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 […]

Fayetteville Waffle House worker assaults customer

An employee at the Fayetteville Waffle House on North Glynn Street was arrested on Jan. 15

Fayetteville Waffle House worker assaults customer

An employee at the Fayetteville Waffle House on North Glynn Street was arrested on Jan. 15 after an altercation with a customer. Angelique Mathews, 39, of Jonesboro, was charged with simple assault and obstruction, according to Fayette County Jail records. Fayetteville Police Department spokesman Mike Whitlow said a customer was not satisfied with the service […]

Tyrone home invader dies after chase, shootout

Tyrone home invader dies after chase, shootout

An unnamed man died Jan. 16 after a home invasion in Tyrone, wrecking the stolen car near Line Creek on Palmetto Road just inside the Coweta County line and exchanging gunfire with officers from Coweta and Fayette counties and the Georgia State Patrol (GSP). Coweta County Sheriff Mike Yeager on Tuesday said it was not […]

Tyrone’s cop dog gets body armor

Tyrone’s cop dog gets body armor

The Tyrone Police Department’s new K-9, Bruno, will soon be outfitted with protective gear designed to help him stay safe while fighting crime. “Bruno will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.,” said Chief Brandon Perkins. “K-9 Bruno’s vest is sponsored by […]