Tyrone approves 6 production stages for TV, movies

Tyrone approves 6 production stages for TV, movies

The rezoning of 46 acres on Ga. Highway 74 along with the development plan for Founders Studios were unanimously approved by the Tyrone Town Council on July 20. The approval will bring the television and film industry to Tyrone in 2018. The approval after the public hearing came with no public comments. Above, architectural rendering […]

Man claims he was sleep-walking when he fondled girl, 12

Man claims he was sleep-walking when he fondled girl, 12

A Fayetteville man has been charged with sexual battery in an incident involving a 12-year-old female relative. Ciro Martinez-Montes, 28, of Jefferson Avenue, was charged with two counts of sexual battery, according to Fayette County Jail records. Fayetteville Police Department spokesman Mike Whitlow said the incident occurred when relatives from out of the area were […]

Road rager pulls pink pistol, cops cuff her

Road rager pulls pink pistol, cops cuff her

An East Point woman was charged with aggravated assault in a July 23 incident at the Fayette Pavilion. Alancea Moore, 23, was charged with aggravated assault and cited for no insurance, according to Fayetteville Police Department spokesman Mike Whitlow. Whitlow said a 24-year-old driver was turning left onto Pavilion Parkway and was cut off in […]

Fayette man, 24, charged with child molesting

Fayette man, 24, charged with child molesting

A Fayette County man on July 17 was arrested by Fayette County investigators on child molestation charges. Avery M. Johnson, 24, of East Marilyn Drive, was charged with one count of child molestation and one count of aggravated child molestation, according to Sheriff Barry Babb. No other information on the arrest is available from the […]

Fayetteville OKs $13.5 million budget quickly

Fayetteville OKs $13.5 million budget quickly

When it comes to approving its budget, Fayetteville wastes no time. The City Council spent less than 10 minutes Thursday night approving its various budgets for the next fiscal year. The general fund budget is $13.5 million, which is about $600,000 or just over 5 percent more than last year’s amended budget of $12.8 million. […]

PTC home damaged in Monday storm

PTC home damaged in Monday storm

  The Monday afternoon storm downed trees in Peachtree City and Fayetteville and damaged a home in Peachtree City. Photo/Peachtree City Fire Rescue. A Monday afternoon storm moving through Fayette County caused structural damage to a home in Peachtree City, along with a number of trees downed on the city’s south side. There were no […]

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