The LINC adds to the growing list of linear parks in Georgia, including the Atlanta Beltline, the Silver Comet Trail, the Carrollton Greenbelt, The LaGrange Thread and a host of other paved trail systems. This thing has really caught on.
The connection between physical activity and health is well-established. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), studies show that physical activity reduces the risk of major health concerns, including strokes, type 2 diabetes and some forms of cancer.
Damien Hansra, a medical oncologist at Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Newnan, discusses obesity and cancer statistics and the value of having an amenity like the Linc in our community.
Friends of LINC, Inc. announces the inaugural LINC trail system community event! On Saturday, May 4th 2019, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, the City of Newnan and Friends of LINC, Inc. invite you to attend a community event celebrating our new multi-use path.
Located at the Newnan Centre, 1515 Lower Fayetteville Rd in Newnan, the event will showcase local resources for recreation, health and wellness, and environmental sustainability.
Watch for live music, food trucks, local beer, a one-mile fun run, sports demonstrations, and more!
The first section of the proposed 25-mile multi-use LINC trail system is officially open. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Friday afternoon to signal the opening of the LINC.