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 […]

Smith wins regional award

Smith wins regional award

The Georgia Athletic Director’s Association (GADA) has named McIntosh High School athletic director Stacey Smith the 2018 Region 3-AAAAA Athletic Director of the Year. Smith’s selection “is in recognition of her efforts, dedication, leadership, and achievements in athletic administration,” according to a statement. The award recognizes excellence in athletic administration as demonstrated by the outstanding […]

State tennis playoffs set to start

State tennis playoffs set to start

Tennis is the first of the spring sports to begin state playoff action in the Georgia High School Association, with first-round matches this week. In Region 2-AAAAAAA, East Coweta has the fourth-seeded boys team that will travel to Camden County and the second-seeded girls squad set to host Colquitt County. Both Northgate teams finished fourth […]

Band is as good as gold

Band is as good as gold

The Bennett’s Mill Middle School band was selected to participate in the Heritage Music Festival recently in Anaheim, Calif. They received the Gold Award and tied for first place with a Division 1A high school while also receiving the Spirit Award for instrumental groups. According to a spokesperson, the band spent only three days practicing […]

Winning project has sports theme

Winning project has sports theme

A group of Whitewater Middle School seventh-graders traveled recently to the University of Georgia for the Georgia Science and Engineering Fair. Out of 300 junior division (middle school) projects entered from across the state, the trio brought home a First Place Honors award, meaning their project finished in the top 10 in the entire junior […]

Fayette County has lots of land, office space, but no plans to utilize any of it

Fayette County has lots of land, office space, but no plans to utilize any of it

It was 15 years ago that the Fayette County Justice Center opened in Fayetteville. Tentative plans around that time were to have some county offices located downtown move into the third floor. Now 15 years later, there are no current plans for the move or to use the 25 acres of vacant county-owned property surrounding […]

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 […]

Dinner-and-a-movie theater in Fayetteville’s future?

Dinner-and-a-movie theater in Fayetteville’s future?

City Manager Gibson says city is talking with tech college about a campus in the Pavilion area Fayette Senior Services was the April 6 setting that had Fayetteville City Manager Ray Gibson giving an update on the city’s strategic planning for the downtown area. Future development could include residential over retail, a mix of restaurants, […]

Coweta man charged with flashing women in Senoia

Coweta man charged with flashing women in Senoia

  Adam Smith. Photo/Coweta County Sheriff’s Office. A Coweta County man was arrested by Senoia police on April 4 after incidents in Senoia in mid-March where he exposed himself to two women in the downtown area. Adam Smith, 31, was charged with indecent exposure, according to Senoia Det. Michelle Worden. Worden said the incidents occurred […]

From Peachtree City to guest-starring on CBS-TV‘s ’SWAT‘

From Peachtree City to guest-starring on CBS-TV‘s ’SWAT‘

For Benjamin Papac, acting began as a teen in local theater productions Benjamin Papac’s mother thought her teenage son would jump at the chance to audition for a community theater production. After all, he always enjoyed watching school plays. This would be a perfect fit. Above, Benjamin Papac in publicity shot. Photos/Nathan Tecson. She could […]