And the Bear Creek band played on

Members of the Bear Creek Middle School Band showed off their musical talents May 21 at the Palmetto Spring Festival. The band marched down Main Street in the parade and later played for cheering fans at Veterans Park. The event was sponsored by the Palmetto Fire Dept. and Police Dept. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Palmetto Youth League celebrates holidays

These are just a few of the kids participating in the Palmetto Youth League’s first Holiday Celebration held the weekend before Christmas. A mountain of gifts were presented, along with Zumba dances with Amy Jaynes, caroling with Karletta Knox and plenty of refreshments. The youth league will also sponsor Teen Night Jan. 14 at 7 […]

Palmetto Youth League has holiday celebration

These are just a few of the kids participating in the Palmetto Youth League’s first Holiday Celebration held last weekend. A mountain of gifts were presented, along with Zumba dances with Amy Jaynes, caroling with Karletta Knox and plenty of refreshments. The youth league will also sponsor Teen NightJan. 14 at 7 p.m. Under the […]

Zimmermann-Hart wedding

Sandra Cathy Zimmermann and Christopher Shane Hart were married on Oct. 9, 2010 at Palmetto Baptist Church, Palmetto. Pastor Jimmy Orr conducted the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of the late William and Deborah Zimmermann of Covington. The groom is the son of Charles and Patsy Bohannon of Palmetto. The bride was escorted by […]

Coweta, Fayette families flock to EMC’s 63rd Annual Member Celebration

Over 2,500 people turned out for Coweta-Fayette EMC’s Member Appreciation Day, held Oct. 9 on a picture-perfect fall morning at cooperative headquarters in Palmetto. The Oct. 9 festival featured carnival games, arts and crafts, information about EMC services, prize drawings, health screenings, delicious food and inspirational music. Coweta-Fayette employees and staff were on hand during […]

Palmetto house fire claims three lives

Malfunctioning medical equipment has been named as the cause of a house fire Tuesday morning in Palmetto that claimed the lives of three of its occupants. Though the investigation is continuing, the state fire marshal and Georgia Insurance and Fire Commissioner John Oxendine have concluded that the fire started as a result of malfunctioning medical […]

She’s a pretty brave kid

There was a lot more to the Aug. 14 Back to School Bash at Carlton Elementary School than many might have expected. Accompanying the rides, games, food and music was an exhibit of kid-friendly snakes provided by the Cochran Mill Nature Center. The event was sponsored by Abundant Life Ministries and the Palmetto Police Department.

Prepping for World Cup 2022

You just can’t keep Bernard Knox and the Palmetto Youth League (PYL) from expanding their reach into the community. The new organization’s most recent endeavor is the summer soccer program held Saturdays at Palmetto Elementary School. Up next will be flag football coming later this summer. Along with soccer and flag football, the center thus […]

May Day the Cops Way coming to Palmetto

The 2nd Annual May Day the Cops Way will be held by the Palmetto Police Department on June 12 at Veteran’s Park from noon until 4 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Officers and staff will have free activities for the kids along with face painting, safety kits, cotton candy and snow cones, food […]

Palmetto Youth League opens its doors

Palmetto Youth League (PYL) Director Bernard Knox (front left) and Mayor John Miller (front right) were all smiles April 17 for the organization’s grand opening at the C.A. Carter Center. They were joined by City Council members, PYL board of directors, Police Chief Luther Graham, parents and children.