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  • Skywarn Spotter Training

    Coweta County EMA will be hosting a Skywarn Storm Spotter training class taught by National Weather Service meteorologists


  • Municipal Elections - Early Voting

    Senoia, Sharpsburg and Turin will hold elections November 3, 2015. Early Voting in those elections is underway


  • Turkey Creek-Poplar Detour

    FIVE POINTS TRAFFIC CHANGES Next Thursday, October 8, the contractor on the Five Points project will be initiating a detour of existing portions of Poplar Road and Turkey Creek Road.


  • 2016 Budget

    The Coweta County Board of Commissioners approved the FY 2016 Budget on Tuessday, September 22, 2015.


  • East Newnan Detour

    East Newnan Road is closed at the railroad crossing for the construction of the new intersection of Turkey Creek Road and East Newnan Road. A detour will remain in effect until work is completed.


  • September Development Authority Newsletter

    In this issue: Elite Foam announces expansion; Georgia officials visit Yamaha HQ; Development Authority gets CEC update; Coweta featured at state meeting; Congressman Lynn Westmoreland visit Niagara Bottling; Georgia Ports enjoy another record year


  • PUBLIC NOTICE: Lower Fayetteville Road at Lora Smith Road Intersection Improvement Project.

    This advisory is issued to inform the public of an application for a stream buffer variance submitted pursuant to the Georgia Erosion and Sedimentation Act O.C.G.A. 12-7-1. The public is invited to comment during a 30-day review period of the proposed Lower Fayetteville Road at Lora Smith Road Intersection Improvement project.


  • Elite Foam to expand Coweta operations

    Elite Foam to expand Coweta operations The Coweta County Development Authority announced today that Elite Foam will expand its operations in Coweta County. Elite Foam is a Newnan-based manufacturer of specialty flexible polyurethane foam used in the bedding industry.


  • 2015 Millage

    At a meeting held Tuesday, August 25th, the Coweta County Board of Commissioners voted to adopt the roll back millage rates for 2015. The rates approved for general Maintenance and Operations (M&O) are 6.33 for unincorporated areas and 7.47 for incorporated areas. The BOC also voted to keep 2014 rates for Fire District and Fire Bond. The Fire District rate approved was 3.08 and the Fire Bond rate approved was .42.


  • 2015 Millage Rates

    Discussions are underway on 2015 Millage Rates for Coweta County


  • Text-to-911

    Beginning September 1st, most citizens in Coweta County will be able to send a short message service (SMS) text message to 911 for emergency help when unable to make a 911 voice call. At this time, the new service will only be available to wireless customers of Verizon, Sprint, AT&T and T-Mobile when within range of a cell tower in Coweta County. Other providers are expected to add this feature in the future.


  • August Development Authority Newsletter

    In this month's issue: Welcome Amanda Fields; Congratulations Newnan-Coweta Chamber; Working Together; Corporate Office Workforce Study Underway; Healthcare Notes; Coweta's Transportation Future; Property Spotlight - Carl Smith Site


  • Transit Cams

    Coweta County Transit vans now have security cameras on all active fleet vehicles. The multi-camera system is designed to provide riders and operators with an extra layer of security.


  • Town Hall Meeting

    AUGUST 27 - 6:30PM CENTRAL EDUCATIONAL CENTER - 160 M.L. King, Jr. Drive, Newnan Learn what law enforcement expects from you; what the courts expect; what your rights are when stopped; how education is vital in understanding and what the community needs from law enforcement.


  • 2015 Notice of Property Tax Increase

    The Coweta County Board of Commissioners has tentatively adopted a millage rate which will require an increase in property taxes by 11.4 percent in incorporated Coweta County and 14.5 percent in unincorporated Coweta County. All concerned citizens are invited to the public hearing on this tax increase to be held at the Commission Chambers in the County Administration building, 37 Perry Street, Newnan, Georgia on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 7:30am and 6pm. Times and places of additional public hearings on this tax increase are at the Commission Chambers in the County Administration building, 37 Perry Street, Newnan, Georgia on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 5pm.


  • Shelter Dog = Detector Dog

    The United States Department of Agriculture has presented a certificate of appreciation to the Coweta County Animal Shelter. A Coweta shelter dog has made it through the USDA Detector Dog Program. It is currently working with a handler in Hawaii. USDA adopted the dog on 12/4/2014.


  • Notice of Public Hearing

    The Coweta County Board of Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing on August 18, 2015 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. The purpose of the public hearing is to inform the public of the contents of the draft Capital Improvements Element (CIE) Financial Report and Short Term Work Program (STWP)

    07/30/2015 12:15 AM

  • Working Together



  • Public Notice - Plan Hearings

    The Boards of Trustees for the Group Pension Plan and the Salary Deferral/Employee Matching Plan will meet


  • Upgraded River Forcast Services

    The National Weather Service Forecast Office and the Southeast River Forecast Center collocated in Peachtree City, Georgia, will be upgrading hydrologic services by adjusting flood stage levels on the Chattahoochee River at Whitesburg. The change will take effect on Thursday, August 6.


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