Teen arrested for Peachtree City cart robbery

Teen arrested for Peachtree City cart robbery

A Peachtree City teen was arrested May 19 on robbery by intimidation charges after he stole a speaker from another golf cart driver. Chridarrius H. Heard, 17, was charged with robbery by intimidation, according to jail records. Peachtree City Police Department spokesperson Odilia Bergh said the incident occurred as Heard and the male victim, both […]

Fayetteville adopts new branding in its revamped logo

Fayetteville adopts new branding in its revamped logo

The city of Fayetteville has a new official logo, which was unveiled during Thursday night’s City Council meeting. The new emblem was designed by the same marketing firm that designed the recently-released Fayette County “Create Your Story” logo, and the two are meant to be used side-by-side in tourism, economic development and other designated community […]

Cynthia Lorene Baltzegar Hair, 71

We will be celebrating the life of Cynthia Lorene Baltzegar Hair, 71, of Jackson, Ga. who passed away Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017, at her home with her family at her side. This rebirth marks the end of her love story that spanned 55 years with her husband, Jim, and included a daughter, three sons […]

John Thomas Gasper, 87, of Fayetteville

John Thomas Gasper, 87, of Fayetteville passed away May 21, 2017. John was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Mae Cossman Gasper; sons, John Gasper, Jr. and Bruce Gasper. He is survived by his daughters, Jacqualyn (Dr. Earl) Walker and Ann (Larry Painter) Abbott; sons, Paul (Dixie) Gasper and Mark (Donna) Gasper; twenty-four grandchildren; […]

Truman Ray Boyd, aged 71 of Fayetteville

Truman Ray Boyd, aged 71 of Fayetteville, Ga. passed away May 19, 2017 from Parkinson’s. Truman was born July 7, 1945 in Covington, Ga. and graduated from Newton County High School, Class of 1963. He continued his education in the United States Air Force where he served for four years. During those four years, he […]

Debra Yvonne Tilley Schultz, of Peachtree City

Debra Yvonne Tilley Schultz passed away on May 20th, 2017 after a short illness. Visitation will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 25th at H.M. Patterson & Son, Oglethorpe Hill, 4550 Peachtree Rd. NE, Brookhaven, Ga. 30319. The funeral will follow at 11 a.m. Debra was born in Morganton N.C. She was a […]

Velma S. White, age 98, of Peachtree City

Mrs. Velma S. White, age 98, of Peachtree City, passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2017. She is survived by her daughter, Marie Ellison and her husband, Calvin; son, James White; brother, Eugene Slaton; grandchildren, Johnny, Jennifer, Jim,  Beth, Walt, Theresa, Tara, Joey; great grandchildren, Will, Ben, John, Natalie, Addie, Amelia, Emily, Christopher, Elizabeth. The family […]

How much did your assessment increase over last year?

How much did your assessment increase over last year?

With tax assessment notices having been mailed recently, many Fayette residential property owners are seeing double-digit percentage increases in their home values. The Citizen editor, Cal Beverly, got a 20 percent increase in assessed value of his Peachtree City home in one year, which followed a 16 percent increase last year. How about you? Email […]

Religion Briefs 051717

Friendship UMC plans basement sale Friendship United Methodist Church, 1004 Ga. Highway 314, Fayetteville, is having a “basement sale” Saturday May 20, beginning at 9 a.m. A variety of items will be available including glassware, kitchen items, office items, and storage items. COS schedule change Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church announces a change in the […]

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