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 […]

Martha Mae Matthews, 94, of Tyrone

Martha Mae Matthews, 94, of Tyrone, passed away April 8, 2018. She was born in Kenwood, Ga. on December 6, 1923 to William and Bessie Darnell. She retired after 35 years as a cafeteria manager for the Fayette County school system, where she worked at Fayette County High School and Hood Avenue Elementary. After retirement, […]

Fayette to Tyrone: Go ahead with annexation of 59 acres

Fayette to Tyrone: Go ahead with annexation of 59 acres

The Fayette County Commission on March 22 filed no objection to an annexation and rezoning request on 59 acres wanting to become part of Tyrone. Tyrone notified the commission of an application to annex 59.23 acres fronting Farr Road and Dogwood Trail. The request by the owner is to have the property rezoned R-20 (1-acre […]

Craig Charles Fike, 61, of Tyrone

Craig Charles Fike, 61, of Tyrone passed away March 17, 2018. Craig was born in Blue Island, Ill. on November 30, 1956 to Charles William and Eleanor Lorraine Boersma. Craig was preceded in death by his mother, Eleanor Boersma Fike and sister, Marcia Lynn Fike. He is survived by his father, Charles Fike of Tyrone; […]

Intruders at Spring Hill Elementary, Sandy Creek High trigger police response

Intruders at Spring Hill Elementary, Sandy Creek High trigger police response

Two Fayette schools — Spring Hill Elementary in Fayetteville and Sandy Creek High School in Tyrone — had some anxious moments last week as unauthorized men intruded on their campuses. Spring Hill Elementary was evacuated by law enforcement on March 6 as a precautionary measure after an unknown man was seen in the school after […]

Under Sen. Harbin’s bill, expired license tag won’t get you towed, gives grace period

Under Sen. Harbin’s bill, expired license tag won’t get you towed, gives grace period

Sen. Marty Harbin has introduced a bill to alleviate penalties against drivers who do not have a current registration revalidation decal. This legislation gives citizens the opportunity to correct the issue they are being cited for prior to their court date. Law enforcement currently has the ability to impound a vehicle, temporarily leaving drivers without […]

Tyrone Mayor Dial’s state of the town address: ‘The best year in our history’

Tyrone Mayor Dial’s state of the town address: ‘The best year in our history’

Tyrone Mayor Eric Dial (photo above) on Jan. 4 delivered the annual State of the Town address, in which he addressed issues such as the local economy, public safety and future development. Dial described 2017 as “an excellent year for our town. As the economy continues to strengthen, we are able to provide a better […]

Dorothy J. Elias, 83, of Tyrone

Dorothy (Dottie) J. Elias (formerly Jury), 83, of Tyrone, Ga. received her heavenly promotion Sunday, December 31, 2017 after a very short illness. She lived a full and rewarding life, was the best wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother anyone could ask for and now is celebrating her eternal reward with her Heavenly Father. Dottie was […]

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