Fischer Rd. to get right turn lane onto Ga. Hwy. 34

Coweta County Commission

Fischer Rd. to get right turn lane onto Ga. Hwy. 34

A traffic flow measure near the Sams Club on Ga. Highway 34 in east Coweta County was approved June 6 by the Coweta County Commission. The Fischer Road project will install a right-turn lane on the south side of the intersection of Fischer Road and Hwy. 34 for vehicles traveling east. On the north side […]

Whatever your tastes, Taste of Fayette was a winner

The 16th Annual Taste of Fayette held June 11 in downtown Fayetteville and featuring samplings from many of the city’s restaurants was attended by, literally, too many people to count. Among those were 8-month-old River Coscia and mom, Natalie. The two were joined by dad, Ross. The family is from Los Angeles and is currently residing in Fayette County while Ross works at Pinewood Atlanta Studios. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Whatever your tastes, Taste of Fayette was a winner

Downtown Fayetteville was the place to be on June 11. The area was filled to the brim with area residents and others determined to sample a “Taste of Fayette.” “Main Street Fayetteville’s annual Taste of Fayette on Sunday afternoon was another smashing success, with 17 area food vendors filling Stonewall Village with great tastes and […]

A Taste of Fayette at altitude

A Taste of Fayette at altitude

Looking down on the Taste of Fayette Sunday was a drone camera operated by Larry Mahn. He used a DJI Mavic to shoot the proceedings below, Mahn said. The photo looks north across the county administration building parking lot. South Glynn Street is at right and the old county courthouse with its clock tower is […]

Dating spat escalates to knife, rifle; Newnan teen arrested

Zyon L. Brock

Dating spat escalates to knife, rifle; Newnan teen arrested

A Newnan woman was charged with aggravated assault in connection with a June 10 incident at a Peachtree City residence. Zyon L. Brock, 17, was charged with two counts of aggravated assault, disorderly conduct and second degree criminal damage to property, according to Fayette County Jail records. Peachtree City Police Department spokesman Matt Myers said […]

The span is in on MacDuff bridge

The span is in on MacDuff bridge

The bridge at MacDuff Parkway and Senoia Road is progressing quickly. Construction crews continue the work for the expected opening in the fall. Once completed, MacDuff Parkway will connect to Ga. Highway 74 at Kedron Drive on the north and Ga. Highway 54 at MacDuff Parkway to the south, providing for the first time two […]

Heroic police K-9 passes away after seven years of service

Heroic police K-9 passes away after seven years of service

  It was last summer that Peachtree City Police Department K-9 Officer Maik retired from service. The partner of Cpl. Andy Johnson passed away at Johnson’s home on May 6. Peachtree City Police Department K-9 Officer Maik and his handler, Cpl. Andy Johnson were on hand at the Aug. 18, 2016 meeting of the Peachtree […]