Peachtree City police: 4 arrested in crime spree across 2 counties, 3 cities

Peachtree City police: 4 arrested in crime spree across 2 counties, 3 cities

A joint effort between the Peachtree City Police Department, Coweta County Sheriff’s Office, Fayetteville Police Department, and Tyrone Police Department has resulted in several arrests, across three jurisdictions, for thefts from vehicles and other related crimes. On Saturday, Nov. 18, a patrol sergeant from the Peachtree City Police Department stopped a vehicle for a minor […]

Peachtree City Council reaffirms its moratorium on multi-family units

Peachtree City Council reaffirms its moratorium on multi-family units

The Peachtree City Council on Nov. 16 renewed the longstanding moratorium on multi-family rezonings. The vote on the moratorium was unanimous. The council in 1999 adopted an ordinance directing city staff “to accept no applications seeking to zone or rezone property to any designation that would allow the development of the property as multi-family.” Property […]

Fayette is well represented in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Fayette is well represented in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Students from both Starr’s Mill High School and J.C. Booth Middle School will be performing before a national television audience during the 91st Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City Nov. 23. Above, Starr’s Mill Panther Pride Marching Band members, from left, Camber Bransky, Zach Garcia and Kevin Allen will perform in the […]

Clean-up has begun after fish die-off in Lake Peachtree

Clean-up has begun after fish die-off in Lake Peachtree

Lots of dead fish in Lake Peachtree City Saturday got the city government’s attention, leading to an explanation and a promised clean-up. “The City of Peachtree City is aware of the fish die-off in Lake Peachtree,” a city news release said Saturday. “Staff has been monitoring the situation and has consulted with a fish biologist, […]

Wellness Center coming to Pinewood Forrest, courtesy of Piedmont Fayette Hospital

Wellness Center coming to Pinewood Forrest, courtesy of Piedmont Fayette Hospital

Piedmont Fayette Hospital plans to construct a wellness center to serve Pinewood Forrest residents and the general public in the mini-city being built on Fayetteville’s west side. Construction is expected to get underway early next year, with opening projected in November 2019. The 60,000 square foot, two-story facility will create a culture of health and […]

Fayette Commission stalls Fayetteville office park plans

Fayette Commission stalls Fayetteville office park plans

Objects to annexation of 21 acres off Tyrone Road The Fayette County Commission on Nov. 9 filed an objection, with conditions, to the proposed annexation of 21 acres off Tyrone Road, for which annexation into Fayetteville is being sought as part of a 267-acre business park. The business park area stretches along Ga. Highway 54 […]

Peachtree City plans to spend $295,000 more on The Fred

Peachtree City plans to spend $295,000 more on The Fred

Amphitheater now under new management, will promote more off-season use of the facility The Peachtree City Council recently approved a new venue management contract for the Frederick Brown Amphitheater with PRT, LLC. PRT is a joint venture of Atlanta-based companies Premier Events, RCS Productions and Ticket Alternative. Above,  a concert crowd at The Fred in […]

Newnan man fleeing deputies crashes into Brooks house

Newnan man fleeing deputies crashes into Brooks house

Newnan resident Jeremy R. Harrison faces numerous charges from a Nov. 10 incident in south Fayette County where his vehicle crashed into a house while being pursued by deputies. Harrison, 36, was charged with burglary, possession of methamphetamine, possession of a sawed-off shotgun, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, possession of […]

Bloom receives award as Georgia’s Most Outstanding Foster Care Agency

Bloom receives award as Georgia’s Most Outstanding Foster Care Agency

Fayetteville-based Bloom Our Youth, Inc., a nonprofit organization that provides refuge to foster children in Georgia, was awarded with Together Georgia’s 2017 Most Outstanding Foster Care Agency in Georgia Oct. 26 at the Georgia Conference on Children and Families in Augusta. Above, Pamella Talley-Coney, Bloom Foster Care Program Director (L), and Becky Davenport, Bloom executive […]

3 teen car theft suspects chased, caught in Fayetteville

3 teen car theft suspects chased, caught in Fayetteville

Three teenaged males suspected of car theft were taken into custody on Nov. 2 in Fayetteville after traveling from the Grantville area. Above, this Ford Explorer was abandoned by three males at the Waterfall business park in Fayetteville after being pursued in connection with a possible vehicle theft in Grantville. Photo/Submitted. Jakwon D. Oglesby, 17, […]

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