Easter egg hunters gather in PTC

Easter egg hunters gather in PTC

It may look like pandemonium, but it’s really the annual Easter Egg Hunt in Peachtree City last weekend, sponsored by the Optimist Club of Peachtree City and the Peachtree City Fire Department. Unlike other age groups at the egg hunt, parents of the youngest egg hunters, age 2, can assist during the rush for the […]

Piedmont Fayette Hospital expands with wellness center at Pinewood Forest

Piedmont Fayette Hospital expands with wellness center at Pinewood Forest

Groundbreaking ceremonies held March 16 for the Piedmont Wellness Center at Pinewood Forest in Fayetteville will soon lead to the construction of a 60,000 sq. ft. medically-integrated wellness center that will be open to the public. Above, March 16 groundbreaking activities for the Piedmont Wellness Center at Pinewood Forest in Fayetteville included, from left, Pace […]

Fayette school students participate in “walkouts” and other events

Fayette school students participate in “walkouts” and other events

  Students across the nation participated in 17 minutes of silence on March 14 to serve as a memorial to the 17 students who died in Parkland, Florida, and to protest gun violence. Approximately 260 students at seven of Fayette County middle and high schools participated in the “walkouts.” School system spokesperson Melinda Berry-Dreisbach said […]

Qualifiers line up for political races in Fayette, Coweta

Qualifiers line up for political races in Fayette, Coweta

To be contested: 3rd District U.S. House, Fayette Commission,  both school boards, 2 state Senate seats, 2 House posts Fayette and Coweta counties saw a flurry of qualifiers for the May 22 primaries and the Nov. 6 general election. Qualifying ended March 9, with numerous contested races in both counties. In Fayette, the District 3 […]

Conservation group based in Fayette protects 16,000 acres in 2 states

Conservation group based in Fayette protects 16,000 acres in 2 states

The extent of land protected by Fayette-based Southern Conservation Trust (SCT) has increased significantly in the past two years. Those protection efforts now included more than 16,000 acres in Georgia and Tennessee. Above, Line Creek Nature Area in Peachtree City. Photo/Southern Conservation Trust website. SCT Executive Director Katie Pace said in early 2016, the trust […]

Low turnout for Fayette Transportation Plan open house, second meeting coming on March 6

Low turnout for Fayette Transportation Plan open house, second meeting coming on March 6

Peachtree City residents Cassandra Leone, front, and Joshua Nobis were among the less than 50 people to attend the Fayette County Transportation Plan open house held March 1 in Fayetteville. Photo/Ben Nelms. Fayette County is updating the Fayette Transportation Plan, establishing a Master Path Plan for the county and conducting a transportation study on Ga. […]

Former Fayetteville councilman, city manager, Navy captain Glenn Brewer dies at 89

Former Fayetteville councilman, city manager, Navy captain Glenn Brewer dies at 89

Former longtime Fayetteville City Councilman and U.S. Navy Capt. Glenn Brewer died Feb. 23. Brewer, 89, served on the Fayetteville City Council beginning in July 1991, when he was appointed to fill an unexpired term on the council. Brewer was subsequently elected to another term, and continued to serve on the City Council until Dec. […]