Funeral home gets death sentence

Tyrone’s vision for a new downtown does not include a funeral home.

Candidate forum set for Nov. 6

The citizens of Tyrone will have an opportunity to ask questions and get to know the seven candidates vying for the two open Tyrone Town Council positions.

Dead teacher’s husband sought

Henry County law enforcement authorities want to question the husband of Creekside High School special education teacher Natasha Monique Jones

Celebrate reading

Celebrate Reading
Teachers at Evoline West Elementary School in Fairburn recently kicked off the Million Minute Reading Celebration.

Fairburn resident airs concerns over garbage service

Malone Circle resident Ronald Smith is finished with the level of service he receives of Fairburn garbage contractor BFI.

Arrest made in Fairburn burglary

One of a recent number of Fairburn burglaries was solved last week with the arrest of a Fairburn man wanted on prior charges for property crimes.

‘Riot’ leads to arrests

Two in custody, two more sought after store fight

A fight at the Circle K convenience store Oct. 1 in the vicinity of the annual Fairburn Festival turned out to be more than it appeared. In its wake, two Fairburn men have been arrested and two others are being sought.

I-85 delays continue

Ongoing construction work will continue on I-85 again this weekend. The run up to the completion of the construction project anticipated for December will see work this weekend along I-85 between I-285 and Ga. Highway 74.

Landmark offers Heart Screens for Teens Nov. 12

Landmark Christian School will be offering Heart Screens for Teens for middle and high school students Nov. 12 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Landmark’s Fairburn campus. This program provides affordable echocardiogram examinations for athletes in Georgia.

Great crowd

Great Crowd

Palmetto Baptist Church had a Celebration Sunday Service Oct.

Tax exemption on Union City ballot

Voters will get the opportunity to help Union City attract up to 1,000 more jobs Nov. 8 general election by voting yes for the Freeport ad valorem tax exemption.

Funeral home announces name change

The former Higgins Funeral Home, located next to Holly Hill Memorial Park on U.S. Highway 29, announced this week that it has changed its name to Holly Hill Memorial Chapel.

All decked out

All decked out

Firefighter/EMT John Bruschetti of the Peachtree City Fire and Rescue Department

Sr. tax break on ballot

When Peachtree City voters head to the polls Nov. 8, they won’t just be picking a mayor and two council members for the next four years.

PTC police make another online sex arrest

Peachtree City police acted swiftly Wednesday morning to arrest a suspect accused of soliciting sex online from an undercover officer whom he thought was a 15-year-old girl.

‘New’ library opens Monday

Despite a cosmetic shelving problem and the lack of computer furniture for the upstairs area, the Peachtree City Library will fully re-open to the public Monday

Hwy. 74 ramp to I-85 closing for weekend

It’s another bad weekend if you want to get from Peachtree City and Tyrone to Atlanta.

Starting at 9 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Monday, the northbound on-ramp that leads from Ga. Highway 74 to I-85 will be closed, according to officials from the Georgia Department of Transportation.

Tennis center staff moves back downstairs

Staffers at the Peachtree City Tennis Center have moved back into their downstairs offices this week, although the repairs from flooding several months ago won’t be made until the flooding issue has been fixed, officials said.

Safety a top concern for Halloween night

Peachtree City police are urging the little ghouls, goblins and other trick-or-treaters to use caution when going door-to-door Monday night.

County to examine lot sizes

When you’re confronted with the fact that Coweta County may soon have 200,000 residents, you start thinking about different strategies to manage the growth.

Hundreds expected for Miss Georgia USA pageant

By next Sunday, Angela White will probably be taking a very deep breath.

Burger chain opens first Ga. site in Newnan

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, the casual dining company that serves up wholesome, fun, feel-good experiences by offering its guests an imaginative selection of high-quality gourmet burgers and innovative menu items in a family-friendly environment, opened its first Georgia restaurant in Newnan this week.

You can look it up

You can look it up

For the third year in a row, the Newnan Bon-L Manufacturing Company has sponsored a countywide donation of dictionaries to all Coweta County third-graders.

Car show to be held Saturday in Newnan

The first Central Eeducation Center Fall Car Show will be held Saturday, from 2-6:30 p.m. at the Central Educational Center in Newnan.

Lady Indians gunning for AAAAA softball title this weekend in Columbus

Lady Indians

Coach Franklin DeLoach’s East Coweta softball team was impressive this past weekend in Tifton.

School bus driver arrested for soliciting undercover PTC officer

A Clayton County school bus driver has become the 10th man arrested for soliciting sex online

Fayette County HS bomb threat

A 15 year-old Fayette County High School student has been charged with making terroristic threats and disrupting a public school resulting from a bomb threat made to the school Tuesday.

Federal judge halts county sign rules

Fayette County’s sign ordinance cannot be enforced until after this year’s election.

PTC seeks only yard sale, home sale signs on streets

Peachtree City’s ordinance about signs in the city-owned rights of way along roads is too restrictive, according to city staff and the city attorney.

Soccer coach firing draws a crowd

Last Wednesday, close to 200 parents and players attended a meeting of the Peachtree City Youth Soccer Association.