Never too old to soar in Peachtree City

Never too old to soar in Peachtree City

Ninety-seven-year-old Peachtree City resident Clarence “Pappy” Boynton was helped to the ground by pilot Tim Newton after taking to the skies on Sept. 16 at Falcon Field. Boynton one of several people treated to a flight over the city by the Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Horse helpers need help after Irma’s damage

Horse helpers need help after Irma’s damage

For 20 years, Flying Change Equine Therapy and horse rescue near Fairburn has helped those with requiring all types of therapy needs. Now Flying Change needs help after Tropical Storm Irma caused more than $20,000 in damages. Executive Director Lissa Corcoran on Friday said the storm damaged fencing in the arenas and pastures and tore […]

Fayetteville cops deliver food to those without power in wake of tropical storm

Fayetteville cops deliver food to those without power in wake of tropical storm

  Power outages in the Fayetteville area due to Tropical Storm Irma came with a different kind of response on Sept. 13 as the Fayetteville Police Department conducted welfare checks and delivered meals to residents in the affected areas. Tropical Storm Irma struck the area on Sept. 11, leaving significant areas of Fayetteville without power. […]

Fayette, Coweta agencies respond to Tropical Storm Irma

Fayette, Coweta agencies respond to Tropical Storm Irma

    Representatives from agencies across Fayette County were stationed at the Fayette County Emergency Services Emergency Operations Center as Tropical Storm Irma rolled in to Fayette and Coweta counties on Sept. 11. Photo/ Fayette FES. The tropic storm that had been Hurricane Irma was in evidence throughout Fayette and Coweta counties during the afternoon […]

Tropical storm clean-up begins in PTC

Tropical storm clean-up begins in PTC

The clean-up after Tropical Storm Irma has begun in Peachtree City. “Peachtree City is alive with the sound of chainsaws and leaf blowers working on the debris from Tropical Storm Irma,” said City Clerk Betsy Tyler. ” According to the National Weather Service, Peachtree City received over 4” of rain yesterday, and saw wind gusts […]

Working ranch transforms into place of healing

Working ranch transforms into place of healing

It is a different kind of therapy, one that has Coweta County-based nonprofit Family Patterns Matter teamed with Carroll County’s Waypoint Ranch to serve at-risk children. Family Patterns Matter focuses on generational patterns in families, works with families that are underserved and children who are at risk of failure in school and in life, said […]

Newnan police helping with Hurricane Harvey relief effort

Newnan police helping with Hurricane Harvey relief effort

  The Newnan Police Department through Sept. 9 is collecting needed items for those affected by Harvey. Needed items include: • diapers, wipes, baby food and formula • cleaning supplies • canned goods • pet food • school supplies • new plain T-shirts, socks and undergarments • paper products • toiletries • non-perishable foods • […]

PTC police and fire organizing for Harvey relief

PTC police and fire organizing for Harvey relief

  The police and fire departments in Peachtree City are organizing a relief effort for the countless people affected by Hurricane Harvey. The Care for the Coast initiative came after representatives with the city met with those from church, civic and charity organizations. “Help send relief items to those hurt by Harvey. We know everyone […]

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