Martha D. Williams of Tyrone

Mrs. Martha D. Williams of Tyrone, Ga. passed away Monday, July 10, 2017. She is preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Williams, Sr. and son, Douglas C. Williams. She is survived by her daughters, Cindy French of Tyrone, Ga, Brenda Graham and her husband Gary of Brooks, Ga; sons, Cecil Williams, Jr. of Tyrone, […]

Tyrone changes rules to allow TV studios

Tyrone changes rules to allow TV studios

Votes by the Tyrone Town Council on July 6 paved the way for a rezoning request this week by Founders Studios to continue with a proposal that would establish up to six televison soundstages on 90 acres along Ga. Highway 74 just north of Jenkins Road. The council by unanimous vote approved a text amendment […]

Tyrone homeowner finds pot, guns in trash can

Tyrone homeowner finds pot, guns in trash can

  A Tyrone homeowner taking out the trash on June 29 discovered that he was not the only one using the receptacle. Inside the trash can was a bag containing two handguns, two pounds of marijuana and $50 in cash. Tyrone Police Department spokesperson Andrea Johnson-McCoy said the homeowner on Point View Court near Palmetto […]

Tyrone to join Fayetteville in movie-TV spotlight

Up to 6 soundstages for TV production proposed

Tyrone to join Fayetteville in movie-TV spotlight

Members of the Tyrone Planning Commission include, from left, Jeff Duncan, Carl Schouw, Chairman Wil James, Marlon Davis and David Nebergall. Photo/Ben Nelms. The film industry has transformed Fayetteville in the past four years. Now Tyrone is getting ready to join in the growth with a proposal by newly-created Founders Studios to add up to […]

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 […]

Michael Lee Cardin, 59, of Tyrone

Michael Lee Cardin, 59, of Tyrone passed away June 2, 2017. Michael is survived by his wife of 39 years, Jackie; daughter, Nichole Cardin; son, Nicholas (Mandy) Cardin; parents, Bill & Ruby Cardin; brother, Ray (Susan) Cardin; three grandchildren, Laura, Emily and Colton; and many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at […]