No injuries in Fayetteville fire that left home a total loss

No injuries in Fayetteville fire that left home a total loss

Firefighters from Fayetteville and Fayette County responded to a July 30 house fire in Fayetteville. No injuries were reported, though the home will be a total loss. Photo/Fayette County Fire Department. A Sunday afternoon fire at a Burch Road residence in Fayetteville left the home a total loss but came with no reported injuries. Fayette […]

PTC home damaged in Monday storm

PTC home damaged in Monday storm

  The Monday afternoon storm downed trees in Peachtree City and Fayetteville and damaged a home in Peachtree City. Photo/Peachtree City Fire Rescue. A Monday afternoon storm moving through Fayette County caused structural damage to a home in Peachtree City, along with a number of trees downed on the city’s south side. There were no […]

‘The Walking Dead’ stuntman succumbs to on-set injuries

‘The Walking Dead’ stuntman succumbs to on-set injuries

  John Bernecker. Photo/IMDb. Update – July 14: Stuntman John Bernecker who fell on the set of “The Walking Dead” on July 12 has passed away. His injuries, reported to be serious head injuries, were sustained as a result of the fall. The accident occurred on the set at Raleigh Studios in Senoia, according to […]

Man killed by father-in-law in handgun dispute

Man killed by father-in-law in handgun dispute

  A July 8 shooting in south Coweta County resulted in the death of the son-in-law of the homeowner. Twenty-one-year-old Brandon Jonathan Kippa was shot and killed by his father-in-law, 59-year-old Virgil Lewis Pitts, at Pitts’ home on Bertus Hunter Road, approximately two miles east of Moreland, according to Chief Deputy James Yarbrough with the […]

Fayetteville man charged with torching his own home

John M. Dockery

Fayetteville man charged with torching his own home

A Fayetteville man has been charged with first degree arson in the June 23 attempt to burn down his home on Sharon Drive. John M. Dockery, 35, of 290 Sharon Drive, was charged with first degree arson, according to Fayette County Jail records. Fayetteville Police Department spokesman Mike Whitlow said the incident occurred in the […]