Fayette County Marching Tigers win grand championship

Fayette County Marching Tigers win grand championship

Competition season for the Fayette County High Marching Tigers is off to a grand start, having been named the Grand Champions of the 11th Annual Valhalla Classic Marching Band Competition. The band was rated the highest out of all bands competing to earn the Grand Championship title. In addition to bringing home the largest prize […]

Fayetteville bowlers evacuate for brief fire; 2 treated

Fayetteville bowlers evacuate for brief fire; 2 treated

An Oct. 15 fire in the laundry room at the Fayetteville Fun Bowl was quickly extinguished and resulted in two people being treated and released at the scene. Fayetteville spokesman Danny Harrison said Fayetteville firefighters were dispatched at 2:54 p.m. Sunday to a structure fire at the bowling lanes located on North 85 Parkway. Arriving […]

Newnan Crossing East mixed-use development gets underway

Newnan Crossing East mixed-use development gets underway

Initial grading is underway for a large mixed use development along Newnan Crossing Boulevard and north of Lower Fayetteville Road in Newnan. Approved earlier this year by the Newnan City Council, the Newnan Crossing East development will include residential, retail and office offerings. Above, stock art of construction items. Motorists driving recently along Newnan Crossing Boulevard […]

Region football records as of Oct. 14

Region football records as of Oct. 14

Region 2-AAAAAAA East Coweta 5-2, 1-1 Region 5-AAAAAA Northgate 4-3, 3-2 Region 3-AAAAA Fayette County 3-4, 2-1 McIntosh 5-2, 1-2 Starr’s Mill 7-1, 3-1 Whitewater 4-3, 2-1 Region 5-AAAA Sandy Creek 3-4, 0-3 Region 5-A Landmark 0-7, 0-3 OLM 4-4, 3-2

‘Women in horror’ hold PTC film fest

‘Women in horror’ hold PTC film fest

Atlanta film director and producer Vanessa Ionta Wright teamed up with fellow horror film producer and writer Samantha Kolesnik of Philadelphia to organize the 1st Annual Women in Horror Film Fest (WIHFF), held at Crowne Plaza Hotel & Conference Center in Peachtree City, Sept.21 – 24. WIHFF showcased the talents of female filmmakers and screenwriters […]

Proposed 356-home Senoia subdivision up for City Council vote Oct. 16

Proposed 356-home Senoia subdivision up for City Council vote Oct. 16

A proposed subdivision that has created a lot of chatter in Senoia makes its way to the City Council Monday, Oct. 16, for a conceptual plat approval. The subdivision, called Keg Creek Landing, sits on 248 acres on Seavy Street to its intersection with Ga. Highway 85. Developer Brent Scarborough is planning on building 356 […]

Senoia moves forward on regional sewer plant

Senoia moves forward on regional sewer plant

The Senoia City Council voted unanimously Monday night to move forward on a contract for engineering services on its new sewer plant that will quadruple its treatment capacity. Above, view of downtown Senoia. Photo/John Thompson. The city agreed to pay Turnipseed Engineers $35,000 for the study and report phase for the Keg Creek Water Pollution […]