Connecting Coweta





Still in the early stages of dealing with this public health crisis, information is ever-changing.  To remain informed as to the status of healthcare and resources in Coweta County, consider reviewing the following resources:




The Summit Family YMCA is activating its Newnan location to deliver childcare for the healthcare workers and emergency responders on the frontlines of COVID-19. This program allows hospitals and emergency services to remain fully staffed in order to protect and care for our community. Click here for more information on how to register.





Governor Brian Kemp announced Georgia has received an official statewide disaster declaration from the U.S. Small Business Administration. This declaration will provide assistance in the form of SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans to impacted small businesses in all 159 counties in Georgia.

"This is great news for Georgia small business owners," said Governor Kemp. "As we continue to navigate the impact of COVID-19 on our economy, small business owners can apply for much-needed funding to continue operation and pay their employees. My thanks to the Trump Administration for their swift action to protect small business owners throughout the country."


At this time, affected small businesses can visit the SBA online to initiate the process.

Small Business Relief

Accounting and Bookkeeping


gusto Information Storage/Sharing | Project Management | Security/Encryption



Google Suite/Hangouts: Video Conferencing | Audio/Phone | Instant Messaging | Information Storage/Sharing | Project

Management | Security/Encryption
*In response to COVID-19 through July 1:  free access to our advanced Hangouts Meet video-conferencing capabilities to all G Suite and G Suite for Education customers globally including larger meetings, for up to 250 participants per call, live streaming for up to 100,000 viewers within a domain, and the ability to record meetings and save them to Google Drive

$6 - $25 PER USER

Office 365/Teams Video Conferencing | Instant Messaging | Information Storage/Sharing | Project Management | Security

Encryption *In response to COVID-19: Beginning March 10, Microsoft is rolling out updates to the free version of Teams that will lift restrictions on user limits.

$0 - $12.50 PER USER


Blue Jeans Video Conferencing | Web Conferencing/Webinar | Audio/Phone | Virtual Meetings | Virtual Events

$9.99 per host/month

GotoMeeting: Video Conferencing | Web Conferencing/Webinar | Audio/Phone | Instant Messaging
*In response to COVID-19: some organizations may be eligible for access to free emergency remote work toolkit. Register here.

$12 - $16 per user

LOOM: Video Conferencing | Web Conferencing/Webinar |Instant Messaging. 

*In response to COVID-19 through July 1: free for educators, recording limit removed on the free plan, free trial extended to 30 days, Loom Pro price adjusted to $5/month

$0-$5 per user

Ring Central: Video Conferencing | Web Conferencing/Webinar | Audio/Phone | Instant Messaging
*In response to COVID-19: Three months free RingCentral Office for K12 educators, health providers and non-profits

$24.99 - $44.99

SLACK: Video Conferencing | Instant Messaging | Information Storage/Sharing | Security/Encryption


ZOOM: Video Conferencing | Web Conferencing/Webinar | Security/Encryption. In response to COVID-19: free for educators 


ZOOM Phone: Audio/Phone | Security/Encryption


Document Sharing and Storage

DropBox Business: Information Storage/Sharing | Security/Encryption
*In response to COVID-19: Free Dropbox Business subscriptions for a three-month period to nonprofits and NGOs that are focused on fighting COVID-19

$12.50 - $20 PER USER

Genius Scan: Information Storage/Sharing | Phone app for scanning/sending documents


Tiny Scanner: Information Storage/Sharing APP | Phone app for scanning/sending documents


Project Management

TRELLO: Information Storage/Sharing | Project Management | Security/Encryption

$0-$20.83 PER USER

ASANA Project Management: Information Storage/Sharing | Project Management

$0-24.99/PER USER

Support Services (Local)

Newnan Computers Cloud Computing | Managed Services | Help Desk | Repair

CMIT Solutions of Atlanta Southern Crescent: Managed IT Services | Backup and Recovery | Cyber Security



Chamber Members


The establishments listed below are member-restaurants that have expanded or altered their services, accommodating the needs of our community via delivery, pickup, or curbside services.  This list is subject to change, as the current situation is fluid and changing. Please reach out to if you would like to be added to or removed from the list.

