Posts filtered by tags: Newnan[x]


 

Georgia Hospital Worker Found Dead of Coronavirus in Home With Her Young Child by Her Body

A mammogram technician and mother of a young child was found dead from coronavirus in her Georgia home, state officials said. Coweta County Coroner Richard Hawk says police discovered the 42-year-old woman’s body Thursday (Mar. 19) in the living room of her home in Newnan, about 40 miles southwest of Atlanta, after a family member called the Sheriff’s Office requesting a welfare check. Hawk said Diedre Wilkes had been dead for at least 12-16 hours before police found her body. Wilkes’ young chil...
Tags: News, Atlanta, Georgia, Jazz, Hawk, Piedmont, Sheriff s Office, GBI, Wilkes, AJC, Coweta County, Richard Hawk, Newnan, Piedmont Newnan Hospital, Piedmont Healthcare, Human Interest


No. 7 UCLA hosts No. 3 Oregon in women’s basketball clash

The two best basketball teams in the Pac-12, two of the 10 best in the nation, are meeting Friday night. On one side of the court, a team plays its heart out every game to stay afloat as it walks along program history. On the opposite side, the other stands tall behind a dominant campaign in a hopeful route to its first national championship. UCLA faces its second Top 10 team in three games, hosting No. 3 Oregon in a highly anticipated matchup at 8 p.m. Friday. While both programs have put up su...
Tags: Colorado, Oregon, Stanford, Sports, Sport, Soccer, College sports, Ncaa, Ducks, UConn, Usc, Ucla, Ncaa Tournament, Bay Area, Huskies, Bruins


‘Oh My Gosh!’: Family Finds Owl Hiding In Their Christmas Tree

NEWNAN, Ga. (CBS Local) — A Georgia family got a big surprise last week after discovering an owl living in their Christmas tree. Katie McBride Newman said her 10-year-old daughter, India, had started to clear the table after dinner last Thursday and was in another room when she heard her exclaim, “Oh my gosh!” “She comes very dramatically into the dining room and goes, ‘Mama, that ornament scared me,'” Newman told CNN. “Then she bursts into tears.” Newman loves owls and she’s got about a dozen o...
Tags: India, Georgia, Offbeat, Newman, Local TV, Newnan, Talkers, NEWNAN Ga CBS Local, Katie McBride Newman


‘There Was No Choice’: Nurse Adopts Man With Autism So He Can Have Life-Saving Heart Transplant

NEWNAN, Ga. (CBS Local) — An ICU nurse in Georgia recently adopted a 27-year-old man with autism so he could get a life-saving heart transplant. Jonathan Pinkard fell at work last year and was taken to Piedmont Newnan Hospital in Newnan. He was told he needed a heart transplant, but wasn’t eligible to get one. Then, ICU nurse Lori Wood was assigned to Pinkard in December 2018. “Jonathan was very sick, but he wasn’t eligible for a transplant because he didn’t have a support system,” Wood told TOD...
Tags: Georgia, Offbeat, Wood, Jonathan, Local TV, Newnan, Piedmont Newnan Hospital, Piedmont Healthcare, Pinkard, Talkers, NEWNAN Ga CBS, Jonathan Pinkard, Lori Wood, Pinkard Wood


‘There Was No Choice’: Nurse Adopts Man With Autism Man So He Can Have Life-Saving Heart Transplant

NEWNAN, Ga. (CBS Local) — An ICU nurse in Georgia recently adopted a 27-year-old man with autism so he could get a life-saving heart transplant. Jonathan Pinkard fell at work last year and was taken to Piedmont Newnan Hospital in Newnan. He was told he needed a heart transplant, but wasn’t eligible to get one. Then, ICU nurse Lori Wood was assigned to Pinkard in December 2018. “Jonathan was very sick, but he wasn’t eligible for a transplant because he didn’t have a support system,” Wood told TOD...
Tags: Georgia, Offbeat, Wood, Jonathan, Local TV, Newnan, Piedmont Newnan Hospital, Piedmont Healthcare, Pinkard, Talkers, NEWNAN Ga CBS, Jonathan Pinkard, Lori Wood, Pinkard Wood


‘There Was No Choice’: Nurse Adopts Autistic Man So He Can Have Life-Saving Heart Transplant

NEWNAN, Ga. (CBS Local) — An ICU nurse in Georgia recently adopted a 27-year-old man with autism so he could get a life-saving heart transplant. Jonathan Pinkard fell at work last year and was taken to Piedmont Newnan Hospital in Newnan. He was told he needed a heart transplant, but wasn’t eligible to get one. Then, ICU nurse Lori Wood was assigned to Pinkard in December 2018. “Jonathan was very sick, but he wasn’t eligible for a transplant because he didn’t have a support system,” Wood told TOD...
Tags: Georgia, Offbeat, Wood, Jonathan, Local TV, Newnan, Piedmont Newnan Hospital, Piedmont Healthcare, Pinkard, Talkers, NEWNAN Ga CBS, Jonathan Pinkard, Lori Wood, Pinkard Wood


