Appreciation for teachers

Appreciation for teachers

The Methodist Women of Hopewell United Methodist Church present a check in the amount of $275 to incoming principal Lisa Howe, of Burch Elementary School, to use for teacher appreciation. The women’s group held a dinner to raise funds to donate to the school. Regular school funds cannot be used to honor teachers, so the […]

Hazel Longino Birdsong of Tyrone

Mrs. Hazel Longino Birdsong of Tyrone passed away on April 26, 2017. Not only did Hazel retire from Delta Airlines after 25 years of service, she raised four children as a single mother. She opened her arms, her home, her heart to anyone who needed her. She was an exceptional gardener, turning everything she touched […]

On Friday, head to the church basement

On Friday, head to the church basement

“Church Basement Ladies’ is the hilarious musical taking the country by storm. One of the most popular shows in the country, this tuneful treat opens at the LegacyFriday and runs through May 7. “Church Basement Ladies” is a hilarious new musical celebrating the church basement kitchen and the women who work there. Lutheran ladies from rural […]

Easter baskets for Real Life Center

Easter baskets for Real Life Center

Tyrone’s Hopewell United Methodist Church delivered 86 Easter baskets to help clients of the Real Life Center enjoy Easter. The Methodist Women gathered supplies throughout the year for this project. They met at the church to assemble the baskets and used the church bus to deliver them to the warehouse in Peachtree City. Shown in […]

Tyrone deal with Fulton brings 60% more sewer

With no deal in Peachtree City negotiations, Tyrone decides to look north for increased sewer capacity

Tyrone deal with Fulton brings 60% more sewer

The years-long attempt by Tyrone to obtain additional sewer capacity came to an end on March 16. The Town Council declined a potential agreement with Peachtree City in favor of an offer from Fulton County that included more capacity and no construction costs Tyrone currently buys 250,000 gallons per day from Fairburn, while Fairburn buys […]

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, […]

Tyrone nears deal with Fulton County for sewer capacity

Tyrone nears deal with Fulton County for sewer capacity

  The time may be up for the Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) to sell sewer service to Tyrone, while the idea of doing the same in Senoia is something WASA will explore. The topic of selling sewer to Tyrone and Senoia came up at the March 6 WASA board meeting after board […]

Sewer system seeks customers outside of PTC

Sewer system seeks customers outside of PTC

WASA says deal with Senoia, hold on Tyrone; potential conflict with City Council may lie ahead   The Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) board on March 6 unanimously approved a motion to have WASA General Manager Stephen Hogan and board attorney Mark Oldenburg contact Senoia about providing sewer services and negotiate an agreement […]