Winners in Peachtree City Rotary Club‘s Elementary School Grand Prix

Winners in Peachtree City Rotary Club‘s Elementary School Grand Prix

Elementary schools across Fayette County recently participated this year in the Peachtree City Rotary Elementary School Gran Prix, a series of road races, one for each school, that raises funds for the hosting school. Some of the the kids and adults participating, pictured above, were among those that helped in raising approximately $100,000 per year. […]

4-wheeler owned by Riverdale Police stolen in Fayette

4-wheeler owned by Riverdale Police stolen in Fayette

The period of June 1-8 came with a four-wheeler theft, a golf cart theft and an entering auto incident. One of the vehicles belongs to the Riverdale Police Department. The theft of the four-wheeler that belongs to the Riverdale Police Department came on June 6 at a business located on Ga. Highway 85 North. Sheriff […]

Shoplifters can be hit with disorderly conduct charge in Peachtree City

Shoplifters can be hit with disorderly conduct charge in Peachtree City

A change in a local ordinance mirrors that of other jurisdictions, giving officers in Peachtree City the ability to charge suspects in shoplifting cases with an alternative charge of disorderly conduct. The change was approved June 7 by the Peachtree City Council. The change gives officers the ability to charge the suspect with either shoplifting […]

Coweta Sheriff Yeager tapped as Ga.’s top U.S. marshal by Pres. Trump

Coweta Sheriff Yeager tapped as Ga.’s top U.S. marshal by Pres. Trump

Longtime Coweta County Sheriff Mike Yeager is up for nomination by President Donald Trump to fill the vacancy for the chief U.S. Marshal for the Northern District of Georgia. U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and David Perdue, R-Ga., on June 7 support the appointment. “Sheriff Yeager’s experience throughout so many facets of law enforcement demonstrates […]

Peachtree City corrects Senoia Road rezoning mistake

Peachtree City corrects Senoia Road rezoning mistake

A housekeeping issue pertaining to the recently-approved residential development on Senoia Road was one of a small number of items on the June 7 agenda of the Peachtree City Council. Council members on March 15 approved the LUR (limited use residential) rezoning for a small residential development on the city’s extreme northwest side. Planning and […]

Fayetteville leads county’s population growth at 10%

Fayetteville leads county’s population growth at 10%

2017 Census estimate: Fayette grows 5.6% to 112,549 Population estimates for July 2017 released by the U.S. Census Bureau show Fayette County’s population increasing by 5.6 percent since 2010. Fayetteville led the population growth at 10.1 percent during the period, followed by Tyrone at 5.7 percent and Peachtree City at 2.6 percent. Fayette County’s population […]

Senoia is richest town in Georgia

Senoia is richest town in Georgia

A report by USA Today on towns with a population of 1,000-25,000 has named Senoia the Richest Town in Georgia. The report noted that Senoia, with a population of 3,889 and just west across Line Creek from Peachtree City, has a median household income of $82,485, compared to the state average of $51,037. Homes in […]

28 protective vests donated to PTC Police by Auxiliary

28 protective vests donated to PTC Police by Auxiliary

The Peachtree City Auxiliary Police Force recently donated 28 fully-outfitted active shooter vests to the police department. For the 14-member auxiliary force, the donation was just one of many that provide a wealth of support to officers on the street. Above, the Peachtree City Auxiliary Police Force recently presented officers with active shooter vests. Pictured, […]