Debra Yvonne Tilley Schultz, of Peachtree City

Debra Yvonne Tilley Schultz passed away on May 20th, 2017 after a short illness. Visitation will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 25th at H.M. Patterson & Son, Oglethorpe Hill, 4550 Peachtree Rd. NE, Brookhaven, Ga. 30319. The funeral will follow at 11 a.m. Debra was born in Morganton N.C. She was a […]

Velma S. White, age 98, of Peachtree City

Mrs. Velma S. White, age 98, of Peachtree City, passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2017. She is survived by her daughter, Marie Ellison and her husband, Calvin; son, James White; brother, Eugene Slaton; grandchildren, Johnny, Jennifer, Jim,  Beth, Walt, Theresa, Tara, Joey; great grandchildren, Will, Ben, John, Natalie, Addie, Amelia, Emily, Christopher, Elizabeth. The family […]

School lockdown leads to Griffin burglary suspect

School lockdown leads to Griffin burglary suspect

  Peachtree City Elementary School was put on temporary lockdown May 17 until officers located the Griffin man who had been seen inside the school fence after being asked to leave the property. Kenneth B. Sampler, 22, was charged with loitering and resisting an officer, according to Fayette County Jail records. Sampler had outstanding warrants […]

Several cited for loitering

Several cited for loitering

  Peachtree City police reports for the period of May 12-18 included a group of people cited for loitering at Pebblepocket Park on Willow Road. A police report from May 17 stated that an officer at approximately 7:15 p.m. observed eight suspicious individuals loitering behind the bathroom building at Pebblepocket Park on Willow Road. After […]

Cycling takes a loop

Cycling takes a loop

Cyclists were out in force on May 13 at the BMX facility in Peachtree City. These young cyclists were taking practice runs, while others during the day’s events saw the Mayor’s Ride and the recognition of National Bicycle Week. Unveiled on May 13 was the new pump track, a continuous looping trail system for bicycling […]

Harry W. Hicks of Peachtree City

Harry W. Hicks, 6-8-1925 – 5-8-2017, was born in College Park, Ga. where he grew up with his parents and younger brother, Bill. After graduating from Georgia Military Academy, he entered the Navy ROTC program and trained at Georgia Tech. After the war ended, Mr. Hicks married his childhood sweetheart, Laura Leigh Richardson and began […]

McIntosh boys, girls triumph in Georgia 5-A soccer championships

McIntosh boys, girls triumph in Georgia 5-A soccer championships

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 […]

Luthersville man drowns in Lake Peachtree

Luthersville man drowns in Lake Peachtree

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 […]

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