The 19th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony will be held on May 29 at 9 a.m. at the Veterans’ Memorial at City Hall Plaza. The event will pay homage to those who have paid the ultimate price in service to our nation and is presented by the city in conjunction with Marine Corps League […]
An Atlanta man involved in the Nov. 30 burglary of the Simply Mac store in Peachtree City has received 25 years in prison. Johntavis Bailey, 24, last week in Fayette County Superior Court pled guilty to smash and grab burglary, theft by receiving stolen property, fleeing and attempting to elude officers, use of a […]
Peachtree City during the period of May 18-24 had four entering auto incidents and the passing of two counterfeit $100 bills in area businesses. Three of the entering auto incidents occurred at the Line Creek Nature Area May 18 and were reported at approximately 7:30 p.m., according to Peachtree City police reports. One of […]
Aside from the increase in recent tax bill notices, Peachtree City resident Eric Imker had an issue with with his home valuation in 2016 and took the matter to court where two-thirds of that increase was overturned. Imker said his 2015 assessment was $305,200, while in 2016 that amount increased to $369,200, an increase […]
The Coweta County School System valedictorians and salutatorians for 2017 are, from left, East Coweta High School valedictorian Emma Helfers and salutatorian Sarah Akbar; Newnan High School valedictorian Sara Ivey Fulmer and salutatorian Stephanie Cannon; and Northgate High School valedictorian Reagan Brinkley and salutatorian Nikki Garn. Photo/Submitted.
The placement of the beams that will form the foundation of the roadway of the long-awaited bridge at MacDuff Parkway and Senoia Road in Peachtree City were delivered to the site on May 25. Weather permitting, the bridge is expected to open for traffic by early fall. The MacDuff Parkway bridge will be the […]
McIntosh High School student Robbie Van Zyl received a third place award in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). It was Van Zyl’s first time at the event. “It was his first trip to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, the world’s largest pre-college science competition, but that did not stop […]
Senoia is ready for it’s close-up, just in time for its annual Memorial Day festival. The final touches were put on Barnes Street this week, and visitors who haven’t been to Senoia in a while, will notice how the downtown continues to grow. Senoia has grown significantly over the last decade. Key to that […]
Valedictorians from Fayette County’s five public high schools include (standing, L-R) Rebecca Hammond, Fayette County High; Joshua Tysor, Starr’s Mill High; Matthew Skiebel, Whitewater High; Phaidra Buchanan, Sandy Creek High; and Samantha Schmid, McIntosh High. Fayette County’s salutatorians include (seated, L-R) Alma Jesell Andrade, Fayette County High; Aubrey Bennett, Starr’s Mill High; Jennifer St. Martin, Whitewater High; Krista Jackson, Sandy Creek High; and John McCauley, McIntosh High.
The Fayette County School System’s graduating class of 2017 will be front and center for graduation ceremonies at the county’s five high schools on May 26 where 1,593 graduates will receive their diplomas. Listed below by school is information on the number of graduates and the total scholarship awards. All graduations ceremonies will be held […]
Preliminary budget nearly $204 million, $41.7 million more than 4 years ago; includes $10 million more in pay and benefits for FY18
The Fayette County Board of Education is gearing up to consider the budget for the 2017-2018 school year. Still in the proposal stage, the budget viewed by the school board at the May 22 meeting showed revenues of approximately $203.7 million with identical expenditures. Two years ago, the school budget was $184 million. That went […]