‘The Walking Dead’ films at AMC studio after Riverwood purchase

‘The Walking Dead’ films at AMC studio after Riverwood purchase

  The hit AMC televison series “The Walking Dead” continues to film in Senoia, but now at AMC’s own studio. AMC in July purchased Riverwood Studios for $8 million. Riverwood for several years had been doing business as Raleigh Studios, just one of Raleigh’s properties around the world. Raleigh served as the marketing agent for […]

WASA-PTC sewer service area dispute still unresolved

Jon Rorie, City Manager

WASA-PTC sewer service area dispute still unresolved

It was in early May that the Peachtree City Council by consensus agreed to pursue an outside study on the impasse between the city and WASA (Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority) on extending sewer service beyond city limits. To date, there is no movement on the issue. Noting the disagreement between attorneys for WASA […]

Tyrone to join Fayetteville in movie-TV spotlight

Up to 6 soundstages for TV production proposed

Tyrone to join Fayetteville in movie-TV spotlight

Members of the Tyrone Planning Commission include, from left, Jeff Duncan, Carl Schouw, Chairman Wil James, Marlon Davis and David Nebergall. Photo/Ben Nelms. The film industry has transformed Fayetteville in the past four years. Now Tyrone is getting ready to join in the growth with a proposal by newly-created Founders Studios to add up to […]

Gov. Deal: New plastics plant coming to PTC

Mayor Vanessa Fleisch

Gov. Deal: New plastics plant coming to PTC

Gov. Nathan Deal announced Tuesday that SILON, a leading producer of technical compounds and polyester staple fibers, will create more than 20 jobs and invest $20 million in a new Peachtree City facility. “Georgia’s top-ranked business environment continues to attract international firms like SILON to our state,” said Deal. “In choosing Fayette County for this […]

Homeowner, 74, dies of stab wound; officers seek 3rd suspect who got away

2 men charged with murder in S. Fayette home invasion: Jeffrey Lee Wallace and Kavion Wyzeenski Tookes

Homeowner, 74, dies of stab wound; officers seek 3rd suspect who got away

Two men are in custody on murder charges and a third is being sought in connection to a June 23 home invasion in south Fayette County that resulted in the stabbing death of 74-year-old Albert E. DeMagnus, a computer services company CEO. Jeffrey Lee Wallace, 22, of Atlanta, and Kavion Wyzeenski Tookes, 21, of Decatur, […]

Fayette County High School to get new auditorium

The rendering shows the look of the new auditorium at Fayette County High School.

Fayette County High School to get new auditorium

Fayette County High School is the only high school in the county without an auditorium. A June 19 vote by the Fayette County Board of Education changed that with the approval of a new auditorium expected to be completed in mid-2018. The unanimous vote by the school board was followed by cheers from the FCHS […]

‘Slaw and Order’ cops come up 4 plates short of win

Cheers for PTC’s culinary cops

‘Slaw and Order’ cops come up 4 plates short of win

The restaurant area of the Peachtree City Tennis Center was filled to capacity on June 21 for the live broadcast of the “F Word” cooking show where four Peachtree City police officers completed in a challenge featuring their culinary skills. Those skills will soon be tested in another cooking competition. The cop cooking crew appearing […]

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