Fayette County

Cheryl Lynn Dusenbury, 61, of Fayetteville

Cheryl Lynn Dusenbury, 61, of Fayetteville, died March 9, 2011.

She was employed by Coca-Cola for 20 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents Olin and Ibera Howell, and her sister Carol Simon.

She is survived by her loving husband of 42 years, Russell Dusenbury; son Jody Dusenbury of Fayetteville; sister Kathy (Milton) Fisher of Fayetteville; loving nieces Laurie (Joey) Baker of McDonough and Kristy (Kim) Alley of Locust Grove, and several other nieces and nephews. Read More»

Fresh Aire plays at Race for Riley fundraiser

Fresh Aire plays at Race for Riley fundraiser

The March 5 concert at the Wyndham Peachtree Conference Center marked the second appearance of the Florida-based group of air traffic controllers, Aire Traffic, known for their own blend of original jazz and rock.

The benefit concert is a fundraiser connected to the long-running, annual Race for Riley event in Chattahoochee Hills that benefits the Joseph Sams School in Fayetteville. Read More»

Ronald McDonald gets a hand from F’ville cops

The Fayetteville Police Department will be serving as a drop-off point for aluminum can tabs which will be turned over to the Ronald McDonald House to benefit their charity. The mission of the Ronald McDonald House Charities is to create, find and support programs that directly improve the health and well being of children. Read More»

Mr. Donald Edward McEachern, 72, of Fayetteville

Mr. Donald Edward McEachern, 72, of Fayetteville, passed away on March 6, 2011.

Mr. McEachern was a member of Lisbon Baptist Church and retired from Ford Motor Company.

He is preceded in death by his parents, L.V. “Jim” and Velma Williams McEachern and his brother Lowell McEachern. Read More»

Mr. J.C. Ison, Jr., 81, of Brooks

Mr. J.C. Ison, Jr., 81, of Brooks, passed away on March 6, 2011.

Mr. Ison was a member of Christ Church at Whitewater.

He is survived by his beloved wife Jean Ison; daughter, Judy Cochran and her husband Kevin of Williamson; four grandchildren; brothers, Charles Ison and his wife Peggy of Fayetteville, and Bobby Ison and his wife Susie of Brooks; sister, Annie Lou Fisher of Brooks; several nieces and nephews. Read More»

Police: no charges for PTC kid photographer

Investigation determined there was no intent to harm kids

Peachtree City police have decided not to file charges against a man who caused a stir last Saturday by photographing several juveniles in the Mark Style subdivision and walking away before the childrens’ mothers could question his actions.

The photographer did not intend to commit a harmful act against the children, and as such police and the victims made a joint decision not to file charges, police said. Read More»

Fayette deputies uncover arson for profit insurance scam; 5 arrested in statewide fraud ring

Five women were arrested Tuesday for participating in a statewide insurance fraud scheme that involved torching a residential unit at the Shiloh Mobile Home Park, sheriff’s officials said. Read More»

Pageant crowns winners, raises funds for Relay for Life

Pageant crowns winners, raises funds for Relay for Life

Pageant goers and participants enjoyed a day of beauty and fun while helping support one of Fayette’s largest cancer research and prevention fundraising events.

The sixth annual Miss South Fayette County Beauty Pageant, held at Brooks Elementary on Mar. 5, raised $1,500 to benefit Relay for Life. Each year the pageant’s proceeds are donated to a worthy cause; this marks the first year the funds have gone to Relay for Life. Read More»

PTC: no fix needed for Crosstown-Parkway

NOTE: This story corrects a version that appeared in the Wednesday, March 9 printed edition of The Citizen

In its pursuit of county funding for a golf cart bridge, the Peachtree City Council has abandoned its quest for improvements at the intersection of Peachtree Parkway and Crosstown Road.

Last week council voted unanimously to sack the intersection project. Read More»

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