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Southern Roots Nursery, a true family business
NEW OFFICE OPENS MAY 12
Sherry and Bob Lott always wanted to have a nursery. Now they do. Page 6
••••••• COWETA’S DEAL FINDER
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Local travel experts help you make your dollars stretch when making your vacation plans. Page 20
••••••• SOUTHERN STAGING & REDESIGN
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Has a New Home beginning Monday, May 12. We’re moving our Baker Rd. office across Hwy. 34 E to:
1065 Sullivan Road (behind CVS). 770-254-9997 • www.carreyecare.com
Smelly House? It Doesn’t Sell!
When your house is on the market, odors can either make or break a sale. Page 22
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Coweta County’s Moreland Elementary School is one of four Georgia schools selected as winners of the Georgia Department of Education’s 2014 Family-Friendly Partnership School Award. “The schools that won this award understand the importance of what welcoming environments bring to student success,” said State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge. This year’s FamilyFriendly Partnership School Award winners are: Moreland Elementary School; Cumming Elementary School, Forsyth County; Golden Isles Elementary School, Glynn County; and Midway Elementary School, Forsyth County. According to the state Department of Education, the winning schools were selected “because they represent the best in customer service for Georgia families,
whether it’s on the phone, in the front office or on the Internet. The schools have welcoming staff members, comfortable waiting areas, clear signage and engaging student work throughout the building.” “They have easy-tonavigate websites and are forging partnerships with parents to help improve student achievement. The schools also provide unique, engaging and innovative parent engagement programming that is successful in reaching all families in the school.” Moreland Principal Melanie Perry was thrilled to hear that her school was chosen for this year’s award. “Parents are a daily part of our school’s heartbeat,” said Perry. “We rely heavily on parent involvement to foster the academic, social and emotional growth of our students. Our parent volunteers are a cornerstone of what makes our school feel like such a family.”
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suppose fashions come and go depending on what’s trendy at the time. And spring is supposed to be that time of year when we put away the cold weather garments in favor of more comfortable, and cheerful clothing suitable for the warmer, brighter, happier season. (Some folks wear so little on their bodies now days, it’s difficult to know whether they’re making a fashion statement or just didn’t finish getting dressed that morning!) Anyway, Easter Sunday has traditionally marked that transitional time when men and women, indeed whole families, would attend church sporting their spring garb – sort of a “religious fashion show” At least it used to be that way. And I still have vivid memories of the “behind the scenes drama” that took place at our home when I was a boy.
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My mother was quite a talented seamstress and she made sure that all three (there would be two more later) of her children would show up for the Easter service looking like we had “just stepped out of a band box”, as they say. But if you could have seen what went on in preparation for that Sunday morning debut, you may have reported us to the Department of Family and Children Services. Thank goodness there was no such department back then! I was about seven, my sister and brother, 5 and 3. I’ll let them tell their own story, but as I remember, there was a combo of dancing, and hollering, and crying, as well at least two orations of “how not to get dirty once you’re dressed”. It started with a thorough cleaning of my face. Actually it was more of a “scrubbing” or “sanding down” of the skin. (I think she was mad at my dad and the more they “talked”, the harder she scrubbed) And after about 60 years, the skin on my face is still as ”tender as a new born baby” – at least between the wrinkles! And then there was the “bow tie”– that final touch that was to pull the whole outfit together. Being homemade, it had to be attached around my neck with a safety pin. And “attached” it was. The pin literally … we pulled up went through my skin and back into the in that old Buick, parked it, and bow tie on the other side – a good tight fit for sure! I cried and protested in pain, walked into that church looking like but was told it was “just a little tight”, and a million dollars! And that is to sit down and be quiet. There was no “Pure Showmanship”! time for discussion, as she had two others to get dressed, besides herself. Mamma was apparently still mad at my Dad, and when she pulled the brush through my sister’s thick, curly hair, Claudia was pulled right off the stool, brush and all! My brother “Spud” thought it was real funny until he got spanked for laughing. By then, and having finally seen the blood on my “clean” shirt collar, we were all crying. But I can tell you one thing, although we may have been a few minutes late, we pulled up in that old Buick, parked it, and walked into that church looking like a million dollars! And that is “Pure Showmanship”!
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Post Script: This was actually the second time I got “pinned”. (And this is the truth I’m telling you with my hand up in the air) At about age 8 months old, Momma “attached” my cloth diaper directly to my posterior epidermis, and inasmuch as most babies cry most of the time anyway, the offending pin was not discovered until the next service interval or about an hour of crying, which ever came first.
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Chamber Announces 2013 Prosperity Award Winners
This award recognizes actions or achievements that have significantly contributed to the economic prosperity and development of our community in the past 12 months. At its recent Annual Meeting, the Chamber honored the following companies and organizations.
