Peachtree City police: 4 arrested in crime spree across 2 counties, 3 cities

Peachtree City police: 4 arrested in crime spree across 2 counties, 3 cities

A joint effort between the Peachtree City Police Department, Coweta County Sheriff’s Office, Fayetteville Police Department, and Tyrone Police Department has resulted in several arrests, across three jurisdictions, for thefts from vehicles and other related crimes. On Saturday, Nov. 18, a patrol sergeant from the Peachtree City Police Department stopped a vehicle for a minor […]

Tyrone native serves aboard Navy warship in Japan

Tyrone native serves aboard Navy warship in Japan

YOKOSUKA, Japan – A Tyrone, Ga., native and 2012 Sandy Creek High school graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the guided missile destroyer, USS Stethem. Petty Officer 3rd Class John Jackson is an operations specialist aboard the forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer operating out of Yokosuka, Japan. Stethem is one of eight destroyers […]

Mary Hendrix Bagby, 66, of Tyrone

Mrs. Mary Hendrix Bagby, 66, of Tyrone, passed away on November 14, 2017. Born in Memphis, Tenn. to Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Hendrix, Mary graduated high school at Ensley High School in Birmingham, Ala. In April, 1967, she married Clifton G. Bagby. After giving birth to two daughters, she began her career with AT&T […]

Tommy Joe Chastain, age 76, of Tyrone

Mr. Tommy Joe Chastain, age 76, of Tyrone, Ga. passed away Thursday, November 16, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Chastain of Tyrone, Ga.; sons, Tony Chastain (Leigh) of Sharpsburg, Ga., Troy Chastain (Diane) of Sharpsburg, Ga.; sister, Betty Stinchcomb; grandchildren, Hunter Chastain, Cody Chastain, Dakota Chastain, Brandon Chastain, Austin Chastain, Wyatt Chastain; […]

Veterans honored at multiple events in Fayette

Veterans honored at multiple events in Fayette

Veterans Day events filled the latter part of last week in Fayette County, with ceremonies at Georgia Military College (GMC) and in Tyrone and Fayetteville. Above, an unidentified veteran salutes the flag during Veterans Day observances in Fayetteville. Photo/Ben Nelms. The Nov. 9 Veterans Day Recognition Ceremony at the GMC campus in Fayetteville was the […]

Runoffs ahead for Peachtree City mayor, council post

Runoffs ahead for Peachtree City mayor, council post

Fayette E-SPLOST sails to easy victory; Turin mayor wins by 1 vote in Nov. 7 election results Voters in Fayette and Coweta counties had their say on Nov. 7 in a number of municipal elections and two 1-percent sales tax votes. Only Peachtree City will see a Dec. 5 runoff election for both mayor and […]

Patricia Kearney, of Tyrone

Our Mamaw, Mrs. Patricia “Joann” Kearney, of Tyrone Ga., passed away on Wednesday November 8, 2017, at the age of 84, from complications related to Alzheimer’s.  She passed in peace, with her family by her side. She was preceded in death by her husband and high school sweetheart, Donald James Kearney. Joann is survived by […]

3 events across Fayette to honor veterans this week

3 events across Fayette to honor veterans this week

Veterans Day across Fayette County will be marked with two ceremonies in Fayetteville and one in Tyrone. Above, U.S. servicemen outlined against Old Glory. Shutterstock photo. Georgia Military College (GMC) will hold its 3rd Annual Veterans Day Recognition Ceremony on Nov. 9 at 10 a.m. at the GMC campus located at 255 Veterans Parkway in […]

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