Evelyn Christine Strickland, 90, of Peachtree City

Evelyn Christine Strickland, 90, of Peachtree City, entered the Kingdom of Heaven on July 11, 2018. She was born on June 30, 1928 to Marvin and Agnes McArthur in Brentwood, Tenn. Evelyn enjoyed flowers and plants, exercise, reading the morning paper, horses, country music, and dancing. She was even nicknamed, “Happy Feet.” Evelyn was preceded […]

Audrey Marian Hutlas, 90, of Peachtree City

Audrey Marian Hutlas, 90, of Peachtree City, Ga., passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at home in the company of her family. She was born in Erie, Penn., to Archibald and Margaret Shaefer on September 24, 1927. She graduated from Edison High School in Miami, Fla. Audrey married the love of her life, Bernard […]

Lindsey Nicole Powell, 21, of Fayetteville

Lindsey Nicole Powell, 21, of Fayetteville passed away on July 12, 2018.  She was born in Riverdale, Ga. on June 23, 1997. Lindsey was a Team Lead at Sam’s Club.  She was an animal lover, especially cats. She attended Whitewater High School.  Lindsey was deeply loved by her family, her friends and all who knew […]

Granton Corbett Johnson, age 20

Granton Corbett Johnson, 20, of Coffeyville, Kan. formerly of Peachtree City, Ga.   passed away Thursday, July 5, 2018. He was born on July 19, 1997 at Joplin, Mo. to Steve D. and Angela Diane (Palmer) Johnson. Granton spent his early years in Carthage, Mo. where he started grade school. His family moved to Peachtree […]

4 arrested on outstanding warrants in traffic stop

4 arrested on outstanding warrants in traffic stop

  A July 12 traffic stop in Peachtree City led to the arrest of four people on outstanding warrants. William Briley, 43, of Newnan, was arrested on an outstanding Cartersville warrant for theft, according to Peachtree City Police Department spokesperson Odilia Bergh. Allen Mobley, 26, of Hampton, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for shoplifting […]

No longer interim, Joan Young named CEO of Fayette Development Authority

No longer interim, Joan Young named CEO of Fayette Development Authority

What began with Joan Young (photo above) filling an interim position as president of the Fayette County Development Authority (FCDA) in 2015 has now transitioned into a permanent position. The FCDA board on June 28 voted to hire Young as president and CEO. “The board is delighted to make this official,” said FCDA Chairman Darryl […]

Fayette’s overall health score ranked 4th in Ga., 33% obese

Fayette’s overall health score ranked 4th in Ga., 33% obese

The Fayette County Board of Health is involved in the effort to gain Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) accreditation status for District 4 of the state Department of Public Health (DPH) of which it is a part. Only four departments of districts statewide are currently accredited. Fayette County Environmental Health Manager Robert Kurbes said the […]

Future Crosstown Road roundabout approved

Future Crosstown Road roundabout approved

An intergovernmental agreement (IGA) between Fayette County and Peachtree City dealing the future Crosstown Drive roundabout was adopted by the Fayette County Commission on June 28. The vote by the commission was 4-0. Chairman Eric Maxwell was not at the meeting. The Peachtree City Council on May 17 adopted a resolution for an IGA with […]

Paving delays expected on Ga. Highway 54 beginning July 12 through weekend

Paving delays expected on Ga. Highway 54 beginning July 12 through weekend

  This map shows the detour routes to be in place next week when paving crews work on Ga. Highway 74 on the north and south sides of Ga. Highway 54 in Peachtree City. Photo/Peachtree City. Motorists travelling Ga. Highway 54 between Fayetteville and Peachtree City beginning July 12 and ending July 16 should expect […]

Expect delays on Kelly Drive in Peachtree City beginning July 16

Expect delays on Kelly Drive in Peachtree City beginning July 16

Motorists travelling on Kelly Drive in Peachtree City should plan to use another route beginning Monday, July 16 due to needed road work. Repaving and other work is expected to be complete by Aug. 5. Delays are likely along Kelly Drive as crews begin repaving efforts and the reconstructing of the area near the Public […]

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