Buchanan, GA

20-year old Bowdon man dies in Thursday wreck

Georgia State Patrol confirms the death of 20-year old Bowdon man who died as the result of a single vehicle crash Thursday evening. According to GSP Public Information Officer, Konswello Monroe, this crash is still under investigation. “On June 23, at approximately 9:48 p.m., Post 4 Villa Rica responded to...

Tribute Band, Sons of Bocephus at The Place Downtown in Piedmont

Piedmont, AL – On Saturday, June 2, 2022 at 8:00 pm the tribute band, Sons of Bocephus will be live at The Place Downtown. The Josie Music Awards Tribute Band of the Year will be on stage Saturday July 2nd at 8pm, tickets are on sale now at, and will be on sale at the door if they don’t sale out. The Place Downtown is an outdoor venue in downtown Piedmont, Alabama. This venue is located in an old renovated historical building on Ladiga Street.

2022 Independence Day Celebration in Piedmont

Piedmont, AL – Saturday, July 2, 2022 will be the Piedmont Independence Day Celebration. The event is hosted by the Piedmont Arts & Entertainment Committee and held at the Piedmont Sports Complex from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Join them on Saturday, July 2nd for a festival of food, fun, and fireworks at the Piedmont Sports Complex.

Pizza Hut Shuts Down In Bremen

A national pizza chain has closed its Bremen location. Pizza Hut, at 941 Alabama Avenue, has shut down. Signs on the doors state “Thank you for your patronage. This location is closed. Please visit our Carrollton location.” The restaurant closed its dining room and went to a drive-thru and delivery only model at the beginning of the pandemic. However, the dining room never reopened due to staffing shortages. According to property tax documents the restaurant has been in Bremen since 1991.

South Carolina man convicted of grooming, raping Georgia girl

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. - A jury has found a South Carolina man guilty of grooming and raping an underage girl for years in Douglas County. After a week-long trial, a jury found 39-year-old Abraham Hardy guilty of multiple counts of aggravated child molestation, enticing a child for indecent purposes, child molestation, and statutory rape.

Ultimate Express Car Wash Celebrates Ground Breaking in Villa Rica

On Saturday, June 18, Ultimate Express Car Wash at 123 Conners Road directly behind Waffle House in Villa Rica hosted a ground breaking ceremony. Several Villa Rica city leaders and community members were on site for the celebration including city Council Woman, Leslie Smith McPherson. She wrote on her Facebook the following, “I had the pleasure of attending the ground breaking ceremony for entrepreneurs Gary and Gabrielle Smith. The coming business is the Ultimate Express Car Wash located at 123 Conners Rd., VR. The timeline in the brochure for their journey to get to this day is fascinating with all the obstacles they endured to get to this point as well as all the others who helped along the way. Small business is the backbone of our economy and entrepreneurs take great risk with hope of achieving success.”

Report: Georgia power plants some of the 'dirtiest' in the country

EUHARLEE, Ga. - A report reveals Georgia is home to three of the nation's 100 dirtiest power plants. According to the report from the Atlanta-based nonprofit Environment Georgia, the 10 dirtiest power plants in the Peach State release 36 million metric tons of emissions each year - equivalent to 7.7 million cars on the road annually.
Newnan Times-Herald

Thomas Singleton Griffin

Thomas Singleton Griffin, 73, of Whitesburg passed away Thursday, June 23, 2022, at Piedmont Newnan Hospital. Tom was born June 10, 1949, in Ducktown, TN to the late Charlie Griffin & Cleo Hicks Griffin. For many years, Tom worked as an aircraft refueler with Delta Airlines. For a few years...