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Runaway teen, missing vehicle sought by Troup County deputies

TROUP COUNTY, Ga. (WTVM) - The Troup County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in finding a runaway teenager along with a missing vehicle. Edward Barnett, 15, was last seen around 2:30 a.m. in the 200 block of College Street in Mountville, according to deputies. Authorities say...
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Watch Ionescu epically hit Steph's 'night night' celebration

The 2021-22 NBA season is over, but Warriors superstar Steph Curry's spirit is very much alive in the WNBA. New York Liberty star Sabrina Ionescu drained a deep three with 28 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter against the Atlanta Dream at Gateway Center in College Park, Georgia on Friday night and, in the most iconic way possible, hit Curry’s signature “night night” celebration.
Newnan Times-Herald

Newnan man sentenced to life in 2018 murder case

It took a jury less than eight hours to find Orenthal Jermaine Carroll guilty of the 2018 murder of Adrian Cantrell Sheffield. Thursday night, jurors convicted Carroll of malice murder, felony murder, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon during the commission of another felony.
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Catherine Wilson, 96, of Fayetteville, Ga.

On the afternoon of June 23, 2022, Catherine Wilson of Fayetteville, Georgia, passed away, surrounded by her family. She was 96 years old. Catherine was born to Henry Grady and Verna Mae (Cowart) White on June 20, 1926, in Ben Hill, Georgia. She worked in the film industry as the Film Rental Supervisor for Plitt Theaters for many years until the business was sold. She retired a few years later.
Newnan Times-Herald

Mother, son charged in Newnan narcotics sting

A final suspect is in custody after a recent drug dealing investigation. Bernard Arnold Jr., 39, is behind bars after his arrest Wednesday. Two other suspects have been charged, including his mother, Barbara Arnold, 61, and Eric Florence, 42, who is being held without bond. The investigation began in the...

Where to watch fireworks in Atlanta this 4th of July

Celebrate the 4th of July in style with barbecues, parades, and the all-important fireworks display. Here’s where to watch fireworks in Atlanta this 4th of July. The Fantastic Fourth Celebration at Memorial Lawn at Stone Mountain Park features a special fireworks display following the Lasershow Spectacular every night from July 1 to July 5.
Newnan Times-Herald

Despite opposition, commissioners approve storage unit, retail space

In the face of opposition from members of the public, the Coweta County Board of Commissioners approved two commercial developments near Senoia at their meeting Tuesday. The board approved the rezoning of 3.372 acres of land on 6599 Highway 16 East from Rural Conservation, or RC, to C-8, or Heavy Commercial, for the purpose of constructing a storage facility, and the rezoning of 1.045 acres of land on the former roadbed of Old Highway 85 from Rural Conservation to C-6, or Commercial Minor Shopping District, for the purpose of constructing retail space.

Major crash shuts down I-75 northbound near Hudson Bridge Road

STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. - A serious crash has shut down all northbound lanes of Interstate 75 in Stockbridge Thursday morning. The Georgia Department of Transportation says the crash deemed "high severity" happened around 5 a.m. near Hudson Bridge Road. Officials say at least one person is injured. Their condition is not...
Newnan Times-Herald

Grantville mayor's lawyer threatens lawsuit over fees

The Grantville City Council is under threat of yet another lawsuit. Chris Balch, Mayor Doug Jewell's lawyer in his lawsuit against current and former city council members, sent an ante litem letter to the council concerning his pay in the lawsuit. The first invoice presented to the council was for...