Fred Ross Birdsong, 90, of Tyrone

Fred Ross Birdsong, 90, of Tyrone Ga. passed away June 19, 2017. Fred was born in Roanoke, Ala., the son of Emmett and Pearl Birdsong. He graduated from Handley High School in 1944. He joined the U.S. Navy and served during World War II from 1944-1946 in the 200th Infantry Regiment. After his service, he […]

West Village subdivision receives 1 OK, 1 not yet

Members of the Peachtree City Planning Commission include, from left, J.T. Rabun, Jack Bernard, Chairman Frank Destadio, Aaron Daily and Lisa Curtis. Photo/Ben Nelms.

West Village subdivision receives 1 OK, 1 not yet

Conceptual plat plans for two phases of the Everton subdivision in the West Village got mixed reviews by the Peachtree City Planning Commission on June 12. One of the items was approved while other failed to get an OK. It was noted at the meeting that no project representatives were in attendance. City planning staff […]

Sprinkle this: Pinewood Forrest gets development OK from Fayetteville

Members of the Fayetteville City Council include, from left, council members Harlan Shirley, Kathleen Brewer and Paul Oddo, Mayor Ed Johnson and council members Jim Williams and Scott Stacy. Also pictured are City Manager Ray Gibson and City Clerk Anne Barksdale. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Sprinkle this: Pinewood Forrest gets development OK from Fayetteville

The Fayetteville City Council on June 13 put the finishing touches on the development agreement for the large Pinewood Forrest residential and commercial development on Veterans Parkway. The development agreement covers a multitude of areas, though what was essentially the primary area of concern at the June 12 workshop dealt with sprinkler systems in the […]

Fayetteville sailor serves near Spain

Fayetteville sailor serves near Spain

NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain (June 14, 2017) Sonar Technician (Surface) 2nd Class Benjamin Voyles, from Fayetteville, Georgia, front, mans the rails with sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) June 14, 2017 as the ship departs Naval Station Rota, Spain. Ross, forward-deployed to Rota, is conducting naval operations in the U.S. […]

Pinewood Forrest looking for chefs, trendy eateries

The Village Square area at Pinewood Forrest will be located adjacent to Veterans Parkway. Graphic/Pinewood Forrest.

Pinewood Forrest looking for chefs, trendy eateries

Pinewood Forrest in Fayetteville will eventually become home to 3,000 residents. Today, the first homes are beginning to come out of the ground and Pinewood Forrest has initiated a search for restaurant concepts and chefs to become a part of the new Village Square. “At the heart of Pinewood Forrest is Village Square, a retail […]

Keeping watch over the balloons

Keeping watch over the balloons

Operating behind the scenes at the June 17 Fayette County Balloon Festival at Whitewater High School were those keeping an eye on the weather. Among those were, clockwise, Fayette County Deputy Fire Chief Tom Bartlett, county EMA Director Mike Singleton, school system staff Katherine Michael, Fayette County Sheriff’s Department Maj. Brian Eubanks and ARES Radio […]

Cops: Man giving massage gets too touchy with female

Robert E. Calhoun

Cops: Man giving massage gets too touchy with female

A Jonesboro man has been charged with aggravated sexual battery in an incident in Fayetteville. Robert E. Calhoun, 26, was arrested on the charge, according to Fayette County Jail records. Fayetteville Police Department spokesman Mike Whitlow said Calhoun, a local masseur, was involved in a recent incident alleged by a female customer. The customer reported […]