Patricia Ann Overton Oberg, 69, of Fayetteville

Patricia Ann Overton Oberg, 69, of Fayetteville passed away Monday, June 25, 2018 at Southwest Christian Care in Union City.   She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Donald E. Oberg, who died December 8, 2017, and her parents, Rev. and Mrs. Jack Overton. Patricia was born in Thomasville, Ga. on October 9, […]

John Loyd Biggs, age 70, of Fayetteville

John Loyd Biggs, 70, passed away at his residence in Fayetteville on June 29, 2018 after a year-long battle with cancer. He was born at the Neal Clinic in Cleveland, Ga. (later known as Babyland General) on September 25, 1947 to Gladys and Arthur Biggs. He was a Communicant at St. Gabriel Catholic Church, former […]

Bobbi Jo Evers, 71, of Fayetteville

Bobbi Jo Evers, 71, of Fayetteville, Ga. passed away June 29, 2018 in her home surrounded by her family. Bobbi Jo was born on June 20, 1946 in Attapulgus, Ga. to the late Willie Wiles and Minnie Pauline McPherson. She is survived by her sister Jean White; her children, Tanya Arrington, Misty Rutcosky, and Randall […]

Get ready for the Fourth of July in Peachtree City!

Get ready for the Fourth of July in Peachtree City!

Peachtree City’s popular Independence Day Celebration is 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., Peachtree Parkway (parade) and Drake Field (fireworks), Peachtree City on — of course — July 4. This treasured Peachtree City tradition includes the ever-popular Independence Day parade and a spectacular fireworks display. Parade starts at 9 a.m. on Peachtree Parkway, north of Braelinn […]

Completion for Veterans Parkway: Sometime in July

Completion for Veterans Parkway: Sometime in July

Work on the two-way stop intersection at Veterans Parkway, Ga. Highway 92 North and Westbridge Road in north Fayette County is nearly complete. The new intersection will open in July. Above, work on the new intersection at Ga. Highway 92 North, Westbridge and Veterans Parkway is nearly complete, with the new intersection linking to Fayetteville’s […]

Pulte Homes runs into disapproval for MacDuff Parkway Everton plans

Pulte Homes runs into disapproval for MacDuff Parkway Everton plans

The concept plat proposal by Pulte Homes for Phase 6 of the Everton subdivision along MacDuff Parkway in Peachtree City got a “no” vote on June 11 from the Peachtree City Planning Commission. Commissioners said the proposal did not conform with the previously adopted master plan. Senior Planner Robin Cailloux at the meeting noted that […]

Don’t get burned by changes in law about when, where fireworks allowed

Don’t get burned by changes in law about when, where fireworks allowed

July 4 is around the corner. With it comes the expectation that fireworks will be part of the celebration. For those taking part, it is advisable to be aware of recent changes in the law pertaining to fireworks. The new law, House Bill 419, signed by Gov. Nathan Deal, comes with a few changes that […]