Tyrone

Teacher selected as Honored French Citizen

Sandy Creek High’s Stephane Allagnon is the latest person to be listed as an Honored French Citizen by the French Consulate, Southeast region.

Allagnon, a French teacher and foreign language department chair at the school, as well as president of the American Association of Teachers of French, now joins a growing list of other honorees from the region that includes the states of Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee. Read More»

Sandy Creek students top in nation at handling personal finances, part of Financial Capability Challenge

When business teacher Jaime Nicks at Sandy Creek High heard about the newly launched National Financial Capability Challenge, she couldn’t pass it up.
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced the Challenge in December 2009 to promote financial education among high school students across the country. More than 76,000 high school students and 2,500 educators participated. Read More»

Man arrested for dumping 200-300 scrap tires in Tyrone

A John’s Creek man was arrested on felony charges Wednesday in connection with the illegal dumping of 200-300 scrap tires on property in Tyrone.

Charles Ejemba, 44, of John’s Creek, was arrested at his home by John’s Creek Police on felony charges of unlawful dumping for commercial purposes and was transported to the Fayette County Jail, said Tyrone Police Chief Brandon Perkins. Read More»

Tyrone police reports, Apr. 23-29

The following arrests were made by Tyrone Police between April 23-29. Those arested are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

Joshua Barry Anderson, 37, of Hollyhock Road, Douglasville, for giving false name and seatbelt violation.

Charles Ejembra, 44, no street address, John’s Creek, for illegal dumping/littering.

Henry Redmond, 45, of Marona Street, Atlanta, for 1st degree forgery.

Antohn L. Tillman, 24, of Vining Ridge Terrace, Decatur, for 1st degree forgery.

Darcy-Faulkner Engaged

Jennifer (Jenn) Marie Darcy engaged to Stephen Bradford Faulkner

Mr. and Mrs. Dean E. Darcy. of Tyrone announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer (Jenn) Marie Darcy, to Stephen Bradford Faulkner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Faulkner, also of Tyrone

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Elizabeth Darcy and the late Peter Darcy of Beacon, N.Y. and Mr. and Mrs. Rudy Mendoza, also of Beacon, N.Y. She is a graduate of The University of West Georgia where she earned a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education. She currently is employed by Coweta County Schools as a teacher. Read More»

Immediate Care Centers marks two year anniversary

Immediate Care Centers of Georgia, L.L.C. is celebrating their two year anniversary on May 6 from 5:30-8 p.m.

The public is invited to meet the staff and enjoy refreshments. You don’t have to wait in an emergency room for hours; you can be in and out in less than one hour.
Immediate Care Centers of Georgia offers prompt medical attention six days a week. They have highly trained and experienced medical staff, accepting pediatric patients, 12 months and older and all adults. Read More»

Fayette, Coweta say goodbye to fallen warrior, Lt. Collins

Army 1st Lt. Robert Collins of Tyrone was laid to rest Saturday as friends continued to share stories of his sense of humor that carried with him from his high school days into his role as a leader of men. Read More»

'Seussical Jr.' comes to Patriot Hall

The Flat Rock Middle School chorus is proud to present the musical, “Seussical, Jr.” Apr. 21 and 22 at 7 p.m., at Patriot Hall. This adaptation of the Broadway musical brings together the much loved characters from the Dr. Seuss books “orton Hears a Who!,” “Horton Hatches the Egg,” and “Gertrude McFuzz.” Read More»

Lt. Collins procession 12:30 p.m. Thursday

Lt. Collins procession 12:30 p.m. Thursday

Public urged to line route with waving flags

A welcome home procession for a fallen Tyrone soldier is expected to begin around 12:30 Thursday. Read More»

Nature, Undisturbed opens Friday

Lucinda Bunnen will be one of the jurors this year. She has a show “From Hatcher’s Pond” opening at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Atlanta Apr. 23 and will speak there on May 12. Photo/Special.

Dogwood Gallery and Framer in Tyrone will open Nature Undisturbed, the second annual juried photography show, this Friday with a reception from 6-9 p.m. First, second and third prizes will be awarded in two categories. Over 350 photos were entered by 76 photographers from 10 different states. Read More»