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Newnan Youth Council Launches Alleyway Clean-Up
June 1, 2013

In its first major project of the year, the Newnan Youth Council partnered with Keep Newnan Beautiful and Waste Industries for “Attack the Alleys,” the inaugural clean-up day for the alleys in downtown Newnan.


The weekend project united community members, high school students, and adult volunteers in an effort to clean up and preserve the area. The volunteers were divided into teams. Each team had different equipment — shovels, leaf blowers, trash cans, grabbers, and rakes — and was assigned a specific alleyway downtown to clean.



Newnan Youth Council Supports Soles for Cole
June 1, 2013

Soles for Cole 5K is being held at Ashley Park on June 22 at 8 AM. Registration will be held prior to the start at 7am. Pre-Registration is offered online at All benefits will go towards Coles Commanders and his family.


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Sen. Mike Crane hosts Newnan Youth Council at Capital

​Newnan Times-Herald, March 2013

State Senator Mike Crane (R-Newnan), Rep. Carl Von Epps (D-LaGrange) and Rep. Lynn Smith (R-Newnan) hosted the Newnan Youth Council at the State Capitol on Feb. 26.

“It was a privilege to spend time with the outstanding members of the Newnan Youth Council,” said Crane. “I applaud them for their community involvement and leadership roles they play in our community.”​



Newnan Youth Council: 46 new, returning members sworn in

John A. Winters, September 2012

Forty-six new and returning members of the Newnan Youth Council recently were sworn in by the Newnan mayor and city council.

The council provides high school students the chance to learn about government, participate in the process and to represent the needs of the community’s youth.Students from all local area high schools and private schools were allowed to apply for council positions through the Newnan Youth Activities Commission.

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