Tyrone downtown development possibilities unfold

Tyrone downtown development possibilities unfold

The Tyrone Town Council on Sept. 21 got a look at possible enhancements to the downtown area that stemmed from citizen requests during the recent comprehensive plan update. Planning and Zoning Director Phillip Trocquet said the town applied to the Georgia Downtown Renaissance Fellowship for assistance after citizen input was received and the update to […]

Fayette E-SPLOST advocate briefs BoE

Fayette E-SPLOST advocate briefs BoE

E-SPLOST 3 (education-special purpose local option sale tax) Citizens Advisory Committee Chairman Neil Sullivan on Sept. 18 updated the Fayette County Board of Education on the group’s efforts pertaining to the initiative on the November ballot. Sullivan in his comments spoke about the importance of continuing the E-SPLOST. Above, Neil Sullivan speaks about E-SPLOST. Photo/Ben […]

Three women arrested for felony shoplifting in PTC

Three women arrested for felony shoplifting in PTC

  Three women were charged with felony shoplifting in a Sept. 25 incident at Victoria’s Secret at The Avenue in Peachtree City. Those charged with felony shoplifting included Nakia Monique Chambers, 20, of Atlanta, Lesley Tallese Chambers, 22, of Lithonia, and 21-year-old Jazmine Nicole Benton, of Atlanta, according to Peachtree City police reports. Peachtree City […]

Dragon boats fill Lake McIntosh

Dragon boats fill Lake McIntosh

The Sept. 23 International Festival and Rotary Club of Peachtree City Dragon Boat Races featured 38 teams racing the day away. The races were only part of the excitement that accompanies the annual event, held this year on Lake McIntosh in Peachtree City. Below, another of the many events was a flower ceremony dedicated to those […]

Coweta schools wrap up growth ‘conversations’

Coweta schools wrap up growth ‘conversations’

The Coweta County School System has concluded four of its five planned “community conversations” with parents and citizens to discuss future school growth. The final meeting will be held at East Coweta Middle School. School system spokesman Dean Jackson the meetings included the presentation of data pertaining to the current and anticipated future growth trends […]

McIntosh graduate Desiree Williams aims to be ‘Survivor’ this week

McIntosh graduate Desiree Williams aims to be ‘Survivor’ this week

Former Peachtree City resident Desiree Williams grew up in the “Land of the Golf Carts” and tonight (Sept. 27) will land on CBS television for the debut of “Survivor: Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers.” Now 28, Desiree lived in Peachtree City from age 8 to 18, attending Kedron Elementary School, Booth Middle School and graduating […]

Craigslist call ends in robbery

Craigslist call ends in robbery

‘Baby, I’m sorry. I just needed some money for my kids’ A man goes on Craigslist and invites two women to visit him at his north Fayette County home. The visit ended abruptly with the man being robbed at gunpoint by an uninvited man who subsequently entered the home. Deputies at 11:23 a.m. on Sept. […]

Boyfriend faces multiple charges after spat turns physical

Boyfriend faces multiple charges after spat turns physical

A Lithia Springs man faces charges for drugs and the false imprisonment of his girlfriend in a Sept. 9 incident in south Fayette County. Antoine S. Frye, 38, was charged with battery-family violence, false imprisonment, possession of suspected methamphetamine, possession of drug-related objects and misdemeanor marijuana, according to Fayette County Jail records. Sheriff Barry Babb […]