The Paytons' Newnan home was reduced to rubble when an EF-4 tornado struck nearly two weeks ago. Now members of the community are helping them get back on their feet.
Deputies said they have charged the fiancée of a missing Coweta County mother of three with stealing her car after her disappearance was reported to authorities by her family.
Officials are giving a better assessment of the damage left behind by a powerful EF-4 tornado that tore through Coweta County during the early morning hours of March 26. Cleanup efforts have been ongoing since the mile-wide tornado packing winds speeds of 170 mph cut through the county.
A Newnan firefighter’s home was destroyed last week in that devastating tornado that struck Coweta County. And he tells FOX 5 that the damage to what was his tree-lined property could be the most costly of all.
Law enforcement officers are teaming up with trucking industry experts to help tornado victims in Coweta County. The organization "Convoy of Care" is collecting items to help men and women like Orlandis and Chloe Connally. Their home was one of many destroyed by the EF 4 tornado that ravaged Newnan last week.
People living in Newnan are still picking up the pieces, days after a tornado ripped through the area.
Utility companies say the devastation from tornadoes in Newnan is "like nothing we have encountered in our history."
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The city of Newnan, which is still recovering from devastating storms, is now dealing with a large gas main break that caused evacuations, officials said.
Gov. Brian Kemp spoke briefly with news outlets at Newnan High School after seeing the storm damage, mostly to assure locals that state agencies were going to see through the cleanup efforts in Newnan and across Coweta County.
There is destruction across Coweta County after a devastating EF-4 tornado tore through Newnan. Officials say one person died from a heart attack during the storm. Numerous homes, businesses and the high school have extensive damage.
A tornado swept through Newnan overnight, leaving behind major damage for residents to clean up Friday morning.
Police say the Newnan man began choking a woman during an altercation in the McDonald's drive-thru lane.
The Coweta County District Attorney said a Newnan police officer was justified when he shot a suspect twice after a traffic stop this past summer.
Thanks to the generosity of FOX 5 viewers and others, a family was able to purchase a desperately needed wheelchair accessible van for their children.
Police in Newnan are investigating a shooting at a housing complex on Thursday afternoon.
A mysterious structure appeared in a Newnan park on Monday morning.
A local nurse who has dedicated her life to helping others has now fallen on hard times.
Three families were left homeless after a water line broke at a Newnan apartment complex on Black Friday.
A man is facing six murder charges, all tied to multiple shootings that started last Thursday.