Fear not: Zombies to stagger through Senoia for another 3 years

Fear not: Zombies to stagger through Senoia for another 3 years

Filming of “The Walking Dead’ will continue until at least 2021. That’s the word from Senoia Mayor Jeff Fisher who confirmed America’s favorite zombies will continue filming in the bustling eastern Coweta city. Additionally, the studio plans to build a 55-ft. windmill on the Gin Property, which doubles as Alexandria in the hit AMC series. […]

Snake Island to be transformed into Spyglass Island — with a cart bridge, lighted sign

Snake Island to be transformed into Spyglass Island — with a cart bridge, lighted sign

Bridge will include 62-ft. backlit sign denoting ‘Lake Peachtree’ The Peachtree City Council on April 19 got an update on the multi-use path bridges over the new Lake Peachtree spillway and one connecting to nearby Spyglass Island. Above, members of the Peachtree City Council at the April 19 meeting included, from left, Councilman Mike King, Mayor […]

Blue Cross-Blue Shield now back in-network for Piedmont hospitals, doctors

Blue Cross-Blue Shield now back in-network for Piedmont hospitals, doctors

On April 20, three days after Governor Nathan Deal announced a handshake agreement between Piedmont Healthcare and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia, the two organizations put ink to paper and signed the new agreement. The agreement ensures that Anthem Blue Cross members can see their Piedmont doctors and visit Piedmont hospitals as “in […]

McIntosh High coach charged with sexual battery

McIntosh High coach charged with sexual battery

David Munoz. Photo/Fayette County Jail.   A McIntosh High School baseball coach has been arrested on a charge of sexual battery. David Munoz, 43, of Peachtree City, was charged with one count of sexual battery, according to Peachtree City Police Department spokesman Stan Pye. Pye said that the department on April 24, “received a complaint […]

Sons of Confederate Veterans group withdraws proclamation request

Sons of Confederate Veterans group withdraws proclamation request

A large rally protesting a proclamation by the Sons of Confederate Veterans was held outside the Fayette County Commission chambers on April 24 prior to the commission meeting. Among those speaking was commission Chairman Eric Maxwell, front center. To Maxwell’s left was Fayette County Board of Education member Leonard Presberg and, to his right, Commissioner […]

Big liquor store approved for Kedron’s last slot

Big liquor store approved for Kedron’s last slot

Planning Commission votes 3-1 in favor of ‘beautiful’ 8,500-sq.ft. World of Beverages Approval from the Peachtree City Planning Commission was obtained April 9 on the last commercial parcel at the Kedron Village Shopping Center. The outparcel site will be home to the Kedron World of Beverage. The vote to approve the conceptual site plan and […]

Large law enforcement presence overshadows neo-Nazi rally in Newnan

Large law enforcement presence overshadows neo-Nazi rally in Newnan

An April 21 rally by the neo-Nazi National Socialist Movement and the presence of counter-protesters in downtown Newnan were no match for the hundreds of law enforcement officers who were there to keep the peace. Photo/Ben Nelms. The area on the south side of downtown Newnan on April 21 was the scene of a rally […]

Coming soon: Screenwriting, film production classes for Fayette high school seniors

Coming soon: Screenwriting, film production classes for Fayette high school seniors

Proposed academic courses within the Fayette County School System could help students get a foothold in Georgia’s growing film industry. Fayette County Board of Education members at the April 9 work session heard from school system staff and Georgia Film Academy (GFA) representatives on upcoming plans to help students gain entry into the film and […]

Superior Court Judge Crawford subject of GBI investigation

Superior Court Judge Crawford subject of GBI investigation

  Judge Robert “Mack” Crawford. Photo/Ben Nelms. Griffin Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge Robert “Mack” Crawford is the subject of an investigation by the Ga. Bureau of Investigation (GBI) for reportedly instructing the Pike County Clerk of Superior Court to issue him a check for more than $15,000 and receiving those funds. District Attorney Ben […]

Fayette officials quizzed about school safety

Fayette officials quizzed about school safety

Questions: More police in schools, armed teachers, mental health watchfulness, how to improve communication? Whitewater High School forum hosts nearly 300 students, parents A student-produced school safety forum was held April 9 in the Whitewater High School auditorium. Prompted by the recent Florida school shooting, nearly 300 students and parents posed questions to a panel […]

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