Four arrested in jewel heist

Four male juveniles, ages 14-17, were charged Thursday with armed robbery and aggravated assault in an attempted robbery at Regal Jewelers in Shannon Mall.

And ... action!

Click it or ticket
Crew members from Image Master Productions install a camera on a vehicle near Shannon Mall used in the filming of commercial to run statewide for the Click-it or Ticket campaign.

Council to get 2 new members

Brown plots runoff strategy against Logsdon

Council to get 2 new members

Going up

Going up
Harvey Garcia, front, head landscape supervisor for Peachtree

Rotary phone book honored by Chamber

The Fayette County Chamber of Commerce announced the 2005 Small Business of the Year recipient at their Annual Small Business of the Year Award Luncheon Wednesday at Glendalough Manor.

Burglary suspect ID’d with stolen loot in jail

Peachtree City police apparently got some pretty good evidence against a city resident now charged with seven counts of burglary.

Blaze damages workshop

A fire Tuesday night damaged a workshop at a home on Sumner Road in Peachtree City, officials said.

The blaze was reported at 7:25 p.m. and fire crews from Peachtree City and Fayette County responded within six minutes to 307 Sumner Road, according to Capt. Pete Nelms of the Fayette County Department of Fire and Emergency Services.

More delays on I-85 expected this weekend

The projected completion date for weekend construction along I-85 in December is closing in. But, of course, this is November, so travel plans this weekend should include time for traffic delays for those venturing onto the expressway.

Police pursue truancy cases against parents

In accordance with a new state truancy law, the Peachtree City Police Department has issued misdemeanor charges in three cases of parents and/or guardians whose children have more than 10 unexcused absences or tardies in a semester.

Heavy rain causes trouble for PTC sewer, study says

When it’s dry outside, sewer pipes in Peachtree City do just fine, according to a monitoring study of the city sewer system performed by DWC Technologies.

Pediatric flu vaccine available at Fayette Co. Health Dept.

The Fayette County Health Department announced Wednesday that it is out of flu vaccine for the general public, but there are still 150 doses of pediatric flu vaccine (for ages 6-36 months) available.

New mayor and liquor on Sunday headed for Senoia

By one of the narrowest margins in recent election history, Senoia residents elected a new mayor Tuesday.

Yes to new mayor, liquor sales

Sharpsburg annexation efforts draw questions from commission

A proposed new development in Sharpsburg will not have smooth sailing in dealing with the Coweta County Commission.

Reward increases in Crook case

Coweta County sheriff’s investigators are continuing their search for the vehicle and one or more suspects sought in the Sept. 30 murder of Senoia business owner Ken Crook.

Senoia budget gets first review

Senoia may soon have a new parks and recreation department if the 2006 budget gets the nod of the Senoia City Council.

Crowning achievement

Crowning achievement
Lisa Wilson, Miss Rome, is crowned the new Miss Georgia USA by last year’s winner, Tanisha Brito, at last weekend’s pageant in Newnan.

College student cuffed for online violation at PTC library

A Georgia Tech student was arrested Thursday at the Peachtree City Library after arranging to meet a girl he thought was 14 years old for a sexual act, police said.

Incumbents lose in F'ville, PTC, Senoia; PTC mayor faces runoff


Incumbents took a beating in Fayetteville, Peachtree City, Senoia, Fairburn and Palmetto elections Tuesday, while the controversial mayor of Peachtree City faces an uphill runoff Dec. 6 against well-funded political newcomer Harold Logsdon.

Shop ‘til you drop . . . in Fairburn

Bigger than Shannon Mall and second only to Fayetteville’s Pavilion south of I-85.

Charity Ride

Cattle Baron's Ball
Tina Whitlock, Fayetteville, holds on to the mechanical bull by a toe at Saturday night’s Cattle Baron’s Ball.

2 men sentenced for trying to sell nearly 2 pounds of meth in PTC Kedron parking lot

Two men arrested last July by undercover drug agents in the Kedron Kroger parking lot in Peachtree City were found guilty of trafficking in methamphetamine Tuesday afternoon by a Fayette County jury.

BoE to unveil redrawn maps

Are you ready for some new boundaries?

County to loosen up strict sign ordinance?

Fayette County’s controversial sign ordinance heads to the County Commission tomorrow night for another opinion on the often-litigated ordinance.

PTC may allow some signs along roadways

Peachtree City’s latest sign ordinance has bumped real estate directional signs, and yard sale signs, from the city’s right of way areas.

Getting the scoop on voting

PTC polling
Glenloch precinct poll worker assistant manager, Christina Gross (L), helps a voter maneuver her way around the voting machines during Tuesday’s election.

MHS students measure Kedron water quality

A group of McIntosh High School students that has been monitoring water quality near the dam for Lake Kedron is worried about a possible red algae bloom that may have killed off some of the aquatic life normally found in the water.

HIV-infected man gets jail for reckless conduct

A Fayetteville man will serve two years in prison after pleading guilty to one felony count of reckless conduct for having sex with another man without disclosing his HIV positive status.

PTC Council agrees to withhold PNB documents

Discovery in $1.5 million DAPC suit ongoing

A tentative agreement has been reached between Peachtree City and officials of Peachtree National Bank on a discovery issue in the suit the bank has filed against the city over $1.5 million in unpaid loans from the city’s development authority.

Bringing them all home

Local chapter of POW/MIA activist group working from Fayette base

PFH offers free lung screening

If you can blow out the candles on your birthday cake, you can take a simple breathing test that reveals how well your lungs function. Piedmont Fayette Hospital is celebrating lung health day and will offer free screening and education on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, sleep disorders, and smoking cessation Wednesday, Nov. 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the 1279 building, west of the hospital.