Newnan native and Airman Heather Burgess is serving on the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Dwight D. Eisenhower, one of the world’s largest warships. “Serving in the Navy reminds me of past service members and their sacrifice,” said Burgess. “I know that my friends and family back home appreciate my service.” Burgess works as an aviation […]
Peachtree City police reports for the period of May 12-18 included a group of people cited for loitering at Pebblepocket Park on Willow Road. A police report from May 17 stated that an officer at approximately 7:15 p.m. observed eight suspicious individuals loitering behind the bathroom building at Pebblepocket Park on Willow Road. After […]
A Newnan woman faces multiple charges after leading Senoia officers on a May 14 high-speed chase that began on Ga. Highway 16 in Senoia and continued east into Spalding County at speeds sometimes reaching and exceeding 100 miles per hour. Tameka L. Taylor, 32, was charged with reckless driving, fleeing or attempting to elude, […]
You likely will pay more in property taxes this year
Property assessments have been mailed and many in Fayette County are reporting significant increases in the fair market values assigned to their homes. Countywide, residential property values averaged an increase of 12.1 percent, according to Fayette’s Chief Appraiser Joel Benton. Agricultural land increased 11.8 percent, commercial went up 10.4 percent and industrial rose 6.3 percent, […]
The AAAAA state soccer finals were doubly delightful for McIntosh High School in Peachtree City, as both varsity teams won the championship over the weekend. It is the fourth time in school history, and the second time in four years, that boys and girls have won it all in the same year. See Sports. Photo/Twitter.
A bit of history is taking shape in west Fayetteville with construction of the first home now underway at the large Pinewood Forrest development.
Construction starts on pioneering geothermal homes across from Pinewood Atlanta studios History is being made in west Fayetteville with the initial phases of construction of the first home at Pinewood Forrest, the New Urbanist community that will feature a mix of residential, retail, office and commercial offerings. The homes will feature geothermal heating and cooling. […]
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A Fayetteville man has been charged with electronic pornography and child exploitation after an investigation by the federal Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Fayetteville investigators. Austin M. Boone, 19, of Pine Circle, was charged with exhibiting sexually-explicit materials to minors and two counts of electronic pornography and child exploitation, according to Fayette County Jail […]
Three men died in Clayton County early Monday morning after their vehicle struck another motorist and crashed into a lake. A Fayette County deputy was pursuing the vehicle in relation to a burglary at the Sprint store in Fayetteville. Three of the men involved in the burglary died as a result of the vehicle […]
McIntosh is again the state’s top soccer program for both boys and girls “Both teams won the state championship for 5A at Mercer University on Saturday night,” reported Dr. Dominick D’Auria of Peachtree City, whose son, Dom, plays for McIntosh. “This is the fourth time in school history that both the boys and girls have […]
A Luthersville man died Sunday afternoon in a drowning accident near Drake Field in Peachtree City. Peachtree City Police Department spokesperson Odilia Bergh said the 32-year-old man, announced Monday morning to be Luthersville resident James A. Coverson, was pronounced deceased at Piedmont Fayette Hospital. Bergh said 911 received a call at approximately 6:45 p.m. from […]