Fayette, Coweta report improved college, career readiness scores over ’16

Fayette, Coweta report improved college, career readiness scores over ’16

Data from the College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) released by the Georgia Department of Education, and based on data from the 2016-2017 academic year, showed score increases in school levels in the school systems in Fayette and Coweta counties. Fayette school system spokesperson Melinda Berry-Dreisbach said the school system’s overall score, 89.8, is […]

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 […]

Coweta Charter excels in ‘Hoops for Heart’ campaign

Coweta Charter excels in ‘Hoops for Heart’ campaign

Coweta Charter Academy at Senoia (CCAS) was named No. 1 in the state for the second year in a row by the American Heart Association during the Hoops for Heart fundraising campaign. The America Heart Association named the Coweta Charter Academy at Senoia No. 1 in the state again this year for its “Hoops for […]

Senoia police outfitted with 4 heart-starters

Senoia police outfitted with 4 heart-starters

The Senoia Police Department recently was the recipient of four automated external defibrillators (AEDs) through the Rotary Club of Senoia. Cardiac Science area manager Ryan Rose details the use of an automated external defibrillator at the Rotary Club of Senoia. Photo/Ben Nelms. Cardiac Science area manager Ryan Rose attended the Rotary meeting to make the […]

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 […]

Runoffs ahead for Peachtree City mayor, council post

Runoffs ahead for Peachtree City mayor, council post

Fayette E-SPLOST sails to easy victory; Turin mayor wins by 1 vote in Nov. 7 election results Voters in Fayette and Coweta counties had their say on Nov. 7 in a number of municipal elections and two 1-percent sales tax votes. Only Peachtree City will see a Dec. 5 runoff election for both mayor and […]

William Stephen Drennan, Sr., 55, of Newnan

Captain William Stephen “Steve” Drennan, Sr., 55, of Newnan, passed away on November 9, 2017 in Atlanta, Ga.  He was born in Atlanta, Ga. on October 17, 1962 to Garland and Shirley Drennan. He was a Correctional Officer’s Captain with Coweta County Road Department. Steve was an avid motorcyclist. He is survived by his wife, […]

Larry H. Whitlock, 74, of Senoia

Larry H. Whitlock, 74, of Senoia, passed away on November 11, 2017 in Atlanta, Ga.  He was born and raised in Fayette County and lived in Coweta County for the last 40 years.  He honorably served in the United States Navy.  Larry was Chief of Police for the City of Fayetteville. He also rose to […]

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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