75 Jackson Real Estate
Coweta County Commissioners
The Centre for Visual & Performing Arts
Recognized for its $17 million expansion project that included the purchase of a new state-of-the-art aluminum extrusion line for the automotive market
Positive actions of the Coweta County Commission resulted in the elimination of commercial and industrial impact fees, which strengthened Coweta’s position as “Prosperity’s Front Door”
For 10 years this “pearl of the community” has positively impacted Coweta’s quality of life and community competitiveness
Custom Molded Products
The Newnan Centre
Newnan Chrysler Jeep Dodge
West Georgia Technical College
Moving into the former Rite Aid distribution center in the Shenandoah Industrial Park resulted in 60 jobs to the community
Opened new automotive dealership resulting in 20+ new jobs
P r o s p e r i t y s F r o n t D o o r. c o m
Enhanced professional oﬃce and retail space through its renovation of the 300 Bullsboro building, signiﬁcantly increasing curb appeal on Bullsboro Drive
This new, state-of-the-art convention facility generates increased community economic impact
This new, state-of-the-art, 38-acre facility serving almost 7,000 students elevates Coweta’s competitiveness
Give us a call, we’ll be glad to assist you in joining the Chamber Email: email@example.com 770.253.2270 www.NewnanCowetaChamber.org
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Encore Decor A Consignment shop for
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Southern Roots Nursery
on GreenvILLe St.
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. . . . A family business Sherry and Bob Lott have wanted to have a nursery since their days at the University of Alabama. Bob got a degree in botany and they both loved plants. “It was our plan to start our own business right after college”, says Bob, “but life took us in a different direction”. Fast forward to 2013. When they learned the former A&W nursery was closing, the idea of their own business was rekindled. “We decided to contact the owner to ﬁnd out what would be involved in re-opening it,” said Sherry. “As Bob had been looking for a career change, and I was on summer break from teaching, we felt the may just be the right time to start this new chapter in our lives”. But there would be a lot of work involved in getting the place ready to open for the summer season, and the whole family pitched in and used their unique talents to make it happen. Bob and Sherry’s son Nick, along with his wife, Tabitha ran it during those days in April and May when they couldn’t be there. Their daughter, Kathryn, takes care of the marketing and social media, and all things creative, and her husband, Nate, remodeled the counter and built tables for display. For some additional marketing and business advice, the Lotts turned to their son and daughter in law, John Mark and Amy. At Southern Roots, you’ll find a variety of trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals and bedding plants, as well as products and tools to keep your garden and lawn green and healthy. And, if they don’t have what you’re looking for, just ask. “We’ll do our best to ﬁnd it for you.” It’s that kind of attitude that sets their business apart from the “Big Box” stores. “We offer personal service, advice, and a convenient location away from the heavy trafﬁc areas. Our Plants are top quality from growers we know and trust – all within the Georgia and Alabama areas”. When you are ready for gardening supplies and plants, stop by and see what Bob and Sherry Lott have to offer. Stop by often as the inventory is changing frequently. They’re friendly folks and have a passion for plants. But you’ll see that as soon as you meet them! _________________________
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Southern Roots Nursery is located at 726 North Hwy 29 in Newnan. They are open Monday through Saterday 8:30 till five 5:00 and Sunday 1:00 until 3:00. To learn more about Southern Roots Nursery, call 770-683-7224 or like them on Facebook/southernrootsnursery where you can sign up for their weekly newsletter featuring special offerings.
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14 Jackson Street, Newnan, GA 30263
MLS #07144378 GoRGeoUs 128 acRes on cLeaRWaTeR Road, 100 Acres chain link fencing, 2 stocked ponds, 2 barns, 2BR house, double road frontage, good internal road system. See to appreciate. New Price Is $6,500/ac.
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TWo sToRY PLanTaTIon hoMe on 34 mostly open acres, overlooking private stocked pond has 5BR/4.5BA, fabulous kitchen, LR, DR, Den, office, exercise room & more. See at $695,000. (FRANK or JESS)
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MLS #07068685 sPecTacULaR TWo sToRY on The LaKe has 5 bedrooms, 5 ½ baths, plus 2 apts., inground pool, LR with F/P, dining room, updated kitchen, family room w/FPL, 4.8 acres, and so much more. A lot for $525,000.
