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Hobby Lobby to move to Fayette Pavilion

Fayette Pavilion owner and manager Developers Diversified Realty Corporation (DDRC) announced Friday that Hobby Lobby will join the 1.5 million square-foot Fayette Pavilion shopping area in early 2011. Read More»

Local soldiers honored for bravery

Lt. Dan Berschinski hugs Sharon Collins Thursday night at the meeting of the Fayette County Commission.

Click HERE for the procession route starting 11:50 Saturday

Overcome with tears, Lt. Dan Berschinski tried to speak, but his voice failed him.

Instead, he let his actions speak volumes. Read More»

Suspect surrenders to PTC police

Man accused of throwing girlfriend to floor; had barricaded himself in home

A man who barricaded himself in a bedroom after assaulting his girlfriend early this morning has surrendered himself to police officers, Peachtree City police said. Read More»

Helping hand needed for Grantville woman

Helping hand needed for Grantville woman

“If we don’t do this with donations and volunteer labor she will lose the home.”

That is the long and short of a predicament faced by Grantville resident whose home was severely damaged by a storm earlier this week. Coweta County home renovator and local Habitat for Humanity board member Jim Sells is working to help the woman secure the labor and materials needed to rebuild the extensively damaged portion of the home. Read More»

Top of the Class of 2010 in Coweta County

From left are Northgate High School Valedictorian Abbey Elizabeth Stokely and NGHS Salutatorian QuocAnh Hoang Vu; East Coweta High School Valedictorian Macy Ruth Janney and ECHS Salutatorian Eric Jude Fleckenstein; Newnan High School Valedictorian Jordan Burgess Nixon and NHS Salutatorian John William Thomas.

The Coweta County School System's valedictorians and salutatorians for 2010 have been named. They include Northgate High School Valedictorian Abbey Elizabeth Stokely and NGHS Salutatorian QuocAnh Hoang Vu; East Coweta High School Valedictorian Macy Ruth Janney and ECHS Salutatorian Eric Jude Fleckenstein; Newnan High School Valedictorian Jordan Burgess Nixon and NHS Salutatorian John William Thomas.

F'ville cops arrest burglary suspects

The Fayetteville Police Department Wednesday arrested two people for a reported residential burglary in the city.

On May 26 the Fayetteville Police Department received a 911 call of a possible burglary. Police stopped a car leaving a home on Annelle Park Drive, said department spokesperson Steve Crawshaw. Items from a previous burglary were found in the car along with two guns, Crawshaw said. Read More»

Million word readers recognized

Million word readers recognized

Wow! Ten students at Tyrone Elementary were inducted into the Million-Word Club on Friday. Pictured are the students and club sponsors that have read more than a million words this year holding their favorite books. Seated, from left, are Christopher Beaver, Clay Walker, Riley Carraher, Veronica Randers and Dresden Day. In the back row are Kim Marshall (Media Specialist), Zoe Andrews, Banks Ream, Deviny Williams, Beau Healy, Brant Bousquet, Pat Pankopp (Media Parapro). Photo/Kim Marshall

Horatio Alger Scholars named

Overcoming great obstacles and demonstrating strength of character has earned two graduating high school seniors a scholarship from the Horatio Alger Georgia Scholarship Program.

Samuel Yi of Sandy Creek High and Iesha White of Fayette County High are among the 50 graduates in the state who received a $5,000 scholarship for use at any accredited institution in the United States.

In addition to overcoming hardships, candidates for the scholarship must also be involved in co-curricular and community activities, and demonstrate a high level of academic achievement. Read More»

Students earn college-sponsored National Merit Scholarships

Georgia Tech, the University of Southern California and Wheaton College have awarded National Merit Scholarships to three students who will begin studying at their institutions in the fall. Read More»