Memorial Day offers myriad of events in Fayette, Coweta

Memorial Day offers myriad of events in Fayette, Coweta

Fayette County residents can participate in several activities next Monday for the Memorial Day holiday. Above, last year’s Peachtree City Memorial Day observance featured a big crowd and a big flag. File photo. In Peachtree City, the 20th annual Memorial Day Ceremony takes place Monday at the Veterans’ Memorial at City Hall Plaza, and will pay […]

Starr’s Mill High School Class of 2018

Starr’s Mill High School Class of 2018

Starr’s Mill Valedictorian Elena Wernecke, daughter of William and Mary Wernecke, and Salutatorian Colin Kelly, son of Barbara and Jim Kelly, will be talking about the rewards and responsibilities of hard work at commencement ceremonies this week. Photo / Ben Nelms. Luke Avery Abrams Abby Nicole Adams Reilly Roth Adams Mary Katherine Adcox Matthew Davis […]

McIntosh High School Class of 2018

McIntosh High School Class of 2018

McIntosh High School Valedictorian Grace Erlinger (left) and Salutatorian Daniella Hass will talk about being thankful, assessing what to do next, and making sacrifices in order to live lives of kindness at graduation this week. Photo / Ben Nelms Malia Wadih Absi Abdul-Salam Olamuyiwa Ayinde Agbaje Jawahir Meryem Ahmed Alyssa Rose Amaya Naseem Amini Miguel […]

Sandy Creek High School Class of 2018

Sandy Creek High School Class of 2018

Sandy Creek High School Valedictorian Anna Bridgeman (left) and Salutatorian Gabrielle Schweinfurth will talk about using your voice for positive change and the significance of high school at graduation ceremonies this week. Photo / Ben Nelms Angel Nicole Adams Dreamier Samone Allgood Kiara Jazmin Alston Sandra Ibonne Alvarado-Ibarra Ericka Patrice Ambeau Kyler Chance Anderson Sarah […]

Fayette County High School Class of 2018

Fayette County High School Class of 2018

Fayette County High School Valedictorian Christin Tran, left, and Salutatorian Rachel Gomes will be speaking about closure, good memories, and the power of positive actions at commencement ceremonies this week. Photo / Ben Nelms Tolulope Oluseun Adepegba Edward Oluwagbounmi Akande Malik Rashad Alexander Ahmad Nassem Ali Hamza Farman Ali Janya Daisha Ali Rachel Zoleaha Allen […]

Whitewater High School Class of 2018

Whitewater High School Class of 2018

Whitewater Valedictorian Sean Fish (left) and Salutatorian Sasha Sutcavage will address how challenges can help you make friends and the importance of doing what you love in commencement ceremonies this week. Photo / Ben Nelms. Madeleine Lange Ackerson Brady Keith Adams Nicholas Matthew Akin Diego Jesus Alfonso Somtoo Adaugo Anachebe Alyssa Audra Anderson Preston Jacob […]

Incumbent Bonner challenged by Bacallao for Ga. House District 72

Incumbent Bonner challenged by Bacallao for Ga. House District 72

Fayette County voters head to the polls next week to decide which local resident will represent them in the District 72 Ga. House seat at next year’s General Assembly. Above (L-R), Mary Kay Bacallao and Josh Bonner. File photos. Incumbent Josh Bonner is seeking re-election for the seat that includes Peachtree City, south Fayette County, […]

Facing protests, Fayetteville rescinds Confederate proclamation

Facing protests, Fayetteville rescinds Confederate proclamation

In a move that many long-time city hall watchers are saying is unprecedented, the Fayetteville City Council May 3 voted to rescind a proclamation honoring Confederate History Month. Above, a small crowd gathered May 3 to see the City Council rescind a proclamation honoring Confederate heritage. Photo/Ben Nelms. In late April, the city issued the […]

Fayetteville taps 13% of city’s reserve funds for police roof, funds for 12 more firefighters

Fayetteville taps 13% of city’s reserve funds for police roof, funds for 12 more firefighters

The city of Fayetteville agreed April 19 to use just over a million dollars in its reserve funds to cover items that were not needed during last year’s budget cycle. Finance Director Mike Bush said the total represents about 13 percent of the city’s $6 million in reserves. He also noted the city had put $1 […]

Civil Air Patrol learns cold weather training

Civil Air Patrol learns cold weather training

Fourteen cadets and seven senior members from the Civil Air Patrol Peachtree City-Falcon Field Composite Squadron attended the Georgia Wing Frostbite 2018, Search and Rescue Exercise in the North Georgia Mountains. Frostbite is a cold weather Search and Rescue exercise, which  is held every February, in the austere and rugged terrain utilized by the US […]

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