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MLS #07178000 Ranch on 7.74± acRes, 3BR/2BA, LR w/ hardwood floors, den & dining combo, laundry room, kitchen w/stove, dishwasher & cabinets. 16’x20’ workshop w/electricity & concrete floor. 6’x10’ playhouse or storage building. $159,900. (FRANK)
sPacIoUs VInYL sIdInG sPLIT LeVeL has LR, dining area, kitchen w/stove, dishwasher & refrigerator, 4BR/2BA, utility room, single garage, central air, rocking chair front porch & fenced backyard. All in quiet Welcome Community. Just $115,000. (FRANK or JESS)
MLS #07211201 LaKe RedWIne – Professionally Decorated European Stone and Hardy Plank Home on full basement, 5BR/4.5BA, GR w/fpl, Formal DR, Office, fully equipped Kitchen w/brkst area, and triple garage w/openers. See to appreciate at $475,000 (FRANK or JESS)
GReaT LaKe ReTReaT on 27.8 Wooded acRes w/5 Acre Lake, North Coweta, 4BR/4BA, vaulted GR w/fp, Rec. Room, huge gourmet kitchen. 12x50 screen porch, In-law Suite w/2nd kitchen. Easy access to Atlanta. $799,900.
MaGnIFIcenT coUnTRY esTaTe on 16.5 acRes, 4 acre stocked lake, terrace, Gunite pool w/cool decking. 5BR/4.5BA, upgraded Kitchen, Greatroom w/fpl, family room, In-law Suite, 4 Stall Barn & Stable, 4 board and electric fencing. $799,900.
aPPRox. 13,500 s/F MeTaL & sTUcco ManUFacTURInG BUILdInG plus 1800 S/F finished office space & 1800 S/F unfinished office space upstairs on 2.08 Ac. in Shenandoah Industrial Park in Newnan. 5 Mins. to I-85 at Exit 47. $995,000.
MLS #07175531 IMMacULaTeLY MaInTaIned. Well Insulated and Well Built Home on 16.5 Acres & half interest in 4 acre stocked lake. 4 fenced pasture, huge walk-up attic. Shop area. 3BR/3.5BA, Greatroom w/fp, Formal DR, Country Kitchen. $650,000.
SR 54 near Gordon Road will be closed 4-21-2014 through 6-21-2014 for work by GDOT to raise the roadbed to eliminate a dangerous sight distance problem. Local detours are available in addition to the ofﬁcial GDOT detour. For more info www.coweta.ga.us
MLS #07208985 BeaUTIFUL hIsToRIc VIcToRIan in great condition! 4BR, 2BA, 7 fireplaces, 11’ ceilings, picture molding through-out, original heart pine floors, Greatroom, Dining Room & pocket doors & bookshelf, kitchen with tile countertops, dishwasher, refrigerator, stove. Beautiful stain glass windows. In ground pool, 3 outbldgs. Must see at $369,900.
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noRThGaTe schooL dIsTRIcT, Roomy Two Story Vinyl Siding Home, 3 Bedrooms plus Bonus Room, 2 ½ Baths, Living room w/fireplace, Formal Dining room, fully equipped kitchen w/breakfast area, basement w/Rec room & Living room, plus double garage w/opener. $179,900. (JESS or FRANK)
TWo sToRY 1900 eRa hoMe, 6BR, 5.5BA, foyer w/ceramic tile floor, 7 fireplaces, LR w/fp, parlor w/fp, huge formal DR, den w/ fp, kitchen w/all appliances, breakfast area, sitting room, walk-in pantry & Butler’s pantry. In-law Apt. w/2nd Kit. All drapes, rugs & chandeliers to stay. NEW PRICE: $315,000
GReaT In-ToWn neWnan hoMe, 4 bedrooms, 2 full and 2 half baths, room to expand in full basement with shop, greatroom with fireplace, formal dining room, upstairs den, double garage with opener. Super energy efficient. New price $249,900. (FRANK or JESS)
• 75 Wooded Ac. near Hogansville, 3 food plots, will subdivide. $3,350/Ac. • 92.93 Wooded Ac. near Woodbury, $3500/Ac. • 144 Ac. near Whitesburg, ½ mile on Chattahoochee – Duck pond & 10 Ac. Dove field, 30 yr old timber. $4950/Ac. • 153 Ac. near Greenville, 6 Food plots, 5.5 Ac. Stocked pond, 30 yr. old timber. $3500/Ac. Frank Barron (owner/agent) 770-231-9535
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TO LINDSEY’S INC. 2013 MILLION DOLLAR CLUB MEMBERS Lindsey’s Inc. would like to congratulate our 2013 Million Dollar Club Members of the Newnan-Coweta Board of Realtors. Recognition was also give to Tom Barron as the Top Producer in the county for 2013, and Chip Barron as a Silver Phoenix Award winner.