Pancake stop snags inmate who fled jail with help from mom

NEWNAN, Ga. (AP) — An inmate fled a Georgia jail with the help of his mom and then went out for pancakes. News outlets report 27-year-old Joshua Gullatt and 54-year-old Kathy Lynn Pence were arrested Tuesday at an IHOP restaurant where they met with his children. Gullatt had slipped out a side door of the […]
Tags: News, Georgia, Ihop, Ga AP, Newnan, Nation & World, Joshua Gullatt, Kathy Lynn Pence, Gullatt


Phaedra Parks, Keri Hilson & More Attend 2 Chainz Haunted Pink Trap House Private Preview… (PHOTOS + VIDEO)

Former ‘Housewife’ Phaedra Parks was among the celebs and tastemakers invited out to preview 2 Chainz latest money maker. The rapper and Street Execs partnered with 13 Stories Haunted House in Newnan to create a different kind of haunted house and they certainly didn’t fail to deliver!! I was among the invited guests for the event and we were treated to a cocktail gathering filled with gruesome entertainment features that would shake the most fearless ATL ‘trapper,’ including geeked out zombies...
Tags: Featured, Celebrities, News, Atlanta, 2 Chainz, Andrew Young, Keri Hilson, Newnan, Atlanta Gossip, Phaedra Parks, Toya Wright, Derek J, Polow Da Don, Michelle "ATLien" Brown, Haunted Pink Trap House, Phaedra Parks Keri Hilson


Old School The House With a Clock in its Walls IMAX Poster Arrives

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Old school The House With a Clock in its Walls IMAX poster arrives Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment have released a new old school IMAX poster for The House with a Clock in its Walls, harking back to the golden age of hand-painted poster art by the likes of Drew Struzan. You can check out The House With a Clock in Its Walls IMAX poster for yourself in the gallery, along with a new director’s diary from Eli Roth below! Here’s Director’s Diary #2 from @housewit...
Tags: Movies, Horror, House, Eli Roth, Universal Pictures, Edward Gorey, Laeta Kalogridis, Lewis, Brad Fischer, Kripke, Shutter Island, Newnan, ComingSoon, Movie News, Eric Kripke, John Bellairs


A Week In Auburn, AL, On A $49,300 Income

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Want even more Money Diaries, plus $$$ advice from a kick-ass, all-female team of financial advisors, and tips on how to save more than $500? Pick up our new book: Money Diaries! Order here!Today: a communications specialist working in higher education who m...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Kentucky, New York City, Alabama, Atlanta, Georgia, Starbucks, Hulu, Lucy, Coke, Sephora, Eugene, Gilmore Girls, Caesar, Dave Ramsey


Restaurant employee in Georgia calls 911 on African-American family

NEWNAN, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia restaurant owner says he is investigating after an employee called 911 on an African-American family who had stopped for dinner during a vacation. WSB-TV reports that Felicia and Othniel Dobson of North Carolina on Monday had stopped for dinner at a Subway in Newnan with their four children, ages […]
Tags: News, Georgia, Ap, Nation, North Carolina, Felicia, WSB TV, Newnan Ga, Newnan, Nation & World, Othniel Dobson


Rapper Jim Jones among 4 arrested after Atlanta police chase

NEWNAN, Ga. (AP) — Rapper Jim Jones has been arrested after a brief police chase in west Georgia. A Coweta County investigator says he saw a southbound Mercedes sport utility vehicle drift into the emergency lane on Interstate 85 several times late Wednesday. News outlets report when the investigator pulled the car over, he said […]
Tags: News, Atlanta, Georgia, Mercedes, Jim Jones, Ga AP, Coweta County, Newnan, Nation & World


Rapper Jim Jones Arrested for Gun and Drug Possession

Rapper, Dipset cofounder and “Love & Hip-Hop: New York” star Jim Jones was arrested in Georgia Wednesday night for gun and drug possession following a brief police pursuit, according to the Newnan [Ga.] Times-Herald. Charges against Jones, 41, include theft by receiving stolen property, possession of firearm during the commission of a crime, narcotics possession, […]
Tags: New York, News, Georgia, Jones, Dipset, Jim Jones, Times Herald, Newnan


Flugennock's Latest'n'Greatest: "Cops And The Klan: Hand In Hand"

