McIntosh’s Van Zyl sisters win top award at International Science & Engineering Fair

McIntosh’s Van Zyl sisters win top award at International Science & Engineering Fair

After their brother took his first trip to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) last year, twin sisters Caitlin and Jacqueline van Zyl followed in his footsteps a year later, and like him, they wowed the judges and brought home a top award. Above, McIntosh High School students and sisters Jacqueline and Caitlin […]

Neighbors criticize environmental impact of Fayetteville ‘mini-city’

Neighbors criticize environmental impact of Fayetteville ‘mini-city’

A proposed development by Folia Communities that could alter the look of Fayetteville’s west side did not exactly receive a hero’s welcome by nearby residents June 7. Above, Bennett’s Mill Lake resident J.D. Holmes says 265-home development will increase silting of lake, making it even more shallow. Photo/John Thompson. The mixed-use development bordering Lake Bennett […]

Fund set up for family of autistic boy, 13, who drowned June 4

Fund set up for family of autistic boy, 13,  who drowned June 4

A GoFundMe account has been set up “In Memory of Javontay Maurice Reed” with a goal of $20,000. There was $6,260 raised as of mid-day on June 11. Those interested in donating can visit www.gofundme.com/in-memory-of-javontay-maurice-reed. Searchers June 4 found the body of the south Fayette County 13-year-old, Javontay Reed, just after 6 p.m. The autistic teen […]

Mundy recognized for 35 years of service to Peachtree City

Mundy recognized for 35 years of service to Peachtree City

Peachtree City Fire Rescue Training Officer Ron Mundy (photo above) has been part of the Peachtree City landscape longer than most of the city’s current residents. Mundy on June 7 was recognized by the Peachtree City Council for 35 years of service. Mundy responded to the recognition, saying that he learned some years ago that […]

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