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 […]

County ponders path expansion

County ponders path expansion

  The Fayette County Commission on May 11 unanimously approved the hire of an engineering company to identify needs and priorities for the Fayette County Master Path Plan (MPP). The scope for the MPP focuses is on transportation issues associated with pedestrians, bicycles, and golf carts. In addition to identification of project needs and prioritization, […]

School lockdown leads to Griffin burglary suspect

School lockdown leads to Griffin burglary suspect

  Peachtree City Elementary School was put on temporary lockdown May 17 until officers located the Griffin man who had been seen inside the school fence after being asked to leave the property. Kenneth B. Sampler, 22, was charged with loitering and resisting an officer, according to Fayette County Jail records. Sampler had outstanding warrants […]

Several cited for loitering

Several cited for loitering

  Peachtree City police reports for the period of May 12-18 included a group of people cited for loitering at Pebblepocket Park on Willow Road. A police report from May 17 stated that an officer at approximately 7:15 p.m. observed eight suspicious individuals loitering behind the bathroom building at Pebblepocket Park on Willow Road. After […]

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