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 […]
Shoppers at the Spring Fling held April 15 at the Fayette Seniors Center in Fayetteville had their choice of arts and crafts along with plenty of music and entertainment. Photo/Ben Nelms.
Each year, Cornerstone United Methodist Church stages a drive-thru tale of the Easter story. Hundreds of residents attend the event, and the last showing is Saturday from 6-9 p.m. at the Thomas Crossroads church. More photos, B3. Photos/Cheryl Thompson.
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 […]
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.
Eden Project helps local veterans and their families
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Fayette County on April 6 reported that the partial cloverleaf interchange upgrade date at Interstate 85 and Ga. Highway 74 has been moved up three years to 2020. Fayette County Clerk Tameca White said in 2016 the delivery schedule for the project was delayed due to design and funding issues. “However, a unified effort of […]
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 […]