Tyrone home invader dies after chase, shootout

Tyrone home invader dies after chase, shootout

An unnamed man died Jan. 16 after a home invasion in Tyrone, wrecking the stolen car near Line Creek on Palmetto Road just inside the Coweta County line and exchanging gunfire with officers from Coweta and Fayette counties and the Georgia State Patrol (GSP). Coweta County Sheriff Mike Yeager on Tuesday said it was not […]

Tyrone’s cop dog gets body armor

Tyrone’s cop dog gets body armor

The Tyrone Police Department’s new K-9, Bruno, will soon be outfitted with protective gear designed to help him stay safe while fighting crime. “Bruno will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.,” said Chief Brandon Perkins. “K-9 Bruno’s vest is sponsored by […]

Goodwill replaces its Tyrone store

Goodwill replaces its Tyrone store

The Goodwill store on Ga. Highway 74 in Tyrone is being replaced with a new, environmentally-friendly store. Groundbreaking for the new store was held on Jan. 4. Much like each of its 58 existing stores, the new Goodwill facility will include approximately 12,500 sq. ft. of sales floor space, an equally large production area and […]

Tyrone home heavily damaged in fire

Tyrone home heavily damaged in fire

A home on Crestwood Road in Tyrone sustained damage from a Jan. 9 fire that began in the fireplace and spread to the attic.    A Jan. 9 fire at 160 Crestwood Road in Tyrone resulted in five people being displaced and one firefighter injured by falling debris.   Fayette County Deputy Fire Chief Tom […]

Tyrone looks forward to a busy, prosperous 2017

Tyrone looks forward to a busy, prosperous 2017

Tyrone Mayor Eric Dial on Jan. 5 gave the annual State of the Town address before the Town Council and citizens. The address highlighted the accomplishments of 2016 and looked forward to the expectations for the new year. Dial began his remarks noting that town leadership, including department heads, evaluated and analyzed internal strengths and […]

Deborah Pyron Andrews, age 64, of Tyrone

Mrs. Deborah (Debbie) Pyron Andrews, age 64, of Tyrone passed away Thursday, January 5, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Irvin and Verlyn Pyron. She was raised in Fairburn, Ga. and was a graduate of Campbell High School, Class of 1970. She retired from Georgia State Department of Labor. Debbie and her husband […]

In the Christmas spirit

In the Christmas spirit

Last month Living Proof Church Tyrone youth and others distributed several dozen pizzas and scores of coats, gloves and warm head cover to many homeless persons in Atlanta. A special thank you to Papa John’s Pizza, Tyrone for their pizza contribution. Photo/Special.

Dogwood Church will offer GriefShare Jan. 4

Dogwood Church, 975 Ga. Highway 74 North in Tyrone, will offer a GriefShare support group  on Wednesday evenings beginning Jan. 4 from 7 – 8:30 p.m.  The group will meet in the Atrium area of the church office and is for those who have suffered the loss of a loved one, either recently or in […]

Edward F. Feuser, 61, of Tyrone

Edward F. Feuser, 61, of Tyrone, Ga. passed away on December 11, 2016.  He was born November 29, 1955 in Chicago, Ill. to Annette Dolores Feuser and the late Leslie Elmer Feuser. He graduated from Dundee High School in Illinois in 1974.  Ed graduated from Faith Center International School of Ministry, after 2 years of […]

Crowd voices concerns over bullying and election

Crowd voices concerns over bullying and election

Sandy Creek High School students had their say at the Dec. 7 Community Awareness Seminar sponsored by the Fayette County School System. Many of the comments and questions dealt with what some students referenced as incidents of harassment and racial slurs and a lack of response by school administration. In all, 160 people attended the […]