Tyrone resident among Gov. Perdue's recent executive appointments

Governor Sonny Perdue announced several executive appointments on Thursday and Rev. William C. Bacon, DMIN of Tyrone was one of them. Bacon was named to the Georgia Composite Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers and Marriage & Family Therapists. Read More»

Mrs. Betty Jo Hills, of Tyrone

Mrs. Betty Jo Hills of Tyrone passed away Tuesday, March 9, 2010. Mrs. Hills was an employee of South Fulton Hospital for 24 years.

She is preceded in death by her husband, George E. Hills and is survived by her son, Glenn Hills of Tyrone; daughter, Kathy Sims of Tyrone; sisters, Sara Lee of Kansas, Pat Sams of Peachtree City; brother, W.E. Hanes, Jr. of Fairburn; grandchildren, Kaleigh Sims, Phillip Sims, Christopher Sims; nieces and nephews. Read More»

Jesse “Allen” Flowers, 82, of Tyrone

Jesse “Allen” Flowers, 82, of Tyrone, died March 8, 2010.

He was a 23-year employee of Vulcan Materials Company and a member of Sandy Creek Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Bobbie Flowers; sister Lula V. Hillhouse of Cartersville; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville with Rev. Philip Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at Hopewell Cemetery , Tyrone. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Read More»

Hopewell’s financial Peace class starts tomorrow night

Hopewell United Methodist Church in Tyrone will begin Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University (FPU) class on Thursday, March 11, at 7 p.m.

FPU is a 13-week program with the goal of not just information, but transformation. More than one million families have attended FPU. On average, they pay off $5,300 in debt and save $2,700 in just 90 days.

The program is for everyone, regardless of age, regardless of income, and regardless of marital status. Read More»

SCHS stages 'Les Miserables School Edition'

A rehearsal of "Les Miserables School Edition."

“Do you hear the people sing?” Fifty talented Sandy Creek High School Fine Arts Department students are singing out that and other famous lines this weekend just north of Tyrone.

“Les Miserables School Edition” is being presented in Patriot Hall, the school’s auditiorium, at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 13, and at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 14. Tickets are $7 in advance and $10 at the door. Read More»

Tyrone students share favorite Suess books

Tyrone students share favorite Suess books

Tyrone Elementary is celebrating Read Across America this week honoring author/illustrator: Dr. Seuss. Pictured is the entire first grade at Tyrone Elementary holding up their favorite Dr. Seuss book.Tyrone Elementary loves to read. Photo/Special.

Sewer considered for new Tyrone fire station

The Tyrone Town Council is considering granting a 1,000 gallon per day sewer allowance to Fayette County Public Safety for the replacement of Fire Station #3 located on Senoia Road near the old downtown area.

Fayette County Public Safety Director Allen McCullough at the council retreat last weekend said the county is ready to go forward with land acquisition for the replacement station and is looking for direction from the town on granting a 1,000 gallon per day allowance for sewer that would be needed at the new station. Read More»

3-year-old taken from Tyrone home, dad arrested

An Alabama man was arrested on charges of kidnapping after removing his 3 year-old biological daughter from her mother’s home in Tyrone Feb. 24 and taking her to the home of relatives in Alabama. The child was returned to her mother unharmed.

Tyrone Police spokesperson Steve Lafferty said Jeremy Nicholas McCart, 24, of Glencoe, Alabama, was in Tyrone at the home of his wife on Feb. 24, where the two were apparently trying to work out their problems. Read More»

Tyrone preparing for budget issues

The Tyrone Town Council had its annual retreat Feb. 27. Front and center in the discussions, and first on the agenda, was the potential effects of the recession and its impact on the upcoming budget that begins July 1. Read More»

Grand opening of Selective Designs showroom is Saturday

Grand opening of Selective Designs showroom is Saturday

Selective Designs, an outdoor living and landscape company, located off of Senoia Road near Peachtree City, is buttoning up the details for the March 6 grand opening of their new 4,000 square foot showroom.

Selective Designs has established itself as a top outdoor living company over years of designing and building elegant outdoor spaces uniquely suited for the home owner. Read More»