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A new Real Estate ofﬁce is Now Open in Newnan ... Virtual Properties Realty. With Metro Atlanta’s housing market continuing to rise in 2014, Virtual Properties Realty - headquartered in Duluth - is now serving Coweta County. The Newnan ofﬁce is led by agents Machelle Holl and Mischel Baird - the M&M Team - and is located at 71B Postal Parkway. Virtual Properties Realty was just voted as the No. 1 Place to Work in 2013 by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Atlanta Business Chronicle. The M&M Team can help if you are wanting to upsize, downsize or see what’s out there. Machelle Holl can be reached at 770-8569846 and Mischel Baird at 678-315-1014. The website is newnan.virtualpropertiesrealty.com.
Tucker Hardware is now the exclusive Coweta County dealer for Bush Hog brand mowers. Both residential and commercial mowers are now in stock and available with no down payment - 0% ﬁnancing to qualiﬁed buyers. Tucker Hardware is located at 11 Franklin Hwy in Newnan. 770-252-4950
Knox Furniture welcomes a new (old) face to the business. Long-time Newnan resident and Realtor, Lisle Millard, has moved back to his adopted town and has joined the sales team at Knox. “Lisle has ﬁt right in and is going to be a wonderful addition to our sales force. As most of you know, Lisle, and his unique brand of knowledge in furniture, home design and decorating ﬂair, will be a treat for those of you who have known him for years.” Come by and visit Lisle to re-acquaint yourself with him as well as Knox. Knox Company, Inc. - 75 Greenville St. - across from the Coweta County Justice Center. 770-2534040, www.knoxfurn.com The Morris & Spradlin Insurance Group recently opened its doors for business here in Coweta County. The group’s ofﬁce is located at 184-A Jefferson Parkway in Newnan. Morris & Spradlin Insurance Group is certainly a family affair as the brother and sister team of Edward Morris and Angel Spradlin, coupled with Edward’s wife Janet, have formed an agency in Coweta which is committed to providing the best coverage available at the lowest rate for its customers. The group offers a complete line of insurance products and stands behind its motto of “We Compare, You Save.” For more information, their ofﬁce number is 770-683-6793 or visit their website at: msinsurance.org.
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Cirugía de Castración La Cirugía de los para Perros y Cats Vacuna de la Rabia
Includes: Exam by Doctor, Surgery, Sedation & Monitoring, Pre- & Post-Operative Pain Management, In-Heat or Pregnant pets are ACCEPTED. Must be 12 weeks or older. Some limitations apply.
Incluye: Examen por un médico, la cirugía, la vigilancia y los sedantes, medicina para el dolor Pre-y post-operación. Mascotas en calor y a las mujeres embarazadas. Los animales deben ser de 12 semanas o más. La cirugía sólo es realizar de Lunes a Jueves solo por cita. Aplican algunas limitaciones.
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Middle School, attributed the ensemble’s victory to a team atmosphere. “The success of our percussion ensemble is possible because of its director Kathy Brown and her strong dedication to excellence and innovation with young students,” said Boyd. The Smokey Road Middle School Percussion Ensemble has won the Scholastic A Concert Percussion Cham-
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From Special Reports The Smokey Road Middle School Percussion Ensemble won their fourth straight Scholastic A Concert Percussion Championship Title during this year’s Southern Association for Performing Arts Championship. Smokey Road Middle School’s ensemble defeated River Ridge High School to defend their title at this year’s SAPA Championships, held on Saturday, March 29 on the campus of the University of Tennessee Chattanooga. Smokey Road not only defeated the high school group in their class, but also had the highest score of all participating units in the concert percussion classification. Smokey Road was the only middle school present at competition, and competed against almost 20 other high school and college-aged groups to win this year’s Scholastic A Concert Percussion Championship. Dr. Josh Boyd, Director of Bands at Smokey Road
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MISCELLANEOUS SALE Girls clothing size 6 months to 3 years, crib and receiving blankets, plus other items for children, women’s pullovers, home items and nice costume jewelry for sale. 770-251-2336 4.30 EGGS Farm Fresh Brown Eggs $2.00 dozen. Limited supply. Call 770-502-7607 4.23 scooter, battery operated portable chair, fairly new, red, 300 pound weight capacity, $3,075. 770-253-0564 4.23 CEMETERY PLOTS FOR SALE: 4 plots, 3 vaults, 3 marks (valued at over $15,000) in section #3 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Inc., off Roscoe Road. Price open for discussion. 678-873-1813 ‘ 5’ CREDENZA, dark wood with sliding doors on front, only $50. Traditional love seat, tan, very clean. - $175. 770-2548929 (Near downtown Newnan) ‘
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Tuesday Night Dinners As of Feb.18, Mount Gilead United Methodist Church will serve dinner on Tuesday nights from 5-7 PM in the Fellowship Hall. The menu ($7.00 per plate) will vary. Mount Gilead UMC is located at 2651 Hwy 16 East in Sharpsburg, next to Blossman Gas Co. Please call 770-254-8876 for directions, menu info or other questions.
