by: Manuel Bojorquez Updated:
NEWNAN, Ga.,None - A flyer claiming to be from the Ku Klux Klan is showing up in local driveways.
"It was in the driveway, in a
The flyer has an image of a man wearing a white cloak and hood and
Below those two
It directs people to a website and phone number to report "troubles" in their neighborhoods.
Swopes and many others said they don't want to see this type of activity close to home.
The Newnan Police Department is not sure who distributed the flyers, but said they violate a city ordinance.
"The ordinance here is if one wants to give out flyers, they're supposed to come by and get a permit," Chief Douglas Meadows said.
He said the purpose is so business and property owners are aware and grant permission for flyers to be handed out when it involves private property.
Meadows said a detective reached a representative of the organization listed on the flyers, who indicated he was not aware of any local chapters in the Newnan area.