Marilyn J. Schirm, age 75

Marilyn J. Schirm died peacefully on April 8th after a courageous battle against pancreatic cancer. Marilyn was born on November 3, 1942 in Chicago, to the late Marian and Oldrich Johannes. She spent her childhood in Fox River Grove, Ill. and the last 30 years of her life in Peachtree City. Marilyn earned a BS […]

Hyong Suk Paone, age 62, of Peachtree City

Hyong Suk Paone (Suki), age 62, of Peachtree City, left us on April 9, 2018 in her home surrounded by her family. A woman of quiet strength and confident faith in Christ, after a battle with cancer, she made known to her family that she was prepared to leave this world to enter into heaven […]

Ernie Lee Cannington, 89, of Fayetteville

Ernie Lee Cannington, 89, of Fayetteville, Ga. went home to be with his Lord and Savior Sunday, April 8th, 2018. Ernie’s journey was sudden and unexpected, but he had prepared for this day early in his life. A lifelong Georgian, he was born on Christmas Day in 1928 to Irene Spence Cannington and Arnold Lee […]

Martha Mae Matthews, 94, of Tyrone

Martha Mae Matthews, 94, of Tyrone, passed away April 8, 2018. She was born in Kenwood, Ga. on December 6, 1923 to William and Bessie Darnell. She retired after 35 years as a cafeteria manager for the Fayette County school system, where she worked at Fayette County High School and Hood Avenue Elementary. After retirement, […]

Peachtree City raises white flag on home color rules

Peachtree City raises white flag on home color rules

When it came to adopting an ordinance that would impose restrictions on the exterior color of a single-family residence, the Peachtree City Council on April 5 voted unanimously to “disapprove” the proposal. Above, Peachtree City Manager Jon Rorie. Photo/Ben Nelms. The agenda item began with City Manager Jon Rorie saying that 47 of the city’s […]

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 […]

Fayetteville P&Z delays OK for 6-acre, 21-home project

Fayetteville P&Z delays OK for 6-acre, 21-home project

The preliminary plat for a proposed residential development along Ga. Highway 54 East in Fayetteville was tabled by the Planning and Zoning Commission until April to have garage locations addressed. Project representative Richard Ferry (above in photo) in the Maggie’s Place proposal said the 6-acre site on the north side of Hwy. 54 East and […]

What do Coweta officials think about annexation by Peachtree City?

What do Coweta officials think about annexation by Peachtree City?

Wariness, with one commissioner opposing It was a week ago that Peachtree City business owner Dar Thompson in a letter to the editor and on The Citizen’s Facebook Live program referenced the potential for the annexation of the former McIntosh Village and Fischer Crossing properties in east Coweta County into the city. Commenting on what […]