Newnan police officer dies of COVID

NEWNAN — Newnan Police Chief Brent Blankenship confirmed yesterday that Newnan Police Officer Ricky Tostenson lost his battle with COVID-19. Tostenson was a 10 year veteran with the Newnan Police Department and served a total of 18 years in law enforcement. Tostenson

Officials warn Georgians not to get scammed in wake of storms

The storms and tornadoes that passed through Georgia have put a number of residents in the position of having to repair and rebuild homes that were damaged. Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr is reminding Georgians, particularly those in the Coweta County area, there

Georgia wakes to disaster caused by tornado

A deadly supercell thunderstorm spawned a long-tracking tornado across parts of Alabama on Thursday, just a week after another round of severe weather left extensive damage across the Southeast. At least six fatalities have been reported from the day, five of which

Police chase with U-Haul in Coweta County ends in gunfire

NEWNAN — A police chase Sunday night in Coweta County ended in gunfire when officers shot into a U-Haul to end the chase. According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, preliminary information indicates that at about 9:21 p.m., the Coweta County Sheriff’s