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April 24 … Spring Taste of Newnan on the historic downtown Court Square on Thursday, April 24 from 5-8:30 p.m. MainStreet Newnan hosts the event and has partnered with The Joy FM to bring the up-and-coming JJ Weeks Band for entertainment. Funnel cakes, fried oreos and ice cream, face painting, carnival rides and other fun activities located in the KIDZ ZONE on West Washington Street. Restaurants and sponsors with their homemade goods will be set up to serve food and beverages throughout the evening. Tokens can be purchased in advance at downtown Newnan merchants or at the event. Call Main Street Newnan 770-253-8283 for more info.
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Gentle Tai Chi & Qigong at The Carnegie at 2:30 p.m. Adults & Seniors. Gentle exercise guided by instructor Yvette Monet. For all levels of physical ability: no floor exercise. Improves balance, concentration, flexibility, and strength. Free. Registration required. Call to reserve your spot 770-683-1347. 1 LaGrange St., Newnan. newnancarnegie. com
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April 26 … Merle Haggard Concert event set for VFW Fairgrounds in Carrollton. Country Music Hall of Famer Haggard will be the headlining act of a Southern Moon Productions concert event on Saturday, April 26 in Carrollton. He’ll take the stage at 8 p.m. and follow warm-up bands such as the Groove Gypsies, SawDust and the Malpass Brothers, Chris and Taylor. The Master of Ceremonies will be Hall of Fame Disc Jockey Rhubarb Jones. Gates open at the VFW Fairgrounds in Carrollton at 5:30 p.m. Tickets for the concert are $61 for VIP seating and $48 for General Admission and Lawn Seating. The tickets can be purchased at southernmoonproductions.com. For more information, call 770360-2531.
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Car Show 7th Annual Cruisin’ for the Cats Car Show & Shine, Saturday, April 26, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Great Harley-Davidson facility at 185 E Hwy. 16, Newnan. Vendors, 50/50, great food, door prizes, live DJ and much more. Check in at 8:30 a.m, Awards at 2 p.m. $5 admission (includes 1 door prze raffle ticket). Benefits Newnan High School Band Programs. For more information please visit www.nhsband.org
Hospital and the Georgia Center for Healthier Communities partner for “Walk with a Doc” the fourth Saturday of each month at 8:30 a.m. through August, with the exception of the month of May. Piedmont doctors will host each walk, lasting approximately 45 minutes, at Carl Miller Park, located at 70 Sewell Road in Newnan. April 26 Walk with Dr. Richard Jadick, Urology, and talk about men’s health, general wellness, prostate cancer and more. Participants will receive a pedometer to help them keep track of the number of steps taken. Doctors will take five minutes to talk on a health topic of their choice at the main pavilion at the park, and participants can ask questions freely for the remainder of the session. Registration is requested but not required for this free event. To register, and to learn more about the Walk with a Doc program and the Georgia Center for Healthier Communities, visit HealthierGeorgia.org
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Spring Yard Sale Senoia Area Historical Society Saturday April 26th from 8am to 2pm on the grounds of our museum located at 6 Couch St., Senoia (corner of Pylant and Couch Sts.) Home decor items, baby items, electronics, furniture, art & frames, desks, books, toys, garden items, tools, holiday items, etc. We are currently accepting donations for the sale. Anyone can drop off items any Friday or Saturday between 1:00 and 4:00 and we will be happy to accept them. Any questions can be answered by society representative Nancy Roy at 770-599-6321.
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Coweta Veterans Club Bike Run for raising our roof, registration at 11 a.m. at The Great Harley-Davidson, 185 E Hwy. 16, Newnan and finishing at the American Legion around 2:00 p.m. Call 770-251-6949 after 4 for more information.
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“Friends of Wadsworth Concert — The Legacy Continues” will be held April 26 at 7:30 p.m. at the Wadsworth Auditorium. Courtenay Budd, better known as Becky in her hometown of Newnan, has arranged for some world-class musicians to perform this year, which include some of Newnan’s favorites; violinist Chee-Yun, cellist Edward Arron, clarinetist Todd Palmer, pianists Jeewon Park and Andrew Armstrong. General admission tickets are $20 and are available at Let Them Eat Toffee on the Downtown Court Square, The Downtown Visitor’s Center in the Historical Courthouse, Morgan’s Jewelers in Ashley Park and Bank of North Georgia at Thomas Crossroads.
