Fayette County

Mr. Mitchell L. “Mitch” Brown of Peachtree City

Mr. Mitchell L. “Mitch” Brown of Peachtree City died Tuesday June 29, 2010.

He is preceded in death by his parents Gordon & Irene Ferguson Brown.

Mr. Brown is survived by his wife Margie of Peachtree City; children, Debbie Cook, Shirley Brown, both of Sharpsburg; Jamie Perrie of Monroe, Ga.; Rebecca Sargeant of Hollonville, Ga.; 8 grandchildren; brothers Sidney Brown of Athens; Jack Brown of Savannah; Jerry Brown of Montezuma, Ga; nieces and nephews. Read More»

Liette L. Utt, 64, of Peachtree City

Liette L. Utt, 64, of Peachtree City, GA died June 29, 2010.

Mrs. Utt was born in Canada and employed at Delta Air Lines. She was a loving wife, mother & grandmother.

She is survived by her husband Robert Utt; sons David Utt & wife Jennifer, Gary Utt & wife Christy; grandchildren Spencer, Connor, Jenna and Ben Utt, all from Peachtree City . Read More»

Mrs. Consobrina “Connie” Elizabeth Harrington, 76, formerly of Fayetteville

Mrs. Consobrina “Connie” Elizabeth Harrington, 76, of Greenville, FL, formerly of Fayetteville, died on Monday, June 28, 2010.

Mrs. Harrington is preceded in death by her parents, Johnny and Mary Ellison Huddleston; husband, Otis Harrington; son, Dennis Betsill; step-father, George Atkins; sister, Roxie Ana Huddleston. Read More»

PTC's Imker wants details on cart path plans

At Peachtree City’s last budget meeting a few weeks ago, City Councilman Eric Imker inquired about the details of how the city will spend its projected funds next year for golf cart path maintenance Read More»

4 PTC Walmart employees charged with theft

Four employees of Peachtree City’s Walmart store were indicted June 18 for stealing thousands of dollars worth of merchandise and groceries from the company.

The biggest tab was racked up by Melissa Reeves, 23, of Cardinal Road, Jonesboro who is accused of gaining $6,959 in the scam, according to the indictment. Read More»

Meeting on illegal immigration law July 8

On July 8 at 7 p.m. at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail in Peachtree City, the South Atlanta Tea Party (SATP) will be welcoming the public to a special educational experience.

Fayette County Sheriff Wayne Hannah and Inger Eberhart of the Dustin Inman Society will discuss the impact of Section 287(g) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) as it relates to Fayette County citizens. Read More»

Tyrone woman charged with bilking funds from employer

A Tyrone woman has been indicted on 40 criminal charges for forging checks and stealing more than $13,000 from a local business and its proprietor.

Linda J. Bowman, 53, of Vista Lane Tyrone faces 19 counts of theft by taking while acting as a fiduciary, 18 counts of forgery in the first degree and three counts of financial identity fraud, according to the recently-unsealed indictment against her.

An indictment returned by the grand jury is not a verdict of guilt; rather it means the grand jurors deemed there to be enough evidence for the matter to be resolved in a criminal trial. Read More»

Safety zone set for PTC fireworks

The Peachtree City Fire Department has released a map showing the 700-800 feet safety zone established for the annual fireworks show over Lake Peachtree. This year all PTC festivities will be held on Saturday, July 3.

In order to ensure a safe environment for residents and visitors viewing the fireworks presentation, a buffer of 700-800 feet in all directions from the area of discharge must be maintained. All safe areas will be marked by red or yellow security tape, placed in the area by July 2. Read More»

New rules regulate phone use, driving

Rep. Matt Ramsey of Peachtree City was the driving force behind the cellphone ban for drivers under 18.

Laws apply to golf carts on roads, highways

A new state law took effect Thursday banning adults of any age from texting, emailing or using the Internet while driving. Separate legislation also forbids drivers under 18 from using a cellphone in any way while driving. Read More»

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