Preparing for the worst

Preparing for the worst

  Piedmont Fayette Hospital was one of more than two dozen hospitals in the metro Atlanta area to participate Feb. 16 in a mass casualty drill coordinated by the Georgia Department of Public Health and the University of Georgia. Twenty-five students from Luella High School in Locust Grove played the part of patients who were […]

Fayetteville robberies: 2 caught, 3 sought

3 McDonald’s robbers escape after Sunday night chase and crash

Fayetteville robberies: 2 caught, 3 sought

Fayetteville police want to locate three men involved in an armed robbery Jan. 29 at the McDonald’s restaurant on Ga. Highway 85 South. The men eluded police after crashing their getaway car and then fleeing on foot. Fayetteville Police Department spokesman Mike Whitlow said the hold-up occurred at approximately 11:47 p.m. as the restaurant’s two […]

PTC traffic collision claims life of Fayetteville woman

PTC traffic collision claims life of Fayetteville woman

  A Fayetteville woman lost her life in the morning hours of Jan. 25 when her vehicle entered the oncoming lane and struck a vehicle head-on. The other driver was transported for non-life-threatening injuries. Peachtree City Police Department spokesperson Odilia Bergh said units on Jan. 25 at approximately 7:50 a.m. were dispatched to Peachtree Parkway […]

Carrollton man is named as culprit in Mon. violent home invasion, shootout

Carrollton man is named as culprit in Mon. violent home invasion, shootout

  A Carrollton man died Jan. 16 along Palmetto Road outside Tyrone after a home invasion and a shoot-out with law enforcement from three agencies. Thirty-six-year-old David Wesley Carroll died Jan. 16 after a home invasion in Tyrone, wrecking the stolen car near Line Creek on Palmetto Road just inside the Fayette County line and […]

Sinkhole traps utility truck at busy PTC intersection

Sinkhole traps utility truck at busy PTC intersection

Update – Jan. 24, 10:30 a.m.: Georgia Department of Transportation and city staff are at the intersection of Ga. highways 54 and 74 in Peachtree City, assessing the damage caused by the sinkhole on the southeast side of the intersection. The initial assessment indicates that it will take at least a week to repair the damage. […]

Life of Haralson man claimed in Hwy. 85 South traffic collision

Life of Haralson man claimed in Hwy. 85 South traffic collision

  A Haralson man on Jan. 18 lost his life in a two-vehicle traffic collision along Ga. Highway 85 South after the driver of an oncoming vehicle crossed the yellow line. The investigation of the collision is ongoing. Fayette County Sheriff Barry Babb said 74-year-old Haralson resident Nathaniel Ferrell at 5:47 a.m. was travelling southbound […]

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