Fayetteville cops deliver food to those without power in wake of tropical storm

Fayetteville cops deliver food to those without power in wake of tropical storm

  Power outages in the Fayetteville area due to Tropical Storm Irma came with a different kind of response on Sept. 13 as the Fayetteville Police Department conducted welfare checks and delivered meals to residents in the affected areas. Tropical Storm Irma struck the area on Sept. 11, leaving significant areas of Fayetteville without power. […]

Fayette, Coweta agencies respond to Tropical Storm Irma

Fayette, Coweta agencies respond to Tropical Storm Irma

    Representatives from agencies across Fayette County were stationed at the Fayette County Emergency Services Emergency Operations Center as Tropical Storm Irma rolled in to Fayette and Coweta counties on Sept. 11. Photo/ Fayette FES. The tropic storm that had been Hurricane Irma was in evidence throughout Fayette and Coweta counties during the afternoon […]

Tropical storm clean-up begins in PTC

Tropical storm clean-up begins in PTC

The clean-up after Tropical Storm Irma has begun in Peachtree City. “Peachtree City is alive with the sound of chainsaws and leaf blowers working on the debris from Tropical Storm Irma,” said City Clerk Betsy Tyler. ” According to the National Weather Service, Peachtree City received over 4” of rain yesterday, and saw wind gusts […]

Working ranch transforms into place of healing

Working ranch transforms into place of healing

It is a different kind of therapy, one that has Coweta County-based nonprofit Family Patterns Matter teamed with Carroll County’s Waypoint Ranch to serve at-risk children. Family Patterns Matter focuses on generational patterns in families, works with families that are underserved and children who are at risk of failure in school and in life, said […]

Newnan police helping with Hurricane Harvey relief effort

Newnan police helping with Hurricane Harvey relief effort

  The Newnan Police Department through Sept. 9 is collecting needed items for those affected by Harvey. Needed items include: • diapers, wipes, baby food and formula • cleaning supplies • canned goods • pet food • school supplies • new plain T-shirts, socks and undergarments • paper products • toiletries • non-perishable foods • […]

PTC police and fire organizing for Harvey relief

PTC police and fire organizing for Harvey relief

  The police and fire departments in Peachtree City are organizing a relief effort for the countless people affected by Hurricane Harvey. The Care for the Coast initiative came after representatives with the city met with those from church, civic and charity organizations. “Help send relief items to those hurt by Harvey. We know everyone […]

What’s that up in the sky?

What’s that up in the sky?

Above, 10th-grade STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) students at McIntosh High use their ISO approved eyewear to safely view the solar eclipse. The school’s STEM students traveled north to Lavonia to gather and analyze data from the near-total eclipse Aug. 21. Photo/Submitted. Below, students at the Coweta Charter Academy at Senoia joined people from […]

Annual juvenile justice forum set for Aug. 26 in Fayetteville

Annual juvenile justice forum set for Aug. 26 in Fayetteville

The 10th Annual Juvenile Justice Forum will be held Saturday, Aug. 26 at the Fayette County Library in Fayetteville. Invited panelists include representatives from the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, Fayette County School System and the Ga. Department of Juvenile Justice. Other invited panelists include Gary Davis with Next Level Boys Academy and attorney Wayne Kendall. Student […]

Fayette names Legionnaire of the Year

Fayette names Legionnaire of the Year

Fayette County Post 105 of the American Legion has announced their 2017 Legionnaire of the Year. Tim Donnelly is an Air Force veteran who served during the Vietnam War. He serves as the new maintenance manager for the post’s Log Cabin and is responsible for the interior and exterior upkeep on this historic Fayetteville landmark. Donnelly, left, is shown with […]

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 […]

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