Showing posts from March, 2010

Newnan Soldiers Begining to Come Home

The first major wave of soldiers from Newnan-based Bravo Company was scheduled to arrive at Fort Stewart near Savannah sometime Wednesday night. The Georgia Army National Guard unit is returning from a year-long deployment in Afghanistan. A few soldiers have already arrived in Georgia, and there will be at least two more "waves," said Robert Stokely, co-chairman of the Family Readiness Group for Bravo 2/121. If all goes well, all members of Bravo Company should be stateside by the end of March. Full Story at

World War II 'Captain' Honored for Building Coweta's Roads

After Wendell Whitlock returned home following World War II, he used the skills he'd learned in the Navy to build a better Coweta. "Captain" Whitlock, who was involved in Coweta's road department in various capacities from 1948 to 1988, was honored by Coweta's Boy Scouts at the second annual Golden Eagle Dinner. Full article at: Newnan Times-Herald