Hwy. 54 resurfacing to begin April 30 at highways 54 and 74 in PTC

Hwy. 54 resurfacing to begin April 30 at highways 54 and 74 in PTC

  Here it comes. The time to resurface Ga. Highway 54 through Fayette County has arrived. Crews will be at work at the intersection of Ga. highways 54 and 74 in Peachtree City beginning April 30 at 7 p.m. Contractor E.R. Snell will begin the countywide Hwy. 54 paving project at the intersection of highways […]

Fear not: Zombies to stagger through Senoia for another 3 years

Fear not: Zombies to stagger through Senoia for another 3 years

Filming of “The Walking Dead’ will continue until at least 2021. That’s the word from Senoia Mayor Jeff Fisher who confirmed America’s favorite zombies will continue filming in the bustling eastern Coweta city. Additionally, the studio plans to build a 55-ft. windmill on the Gin Property, which doubles as Alexandria in the hit AMC series. […]

Snake Island to be transformed into Spyglass Island — with a cart bridge, lighted sign

Snake Island to be transformed into Spyglass Island — with a cart bridge, lighted sign

Bridge will include 62-ft. backlit sign denoting ‘Lake Peachtree’ The Peachtree City Council on April 19 got an update on the multi-use path bridges over the new Lake Peachtree spillway and one connecting to nearby Spyglass Island. Above, members of the Peachtree City Council at the April 19 meeting included, from left, Councilman Mike King, Mayor […]

Fayetteville American Legion post honors first responders

Fayetteville American Legion post honors first responders

Local public safety staff were honored at the recent Safety Awards program sponsored by American Legion Post 105 in Fayetteville. The award recipients were chosen by their peers and supervisors for exhibiting superior dedication to their profession and to the community. Pictured, from left, are Fayetteville Fire Department Battalion Chief Jeff Gable, Fayette County Fire […]

Sons of Confederate Veterans group withdraws proclamation request

Sons of Confederate Veterans group withdraws proclamation request

A large rally protesting a proclamation by the Sons of Confederate Veterans was held outside the Fayette County Commission chambers on April 24 prior to the commission meeting. Among those speaking was commission Chairman Eric Maxwell, front center. To Maxwell’s left was Fayette County Board of Education member Leonard Presberg and, to his right, Commissioner […]

Large law enforcement presence overshadows neo-Nazi rally in Newnan

Large law enforcement presence overshadows neo-Nazi rally in Newnan

An April 21 rally by the neo-Nazi National Socialist Movement and the presence of counter-protesters in downtown Newnan were no match for the hundreds of law enforcement officers who were there to keep the peace. Photo/Ben Nelms. The area on the south side of downtown Newnan on April 21 was the scene of a rally […]

Superior Court Judge Crawford subject of GBI investigation

Superior Court Judge Crawford subject of GBI investigation

  Judge Robert “Mack” Crawford. Photo/Ben Nelms. Griffin Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge Robert “Mack” Crawford is the subject of an investigation by the Ga. Bureau of Investigation (GBI) for reportedly instructing the Pike County Clerk of Superior Court to issue him a check for more than $15,000 and receiving those funds. District Attorney Ben […]

Newnan braces for neo-Nazi rally Saturday

Newnan braces for neo-Nazi rally Saturday

Newnan officials have issued an update, including road closures, that will be in effect for an April 21 rally by members of the National Socialist Movement (NSM) who have obtained a permit for a political rally at Greenville Street Park. Also expected to attend are members of the Valdosta Antifa organization, as will a contingent […]