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Cruise In and Bike Night every 4th Saturday at Great South Harley-Davidson. 4 to 7 p.m. Rain or Shine. Door Prizes, Music, 50/50, Cruiser of the Month Award. Free to all vehicles. 185 East Hwy 16, Newnan, Exit 41 off I-85. Contact Mary 706-668-7731, firstname.lastname@example.org for more info
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April 27 … Taste of Senoia at the Veranda Historic Bed and Breakfast Inn, 252 Seavy St., Senoia. There will be 2 separate seatings for this year’s ‘Taste of Senoia’: 3:30 to 5:00 PM and 5:30 to 7:00 PM. Ticket prices remain at only $10 each, and the price of admission includes an entry into the grand raffle with the lucky winner receiving an overnight’s stay at the Veranda. Buy your tickets early as sales will be limited. Tickets can be purchased through April 19 from Senoia Optimist Club members or at Chloe’s (770-599-8664), Senoia Coffee and Café (770-599-8000). Table Talk (770-599-9700) and at the Coweta County Visitors Center (770-254-2627).
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Literary Circle at The Carnegie. “Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's History-Making Race Around the World" by Matthew Goodman. Reservations required, please call 770-683-1347 to sign up. 1 LaGrange St., Newnan, GA 30263. www. newnancarnegie.com
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April 30 … Computer Tutor - Explore Facebook at The Carnegie Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. Develop and improve your computer skills with instructor Nancy Olsen. Explore the Facebook website, learn how to download photos, create a photo album and more. Bring your wireless laptop or look on with others. The Carnegie, 1 LaGrange St., 770-683-1347, newnancarnegie.com
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May 1 … The Nerd opens at Southside Community Theatre, 20 West Campbellton Street (GA Hwy. 92) in Fairburn. The Nerd is a side-splitting comedy classic written by Larry Shue and Directed by Chris Shellnutt. The hilarious play opens Thursday, May 1 and runs the next three weekends. The shows on Thursday, Friday and Saturday begin at 8:00 PM and Sunday matinees at 2:30 PM. Visiting stg-
plays.com, call the box office at 770-969-0956 or email the box office at boxoffice@stgplays. com for tickets. Ticket prices are as follows: First weekend advance on-line is $14 or at the door for $15. The last two weekends advance on-line at $16 and at the door for $17.50. Children under 12 are $ 8 for all shows.
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May 2 … The First Friday 5pm- until Downtown Newnan is alive after 5 on the First Friday of every month! During the First Friday, downtown guest will enjoy shopping after normal business hours, community entertainment and dining specials at our downtown restaurants. Southern Outdoor Cinema’s “Screen on the Green” event for May 2nd will be Disney’s “Frozen” on an oversized inflatable screen in First Avenue Park. The event will be FREE to the public. Please visit www.mainstreetnewnan.com for more information regarding Main Street Newnan events.
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Blood Drives Piedmont Newnan Hospital and the American Red Cross will host blood drives at Piedmont Newnan Hospital on May 2 and July 11. All will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Conference Room 2. To give blood, a donor must be: in good health; age 17 years or older; weigh at least 110 pounds; not have donated blood within the last 56 days; and, show a valid photo I.D. It is recommended donors eat a snack or meal within two hours
Market Day 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.- Join MainStreet Newnan the first Saturday of each month for Market Days! The best home grown, home made or hand made products this side of Atlanta with over 60+ vendors! Stroll the streets of Downtown and discover the unique products. Pickin’ on the Square, Saturday May 3 and 17, 11am - until Join us for Pickin’ on the Square! All musicians are invited to come down to Newnan’s Historic Courthouse Square and play. All music genres and skill levels are welcome. Acoustic only. Call Main Street Newnan at 770-253-8283 for more information.
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Customer Appreciation Day at SMF Cycles Food, fun and prizes will be in abundance on Saturday, May 3 as SMF Cycles celebrates another Customer Appreciation Day at its 110 Bullsboro Drive store from Noon to 8 p.m. A motorcycle stunt show, featuring Aaron Twite, is scheduled as well as a Bike Show with trophies and prizes from 2-4 p.m. There will be lots of venders. For more information, call 770-683-0664 or visit: smfcycles.com
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Golf Tournament Coweta Veterans Club hosts tournament at Orchard Hills Golf Course, Hwy. 16, Newnan. 2:00 p.m., 4 man teams and scramble start. This is a fundraiser to replace our roof. Call Dick Dennis 404625-2711 or 770-251-6949 after 4:00 p.m. for more information.
May 5 … Big Give Blood Drive Dr. Gerald Troutman Big Give Blood Drive, sponsored by The Coweta Community Foundation (www. cowetafoundation.org), benefiting the American Red Cross & Bridging the Gap! Monday, May 5th from 9 am to 6 pm at the Ashley Park Shopping Shopping Center, 370 Newnan Crossing Bypass, Newnan (next to DSW). Prospective donors can make online appointment at redcrossblood.org (use sponsor code “cowetacf”). Donations of the following items acceptedon behalf of Bridging the Gap: boxed mac n cheese, canned vegetables, boxed/bagged rice, boxed grits, prepackaged breakfast items (i.e. cold cereal or oatmeal packets), boxed pasta or spaghetti, canned fruit, snack items (granola bars, crackers, etc), canned meat (i.e. tuna or ham), canned soup or beef stew, dry beans, ramen noodle soup, canned/jarred tomato sauce, peanut butter, and jelly.
