Police activity in Peachtree City during the period of April 27 through May 4 came with a firearm discharged within city limits and an intoxicated woman cited for inappropriate behavior towards public safety staff who assisted her after she fell out of a taxi. Officers on April 27 arrived at a Kings Ridge Drive […]
What seems to be an impasse between the Peachtree City Council and the Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) over extending sewer service beyond city limits received a bit of a different take on May 2. Councilman Mike King at a council workshop suggested that an outside study be conducted to sort out […]
A Fayette County man has been charged with the child molestation of a family member. Sheriff Barry Babb said 36-year-old Aaron Z. Horton, of Greenview Circle in north Fayette, was charged with child molestation and sexual battery. Babb said the charges are in connection with a family member and involves an extended period of […]
Southern Crescent Sexual Assault and Child Advocacy Center (SCSAC-CAC) has expanded services to Coweta County and has opened an office in Newnan. The SCSAC-CAC Newnan office open house was held on April 27 and was attended by representatives from Coweta Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office, Griffin Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office, law enforcement, representatives […]
Peachtree City Police have released three videos from a domestic incident which resulted in the death of a Peachtree City man on Wednesday, May 3. When officers responded to a father-son dispute on Gelding Garth in Glenloch Village, the father fired a shotgun at arriving police. Police returned fire and fatally wounded the man, identified […]
UPDATED 8:20 p.m., Wednesday, May 3 — Domestic dispute turns deadly as PTC cop shoots shotgun-wielding father. It was a father-son domestic dispute that went bad when the father fired a shotgun at arriving police. Police returned fire and fatally wounded the man, identified as William Deen, a 67-year-old white male, of Gelding Garth, in Glenloch […]
Former councilman says city control would save money, lower home sewer rates; questions why sewer manager makes more than city manager; report shows PTC rates in highest 10% of all Georgia systems
Former Peachtree City Councilman Eric Imker is the most recent person to weigh in on the Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) after its board on April 18 issued a letter maintaining the authority’s legal ability to function as an autonomous body, particularly its power to extend sewer service past the city limits into […]
Representatives of AVPride on April 24 updated the Fayette County Board of Education on the issues with social hosting by adults.
Members of the Fayette County Board of Education on April 24 heard from representatives of AVPride about the legal issues for adults who allow underage drinking. The social hosting ordinance in Fayette County is structured to prohibit adults from hosting or allowing events at any residence or location where they know or reasonably should know […]
The Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission on April 25 heard a proposal by German grocer LIDL to construct a store on Ga. Highway 85 North.
German grocer LIDL is making its entry into the U.S. and has designated Fayetteville as one of its proposed locations. Representative Mark Moore in an overview of the project said LIDL wants to construct a 35,962 sq. ft. store on Ga. Highway 85 North on the property where J and R Clothing is currently located. […]
MHS is 25th, Whitewater 35th in Georgia for college and career readiness in ‘best’ schools list
U.S. News and World Report has ranked two Fayette County high schools as being among the best in the nation for preparing students for college and careers, according to Melinda Berry-Dreisbach, public relations director for the system. McIntosh High and Whitewater High are among the nation’s top performing public high schools included on the 2017 […]