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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.

PTC police awarded re-accreditation

CALEA commissioner Lou M. Dekmar presents the official re-accreditation certificate to the Peachtree City Police Department.

The Peachtree City Police Department was presented with its formal international re-accreditation certificate Thursday night.

The achievement is recognition of the department’s “commitment to professional police services,” said LaGrange Police Chief Lou M. Dekmar, who is also a commissioner with the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. Read More»

Seabaugh hosts Page Day

Seabaugh hosts Page Day

State Sen. Mitch Seabaugh (R- Sharpsburg) hosted his annual Page Day at the Capitol on Feb. 10. Read More»

Mathura marks 25 years at South Metro Ministries

Mathura marks 25 years at South Metro Ministries

It has been 25 years since Allan and Valerie Mathura came to South Metro Ministries. The ongoing month-long acknowledgment and celebration of that arrival will culminate on Mar. 21 with the 25th Anniversary Service at the Performing Arts Center in Newnan. Read More»

Newnan Youth Council raises funds for Angel’s House

The Newnan Youth Council (NYC) has raised over $500 by collecting coins within the community to donate directly to Angel’s House. The NYC presented the donation February 27.

“The Newnan Youth Council provides local high school students with a great opportunity to be involved in the community and its government. The members have already met United States Senator Johnny Isakson, the Mayor and City Council members, as well as several local prominent business leaders. Read More»

Bookmarks of Blessings

Kay Jones and some of her Bookmarks of Blessings.

Girl sells items to raise money for Earthquake victims in Haiti

Kay Jones’ parents were flipping channels after the earthquake in Haiti and she asked them to stop on the coverage. She, like many, was struck by the devastation she saw and wanted to do something to help. Her idea was to make and sell bookmarks to raise money to donate. Read More»

Local Corvette fan picked up his new car at Ky. plant

Richard Chappell and his wife, Doris

Richard Chappell, a retired employee of the Atlanta Wire Works who lives with his wife in Senoia, recently did something he had never done before: He bought a new Chevrolet Corvette. Read More»

Annual FCHS Hall of Fame dinner Saturday

The Fayette County High School Hall of Fame Committee has selected its induction class of 2010. The members of this year’s induction class include six athletes/coaches and three distinguished alumni. Read More»

Fayette students make Dean's list at Georgia Southern

Georgia Southern University students from Fayette County that have been named to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2009 term. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, a student must have at least a 3.50 grade point average and carry a minimum of 12 hours for the semester. Georgia Southern is very proud of these high achieving students from your area.

Alex M Ritchie is a Junior from Peachtree City majoring in Mechanical Engineering Technology.
Allison M Harrington is a Junior from Tyrone majoring in Fashion Merchandise & Apparel. Read More»