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May 8 … ONE Decision Fundraising Gala for Coweta Pregnancy Services at The Newnan Centre, 1515 Lower Fayetteville Road / Newnan. Special guest Kristan Hawkins President, Students for Life America. 2014 Silent Auction begins at 6:00 PM. Dinner and Program begin at 7:00 PM. To purchase tickets or to host a table please call 770-2517158 or email email@example.com There will be an opportunity extended to invest in the center. Dinner is complimentary.
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For local vacations, Hicks recommends Atlanta, which offers the “Atlanta City Pass” to the Georgia Aquarium, CNN Center, Zoo Atlanta and Fernbank Museum. Also in Atlanta, outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy Stone Mountain Park and Callaway Gardens. Other nearby options include Savannah, Chattanooga, Tenn. (Ruby Falls, Chattanooga Choo-Choo, Lookout Mountain), Charleston, S.C. and Chateau Elan Travelers can get the best prices to Europe during Resort in Braselton, Ga. November and early May, he added. In the U.S., Hicks recommends Maine (Summer-Fall), To save on cruises: San Francisco (cable cars, Alcatraz, wine country), Chicago, ◆ Travel during low season New York City, Orlando, Fla. (Disney World, Universal (September-November) Studios, Sea World and cruises leaving from Port Canaveral), ◆ Stay away from holidays Florida Keys, U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Las Vegas and ◆ Travel consultants have relationships with the Washington D.C. cruise lines and may be able to upgrade you to a : What are the cheapest international destinations? better cabin, obtain lower rates, receive onboard credit, etc.
“If booking a family trip (4-plus people), we recommend starting to plan more than one year in advance due to payment options, customization of trip, more availability, and lower prices. A U.S.A. Today study found that booking travel arrangements 54 days in advance for domestic, 121 days for Europe and 83 days for Mexico will give you the “best” travel prices,” Hicks said.
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The most affordable way to travel internationally is usually to find all-inclusive trips, which combine your airfare, car and hotel, said Hicks. He recommends Cancun, Jamaica, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, Bahamas, Greece, Turkey, Mexico and Aruba.
“There are things for all ages on a cruise (spas, workout “Finding the “best value” should be the goal,” McDonal adds. facilities, miniature golf, water slides, tours of the ship, ice skating, musical performances, magic shows, etc.) All-Inclusive Resorts “Most consumers have an idea of where they want to go or what are also great choices for family vacations because food and type of experience they want to have and their goal is to get the best deal on that vacation. This is just another reason to utilize a entertainment are included in total cost of trip.” travel agent.” He also recommends Disney for families with children For instance, airfare between the U.S. and Europe is under the age of 12 and Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, which currently very expensive due to high taxes. A travel agent can currently offers a “Kids Cruise Free” deal. work with a customer to find a vendor offering incentives for traveling to Europe to offset some of the cost, she said. LaTina Emerson
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May 8 … Volunteer Training Class ~ Coweta CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is holding a Volunteer Training class on Thursdays beginning May 8 - June 12 from 5:30-8:30. CASA trains and supports community volunteers to advocate for children in foster care through the court system. Visit our website www.cowetacasa.org for more info on CASA or call the CASA office at 770253-0046 for more information. You can also reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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May 10 … RACE for the Orphans 5K (Raising Awareness, Compassion, and Education), Saturday, May 10th at the Coweta County Fairgrounds. Tot Trot begins at 8:15 AM, 1 Mile Fun Run begins at 8:30 AM, 5K begins at 9:00 AM. Walkers welcome to participate. Race T-shirt guaranteed to all who register by May 1st. Early packet pickup on May 9th from 4-8 PM at Newnan Chick-fil-A Dwarf House. Race day registration and packet pickup begins at 7:30 AM at the Coweta County Fairgrounds. Visit www.racefortheorphans. weebly.com to register and for more information.
