Bald eagle pair build lake house

Bald eagle pair build lake house

Photographer and Peachtree City resident Dan Nelson has a way of catching the bald eagles flying around the city in dramatic fashion. Also possessing significant knowledge about the feathery family that has taken up residence here, Nelson shared an abundance of information on the eagles and their “home life” on the shores of Lake McIntosh […]

Fayette, Coweta schools closed Monday

Fayette, Coweta schools closed Monday

  Fayette County and Coweta County schools will be closed Monday.  Both schools systems Sunday night advised that schools will be closed Monday, Jan. 8 due to expected winter weather conditions. The decision to close schools was made in the interest of the safety of students and employees, and follows a winter weather advisory issued by […]

Peachtree City ceremony to honor Vietnam War veterans

Peachtree City ceremony to honor Vietnam War veterans

On Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, at 11 a.m., Vietnam veterans from Peachtree City and the surrounding area will have an opportunity to take part in a long overdue public recognition of their military service at a certificate and lapel pin presentation ceremony scheduled to take place at Peachtree City Christian Church, 500 Kedron Drive. Above, […]

Fayetteville in expansion mode

Fayetteville in expansion mode

P&Z recommends approval of annexations on Burch Road, Sandy Creek Road The Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission by unanimous vote on Dec. 19 gave a favorable recommendation on an annexation and rezoning proposal for the construction of a two-story commercial office building on the southwest corner of Burch Road and Ga. Highway 54 West. Above, […]

Williams steps down from Fayetteville Council

Williams steps down from Fayetteville Council

Fayetteville City Councilman Jim Williams was honored Dec. 21 for his four years of service as a councilman. Williams has worked in other governments, including several years as planning director in Peachtree City and as city manager in Fairburn and Chattahoochee Hills. From left, City Councilwoman Kathaleen Brewer, Mayor Ed Johnson, Councilman Scott Stacy and Williams. Photo/John […]

Trumpeting the Good News of Christmas

Trumpeting the Good News of Christmas

Singing Christmas carols in and around Pinewood Atlanta Studios and Pinewood Forrest in Fayetteville has become an annual event. The tradition continued Dec. 15 as Chick-fil-A CEO and Pinewood Chief Visionary Dan Cathy (right front), accompanying the singers on his trumpet, led the caroling during lunch time in the Studio Cafe, located in the Pinewood […]

Churches proclaim Christmas message

Churches proclaim Christmas message

From outdoor community celebrations to quiet, indoor Holy Communion services, churches on the south side of Atlanta are ready for Christmas. One of the holiest events on the Christian calendar will be celebrated at many churches both on the eve and on the day of the birth of Christ. The following churches have announced their […]

Local Civil Air Patrol unit honors veterans at Christmas

Local Civil Air Patrol unit honors veterans at Christmas

Members of the Civil Air Patrol, such as Susanne Neal, were joined by a large number of residents placing wreaths on the graves of military members at the Fayetteville Cemetery on Dec. 16 as part of the annual Wreaths Across America ceremony. The event is conducted each year by the Falcon Field Composite Squadron GA-116. […]

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