Fear not: Zombies to stagger through Senoia for another 3 years

Fear not: Zombies to stagger through Senoia for another 3 years

Filming of “The Walking Dead’ will continue until at least 2021. That’s the word from Senoia Mayor Jeff Fisher who confirmed America’s favorite zombies will continue filming in the bustling eastern Coweta city. Additionally, the studio plans to build a 55-ft. windmill on the Gin Property, which doubles as Alexandria in the hit AMC series. […]

Snake Island to be transformed into Spyglass Island — with a cart bridge, lighted sign

Snake Island to be transformed into Spyglass Island — with a cart bridge, lighted sign

Bridge will include 62-ft. backlit sign denoting ‘Lake Peachtree’ The Peachtree City Council on April 19 got an update on the multi-use path bridges over the new Lake Peachtree spillway and one connecting to nearby Spyglass Island. Above, members of the Peachtree City Council at the April 19 meeting included, from left, Councilman Mike King, Mayor […]

Big liquor store approved for Kedron’s last slot

Big liquor store approved for Kedron’s last slot

Planning Commission votes 3-1 in favor of ‘beautiful’ 8,500-sq.ft. World of Beverages Approval from the Peachtree City Planning Commission was obtained April 9 on the last commercial parcel at the Kedron Village Shopping Center. The outparcel site will be home to the Kedron World of Beverage. The vote to approve the conceptual site plan and […]

Coming soon: Screenwriting, film production classes for Fayette high school seniors

Coming soon: Screenwriting, film production classes for Fayette high school seniors

Proposed academic courses within the Fayette County School System could help students get a foothold in Georgia’s growing film industry. Fayette County Board of Education members at the April 9 work session heard from school system staff and Georgia Film Academy (GFA) representatives on upcoming plans to help students gain entry into the film and […]

Fayette officials quizzed about school safety

Fayette officials quizzed about school safety

Questions: More police in schools, armed teachers, mental health watchfulness, how to improve communication? Whitewater High School forum hosts nearly 300 students, parents A student-produced school safety forum was held April 9 in the Whitewater High School auditorium. Prompted by the recent Florida school shooting, nearly 300 students and parents posed questions to a panel […]

Meet Fayette’s Teacher of  Year: Burch Elementary‘s Natalia Nizker

Meet Fayette’s Teacher of  Year: Burch Elementary‘s Natalia Nizker

The Fayette County School System has named fourth-grade teacher Natalia Nizker (photo above) of Burch Elementary School as the 2018 Teacher of the Year. “With a deep passion for impacting young minds and providing students with the necessary supports to succeed, it is no wonder why fourth-grade teacher Natalia Nizker of Robert J. Burch Elementary […]

Newnan braces for neo-Nazi rally Saturday

Newnan braces for neo-Nazi rally Saturday

Newnan officials have issued an update, including road closures, that will be in effect for an April 21 rally by members of the National Socialist Movement (NSM) who have obtained a permit for a political rally at Greenville Street Park. Also expected to attend are members of the Valdosta Antifa organization, as will a contingent […]

Three Fayette elementary schools to get new principals

Three Fayette elementary schools to get new principals

The Fayette County School System has announced a number of changes in school administrative changes for the 2018-2019 school year. Among those will be new principals in place at three of the county’s elementary schools. Above, (L-R) Jamie Munoz, Lisa Moore and Jennifer Couch. Photos/Fayette County School System. School system spokesperson Melinda Berry-Dreisbach said Lisa Moore, […]

Local governments remind parents of social hosting laws

Local governments remind parents of social hosting laws

Local governments around Fayette County have proclaimed April as Alcohol Awareness Month, with members of Drug Free Fayette and AVPride reminding parents of the legal prohibitions involved with violating social hosting ordinances adopted countywide. Above, Drug Free Fayette representative Jean Felts (C) on April 5 received a proclamation by Peachtree City Mayor Vanessa Fleisch (L) and […]

Fayette pays for right of way for Goza-Antioch roundabout

Fayette pays for right of way for Goza-Antioch roundabout

The Fayette County Commission in November unanimously approved the construction of a roundabout at the intersection of Antioch and Goza roads. Commissioners on April 12 gave the go-ahead for right-of-way acquisition for the $1.07 million project. Public Works Director Phil Mallon at the April 12 meeting told commissioners the roundabout project is at the point […]

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