From DC's anarchist cartoonist Mike Flugennock: "Cops and Klan: Hand in Hand" http://sinkers.org/stage/?p=25 11 From Sacramento to Newnan to Charlottesville -- it should be clear to one and all at this point that the police are there to "protect and serve" corporations and fascists. Now, as always -- cops and the Klan go hand in hand. 12.5 x 14 inch medium-res color .jpg image, 1.6mb [Author: Mike Rhode]
Tags: Comics, Sacramento, Charlottesville, Newnan, Mike Rhode, Mike Flugennock


Militarized Cops At Tiny Georgia Neo-Nazi Rally Arrest Counterprotesters For Wearing Masks

NEWNAN, Ga. -- A heavily militarized police force of some 400 officers
Tags: News, Newnan


Neo-Nazi Rally Draws About Two Dozen People and Upends a Small Georgia City

The rally, which was held outside of Atlanta, was monitored by more than 700 law enforcement officers from 42 agencies.
Tags: News, Atlanta, Demonstrations, Whites, Ga, GEORGIA City, National Socialist Movement, Newnan, Protests and Riots, Fringe Groups and Movements, Neo Nazi Groups


A small city in Georgia is fighting back against neo-Nazis in a novel way

Shop keepers in Newnan will shutter stores when neo-Nazis march through this weekend. So residents are urging each other to go shop Friday to make up for the drop in revenue.
Tags: Nazis, Georgia, Cnn, Newnan


Georgia girl, 12, has fatal allergic reaction to granola bar

NEWNAN, Ga. (AP) — Weekend funeral services were held in Georgia’s Coweta County for a 12-year-old girl who died of an allergic reaction to peanuts in a granola bar. WSB TV reports that Amanda Huynh had taken a bite of a granola bar while on a school bus last Tuesday. Her family said she had […]
Tags: News, Georgia, Ga AP, WSB TV, Coweta County, Newnan, Nation & World, Amanda Huynh


Stranger accused of spanking man’s son in Georgia store

NEWNAN, Ga. (AP) — Police say a stranger spanked a man’s 2-year-old son at a grocery store in Georgia when the toddler kept asking his dad for a candy bar. A Newnan police report says 62-year-old Juan Martinez was arrested Tuesday night. Police say Martinez smelled like alcohol and slurred his speech. The 2-year-old’s father, […]
Tags: News, Georgia, Oddities, Martinez, Ga AP, Juan Martinez, Newnan


Dump truck hit by oncoming train in Georgia, driver killed

NEWNAN, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a Georgia Department of Transportation employee has been killed after his dump truck was hit by a train. State Patrol Trooper Ross Buchan tells The Newnan Times-Herald that Carey Byron Ellerbee was attempting to cross railroads tracks Thursday morning at an intersection in Moreland. Coweta County Coroner Richard Hawk […]
Tags: News, Georgia, Ga AP, Georgia Department of Transportation, Richard Hawk, Newnan, Nation & World, Newnan Times Herald, Ross Buchan, Carey Byron Ellerbee, Moreland Coweta County


Great Race, Day 02: Newnan lunch stop

Photos by the author. Finally out of the oppressive Florida heat, the Hemmings Motor News Great Race presented by Hagerty Insurance travel through Newnan, Georgia, today. The city is home to one of the true families of the Great Race, Chad and Ginny Caldwell, whose 1931 Auburn speedster was featured on the cover of Hemmings Motor News last year. I say true families because literally all four members of the Caldwell family are racers to the core. The parents are one of the top few teams who hav...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, Autos, Association, Ashley, Alamo, Hemmings, Caldwell, Hagerty Insurance, Newnan, Hemmings Classic Car, Hemmings Motor News, Newnan Georgia, Hemmings Motor News Great Race, Great Race and vintage rallying, 2017 Great Race


Florida car dealer dynasty expands to Atlanta

Hanania Automotive Group announced this week its entry into the Atlanta market by acquiring Sons Acura in Morrow. The dealership, previously owned by the Nalley Automotive Group, will be relocated to Newnan in southwest Atlanta. Hanania expects to break ground on the 30,000-square-foot dealership in 2018. “This is the fourth Acura location we are adding to our large and growing family of nearly 20 dealerships. It not only signifies our long-awaited entrance into the Atlanta market, this partic...
Tags: Florida, Atlanta, Newnan, Hanania Automotive Group, Sons Acura, Nalley Automotive Group, Atlanta Hanania


2017 NASP IBO Georgia State 3D Archery Challenge

High School Division: 1st Place – North Murray High School, Chatsworth, Georgia (Score: 1658) DUBLIN, Ga –-(Ammoland.com)- The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division recently hosted the 2017 NASP IBO Georgia State 3D Challenge in Dublin, Georgia. This event brought 119 young archers, from elementary, middle and high school divisions, to compete with their schools.NASP IBO 3D Challenge is an extension of the NASP educational experience. This event required archers ...
Tags: Guns, Chatsworth, Jonathan Bennett, LaGrange, NASP, Dublin Georgia, Newnan, Archery News, Competitive Shooting News, Youth Shooting Sports, Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Competition Archery, NASP IBO Georgia State, North Murray High School, Chatsworth Georgia, HAHIRA