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Great South Harley-Davidson Open Show All Makes, Models, Ages & A Swap Meet. 185 E. Hwy. 16, Newnan. Swap Meet 9 a.m. until ? Car Show 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rain or Shine. Top 20 Plus Best of Awards, Door Prizes, Dash Plaques, Goody Bags, 50/50, Music, Auction and More. Benefits God’s Bread Basket Local Food Pantry. More information Mary 706-668-7731 or e-mail email@example.com
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May 13 … Community Blood Drive ~ Coweta County Fire Department, Air Life Georgia & American Red Cross Community Blood Drive May 13, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Coweta County Fire Dept., 483 Turkey Creek Rd., Newnan. 770-254-3900, Visit www.redcrossblood.org, code: cowetacfd to schedule your donation
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Master Gardeners’ Backyard Association Monthly Meeting ~ educational program sponsored by the Coweta County Master Gardener Extension Volunteers (MGEVs). Presentations are free to the public and are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Coweta County Extension Oﬃce, 255 Pine Road, Newnan. Please call (770) 254-2620 for reservations and to register for door prizes
Job Network Meeting ~ Check out our message board at http://groups.yahoo. com/group/FUMCJobNetwork/ where local area job listings are posted. Our meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month at 6 PM in the Parish Hall at 33 Greenville Street, Newnan, GA. You may reach us by telephone at 770-253-7400 or by going online at www.newnanfumc.org then select Ministries at the top of the Home Page and then Job Networking for more information. All are welcome and this event is free.
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George Catholic Church annual fundraiser for Haiti relief. Director: Mark Biagiotti Saturday, May 24, at West Point Lake. $7,000 in cash prizes *based on 100 boat field. To register or for more info contact Roland Roger Jr., RJRogerJr@WildBlue.net, 770-251-1553 or 770-328-0498’
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Wynonna & the Big Noise to Perform at 2014 Black Tie & Boots West Georgia Technical College’s premier fundraiser of the West Georgia area. The proceeds go toward student scholarships, program improvements, facility upgrades and faculty development. The concert includes a seated meal at 7 p.m. with the concert beginning at 8 p.m. Attendees are treated to valet parking, a professional photographer, and a walk on the red carpet. Corporate sponsorships which include concert tickets and admission to a ‘meet and greet’ reception with Wynonna & the Big Noise are available for purchase now. A limited number of individual and group tickets will go on sale July 1 at $125 per person or $950 per table. For more information about becoming a sponsor, contact Kevin Cain at kevin.cain@ westgatech.edu or 678-664-0516.
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Smelly HouSe? After all the snow and cold weather we’ve experienced lately, we are all ready to throw open some windows and let in some fresh air. Out with the old stale germy air and in with some new fresh sweet air, minus the pollen. When your house is on the market, odors can either make or break a sale. How do you know if your house smells? If you cook, have children, own pets or smoke, you have odors and your house may smell fine to you, but to others it can be a turn off. How do you live in a house with any of the above and keep it smelling fresh? Cooking Odors – while your house is on the market, grilling is a great option for keeping the food odors down. Although I love the smell of bacon when I’m hungry, it doesn’t smell so great the next day when it’s lingering around. Fish, turnips, collards all of these delicious southern foods can really stink up a house, so you may have to wait until you move to enjoy these favorite dishes or enjoy them somewhere else while your house is on the market. Children – Especially teens have an odor that only that age group can produce. It must be the hormones ramping up and turning them into young adults. Keeping their bed linens washed weekly, keeping wet towels off the floor and keeping their sports clothing and equipment cleaned and out of their rooms will help a lot with their special scents. Babies and young children can go either way. Who doesn’t love the smell of a clean child with baby shampoo, lotion and powder all over them? It’s all rainbows and butterflies until you walk into the room where the “diaper genie” is kept, then it’s all downhill from there. Get rid of that dirty diaper tower and put their dirties in the outside receptacle while the house is on the market. Pets – I must be very careful here since I have pets of my own that help produce their own special “fragrance” around here, but my house isn’t on the market, so although I don’t won’t my house to smell like them, I don’t have to be as mindful about it as a home seller would be that has pets. Folks, pets smell! Dogs, cats, snakes, hamsters & gerbils, fish…they all create unpleasant odors. Cleaning their bedding, cages and tanks more than usual will help. Keeping litter boxes cleaned and placing their food in air tight containers will help. Using essential oils (aromatherapy) to remove odors not only makes everything smell wonderful, the essential oils have anti-bacterial properties and last longer than a spray or plug –in. Smoking – Just don’t do it! It’s bad for you…the surgeon general says so on the package of your cigs. If you must smoke, do it outside in an area where a buyer will not have to walk and wash your clothing, bedding, etc. more than you usually do. I’ve had sellers say “we never smoke in the house…our house shouldn’t smell like smoke!” Well I have news for you…to us non-smokers, the house still smells like smoke. It’s in your closets on your clothing, it’s in your beds on your linens and it stinks. It will kill a deal quicker than anything will. Don’t underestimate the sense of smell when you have your house on the market. For more help on preparing your house to sell, contact…. Nan Johnston, Southern Staging & Redesign, firstname.lastname@example.org www.southern-staging.com
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