, Ga Clinical Research Coordinator Ideal candidate has a Bachelor’s degree in healthrelated field and/or successful completion of formal clinical training program (i.e. EMT, LPN, RN, MA, MLT, or similar). Clinical Research experience preferred. Job Description: • Assists in conducting clinical research studies • Guards patient/subject safety and well-being as the utmost priorities • Builds and maintains positive working relationships with staff members, monitors, and Sponsor/CRO/IRB personnel • Attends Investigator Meetings, Site Initiation Visits, Interim Monitoring Visits, online Study Coordinator meetings/webinars, and Site Closeout Visits • Schedules and conducts study subject visits • Enters study data accurately, completely, and in a timely manner • Strives to achieve and/ or maintain professional certification or licensure Qualified candidate may submit resume to ClinicalTrials@

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JOB FAIR – Kimble’s Food By Design is hosting a 2-day Job Fair on June 8th (1-4 p.m.) and 9th (9 am-noon). Most positions are M-F, 1st Shift with benefits including 401K, paid vacation & holidays, Christmas savings, paid life ins., and health ins. options. Competitive salary & wages within local job market. Job Fair will be held at Kimble’s, 100 Webster Street, LaGrange GA 30241. EOE 6.6 BETTER HEALTH CLINICAL RESEARCH in Newnan, GA Clinical Research Assistant Ide al candidate has completed a formal clinical training program (i.e. EMT, LPN, MA, MLT, or similar) and Clinical Research experience is preferred Job Description: • Assists one or more Clinical Research Coordinators in conducting clinical research studies • Guards patient/subject safety and well-being as the utmost priorities • Assists with screening of potential study subjects according to protocol’s inclusion and exclusion criteria • Assists with collection, processing, packing, and shipping of blood and/or urine specimens • Labels all tubes/containers immediately • Performs ECGs • Enters study data accurately, completely, and in a timely manner • Respects and protects subject/patient privacy and confidentiality, confidential proprietar y Sponsor information, and confidential contractual or business information of the employer and/or business associates Qualified candidate may submit resume to ClinicalTrials@ BBQ KITCHEN opening soon. Accepting applications at 98 Jackson St., next to University of West Georgia.

ADVERTISE HERE $10 for 30 words or less. 20¢ each add’l Call 770.254.1421, email Send check, money order to PO BOX 757, Newnan, GA 30264, stop by 15 Perry Streeet, downtown Newnan, charge to credit card. Deadline Friday at 3. 770.254.1421 Mon., Wed.-Fri. 9 to 4.

D.O.T. PHYSICALS Only $55 with this ad. Call 770-573-0167. Kwik Kare of Georgia, 2511 Hwy 34, Newnan. 6.20

GREAT STYLES IS CURRENTLY HIRING Hair Stylists – full or part-time – at both Newnan & Peachtree City locations. Haircuts only, no color services. Why join Great Styles: Great hourly pay with weekly direct deposit; great family oriented work environment; Friendly staff; Flexible work schedule. Must be certified/licensed, have great attitude and be team player. Call Melissa at 678642-3443 or email at melissa. 6.20 NOW HIRING – Winters Media & Publishing, Inc. is seeking a full-time Business Development Executive. This position offers a protected sales territory, gas allowance and four weeks paid vacation per year. The ideal candidate will have a professional appearance and attitude, with a friendly and outgoing personality. Hours can be flexible, but quality time must be invested in order to be successful. To apply, send résumé with references via mail or email to: John Winters, Publisher Winters Media and Publishing, Inc. P.O. Box 757, Newnan, GA 30264

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HOME HELPERS – We are one of the area’s fastestgrowing home care agencies, and we need your help as we continue to grow and help more families in need. Seeking qualified caregivers to help our wonderful clients (primarily seniors) stay safe and independent in their homes. Available shifts – days, evenings, overnight and/or weekends. We offer competitive wages, extensive training, supportive work environment and paid time off. Please apply online at or call 678-876-5118.


NEWNAN COWETA HUMANE SOCIETY. Check out our website for list of animals at local animal control facility and foster care animals. Call 770-253-4694


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