Mayor Fleisch assesses future of Peachtree City

Mayor Fleisch assesses future of Peachtree City

Fleisch: Lake back to normal by June, traffic fixes underway, west side housing ‘taking off’ From the viewpoint of Peachtree City Mayor Vanessa Fleisch (photo above), 2017 turned out to be a productive year, with 2018 looking to be just as productive. Fleisch said perhaps the biggest accomplishment of 2017 dealt with Lake Peachtree and […]

Tyrone mayor Dial: New developments in film-TV studio, Hwy. 74 traffic improvements ahead

Tyrone mayor Dial: New developments in film-TV studio, Hwy. 74 traffic improvements ahead

Reflecting on 2017 and looking ahead to 2018, Tyrone Mayor Eric Dial (photo above) said a number of development projects and traffic measures were put in place and are going forward. Dial said the town in 2017 took steps to ensure quality, responsible development and efficient traffic management along the Ga. Highway 74 corridor. The […]

Fayette school survey: Give our kids courses in film, computers, engineering

Fayette school survey: Give our kids courses in film, computers, engineering

Survey responses by more than 2,000 Fayette County students and more than 850 parents showed that Film and Creative Arts and Computer/Information Technology survey areas carry significant interest to students and parents. The survey, released in mid-December by the Fayette County School System, had 2,163 respondents in grades 8-12 and 869 parent respondents. The school […]

Five men arrested for burglarizing store twice in a week

Five men arrested for burglarizing store twice in a week

Burglarizing the Dick’s Sporting Goods store at the Fayette Pavilion in Fayetteville for a second time in a week led to the arrest of five men from south Fulton County. Above, burglary suspects (L-R, top) Brandon Wallace, Daevon Speller, Dante Stubbs; (botton, L-R) Terrance Coffil and Trevion Hinesman. Photos/Fayette County Jail. Charged with the burglary […]

Sentence for Peachtree City child molester: Life in prison

Sentence for Peachtree City child molester: Life in prison

A former Peachtree City man was convicted of aggravated child molestation and incest on Dec. 15, and sentenced to life in prison. Thomas Zerbarini, 48, of Atlanta and previously a resident of Peachtree City, was convicted last week of aggravated child molestation, two counts of child molestation, incest and enticing a child for indecent purposes. […]

Fayetteville in expansion mode

Fayetteville in expansion mode

P&Z recommends approval of annexations on Burch Road, Sandy Creek Road The Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission by unanimous vote on Dec. 19 gave a favorable recommendation on an annexation and rezoning proposal for the construction of a two-story commercial office building on the southwest corner of Burch Road and Ga. Highway 54 West. Above, […]

Brooks’ Liberty Tech Charter School forms anti-bullying club

Brooks’ Liberty Tech Charter School forms anti-bullying club

Coweta County-based nonprofit Family Patterns Matter President Linda Kirkpatrick recently acknowledged students at Liberty Tech Charter School in Brooks for their work to address and prevent bullying. Above, posing in front of the school sign are some of the numerous students at Liberty Tech Charter School in Brooks who formed an “Ambassadors 4 Kids” club […]