Ga. Court of Appeals travels to Whitewater H.S. for session 

Ga. Court of Appeals travels to Whitewater H.S. for session 

It was an opportunity not usually experienced, when more than 500 high school students watched as the Georgia Court of Appeals held its first-ever session at Whitewater High School on Oct. 4. Above, Georgia Appeals Court judges (L-R) Anne Elizabeth Barnes, Carla W. McMillian and Amanda Mercier on Oct. 4 listen to arguments from an […]

Fayette schools team up to help send supplies to hurricane victims

Fayette schools team up to help send supplies to hurricane victims

Students across Fayette County recently helped to provide some relief for those affected by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. Students from Peeples Elementary, Braelinn Elementary, Peachtree City Elementary and Oak Grove Elementary partnered with Midwest Food Bank to collect over 800 hygiene kits and baby supplies. Kedron Elementary, who partnered with Pilot Freight Services, also […]

Fayette officials probe 3 burglaries, 6 cases of automobile break-ins

Fayette officials probe 3 burglaries, 6 cases of automobile break-ins

The period of Oct. 2-6 came with six entering auto incidents and three burglaries throughout Fayette County. Unincorporated Fayette County had three burglaries and four entering autos during that period. Two of the entering auto incidents occurred in Peachtree City. One of those occurred at a Crosstown Court business on Oct. 3 where an unlocked […]

Fayetteville gets first bed and breakfast

Fayetteville gets first bed and breakfast

Visitors to Fayetteville will soon have another option for lodging. The Fayetteville City Council unanimously approved a bed and breakfast for 200 North Jeff Davis Drive.  The circa-1910 home will be converted to a lodging facility that features six bedrooms and six bathrooms. Owner Alfred Dingler is renovating the home and was grateful for the […]

Douglas N. Field, age 71

Douglas N. Field, beloved husband, father, brother and solider, passed away on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 from complications of a devastating, unexpected stroke. He was 71 years old. Born on November 24, 1945 in Orange, N.J., Douglas was the son of Albert and Marjorie Field. Douglas’s father passed away at only age 37, and his […]

Imogene Moody McAfee, age 80, of Fayetteville

Imogene Moody McAfee, age 80, of Fayetteville passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at Pruitt Healthcare in Greenville, Ga. surrounded by family. She was born February 19, 1937 in Greensboro, Ga. to the late Alex Moody and Amy Dell Moody. Along with her parents she is preceded in death by her son Keith McAfee and […]

Charles Howard Preston, 92

Join us in celebration of the life of Charles Howard Preston, 92, who passed on to his Lord and Savior on October 7, 2017. Charles was born December 14, 1924, in Riverdale, Ga. and graduated from Richardson High School in College Park, Ga.  Charles served in the United States Army from 1941-1944. He was sent […]

Martha Sue Smith, of Fayetteville

Ms. Martha Sue Smith of Fayetteville passed away on October 6, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Ruby Clontz Crosby and daughter, Kimberley Smith Lowe. She is survived by her son, Mark Addison Smith and his husband Erik Gernand of New York, N.Y.; son-in-law, Clinton Lowe of Cumming, Ga.; grandson, […]

EEOC lawsuit: PTC aviation firm allegedly fired pregnant woman

EEOC lawsuit: PTC aviation firm allegedly fired pregnant woman

Wencor Group alleged to have fired woman over medical restrictions on her work tasks A Peachtree City company has been named in a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit filed Sept. 26 by U.S. EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission). Wencor Group, LLC, a manufacturer and supplier of aviation parts based in Peachtree City, violated federal law when it […]

Fayette school system, county may collaborate on Inman horse park

Fayette school system, county may collaborate on Inman horse park

The Fayette County Commission on Sept. 28 agreed to have county staff approach the Fayette County School System about using a portion of the existing trails behind Inman Elementary School to establish the Fayette County Equestrian Park and Trails. The approval to begin discussion with the school system came on a 4-1 vote, with Commissioner […]