During the past two weeks Coweta County has received approximately six (6) inches of rain. This has been beneficial rains that have significantly decreased the threat of wild fires in our region. At this time the Coweta County Fire Rescue Department believes the threat of fire has been reduced to a safe level, thus prompting the decision to release all outdoor burn restrictions. This includes outdoor recreational and yard debris burning.
Georgia’s Environmental Protection Division recently declared a Level 2 drought response for Metro Atlanta as severe drought conditions have extended into the fall. Between March and October, about 20 inches of rain fell in Atlanta, nearly 13 inches below average.
Coweta County State Court Clerk's Office will be closing from 12-2 on Wednesday, December 14th, 2016. Please note on your calendars. Thank you.
Final Unofficial and Incomplete results for Coweta County
Blickle U.S.A. to build new headquarters in Newnan, GA
Blickle U.S.A., which manufactures and distributes wheels and casters, has announced plans to locate its US headquarters in Coweta County.
The Coweta County Board of Commissioners has elected to sell 173 surplus properties acquired by virtue of tax deed for failure to pay taxes. The County has held some of these surplus properties for more than 10 years. It has determined that it is in the best interests of the citizens to sell the properties in a timely manner to return them to private citizens and back on the tax digest.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will conduct a mandatory nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) on Wednesday, September 28, at 2:20 p.m. EDT to verify the delivery and broadcast, and assess the readiness for distribution of the national level test message.
Coweta County is part of the Georgia’s Environmental Protection Division’s declaration of a Level 1 drought response. This declaration was originally issued September 9, 2016.
The Proposed FY 2017 Budget is a balanced budget and remains a working document subject to change until approval by the Board of Commissioners.
In partnership with the Coweta County Emergency Management Agency, the Central Midwest Georgia Chapter of the American Red Cross will conduct its annual shelter drill from 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Cornerstone United Methodist Church, 2956 Sharpsburg McCollum Road, Newnan, Georgia. Registration begins at 9:30.
The Coweta County Board of Commissioners will hold a Called Meeting on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. to discuss updates to the Service Delivery Strategy and for other purposes: The meeting will be held in the Commission Meeting Room located at 37 Perry Street, Newnan 30263.
The Board of Trustees for the Coweta County Group Pension Plan and the Board of Trustees for the Coweta County Salary Deferral Plan and Employee Matching Plan will hold a meetings in the Coweta County Commission Chambers located at 37 Perry Street, Newnan on Thursday, August 18, 2016
Forty-three chief fire officers from across the nation were invited to participate in the 50th anniversary of Fire Rescue – Wingspread VI Conference in Racine, Wisconsin. Coweta County Chief Pat Wilson was among those attending.
In this month's issue...Kick-off held for innovative new apprenticeship program; Coweta fares well in recent West Georgia Regional Update; Newnan Behavioral Hospital receives state approval; Rezoning approved for Orchard Hills golf course; Partnership promotes manufacturing to area teachers; Work continues at Newnan-Coweta Airport; OSHA compliance featured at Safety Council meeting
On July 18-20, the sixth Fire-Rescue Wingspread Conference is taking place at the historic Johnson Foundation Campus in Racine, Wisconsin and Coweta's Fire-Rescue Chief Pat Wilson is among those invited!.
The Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of West Georgia has released the summer edition of the West Georgia Regional Update. The update is filled with great news about the local economy.
The Coweta County Board of Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing on July 19, 2016 at 6:00 PM in the County Commission Meeting Room, County Administration Building, second floor, above the Tax Assessor's Office, 37 Perry Street, Newnan, Georgia.
Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) will install a mini Roundabout at the intersection of SR 16 and SR 54 in Coweta County beginning at 7 p.m. tonight, Monday, June 27.
Every year, children die of hyperthermia, also known as heat stroke, while unattended in vehicles. Hot cars and heat-related health risks are a threat to the more than 375,000 children in Georgia. In 2015, there were 24 heatstroke deaths of children left unattended in vehicles. Though this figure is down from 30 reported in 2014, much awareness is still needed.