Tyrone

Hopewell will offer FPU March 11

Hopewell United Methodist Church in Tyrone will begin Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University (FPU) 13-week class on Thursday, March 11, at 7 p.m.

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»

Police reports - Tyrone

The following arrests were made by Tyrone Police during February. Those arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty:

Josue Gomes Filho, 35, of Royal Oak Drive, Marietta, for allowing an unlicensed person to drive.
Jerrod Douglas Henderson, 19, of Ridge Run, Tyrone, for possession of marijuana.
Francis Yamile Lara Carbajal, 27, of Orme Street, Fairburn, for theft by receiving stolen property.
Simone Jeane Marks, 20, of Mark Lane, Fayetteville, for DUI alcohol, attempting to purchase alcohol under age 21, open container and failure to maintain lane. Read More»

Hypnotist coming to Legacy Theatre

Hypnotist Mike Harvey.

The Legacy Theatre in Tyrone is proud to announce that Hypnotist Mike Harvey will be performing this Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.

Harvey, a Newnan resident for the last 11 years, has been performing since 1969. He has performed in 600 different cities in the United States in front of over 11 million people. For 28 years, Harvey performed regularly each summer in Panama City Beach, Fla. and is well known for his clean brand of hypnotizing hilarity.

“I don’t even say heck or darn,” Harvey stated, lamenting the fact that so many R-Rated hypnotists have sprung up in recent years. Read More»

Hopewell will offer FPU

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»

Right-of-way issue stalls Tyrone drainage project

The Tyrone Town Council Thursday approved a design and engineering proposal for a Valleywood Road drainage project. Planners will have to wait for the go-ahead from Town Manager Richard Newbern since the right-of-way for the project has not been obtained. Read More»

Right-of-way issue stalls Tyrone drainage project

The Tyrone Town Council Thursday approved a design and engineering proposal for a Valleywood Road drainage project. Planners will have to wait for the go-ahead from Town Manager Richard Newbern since the right-of-way for the project has not been obtained. Read More»

Burch raises $4K for Haiti children

Burch raises $4K for Haiti children

A goal of raising $500 for the children of Haiti surmounted into over $4,000 in just one week.
The students of Robert J. Burch Elementary opened their hearts and gave their loose change, ice cream money and allowances to help children orphaned by the earthquake in Haiti. The students alone raised over $3,000; teachers and other individuals donated the rest. Read More»

Valleywood Road issue still unresolved

The longstanding question about the closure of the railroad crossing at Valleywood Road in Tyrone continued Thursday night. Representatives from Georgia Dept. of Transportation (GDOT) were on hand to review the project again and solicit community input. Residents were there, at least most of them, to voice their opposition to the closure. The Town Council is expected to make a final decision on the matter in the next 30-60 days. Read More»

Space heater led to trailer fire

A space heater is being blamed for causing a fire that destroyed a trailer in downtown Tyrone last week.

The trailer, located adjacent to Tyrone Tire, caught fire Jan. 21 but no one was hurt, fire officials said. The resident had left the space heater on for several dogs while the resident was away, officials said.

The fire was well underway when the first crew arrived on the scene. The crew’s response was delayed initially because the wrong address was given by the person reporting the fire, officials said. Read More»

Our taxes at work: Crossings to nowhere

Can someone explain why we have crosswalks with electronic crossing guides at several locations in Fayette County when in fact, there are no sidewalks on either side of the road and where pedestrians do not cross the road?

Seems like a terrible waste of taxpayers’ money.

Jerry Elder

Tyrone, Ga.

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