For over 100 years, Newnan Utilities has helped Coweta County grow and prosper. We’re proud to sponsor projects that continue to enrich and strengthen our vibrant community. — Newnan Utilities’ Carl Miller Park — Holiday lighting and summer baskets on Newnan’s historic court square — Customer Appreciation Day
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Yamaha initially selected Coweta County because of the availability of talented workers, a superior quality of life and a government structure that was willing to support business needs.
As the recession of 2008 fades further into the distance, a local infrastructure built upon the foundation of quality jobs and education continues to bear fruit. With easy access to the I-85 corridor and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the area continues to enjoy a steady pattern of economic growth. Companies of all sizes can attest to the business-friendly environment that has allowed them to grow and thrive. However, one of the most crucial assets Coweta provides investors is the continued synergy between business development and local government. Greg Wright, president of the Coweta County Development Authority (CCDA), knows the value of city and county government going the extra mile to recruit new business and to help existing industry expand. “Local government works closely with the development authority to meet the needs of both existing and new businesses,” Wright said. “Between the educational opportunities that exist in our community and the excellent