Greenery Inspired Bridal Editorial

Today’s styled shoot was inspired by the beauty of a Pronovias wedding gown, which we think is a brilliant place to start. Add in heaps and heaps of greenery, and there’s just too much beauty to resist! Alexis June Weddings, Elizabeth Sloan Beauty, Ginger Rose, and J Elliott Style all did some wonderful work here: […]
Tags: Atlanta, Georgia, Green, Wedding, Emerald, Greenery, Newnan, Wedding Design, Lace Wedding Dresses, Pronovias, Alexis June Weddings, J Elliott, Pronovias Atelier


Second CTCA hospital bill before Georgia lawmakers

A second bill easing restrictions imposed on the Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) hospital in Newnan when it opened for business in 2008 is before the General Assembly. Legislation introduced in the Georgia House of Representatives Thursday by Rep. Wendell Willard, R-Sandy Springs, would do away with a limit on the number of beds CTCA could provide and phase out restrictions on the percentage of Georgians the hospital could accept as patients. The bill would eliminate the current 50-...
Tags: Georgia, CTCA, Newnan, Cancer Treatment Centers of America CTCA hospital, General Assembly Legislation, Wendell Willard R Sandy Springs


Waffle House Waitress Who Pulled Gun On Robbers, Fired From Job

Bob Irwin highlights the latest self defense and other shootings of the week. Read them and see what went wrong, what went right and what we can learn from self defense with a gun. Heather “Shorty” BurkinshawStanley Bob Irwin USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that on 01-01-2017 that three men walked into a Waffle House restaurant about 2:30 a.m. Thursday, on Highway 29 in Newnan sat down and ordered a meal.About 45 minutes later, one of the men walked over to the ...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Youtube, Las Vegas, Waffle House, Newnan, Gun Rights News, Guns Save Lives, Self Defense, Bob Irwin, The Gun Store, Bob Irwin Firedup


PE-backed ECS hires Chrisafides as CEO

Elite Comfort Solutions LLC, which is backed by Arsenal Capital, has appointed Chris Chrisafides as CEO. Previously, Chrisafides worked at Dow Chemical’s North American polyurethane division where he served as the commercial vice president. PRESS RELEASE NEWNAN, GA January 9, 2017 – Elite Comfort Solutions LLC (ECS) today announced that the board of directors has selected Chris Chrisafides as its Chief Executive Officer. Chrisafides most recently led Dow Chemical’s North American $1.0+ billion p...
Tags: New York, Trends, People, Arsenal, ECS, Chris, Dow Chemical, Dino, Zappala, PE, Newnan, Arsenal Capital Partners, Newnan Georgia, Dino Rossi


Shooting after Fleeing Waffle House Robbers Raises Questions

By David Codrea It looks like not all “customers” are against Waffle House corporate’s “No Guns” policy to “make everyone feel welcome.” Some even (allegedly) rely on it. (Photo: Coweta County Sheriff’s Office) USA – -(Ammoland.com)- “A local waitress who fired her gun at three fleeing robbers is now out of a job,” The Newnan Times Herald reported Monday. “Heather ‘Shorty’ Burkinshaw-Stanley learned Friday by phone that she was terminated from her job at Waffle House a day after the restauran...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Waffle House, Stanley, David Codrea, Jeff Cooper, Newnan, Gun Rights News, Newnan Times Herald, RKBA


Home2 Suites by Hilton Expands Presence in Georgia with New Hotel Opening in Newnan

Home2 Suites by Hilton, part of Hilton's (NYSE: HLT) industry-first All Suites portfolio, announced today its newest property, Home2 Suites by Hilton Atlanta Newnan. Offering 102 suites, the hotel is designed for travelers looking for a fresh, new stay experience. The opening of Home2 Suites by Hilton Atlanta Newnan also reinforces Georgia's tourism growth, which contributed a record high of $58.9 billion to the state's economy within the last year*.
Tags: Travel, Georgia, Hilton, Newnan


Gun-toting 78-year-old woman chases burglars from home

NEWNAN, Ga. (AP) — Authorities in Georgia say a gun-toting 78-year-old woman chased two burglars from her home. Coweta County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Lt. Col. James Yarbrough tells news outlets Elaine Stiehl was getting ready to take a nap when she heard a noise coming from the front of her house. Deputies say Stiehl loaded […]
Tags: News, Georgia, Ga AP, Newnan, Nation & World