UPDATED FINAL TALLY 8:45 p.m. — Twice as many Fayette voters thought SPLOST is a good idea — or at least better than the alternative — while the NO votes went down to defeat Tuesday. With all 36 precincts plus early voting counted, the YES votes were 5,851 (69.51%) and the NO votes were 2,567 […]
A March 11 incident at the Arbor Terrace assisted living facility on Crosstown Drive in Peachtree City led to the arrest of a Monroe woman on burglary charges. Tanyeka Campbell, 35, was charged with obstruction and two counts of burglary, according to Fayette County Jail records. Peachtree City Police Department spokesman Matt Myers said the […]
If you’re like most people who live or work on the south side of metro Atlanta, you have heard of Christian City. Some know about the 52-year-old nonprofit’s mission to care for abused and abandoned children, while others know Christian City as a faith-based senior living community. To celebrate newly completed renovations to the Assisted […]
Picture this: Paramedics wheel in to the hospital emergency room a grossly obese man in obvious distress (his name could be anything, even Cal). “Doc, his heart just stopped and he needs help right now,” the EMT says. “No, get him out of my ER until he loses at least 150 pounds,” the ER doc […]
Laim O’Connell Named Most Outstanding Player For the eighth time in the past 12 years, deaf and hard of hearing teacher Cindy Hartpence has coached a team to the National Academic Bowl for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing High School Students that is sponsored each year by Gallaudet University. This year’s team placed in the […]
At its Jan. 30, 2017 meeting, Fayette Visioning elected new board members who will provide leadership in 2017 and 2018 and took a position to support the upcoming March 21 SPLOST vote. Randy Weaver, agency owner, Allstate Insurance Company, Peachtree City, will serve as chair of the Fayette Visioning Board for 2017-2018. Weaver has been […]
New Humana contract will ensure patients’ continued in-network access to all Piedmont Healthcare facilities into 2021.
Piedmont Healthcare and Humana have finalized a new contract, which will ensure patients’ continued in-network access to all Piedmont Healthcare facilities into 2021. The new contract will be effective March 1, 2017. The agreement ensures that plan participants enrolled in Humana employer-sponsored and individual plans, including Medicare Advantage, will have in-network access to the 1,600 […]
The Fayette County Commission on Feb. 9 agreed to the wording to be inscribed on a monument honoring the late Commissioner Pota Coston.
The Fayette County Commission on Feb. 9 agreed to the wording to be inscribed on a monument honoring the late Commissioner Pota Coston. By unanimous vote, commissioners approved the wording for the monument for the Kenwood Park Monument and Memorial Garden honoring the District 5 commissioner who passed away while in office in 2015. Coston […]
The Georgia Institute of Technology presented degrees to approximately 3,200 undergraduate and graduate students during the Institute’s 252nd Commencement exercises on December 16-17, 2016, at the McCamish Pavilion. Graduates from this area included: Anthony Agnone of Fayetteville (30215) – Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering Lloyd Anders of Peachtree City (30269) – Bachelor […]
‘Teachers should feel free, but not required, to show the ceremony,’ Barrow said; BoE Chairman Marchman says a teachable civic moment is missed Citing concerns by some parents, Fayette County School Superintendent Dr. Joseph Barrow sent a letter to school principals confirming the right of students to opt out of any classroom viewing of the […]