Barberitos | 335B Newnan Crossing Bypass, Newnan
(770) 252-6699

Brickhouse Grille | 141 Main Street, LaGrange

(706) 298-5486

Brickhouse Newnan | 80 Newnan Station Dr., Ste. K, Newnan

770) 683-2790

Buffalo Wild Wings | 355 Bullsboro Drive, Newnan
(770) 502-0750

Cakes by Debbie | 12 Greenville St., Newnan

(678) 673-6707

Captain D's | 1369 Bullsboro Dr, Newnan

(770) 502-3605

Honey Baked Ham Co.  | 244 Newnan Crossing Bypass, Newnan

(678) 423-3600

Jersey Mike's | 90 Glenda Trace Suite O, Newnan

(770) 251-2260

Joella's Chicken  | 580 Bullsboro Drive, Newnan        

(470) 400-7090

Knife and Stone  | 30 Perry St., Newnan

(770) 683-2524

Los Abuelos Mexican Grill | 125 Newnan Crossing Bypass, Newnan

(770) 683-1334

Moes Southwest Grille | 1111 Bullsboro Rd., Newnan

(678) 423-4353

Chick Fil A Poplar Road | 2090 Newnan Crossing Blvd E, Newnan 

(770) 254-9509

Popeye's Chicken - Sharpsburg | 1435 Highway 34, Newnan

(378) 673-6760

Chicken Salad Chick | 214 Newnan Crossing Bypass, Newnan

(770) 336-6243

Shane's Ribshack | 55 Newnan Crossing Bypass, Newnan

(770) 683-6416

Chipotle Mexican Grille | 1200 Bullsboro Dr. Suite B, Newnan

(770) 252-2968

Sprayberry's BBQ | 229 Jackson Street, Newnan

(770) 253-4421

Contemporary Catering | 25 Herring Road, Newnan

(770) 254-0117

Subway Restaurant | 7280 Highway 16, Senoia

(770) 599-0755

Texas Roadhouse | 1127 Bullsboro Drive, Newnan

(770) 252-4444

Dairy Queen | 61 Jefferson Street, Newnan

(770) 906-2454

The Cellar at Firestone | 20 Jefferson Street, Newnan

(770) 683-6328

Dunc's BBQ Kitchen | 98 Jackson Street, Newnan

(678) 673-6644

Dairy Queen | 61 Jefferson Street, Newnan

(770) 906-2454

Frios Gourmet Pops | 14 Greenville St, Newnan

(470) 414-1203

Waffle House | 4410 Highway 154, Newnan

(678) 423-1015

Goldens on the Square | 9 East Court Square, Newnan

(770) 251-4300

Your Chef ToGo | 98 Werz Industrial Drive, Newnan

(678) 873-9297




Abide Brewing Company | 110 Werz Industrial Blvd. Ste 130, Newnan
(678) 972-6747

Big Chic Newnan | 7280 GA-16, Senoia
(770) 599-3753

American Deli | 1053 Highway 34 E, Ste C, Newnan
(678) 423-9464

Big Joe's Bar & Grille | 1329 Bullsboro Dr, Newnan
(770) 755-9066

Applebee's Grill + Bar | 971 Bullsboro Dr, Newnan,
(770) 251-2285

Blimpie | 10 Franklin Rd, Newnan
(770) 683-1561

Arby's | 65 Bullsboro Dr, Newnan
(770) 251-5581

Bojangles' Famous Chicken 'n Biscuits | 2800 Hwy 34 E, Newnan
678) 633-6200

Arby's | 947 Bullsboro Dr, Newnan

(770) 502-1136

Bolton's Bakery | 13 E. Broad St., Newnan

Arden's Garden | 98 Temple Ave., Newnan
(770) 502-1136

Cafe Dionne | 3500 Highway 34 E Sharpsburg
(678) 857-3196

Beijing Chinese Restaurant | 2005 GA-16 #103, Newnan

(770) 254-3068

More Coming, Soon!

Mandates and Legislation

Federal, State, and Local


Check this section regularly for local, state, and federal updates to policies. procedures, operations, and legislation. Information is fluid and changing...bookmark this page and return often!


Delay of May 19, 2020 Presidential Preference Primary, General Primary Election 

The deadline to register for the May 19. 2020 election is April 20,2020. Early Voting dates for the Nonpartisan General Election- Early Voting for the May 19, 2020 Presidential Preference Primary, General Primary Election, Nonpartisan General Election will be April 27, 2020 to May 15, 2020.

Limited Public Access | Coweta County

Public access to the Administration Office Complex (22 East Broad Street/37 Perry Street/21 East Washington Street) will be limited beginning Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 8AM until further notice in an abundance of caution due to COVID-19.  All county business will be conducted online or via telephone.

