Mary Anne White, 59, of Fayetteville passed away on Sunday, May 14, 2017. She was born in Atlanta on October 31, 1957 to Elvin and Charlotte White. She was employed by the Fayette County Board of Education as an elementary school teacher for 30 years. Mary Anne was preceded in death by her parents and […]
Three men died in Clayton County early Monday morning after their vehicle struck another motorist and crashed into a lake. A Fayette County deputy was pursuing the vehicle in relation to a burglary at the Sprint store in Fayetteville. Three of the men involved in the burglary died as a result of the vehicle […]
McIntosh is again the state’s top soccer program for both boys and girls “Both teams won the state championship for 5A at Mercer University on Saturday night,” reported Dr. Dominick D’Auria of Peachtree City, whose son, Dom, plays for McIntosh. “This is the fourth time in school history that both the boys and girls have […]
A Luthersville man died Sunday afternoon in a drowning accident near Drake Field in Peachtree City. Peachtree City Police Department spokesperson Odilia Bergh said the 32-year-old man, announced Monday morning to be Luthersville resident James A. Coverson, was pronounced deceased at Piedmont Fayette Hospital. Bergh said 911 received a call at approximately 6:45 p.m. from […]
Peachtree City police reports during the period of May 5-11 included thefts of two golf carts and lawn equipment, a burglary thwarted by the homeowner and a burglary where the stolen items included a watch, a comforter and several condoms. A May 7 call to a residence off Holly Grove Road had officers responding […]
Graduates of Peachtree City’s 23rd adult CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) class were honored at the May 4 meeting of the Peachtree City Council. Mayor Vanessa Fleisch, second from left, and Chief Janet, second from right, joined the new graduates. Photo/Ben Nelms.
Thinking of burning a pile of clippings and limbs in the back yard? Think again. The outdoor burn ban took effect May 1 and runs through Sept. 30. The Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) Open Burning Ban went into effect May 1 and extends through September 30. Fayette and Coweta counties are part of […]
AARP recently released its Livability Index accounting for seven factors which might be of interest to seniors. The index placed cities in Fayette and Coweta counties about midway in the index scoring. The AARP Public Policy Institute developed the Livability Index as a web-based tool to measure community livability, according to AARP. The Livability […]
Loving wife to Raymond, Mother of Five, Everyone’s Oma, and Cherished Friend to many. Ernestine (Oma) Simmons, known around Peachtree City as “Oma”, who celebrated life at the weekly family dinner on Sunday night and talked politics to flowers, died on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 after suffering a stroke. She was 87 years old. Ernestine […]
Peachtree City Mayor Vanessa Fleisch, front left, Lt. Brad Williams, left rear, and Police Chief Janet Moon, right, on May 4 congratulated recent graduates of the police department’s Citizen Police Academy. Photo/Ben Nelms.