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Motorcycle procession passing through Fayetteville on Jan. 2

A large motorcycle procession will be travelling through Fayetteville around mid-day on Jan. 2 to transport a Coffee County man from Douglas to Rome. The...

Police offering Jan. 28 class

The Fayetteville Police Department is now helping Fayetteville residents and businesses be prepared for active shooter events by teaching an “Active Shooter Response” class. The...

Ball set for New Year’s Eve

Recall the glamour and old Hollywood style of Monte Carlo this New Year's Eve at the Newnan-Coweta Historical Society's Palmette Ball. Scheduled from 7 p.m....

PFH earns special designation

Piedmont Fayette Hospital has been awarded the Pathway to Excellence designation by the American Nursing Credentialing Center. It is the first hospital in Georgia...

Learn about muscle pain at Jan. 5 talk

“Muscle Soreness Everywhere” is the topic of discussion Tuesday, Jan. 5, 10-11 a.m. at Fayette Senior Services’ Peachtree City location (McIntosh Place, 191 McIntosh...

Flooding closes roads

Update: Dec. 31: Canterbury Lane is now open. Problems that forced the closure of a portion of Quarters Road and Graves Road near Ga....

Councilman King: Repair PTC streets, cart paths

Suggests SPLOST may be answer for funding Peachtree City Councilman Mike King is set to begin a new term in office beginning in January. With...

PTC man charged with rape, incest

A Peachtree City man was arrested Dec. 23 on charges of incest, rape and child molestation. Joseph M. King, 45, of Merrick Drive, was charged...

Fayetteville man, 21, charged with murder in Meriwether County

A Fayetteville man was one of two men charged with the Dec. 26 murder of a California man in Meriwether County. Kanorris Shakeno Martin, 21,...

Fayetteville bar patrons subdue drunk, armed man

A Fayetteville man was arrested Dec. 22 after an altercation at the Olde Courthouse Tavern on Fayetteville’s city square where he pulled a gun...
Councilman Phil Prebor. Photo/Submitted.

Looking ahead to 2016, Prebor preps for PTC Council role

Peachtree City Post 1 Councilman-elect Phil Prebor is just days away from his first council meeting. The former Planning Commission member has his sights...

EPD ruling on nature area debris pile still pending

A large, privately-owned “debris pile” located partially on the city-owned Ridge Nature Area in Fayetteville was inspected recently by representatives of the Georgia Environmental...

Volunteers build bat house for The Ridge Nature Area

There is something always happening at The Ridge Nature Area to help the 300-acre wildlife and educational preserve in Fayetteville. On Dec. 19, two...

Nurses give Piedmont Fayette Hospital high marks

  Piedmont Fayette Hospital first in Georgia to earn Pathway to Excellence designation Piedmont Fayette Hospital has been awarded the Pathway to Excellence designation by the...

Fayette Commission eliminates residential buffers in 1 of 2 rezonings

The Fayette County Board of Commissioners conducted several public hearings at its Dec. 10 regular meeting to address zoning issues and requests. One was a...

7 inches of Christmas week rains flood Fayette

To say it was a wet Christmas would be an understatement. Several inches of rain that began mid-week caused significant flooding, but no injuries,...

Cops searching for thieves who targeted Fayetteville business

The Fayetteville Police Department is searching for two women who were caught on video at a local business on Dec. 26, distracting and then...

Christmas trees can be recycled for many uses

You took time to select and decorate the perfect Christmas tree for the holidays. Now put a little forethought and time into recycling it. University...

Ringers in concert

The Newnan-Coweta Historical Society will present “Man of Peace,” a concert by The Atlanta Concert Ringers in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr....

MLK program Jan. 18

The Fayette County NAACP is sponsoring an MLK birthday parade and program Monday, Jan. 18, beginning with a 9 a.m. breakfast for sale by...

Fraser honored by PFH Auxiliary

Jackie Fraser, a member of the Piedmont Fayette Auxiliary since the hospital’s inception, was presented with the 2015 Spirit of Volunteerism award at the...

Rose society meets Jan. 25

The South Metro Rose Society will meet Monday, Jan. 25, at 6:30 p.m. at The Heritage Bank, 440 N. Jeff Davis Drive in Fayetteville....

ACOF production in Jan.

Join The Fairy Godmother, Cinderella, Snow White and the Ice Queen as ACOF's Professional Troupe presents their 45-minute musical, interactive and magical 2016 touring...

Relay for Life kickoff Jan. 12

The 2016 Relay for Life Spring Kickoff will take place at Tuesday, Jan. 12, at 6:30 p.m. at Flat Creek Country Club.   Join your fellow...

Things to Do-Jan.5-Jan.22

January January 5 “Growing and Using Herbs” is scheduled for today, at 10 a.m. at The Bridge Community Center, 225 Willowbend Road in Peachtree City. Join...

Religion Briefs 12/30/15

FFC plans New Year’s Eve service Fayette Family Church, located at 1729 Ga. Highway 54 W., between Fayetteville and Peachtree City, is having a New...

GriefShare starts this Sunday at Fayette Presbyterian

Fayette Presbyterian Church will host its next 13-week GriefShare program beginning Sunday, Jan. 3 at 2 p.m. GriefShare is a Christ-centered seminar and support...

Heritage Christian skates into church planting project

A “Christmas of Compassion” held at Heritage Christian Church from Dec. 9-13 provided a one-stop experience for families while raising funds to help get...

FFUMC’s Titus II announces January, February activities

All seniors (55-plus) are invited to Titus II at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church for good food and good fellowship at monthly luncheons. Invite...

Against all odds

Last Sunday the undefeated Carolina Panthers, 14-0, traveled to Atlanta to play the Falcons who, after a 5-0 start, were at 7-7 on the...

Not gonna

To start the New Year off right rather than a review of accomplishments from the past year, or list resolutions surely to be broken...

What you can do to help keep Georgia safe

As we continue through the holidays and approach the beginning of a new year, it’s common practice to look back at the last 12...

The sum of all fears

President Obama and members of his administration assure us we have nothing to fear when it comes to terrorism. Whether you accept this, or...

Remembering 2015 . . . On second thought, forget it

How shall we remember 2015? Or shall we try to forget it? It is always hard to know when a turning point has been reached,...
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