676 homes on 438 acres coming to Hwy. 54 in Sharpsburg area

676 homes on 438 acres coming to Hwy. 54 in Sharpsburg area

It has taken a decade, but the massive Twelve Parks residential development along Ga. Highway 54 South in east Coweta has obtained land disturbance permits that should soon lead to construction activity. Originally rezoned in 2008, the current 438-acre site at Hwy. 54 South, McIntosh Trail, Reese Road and North Road is situated immediately northeast […]

Bookkeeper steals $400k from PTC church, gets prison time

Bookkeeper steals $400k from PTC church, gets prison time

The bookkeeper for a Peachtree City church was sentenced on April 9 to two years in prison and restitution for stealing more than $400,000 from the church. C. Alana Vines, 38, of Sharpsburg, was sentenced to two years in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay restitution in […]

Student at East Coweta High arrested after bringing loaded gun to school

Student at East Coweta High arrested after bringing loaded gun to school

  An East Coweta High School student was arrested March 1 after it was discovered that he had a loaded handgun on school property. The name of the student, who was quickly arrested at the scene, has not been released. A letter to parents from Principal Stephen Allen said that at approximately 12:25 p.m. school […]

Chelcie Gordon Sherman, age 74, of Sharpsburg

Chelcie Gordon Sherman, age 74, of Sharpsburg, Ga. passed away on Sunday February 25, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Helen; daughters Kim Mauro and Jerilynn Hill; son, Sam Loving; brothers, Gary Sherman and Gail Sherman; and seven grand-children.   He is also survived by his Beagles, Jeff, BooBoo, and Fred.   He was […]

Tiny Jean Norton, 67, of Sharpsburg

Tiny Jean Norton, 67, of Sharpsburg passed away January 28, 2018. She was born September 18, 1950 to Marion and Idomar Vickers in Adel, Ga. Mrs. Norton was an accomplished special education teacher who delighted in teaching children in Fayette County for 32 years. Tiny was preceded in death by her husband, Timothy Phillip Norton […]

Helping out the less fortunate

Helping out the less fortunate

Dawn Cramer, Newnan, stands with the first of many blankets, coats, sweat shirts/pants, socks, flannel shirts, hoodies, and shoes being collected for the Atlanta Homeless Outreach of Christ the King Church, Sharpsburg. Cramer and Rayna Dickerson, Senoia, have been involved in homeless outreach throughout the years on behalf of the CTK congregation. This year the […]

Peachtree City man faces felony charges in couple’s traffic deaths in front of movie theater

Peachtree City man faces felony charges in couple’s traffic deaths in front of movie theater

A Peachtree City man faces charges from a July traffic accident in east Coweta County that claimed the lives of a Newnan couple. Andrew J. Wiemann, 28, was charged with two counts of vehicular homicide, DUI less safe, reckless driving and running a red light, according to Coweta County Jail records. The July 29 traffic […]

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