Coweta (United States)

Type: City
Name: Coweta (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 35.951801
Longitude: -95.650803
population: 8,037
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

County does away with higher density zoning

Annexation approvedby Sarah Fay CampbellCoweta County’s “RI-B” zoning district is no more.On Tuesday, the Coweta County Board of Commissioners voted to remove the district from the county’s zoning ordinance. RI-B was a medium density residential district ... [Published The Times-Herald - 12 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Coweta steel wire plant being acquired by Insteel

Insteel Industries Inc. has announced the acquisition of one of their primary competitors with facilities in Coweta County.Insteel Wire Products Co. officials Monday said the company plans to spend $36 million to buy two plants from American Spring Wire ... [Published The Times-Herald - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Coweta behind state average in mental health resources

by Bradley HartsellEditor’s note: This is part of a special focus this week on depression and suicide in Coweta County, in the wake of the death of actor and comedian Robin Williams. A related story on today’s Health page looks at how local mental health ... [Published The Times-Herald - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Sorority to host fundraising cook off on square

A local sorority chapter will host a community cook off on Lafayette Square on Aug. 23 to raise funds for community projects and scholarships for area students.Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Theta Xi Omega chapter has organized fundraisers annually ... [Published LaGrange Daily News - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

2 killed in plane crash

by Wes Mayer Remains of the plane  that crashed Saturday north of Senoia are removed from the scene off Georgia Highway 85 Sunday afternoon.Two men were killed Saturday after their plane crashed near the Coweta and Fayette county line.The two men were ... [Published The Times-Herald - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Clean Power Plan ruling open to public comment

by Sarah Fay CampbellThe EPA’s new coal Clean Power Plan rule could mean big changes tocoal-fired power plants, such as Georgia Power Plant Yates in Coweta.The rule likely won’t affect Yates, however, as the plant is scheduled tostop burning coal in ... [Published The Times-Herald - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Director, deputy director out at Coweta DFCS

by Sarah Fay CampbellThe top two administrators at the Coweta County office of the Department of Family and Children’s Services were no longer with the agency Friday.DFCS has wide-ranging responsibilities, including investigating child abuse and neglect ... [Published The Times-Herald - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Just 55 foreclosures in August

by Sarah Fay CampbellThere are 55 foreclosure-related advertisements in today’s legal section of The Newnan Times-Herald.Two of those foreclosures are for warehouses on U.S. 29 South at Classic Road in Grantville, owned by BCS Enterprises LLC. There are ... [Published The Times-Herald - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

EOCT scores released by state

Coweta scores to comeby Celia ShorttThe Georgia Department of Education released the End of Course Test results for individual schools earlier this week, and Coweta County School System students performed well.“Coweta generally exceeded the state scores,” ... [Published The Times-Herald - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Coweta students ace final End-of-Course Tests

by Celia ShorttCoweta County students improved their performance on the 2014 End-of-Course Tests as shown in the results released this week by the Georgia Department of Education.Coweta students also scored higher than the state average for 2014 EOCTs ... [Published The Times-Herald - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Deleting dangerous dog ordinance, increasing ambulance rates on commission agenda

by Sarah Fay CampbellCoweta County will likely be doing away with its regulations regarding dangerous dogs, now that state regulations are more restrictive.Doing away with the dangerous dog section of the county’s Animal Control Ordinance is on the agenda ... [Published The Times-Herald - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Lawsuit filed over Greentop rezoning denial

Coweta Commissionby Sarah Fay Campbell MottolaCoweta is being sued over the denial of a rezoning for property on Greentop Road.The suit is being filed by NCTI LLC against Coweta County, the Coweta County Board of Commissioners, and the individual c ... [Published The Times-Herald - Jul 13 2014]

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"We’re concerned the EPA is making a decision that could force an increase in the cost of electricity and erode the reliability of our power supply,” said Coweta-Fayette EMC President and CEO Tony Sinclair. "If prices rise, we're worried the trickle-down effect could be severe in the counties we serve,” Sinclair said. "Higher prices created artificially due to mandated EPA actions and not as a result of true economic necessity would hurt businesses of all types, potentially leading to slower job growth or even loss of jobs.”"
Officials said in the report that "Coweta County DFCS should be granted adequate resources to hire and maintain an adequate staff to protect Georgia's children” and that “serious attention should be given to recruiting and retaining staff in Coweta County, to include but not limited to recruiting people who will commit to remaining in Coweta rather than transferring to other counties after being trained due to location and any other issue that is contributing to high turnover."
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County does away with higher density zoning [Published The Times-Herald - 12 hours ago]
Coweta steel wire plant being acquired by Insteel [Published The Times-Herald - Aug 20 2014]
Coweta behind state average in mental health re... [Published The Times-Herald - Aug 20 2014]
Sorority to host fundraising cook off on square [Published LaGrange Daily News - Aug 16 2014]
2 killed in plane crash [Published The Times-Herald - Aug 13 2014]
Obituary- Goss [Published Pryor Daily Times - Aug 12 2014]
Clean Power Plan ruling open to public comment [Published The Times-Herald - Aug 10 2014]
Director, deputy director out at Coweta DFCS [Published The Times-Herald - Aug 09 2014]
Kristian Bush takes the lead on debut solo sing... [Published The Times-Herald - Aug 08 2014]
Just 55 foreclosures in August [Published The Times-Herald - Aug 07 2014]
EOCT scores released by state [Published The Times-Herald - Aug 03 2014]
Coweta students ace final End-of-Course Tests [Published The Times-Herald - Jul 18 2014]
Future homes may not have individual mailboxes [Published The Times-Herald - Jul 17 2014]
Deleting dangerous dog ordinance, increasing am... [Published The Times-Herald - Jul 14 2014]
Lawsuit filed over Greentop rezoning denial [Published The Times-Herald - Jul 13 2014]
CAF Event to Honor the Women of the Greatest Ge... [Published PRWeb - Apr 22 2014]
Calpine Sheds Six Power Plants in $1.6B Deal [Published The Street Latest - Apr 21 2014]
LS Power Equity Advisors agrees to acquire 3,50... [Published PE Hub Blog - Apr 21 2014]
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