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Posted on: February 13, 2024

Keep Newnan Beautiful Receives Governor's Circle Recognition

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Keep Newnan Beautiful recently received a 2023 Governor’s Circle Award for its outstanding achievements in community beautification and environmental sustainability. The Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation (KGBF) presented the award to Keep Newnan ...

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Posted on: February 9, 2024

Moody Selected as 2024 GeorgiaForward Young Gamechangers Cohort

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The City of Newnan is pleased to announce Special Projects Manager Andrew Moody has been selected as one of the 45 promising professionals to join the 2024 GeorgiaForward Young Gamechangers Cohort. 

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Posted on: February 2, 2024

Arbor Day Foundation Names Newnan a 2023 Tree City USA

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The City of Newnan is pleased to announce that the Arbor Day Foundation has named Newnan a 2023 Tree City USA. This important designation was met by the City adhering to the program's four requirements: maintaining a tree board or department, hav...

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Posted on: January 23, 2024

City Council Adopts Moratorium on Sign Permits

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The City Council of Newnan today approved a moratorium on issuing certain sign permits within City limits. The purpose of this moratorium is to allow the City to complete a thorough review of the sign ordinance. The moratorium will also allow a period of ...

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Posted on: January 19, 2024

New Rescue Unit for City Fire Department

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The City of Newnan Fire Department today received a new Rescue Unit, which will be used at Station 2 (off of Lower Fayetteville Road). Rescue Unit 2 is designed for medical emergencies and will enable first responders to deploy quickly to medical calls. &...

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Posted on: January 10, 2024

City Celebrates Opening of Fire Training Facility

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The City of Newnan celebrated the completion of the Fire Training Facility on 473 Greison Trail on Tuesday, January 9. Complete with a burn building, educational training room, and office space, the facility offers opportunities to train our Newnan Fire D...

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Posted on: December 12, 2023

City of Newnan Announces Kelsey as Assistant City Manager

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After a professional executive recruiting process, performed with the assistance of the Mercer Group, the City of Newnan is excited to announce Ms. Meg Kelsey will join our team as the Assistant City Manager of Finance and Human Resources.  Ms. K...

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Posted on: November 6, 2023

City of Newnan Firefighter Rollins Retires After 26 Years of Service

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The City of Newnan Fire Department today celebrates Firefighter Cornell Rollins’ retirement after 26 years of service. At his retirement celebration at Station 1, FF Rollins remarked that he enjoyed his 26 year career with the Newnan Fire Depart...

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Posted on: October 10, 2023

Tunnel to Towers Foundation Honors Damien Sorrells

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The Tunnel to Towers Foundation recently honored Newnan Firefighter Damien Sorrells, who passed on October 11, 2022. “To know Damien was to love him,” said Fire Chief Stephen Brown. “He was one of those guys who could always lift you up. He was strong in ...

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Posted on: June 14, 2023

57 East Broad Street Visioning Exercise Summary

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The Newnan City Council met Tuesday, June 14 at 5:00 p.m. for a Special Called Work Session for the purpose of discussing the 57 East Project. The presentation used in the meeting is available here: https://newnanga.gov/DocumentCenter/View/1755/Newnan-57-...

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Posted on: April 27, 2023

City Council Recognizes 2023 Citizen Academy Graduates

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Mayor Brady and the City Council recently recognized the 2023 Newnan Citizen Academy graduates:

  • Deborah Adebo
  • Volita Almon
  • Vicky Bryant
  • Kassie Hooks
  • Amy Lawson Leech (not pictured)
  • Willie Thomas

Led by the Office of Communications, these participants en...

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Posted on: March 23, 2023

Four Firefighters Rise in Rank

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The City of Newnan Fire Department recently promoted four firefighters to the rank of lieutenant. Fire department lieutenants are assigned to a specific fire station and shift and are responsible for supervising the crew of firefighters. 

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Posted on: February 27, 2023

Due Diligence Report for 57 East Broad Street

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FIDES Development, at the direction of the City Council, created a presentation for the property of 57 East Broad Street. The presentation was shared at the Special Called Work Meeting on Wednesday, February 22 at 5:30 p.m. You may watch the meeting here:...

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Posted on: February 6, 2024

Police Department Celebrates 2023 Achievements

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The Newnan Police Department recently enjoyed celebrating their 2023 achievements at an Awards Banquet at the Cellar in downtown Newnan. Twelve officers were awarded a Letter of Recognition for their actions, seven officers and one civilian received the L...

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Posted on: January 22, 2024

Police Department Seeks Information Regarding Aggravated Assault

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On January 21, 2024 at approximately 11:15 a.m., the Newnan Police Department was dispatched for a report of “shots fired” to the area of 54 Greenview Drive. Officers quickly secured the crime scene and were able to determine that no one at the residence ...

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Posted on: December 4, 2023

City of Newnan Police Department Receives Governor’s Office of Highway Safety Awards Grant

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The City of Newnan Police Department is pleased to announce they have received the High Visibility Enforcement (HVE) grant of $28,857.60 from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS).   Funding for this grant is provided by the National Hig...

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Posted on: November 16, 2023

Ongoing Homicide Investigation

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The City of Newnan Police Department today issued a press release and video statement regarding the twelve year anniversary of the 2011 homicide of 17-year-old Blake Chappell. Anyone with information regarding this unsolved homicide is encouraged to conta...

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Posted on: August 25, 2023

Statement Regarding Shooting

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On August 25, 2023, at approximately 2:20 PM, the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Units assisted by Newnan Police Department Patrol Units were involved in a vehicle pursuit. 

Due to the immediate threat of life to civilians and law...

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Posted on: July 14, 2023

City Drug and Vice Unit Receives Investigator of the Year Award

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The Newnan Police Department is proud to announce that the Drug and Vice Unit is the recipient of the 2023 “Investigator of the Year Award” for the Western Region of Georgia. This award is generally presented to a single investigator who has performed at ...

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