245 film and TV projects add $7B to Georgia’s economy

245 film and TV projects add $7B to Georgia’s economy

Georgia’s burgeoning place in the television and movie industry continues to draw attention from around the country. And with the recently passed tax credits for post-production work, that allure might be about to intensify. As widely reported by the state and various movie-watching publications, there were 245 film and TV projects in Georgia from mid-2015-2016 […]

The Tax Man cometh for Coweta County

The Tax Man cometh for Coweta County

  Coweta County will soon begin the two-year process of revaluing 54,000 residential and agricultural parcels in the county. Implementation is expected in the 2020 tax year. Coweta County commissioners on March 21 unanimously approved the needed paperwork to begin revaluation of approximately 54,000 residential and agricultural parcels, or approximately 95 percent of the total […]

Keeping the county safe

Keeping the county safe

The Peachtree City Council on April 6 presented a proclamation supporting Alcohol Awareness Month in Fayette County and the legal ramifications involved when parents allow social hosting in their home. Pictured, from left, are Mayor Vanessa Fleisch, AVPride representative Michael Mumper and Starr’s Mill High School sophomores Bailey Austin and Molly Hancock. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Life after the battlefield

Eden Project helps local veterans and their families

Life after the battlefield

For decades the U.S. military has equipped its members with the tools and training necessary to face possible death in war zones around the world. But are they prepared for life once they return from the battlefield? In the case of Bren Briggs, the answer was no. A decade ago he came back from Iraq […]

Crematorium gets go-ahead

David Mowell (center) celebrates with his family after Thursday’s City Council meeting. At right is C.J. Mowell, who started the business in 1964. The vote brings to an end a 12-year journey the company has been on to build a crematorium at its facility.

Crematorium gets go-ahead

On an unseasonably cool April evening, a longtime family business felt some warmth from the Fayetteville City Council. The City Council unanimously approved C.J. Mowell and Sons Funeral Home’s request Thursday to locate a crematorium at their Fayetteville facility, a fixture on Jeff Davis Drive for more than a half century. With a packed City […]

Volunteers get Peachtree City nature area ready for big opening

A large group from Delta and other organizations recently helped put some of the final touches on the new wetlands area at the Line Creek Nature Area in Peachtree City.

Volunteers get Peachtree City nature area ready for big opening

A recent group effort by several organizations at the new wetlands area in the Line Creek Nature Area on Ga. Highway 54 West in Peachtree City has the amenity nearly complete. Part of EarthShare Georgia’s Corporate Green Day Challenge, the wetlands project had participation from more than 65 Delta employees and their families, as well […]

California students do a different spring break

California students do a different spring break

  The variety of products produced at the nonprofit 180-degree Farm in Sharpsburg continues to increase, as does the number of college-aged volunteers who raise funds to travel on their school breaks to work and gain knowledge and experience. Such was the case when a group of students from the University of California at San […]