1 lane to be closed on Wisdom Rd. starting Monday

Starting Monday there will be intermittent single lane closures on part of Wisdom Road as contractors start working on a stormwater project across from Peachtree City Elementary School and Riley Field. City officials have said the road closures would be “worked around” school drop-off and dismissal times to avoid inconveniencing the public. The road will […]

Fayette Senior Services gets transportation grant

Fayette Senior Services has been awarded a $97,000 transportation grant from the Atlanta Regional Commission. The funding will help the transportation voucher program for older adults and disabled persons. The money is coming from a pool of more than $2.5 million in federal transportation funds. The grant funding is aimed at addressing transportation needs “faced […]

Friday deadline for Google high-speed trial nominations

Time is running out for residents to nominate Fayette County for the project. Doing so can be done via an online form available at https://www.google.com/appserve/fiberrfi/public/options and clicking on the button for “nominate your community.” To nominate Fayette County, each user must log in with a Google account, which is free. The deadline for nominations is […]

Nancy Joan Spohn Dodd, 71, of Peachtree City

Nancy Joan Spohn Dodd, 71, died Tuesday, March 16, 2010, in her Peachtree City, Ga, home after a brave battle with cancer. It was her 38th wedding anniversary.  Nancy was born Nancy Joan Clark Spohn in Schenectady, N.Y., July 14, 1938, to the late Hugh Spohn (Beaver, Okla.) and Gladys (Shorey) Spohn ( Schenetady , N.Y.). […]

Blockage leads to sewer spill at Lake Peachtree

A blockage in a sewer pipe Monday caused the spill of approximately 13,000 gallons into a creek that feeds directly into Lake Peachtree, which serves as a drinking water reservoir. The blockage was repaired within two hours, according to information from the Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority. As a result of the spill, the […]

Defendant gets life sentence for molestation

A former Union County man will serve two consecutive life sentences following his conviction today for molesting a 15-year-old girl. William Jacob Nutt, 23, was found guilty of aggravated child molestation and aggravated sexual battery. The jury found him not guilty of a third charge of rape. After the verdict, Chief Superior Court Judge Paschal […]

Fayette: Ranked 7th most conservative-friendly in U.S.

You wouldn’t know it by counting the number of drivers occupying the left lanes on local roads, but Fayette County is one of the most right-leaning counties in the country, according to a Washington, D.C.-based news website, The Daily Caller. Fayette is ranked number 7 on that website’s list of “the most conservative-friendly” counties in […]