Fayette County

Fayette County law enforcement arrest reports — June 21–June 27

The following arrests were reported by local law enforcement agencies for the past week. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty.

Fayette County Sheriff’s Office

Tuesday, June 21 - Monday, June 27

Derik T. Williams, 31, of Brookshire Way, Montgomery, Ala., for bench warrant.

Angel T. Mallory, 35, of Flint River Road, Jonesboro, for bench warrant.

Milton N. Minter, Jr., 27, of Amersburry Lane, Riverdale, for obstruction, trafficking in illegal drugs and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. Read More»

Sandy Creek student attends CNN's Leadership Unplugged

Sandy Creek High School student Breeana Minton. Photo/Special.

It was a unique opportunity for a high school student to get a look at the media and media literacy. And that is what 16-year-old Sandy Creek High School student Breeana Minton did recently when she attended the sixth annual Leadership Unplugged: A CNN Experience series in Atlanta. Read More»

Tyrone police reports - June

The following arrests were made by Tyrone Police during the month of June. Those arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

Diandre Maurice Anderson, 23, of South Maple Stret, Albany, for less than an ounce of marijuana and speeding.

Jose Luis Chavez-Perez, 34, of Artesia Drive, Clarkston, for driving while license suspended or revoked (felony).

Juan Escalante-Perez, 29, of Shannon Trace, Fairburn, for speeding and driving while unlicensed. Read More»

Keeping our water clean: MHS Adopt a Stream

By Matthew Niebes
Special to The Citizen

Moving into its eighth year in existence, the McIntosh High School Adopt a Stream program is part of a state run, volunteer based research program in which students test water quality in various sites around the state. Participants regularly perform various chemical, biological, and bacterial tests on the water in their sites to determine the quality of the water and discern any foreign pollutants. Read More»

New produce stand opens in downtown Fayetteville

New produce stand opens in downtown Fayetteville

Fayetteville Main Street is excited to announce the opening of a new local produce stand on the downtown square. The produce stand is now located in the Southern Crescent Mortgage parking lot on the northwest corner of the square. It will mainly offer fresh produce, but will occasionally also have locally made jams, kettle corn, plants and other complimentary items. Read More»

'Simply Sinatra' at The Villages, July 9

Las Vegas veteran Steve Lippia. Photo/Special.

On Saturday night, July 9, The Villages Amphitheater in Fayetteville hosts an evening of classic songs made famous by the legendary Frank Sinatra. Read More»

Kay Marie Holder, 73, of Peachtree City

Kay Marie Holder, 73, of Peachtree City went to be with the Lord Tuesday, June 28, 2011. Read More»

Fayette students again in top percentiles of state testing

Fayette County third, fifth and eighth students maintained their statewide academic standing during the 2010-2011 school year by scoring high on the Criterion-Referenced Competency Test. Only a small number of school systems tallied higher scores.

School system spokesperson Melinda Berry-Dreisbach said Fayette’s scores showed improvement this year and were among the best in the state. Read More»

2 PTC churches join for free July 4th community cookout

Two Peachtree City churches are joining forces to host a free community picnic immediately before the July 4 fireworks.

First Baptist Church and First Presbyterian Church are planning to feed up to 3,000 people in a community barbecue starting at 6 p.m. on their adjacent campuses on Willowbend Road. Some 2,000 people were served last year when First Baptist held the event on its own; the figure is up this year because of the help from the neighboring congregation. Read More»

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