Janet Elizabeth Banks, 70

Janet Elizabeth Banks, 70, of Hoschton, passed away April 11, 2017. She was born on January 27, 1947 to Henry Davis Hitchcock and Wilma Louise Walker. Janet married Stuart Banks on July 19, 1998. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Sevierville, Tenn. Janet is survived by her husband, Stuart Banks; sons, Neal (Ivy) […]

Heritage Days is flying into Peachtree City

Heritage Days is flying into Peachtree City

World War II phrases such as “Remember Pearl Harbor!”, Rosie the Riveter, Victory Gardens and Big Band will come to life when the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Dixie Wing hosts the 14th Annual WWII Heritage Days April 22-23. The event will be at the CAF Dixie Wing Warbird Museum, Atlanta Regional Airport-Falcon Field, and will […]

Assault center gets national certification

Assault center gets national certification

  A multi-county sexual assault and child advocacy center that serves Fayette and Coweta counties has received national accreditation through the National Children’s Alliance. Southern Crescent Sexual Assault and Child Advocacy Center (SCSAC-CAC) has received national accreditation from the National Children’s Alliance (NCA). “As the accrediting body for child advocacy centers in the United States, […]

The Tax Man cometh for Coweta County

The Tax Man cometh for Coweta County

  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 […]

Keeping the county safe

Keeping the county safe

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.

Smokerise hit by thieves

Smokerise hit by thieves

  The Smokerise area of Peachtree City was the site of several entering autos reported on April 9. A total of five vehicles were reported entered on April 9 on Tuxedo Lane, Embassy Court and White Springs Lane, according to reports from the Peachtree City Police Department. Nearly all the vehicles were unlocked with miscellaneous […]

PTC annexes assisted living home on east side

PTC annexes assisted living home on east side

  The Peachtree City Council by unanimous vote on April 6 approved the annexation of Heritage Assisted Living on Ga. Highway 54 East. The annexation request came after the facility’s private septic tank system failed. Heritage, which includes 49 personal care apartments, was connected to the Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) system earlier […]