William Beaudry Farrell, of Peachtree City

William Beaudry Farrell, formerly of Cortland, N.Y. and Raleigh, N.C. passed away peacefully at his apartment in Peachtree City, Ga. on March 17, 2017. He was born Dec 5, 1925 in Cortland, N.Y. to the late Frank and May Beaudry Farrell. William and Marie Braun were married June 16, 1951 in Cortland N.Y. They moved […]

Grace Burke Wood, 97

Grace Burke Wood, 97, passed away on March 12, 2017, at Southland Health and Rehab in Peachtree City, Ga. She was born on November 27, 1919 in Millen, Ga. to the late Mandon Joseph Burke and Ola Mae Norris Burke. Grace grew up in Millen and attended Jenkins County Schools. After high school she went […]

Bag toss tourney brings 400+ to Peachtree City

Bag toss tourney brings 400+ to Peachtree City

  Visitors from 13 states travelled to Peachtree City on March 10 for an American Cornhole Organization major tournament. Now in its third year in the city, nearly 500 ACO participants, friends and family members arrived at the tennis center for the two-day event. ACO founder and president Frank Geers said the group was glad […]

CAP glider pilots in training

CAP glider pilots in training

  Georgia Wing of the Civil Air Patrol Glider Operations was training in Warms Springs Roosevelt Airport Saturday. Lt. Col. David Mitchell, Glider Operations Director said, “Great job by volunteers at Warm Springs Saturday with new and recurrent qualifications for Cadet Orientation Glider Pilots and Tow Pilots. Of special note is the completion of Major […]

SPLOST turnout under 3% as early voting ends Friday

SPLOST turnout under 3% as early voting ends Friday

Polls open countywide next Tuesday, March 21 The opportunity to vote early for the Fayette County Special Purpose Location Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) is nearing an end. The last day to vote early is this Friday, March 17. After that, voters can go to the polls on March 21. It’s a one-issue election in Fayette, […]

Huddleson Elementary may escape redistricting

Huddleson Elementary may escape redistricting

Some students at 1 other elementary school will move It looks as if the Fayette County Board of Eduction on March 20 will put the Huddleston Elementary School spot redistricting on hold while going ahead with the spot redistricting that deals with approximately 20 students at Spring Hill Elementary School. Superintendent Jody Barrow on Monday […]

Variance request, records policy on PTC agenda

Variance request, records policy on PTC agenda

The March 16 meeting of the Peachtree City Council comes with very few agenda items. The council will consider a variance request and preview a records retention policy. The council will conduct a public hearing on a variance request for a home on Brooksong Way where the owner proposes to construct a 140 sq. ft. […]

Arleene Boyle Giles, age 89

On a beautiful Georgia spring day, March 9, 2017, with blue skies and warm sun shining, Arleene (Mary) Boyle Giles peacefully passed away at her home. She was born on Nov. 3, 1927, in Lincoln, N.H., to Barbara Switser Boyle and William Joseph Boyle. She graduated from Portsmouth (N.H.) High School, Class of 1945. Arleene […]