Fayette pays for right of way for Goza-Antioch roundabout

Fayette pays for right of way for Goza-Antioch roundabout

The Fayette County Commission in November unanimously approved the construction of a roundabout at the intersection of Antioch and Goza roads. Commissioners on April 12 gave the go-ahead for right-of-way acquisition for the $1.07 million project. Public Works Director Phil Mallon at the April 12 meeting told commissioners the roundabout project is at the point […]

NoNaziNewnan group calls for mass response to NSM rally

NoNaziNewnan group calls for mass response to NSM rally

  Fulton County resident Haroun Wakil, left, and Newnan resident Samantha Binion, with the NoNaziNewnan group spoke at a press conference Tuesday at the old courthouse in Newnan. Photo/Ben Nelms. A small group representing NoNaziNewnan spoke to the media in front of the old courthouse in downtown Newnan on Tuesday afternoon. They voiced opposition to […]

PTC announces road closures for utility work

PTC announces road closures for utility work

  Beginning Monday, April 16, the western leg of Golfview Drive will be closed near Cockspur Court for utility work in the area. The roadway will remain closed through June.  Detour signs will be posted, and drivers accessing areas beyond the closure should use the eastern leg of Golfview until this work is completed. This […]

Self-described ‘do-gooders’ band together to help local families

Self-described ‘do-gooders’ band together to help local families

When it comes to getting involved and lending a helping hand, look no further than the nonprofit HNL organization. Above, members of the nonprofit HNL organization are always lending a helping hand to those in need. Photo/Submitted. With 50 members operating in Fayette, Coweta, Fulton and Clayton counties, spokesman Josh Shelton said the organization began […]

Feds force $3.2 million payment in local medical kickback case

Feds force $3.2 million payment in local medical kickback case

A Coweta County medical office has agreed to pay its portion of a $3.2 million civil settlement, according to the U.S. Attorney. Georgia Bone and Joint (GBJ) on Ga. Highway 34, Southern Bone and Joint a/k/a Summit Orthopaedic Surgery Center (Summit Surgery Center), Southern Crescent Anesthesiology, PC (SCA), Sentry Anesthesia Management, LLC (Sentry), and David […]

Suicide survivors gather in support of Fayetteville LOSS walk, intended to help stem tide of suicides

Suicide survivors gather in support  of Fayetteville LOSS walk, intended to help stem tide of suicides

Nearly 70 people gathered at Patriot Park in Fayetteville early on March 24 to make a statement at the Armed Forces Mission (AFM) and Stop Suicide USA inaugural LOSS Walk. LOSS is an acronym for Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors. Above, a large group attended the March 24 inaugural LOSS (Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors) Walk at […]

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 […]