Senoia police outfitted with 4 heart-starters

Senoia police outfitted with 4 heart-starters

The Senoia Police Department recently was the recipient of four automated external defibrillators (AEDs) through the Rotary Club of Senoia. Cardiac Science area manager Ryan Rose details the use of an automated external defibrillator at the Rotary Club of Senoia. Photo/Ben Nelms. Cardiac Science area manager Ryan Rose attended the Rotary meeting to make the […]

Tyrone native serves aboard Navy warship in Japan

Tyrone native serves aboard Navy warship in Japan

YOKOSUKA, Japan – A Tyrone, Ga., native and 2012 Sandy Creek High school graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the guided missile destroyer, USS Stethem. Petty Officer 3rd Class John Jackson is an operations specialist aboard the forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer operating out of Yokosuka, Japan. Stethem is one of eight destroyers […]

Veterans honored at multiple events in Fayette

Veterans honored at multiple events in Fayette

Veterans Day events filled the latter part of last week in Fayette County, with ceremonies at Georgia Military College (GMC) and in Tyrone and Fayetteville. Above, an unidentified veteran salutes the flag during Veterans Day observances in Fayetteville. Photo/Ben Nelms. The Nov. 9 Veterans Day Recognition Ceremony at the GMC campus in Fayetteville was the […]

Peachtree City plans to spend $295,000 more on The Fred

Peachtree City plans to spend $295,000 more on The Fred

Amphitheater now under new management, will promote more off-season use of the facility The Peachtree City Council recently approved a new venue management contract for the Frederick Brown Amphitheater with PRT, LLC. PRT is a joint venture of Atlanta-based companies Premier Events, RCS Productions and Ticket Alternative. Above,  a concert crowd at The Fred in […]

Lee’s Mill Road to reopen by Thanksgiving

Lee’s Mill Road to reopen by Thanksgiving

Weather has delayed the opening of a portion of Lee’s Mill Road for utility line relocation. The roadway is expected to open prior to Thanksgiving. Fayette County Clerk Tameca White said Lee’s Mill Road is currently closed for a SPLOST (special purpose local option sales tax) pipe replacement project. Lee’s Mill Road was closed to […]

It’s National Collection Week in Fayette, Coweta for Operation Christmas Child

It’s National Collection Week in Fayette, Coweta for Operation Christmas Child

Fayette and Coweta families are on a mission to make an impact in the lives of children in need. They are donating colorfully wrapped shoebox gifts to be sent to children around the world, many of whom have never received a gift before and have very little to call their own. Above, excited children show […]

Bloom receives award as Georgia’s Most Outstanding Foster Care Agency

Bloom receives award as Georgia’s Most Outstanding Foster Care Agency

Fayetteville-based Bloom Our Youth, Inc., a nonprofit organization that provides refuge to foster children in Georgia, was awarded with Together Georgia’s 2017 Most Outstanding Foster Care Agency in Georgia Oct. 26 at the Georgia Conference on Children and Families in Augusta. Above, Pamella Talley-Coney, Bloom Foster Care Program Director (L), and Becky Davenport, Bloom executive […]

Coweta responds to complaint of coach praying with football team

Coweta responds to complaint of coach praying with football team

  A complaint by the Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) about East Coweta High School football coach John Small praying with players after a recent game was followed by school system employees receiving guidance clarifying federal law, stating that employees cannot participate in any student-initiated or student-led prayer. The issue began, according to FFRF, […]

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