Driver OK after Fayetteville kidnapping, terror ride

Driver OK after Fayetteville kidnapping, terror ride

Fayetteville police are looking for three suspects in a carjacking and kidnapping incident that occurred in the early morning hours of Jan. 15 at the Checkers restaurant. Fayetteville Police Department spokesman Mike Whitlow said the victim was waiting outside Checkers on North Glynn Street at approximately 1:20 a.m. when he was approached by three black […]

Tyrone home invader dies after chase, shootout

Tyrone home invader dies after chase, shootout

An unnamed man died Jan. 16 after a home invasion in Tyrone, wrecking the stolen car near Line Creek on Palmetto Road just inside the Coweta County line and exchanging gunfire with officers from Coweta and Fayette counties and the Georgia State Patrol (GSP). Coweta County Sheriff Mike Yeager on Tuesday said it was not […]

Tyrone’s cop dog gets body armor

Tyrone’s cop dog gets body armor

The Tyrone Police Department’s new K-9, Bruno, will soon be outfitted with protective gear designed to help him stay safe while fighting crime. “Bruno will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.,” said Chief Brandon Perkins. “K-9 Bruno’s vest is sponsored by […]

Fayetteville announces police chief candidates

Fayetteville announces police chief candidates

Henry County Police North Precinct Commander Scott Gray and former GBI Special Agent in Charge Robert Ford have been selected as the top candidates to become the city of Fayetteville Police Department’s next chief, a position that has been filled on an interim basis by Major Jeff McMullen since Sept. 1. Around 40 candidates expressed […]

Goodwill replaces its Tyrone store

Goodwill replaces its Tyrone store

The Goodwill store on Ga. Highway 74 in Tyrone is being replaced with a new, environmentally-friendly store. Groundbreaking for the new store was held on Jan. 4. Much like each of its 58 existing stores, the new Goodwill facility will include approximately 12,500 sq. ft. of sales floor space, an equally large production area and […]

Come on in to The Citizen’s new website

Come on in to The Citizen’s new website

Pardon our dust as we tweak the new version of TheCitizen.com. It’s the equivalent of packing everything up in boxes from your old house and moving to your new house while it undergoes its final, real-life inspection. You plug in a TV and the plug doesn’t work, or the box that’s labeled “Bedroom” is actually […]

Easterbrook Way dedicated

Easterbrook Way dedicated

The Jan. 10 dedication of Easterbrook Way, named for the late Fayetteville City Engineer Don Easterbrook and serving as a new roadway connecting the city’s new northside transportation route, was attended by members of Easterbrook’s family as well as current and former city officials, county officials and project staff.    It was years in the […]

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