3-year-old taken from Tyrone home, dad arrested

An Alabama man was arrested on charges of kidnapping after removing his 3 year-old biological daughter from her mother’s home in Tyrone Feb. 24 and taking her to the home of relatives in Alabama. The child was returned to her mother unharmed.

Tyrone Police spokesperson Steve Lafferty said Jeremy Nicholas McCart, 24, of Glencoe, Alabama, was in Tyrone at the home of his wife on Feb. 24, where the two were apparently trying to work out their problems. Read More»

19 year-old arrested in high school robbery

A 19 year-old Fayetteville man has been charged with robbery in a March 3 incident at the ball fields at Fayette County High School. Read More»

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»

Delta Community Credit Union helps local causes

Donates more than $344,000 to community initiatives in 2009

Built on the philosophy of "people helping people," Delta Community Credit Union, one of the largest financial institutions in Georgia, stepped up its support to local communities in 2009 with national and local fundraising that complemented its educational programs. Children’s Read More»

Fayetteville offers Citizens Police Academy

In an effort to increase the community involvement with the Fayetteville Police Department and offer insight into the services it provides, the department will be hosting the fourth annual Citizens Police Academy at the Fayetteville Police Department. The purpose of the academy is to foster better communication between citizens and police through education.

The Citizens Police Academy will consist of two-hour classes held each week on Thursday nights from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., for 12 weeks. This instruction is comprehensive, covering a different area of the Police Department each week. 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»

Yamaha to transfer ATV production to Newnan

Japan’s loss will be Newnan’s gain, at least in terms of employment. Yamaha Motor Co. LTD, a longtime Coweta employer, announced earlier this week that the production of its all-terrain vehicle (ATV) line currently located in Japan will be transferred to the company’s Newnan facility. The transfer will begin in 2011 and should be complete by 2013. Read More»

Senoia Marathon station busted for video gambling

Senoia Police and Coweta County Sheriff’s deputies converge on the Marathon convenience store on Ga. Highway 85 at Ga. Highway 16 Feb. 26 after finding that commercial gambling was occurring on the premises through the use of the “Slot Machine” style game.

It was a matter of paying cash for credits on “slot machine” style video games that led to the Feb. 26 seizure of cash and equipment at the Marathon convenience store on Ga. Highway 85 at Ga. Highway 16 in Senoia.

Warrants have been filed for three individuals pertaining to the illegal gambling. 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»

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