Suspect arrested in Newnan shooting

Suspect arrested in Newnan shooting

  The Newnan Police Department on Aug. 22 announced the arrest of Michael Lewis Boykin, Jr. for the shooting of Randy Cortez Snelling that occurred on Aug. 1 on Cliff Circle. Newnan Police Department spokesperson Gina Snider said Boykin was identified as the suspect during the early parts of the investigation and was believed to […]

First, the brownie bust, then the drug raid

First, the brownie bust, then the drug raid

Ecstasy-laced brownies, muffins result in 2 arrests Most people have heard of marijuana-laced brownies. But who has heard of brownies or muffins laced with the illegal drug known as Ecstasy? That is what Fayetteville police encountered during an Aug. 13 traffic stop. Jason Knox, 36, of Decatur, and Malika Jackson, 22, of Atlanta, were both […]

38 Fayette teens inducted into Youth Leaders PRIDE program

38 Fayette teens inducted into Youth Leaders PRIDE program

New Hope Baptist Church was the setting for a special occasion on Aug. 14 for AVPride and the 38 Fayette teens who were inducted into the Fayette Youth Leaders PRIDE (FLYP) program. The event, attended by a wealth of business and community leaders and elected officials, was meant to showcase the FYLP students and provide […]

Coweta gets ahead of career learning curve in 10th grade

Coweta gets ahead of career learning curve in 10th grade

Several Coweta County business partners and representatives from the Central Educational Center were among the participants at the Aug. 14 the Georgia Consortium for Advanced Technical Training Program (GA CATT) ceremony held in Atlanta. Coweta’s eight industry participants, the Central Educational Center and the Coweta County Development Authority were the pioneers of the innovative program […]

Where growth is going: Fayette adds 1,700 new residents in past year

Where growth is going: Fayette adds 1,700 new residents in past year

Coweta’s population rises to an estimated 145,251 New population figures released by the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) for 2010-2017 show Fayette County growing by 1,700 residents during the past year and adding more than 1,000 residents per year during the period. It was the second lowest growth rate in the 10-county metro area. Above, construction […]

Great showing at national tournament

Great showing at national tournament

A local team from Peachtree City won bronze at the United States Roller Hockey Championships last week in Detroit. Standing, from left: Coach Dave Archbold, Luke Martin, Maxwell Meyhoefer, Spencer Matthews, Jacob Salaski, Dalton Malone, and Coach Scott Matthews. Bottom row: Andrew Kulick, Jack Driggs, Josh Archbold, and Mitchell Ramsey. Photo/Submitted.

Taylor takes world title

Taylor takes world title

Sandy Creek alum Christian Taylor continued his world domination in the triple jump with a win last weekend before a crowd of 55,000 in the IAAF World Championships in London. His winning jump of 17.68 meters was just enough to get past teammate Will Claye’s 17.63. This is the first time Team USA has finished […]

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