Fayetteville firefighter Weller receives national award

Fayetteville firefighter Weller receives national award

Fayetteville firefighter and paramedic Jody Weller was awarded the VFW National Firefighter Award at the June 21 meeting of the Fayetteville City Council. Weller is the third city firefighter to receive the prestigious award. Pictured, from left, are Councilman Harlan Shirley, Mayor Ed Johnson, VFW Post 3650 representative Martin Sas, VFW Post 3650 representative William […]

Fayette man, grandson walk away uninjured from fiery plane crash

Fayette man, grandson walk away uninjured from fiery plane crash

A Fayette County man and his 10-year-old grandson walked away unharmed from a June 24 plane crash in Alexander City, Ala. Mike Baudhuin, of Tyrone, and his 10-year-old grandson, Lucas Trevisan, of Peachtree City, left Falcon Field in Peachtree City and were approaching Russell Field in Alexander City when the crash occurred, according to alexcityoutlook.com […]

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 […]

Peachtree City man drowns in Panama City

Peachtree City man drowns in Panama City

A Peachtree City man drowned in Panama City, Fla., on June 19. Efforts to revive him on the shore were unsuccessful. Mark William Huffman, 61, was pulled from the water behind Dunes of Panama just after 4 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Panama City News Herald. Bystanders had pulled Huffman from the water by the […]

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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