City of Newnan Planned Response | Enacted

The deadline for Occupational Tax payments has been moved from April 15 to August 17, 2020.

Billing will be suspended for the Downtown Commercial Sanitation Program for the April 1, May 1, June 1 and July 1 cycles.

There will be designated parking spots in the Downtown Commercial District that will serve as temporary curbside pickup locations for restaurants and businesses.

Coweta County Commissioners and Municipalities Pass Local States of Emergency | Passes March 25

On Thursday afternoon, City of Newnan City Council passed an emergency declaration of a Public Healthy State of Emergency, laying out emergency ordinances such as limiting social gatherings to no more than 10 people outside of a household unit,  the closing of non essential businesses as defined by the Georgia Emergency Management Agency, limiting eating establishments to take-out, drive thru, and delivery only, and requesting a voluntary shelter at home. Measures go into effect Thursday , March 26 at 8am through Wednesday, April 8 at midnight. Similar Local State of Emergency Declarations were passed in the City of Newnan and Senoia. Emergency council meetings have been established in Sharpsburg and Turin on Friday, March 27  to adopt the same policies.


Suspension of Georgia Milestones Testing | Mandated March 16

On Monday, March 16, School Superintendent Richard Woods announced that state testing, including the Georgia Milestones, would be suspended until further notice. The State Board of Education will be meeting on March 27 via teleconference to approve a proposed package of waivers to include the suspension of the 20% course grade requirement for the Georgia Milestones EOC.

Gubernatorial Declaration of Economic Injury for Small Business Administration Disaster Loans | Approved March 18

As of Wednesday, March 18th, U.S. Small Business Administration Director Kem Fleming issued a declaration to provide SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans to the State of Georgia.  U.S. Small Business Association disaster loan assistance per Supplemental Appropriations Act. Through this program, $20 billion in total federal funding is available. Business owners can apply for maximum $2 million loans with up to 30-year amortization and an annual interest rate of 3.75% (2.75% for non-profits). An application typically has a 21-day processing and evaluation period, but that could be longer based on demand.

 120 Day Extension on Drives License Expiring Between March 14 and June 20 |  Approved March 23

Governor Kemp and the Department of Driver Services (DDS) Commissioner Spencer R. Moore announced a 120 extension for most Georgians with a drivers license set to expire between March 14, 2020 through June 30, 2020. Notices will still be mailed and new cards will be printed and mailed directly to customers. 

Extension Given to Vehicle Registrations Expiring between March 16 and May 14|  Approved March 26

Vehicle registrations that are set to expire between March 16, 2020 and May 14, 2020 are being extended through May 15, 2020 according to the Georgia Department of Revenue 

Mandatory School Closure through the remainder of the 2019-2020 School Year | Mandated April 1

On Wednesday afternoon Gov. Brian Kemp ordered all schools to remain closed for the remainder of the school year.  


(Phase 1) Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020 (P.L. 116-123) | Passed March 6th

The Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020 (P.L. 116-123), which passed with near-unanimous support in both the House and Senate, was signed into law by the President on March 6, 2020. The bill provides $8.3 billion in emergency funding for federal agencies to respond to the coronavirus outbreak. Of the $8.3 billion, $6.7 billion (81%) is designated for the domestic response and $1.6 billion (19%) for the international response. $20 million is for the Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loans program to support SBA’s administration of loan subsidies that will be made available to entities financially impacted as a result of the coronavirus.

(Phase 2) Families First Coronavirus Response Act: HR 6201 | Signed into law March 18

President Trump signed the latest coronavirus aid package into law Wednesday, March 18 evening. The Senate approved the new round of emergency funding Wednesday, March 18. The economic relief bill is the second such aid package in a matter of weeks. The legislation provides paid sick and family leave for some for U.S. workers impacted by the illness, expands unemployment assistance, includes nutrition assistance and increases resources for testing. 

(Phase 3) Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act: HR 748 | Signed into law March 27

President Trump signed the latest coronavirus response package into law on Friday, March 27. The CARES Act is a $2 trillion economic stimulus package which includes items such as an increase in the Paycheck Protection Program, expands eligibility for access to Economic Injury Disaster Loans, an emergency increase to Unemployment Compensation Benefits, and recovery rebates for individuals. 

IRS Tax Deferral | Implemented

As the numbers of confirmed cases of COVID-19 continue to increase in the United States, the federal government is taking action to reduce the impact on taxpayers. Specifically, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has officially announced that the due date for making tax payments has been pushed to July 15, 2020.

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