Election season brings election questions, and this year The Citizen posed identical questions via email to the three Peachtree City mayoral candidates and the three candidates for City Council Post 3. Responses this week by mayoral candidates will be followed next week by those running for the Post 3 seat. Candidates for the mayor’s seat […]
Three of the final eight teams in the AAAAA bracket of the GHSA state volleyball tournament are from Fayette County. Seedings for the championships have been posted on the GHSA website, and quarterfinal matchups for Oct. 21 are set. McIntosh is the second seed behind Buford after winning 3-0 over Miller Grove in the round […]
It is hardly a surprise, but East Coweta has punched its ticket for the GHSA state softball championships next week in Columbus. The Indians defeated Hillgrove 11-6 and 7-3 according to the AAAAAAA bracket on the GHSA website and is set to play Oct. 26 at 9 a.m. The opponent was not determined as of […]
The McIntosh High School junior varsity coed competition cheerleading team brought home a first-place trophy from last weekend’s meet at Peachtree Ridge High School and completed an undefeated season. McIntosh’s varsity squad came in second at the same event and will participate in three more: Oct. 21 at Carrollton, Oct. 28 at Northgate and Nov. […]
County raises traffic objections; meeting planned to resolve issues An Oct. 12 item before the Fayette County Commission pertaining to a residential annexation request on Ga. Highway 54 east of Fayetteville was withdrawn at the city’s request until a meeting of all the parties can be held to address pending issues. Fayetteville Planning and Zoning […]
Development plans for the Founders Studios film and television complex in Tyrone were approved by the Tyrone Town Council in July. With initial construction set to begin in December, Founders announced on Oct. 11 that the available space for the multi-million dollar project has increased from 90 acres to more than 200 acres. The July […]
Fayetteville City Manager Ray Gibson (with microphone) explains to citizens about how the city operates. City officials conducted four town hall meetings in different parts of the city to educate and inform its residents. Photo/city of Fayetteville.
Love and camaraderie filled the air Oct. 14 at Shakerag Knoll in Peachtree City for the 8th Annual Breast Cancer 1-Day Walk/Run to benefit the Breast Cancer Survivors’ Network. Photo/Ben Nelms.
Competition season for the Fayette County High Marching Tigers is off to a grand start, having been named the Grand Champions of the 11th Annual Valhalla Classic Marching Band Competition. The band was rated the highest out of all bands competing to earn the Grand Championship title. In addition to bringing home the largest prize […]
The period of Oct. 6-13 came with several entering auto incidents across Fayette County. Sheriff Barry Babb reported an entering auto at a business on Ga. Highway 54 near Peachtree City on Oct. 6. A purse was stolen from the vehicle’s trunk, but there was no sign of forced entry to the trunk or passenger […]