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 […]

Tyrone mayor Dial: New developments in film-TV studio, Hwy. 74 traffic improvements ahead

Tyrone mayor Dial: New developments in film-TV studio, Hwy. 74 traffic improvements ahead

Reflecting on 2017 and looking ahead to 2018, Tyrone Mayor Eric Dial (photo above) said a number of development projects and traffic measures were put in place and are going forward. Dial said the town in 2017 took steps to ensure quality, responsible development and efficient traffic management along the Ga. Highway 74 corridor. The […]

Tyrone film production site grows by 15 acres

Tyrone film production site grows by 15 acres

Founders Studios addition gets preliminary approval The Tyrone Planning Commission on Dec. 14 recommended approval of a request by Founders Studios to revise its development plan to include 15 additional acres. The vote on the request was unanimous. Above, members of the Tyrone Planning Commission recommended approval of a request to amend the Founders Studios […]

Sandy Creek HS Beta Club helps out with Toys for Tots

Sandy Creek HS Beta Club helps out with Toys for Tots

Students with the Sandy Creek High School Beta Club participated in the Marines Corps annual Toy for Tots drive, raising $900 for this year’s effort. Above, Sandy Creek High School Beta Club students worked to raise money for the Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots drive. Photo/Submitted. Sandy Creek High School social studies teacher Jennifer Sullivan, […]

Armed robber strikes in Tyrone with shots fired, no injuries

Armed robber strikes in Tyrone with shots fired, no injuries

There have been several recent armed robberies at Dollar General and O’Reilly Auto Parts stores in Tyrone and other areas of metro Atlanta. One at O’Reilly’s on Dec. 18 was different, coming with shots fired at an employee and at a Good Samaritan who rammed the robber’s vehicle as he attempted to flee the area. […]

Tyrone hit with two armed robberies

Tyrone hit with two armed robberies

  Tyrone was the scene of two late evening armed robberies on Nov. 26 and 27. One robbery occurred at the Dollar General store on Senoia Road, with the other at the nearby Shell station. There were no injuries during the robberies. Tyrone Police Department spokesman Philip Nelson said on Nov. 26 at approximately 9:42 […]

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