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Head-on crash claims life of PTC man, 55

A May 24 head-on collision on Fischer Road in east Coweta County claimed the life of a Peachtree City resident.

Michael Naber, 55, died at the scene of the accident that occurred at the intersection of Fischer Road and Westminster Village Boulevard, according to Coweta County Fire Dept. Assistant Chief Mitch Coggin, who said units were notified of the collision at 9:53 p.m. Read More»

Fayette County arrests report — May 13–19

The following arrests were reported by local law enforcement agencies for the period indicated. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty. Rather than indicating the age of those arrested, only the year of birth will be noted below due to law enforcement procedural changes.

Tuesday, May 13 - Monday, May 19

Fayette County Sheriff’s Office


Shaunda T. Alexander, born in 1981, of Lakeview Road, Union City, for simple battery.

Jacob E. Bishop, born in 1991, of Greenview Circle, Fayetteville, for probation/parole violation. Read More»

Memorial Day gatherings set for Monday

This ROTC unit presented the colors at Peachtree City's Memorial Day event last year. Photo/File.

Two Memorial Day remembrance ceremonies will be conducted in Fayette County Monday to honor those who “gave the greatest measure of devotion” serving in the U.S. military. Senoia will also host Read More»

PTC July 4 fireworks to proceed, even if lake remains dry

PTC July 4 fireworks to proceed, even if lake remains dry

Lake Peachtree may be down for some time, but the city’s July 4 fireworks display will go on over the lake, water or none, city officials have said.

The lake’s level was lowered in February to allow residents to repair docks and maintain the shoreline, but structural problems were found with the lake's spillway, putting a halt to plans to refill the lake in April. City and county officials are working together on a plan to temporarily repair the spillway, but the state may force the lake to remain unfilled until permanent repairs are made. Read More»

VFW Prepares for Memorial Day in PTC

VFW Prepares for Memorial Day in PTC

Members of VFW Post 9949 install the most recent veteran bricks at the Peachtree City War Memorial in preparation for Memorial Day: (L-R) Ben Gross, Bud Ellis, Joe Bowler, Arnie Geiger (kneeling), Doug Gray, Bill Camper, Allen Barnes and Al Hogg. Veterans and citizens will be honoring those veterans who gave the ultimate sacrifice, their lives, for their country and for the freedoms we all enjoy today. The annual Memorial Day Ceremony is Monday, May 26, at Peachtree City Hall Plaza at 9 a.m. Read More»

After all-night standoff, F’ville officers cuff retired cop, son

Fayetteville Police have arrested a retired police officer following a domestic dispute and an all-night standoff at an east Fayetteville apartment complex that began before midnight Friday. They later arrested his son also. Read More»

Better Business Bureau warns of scams targeting vets

Memorial Day is a time to honor those who have served our country and paid the ultimate price. Unfortunately, it has also become an opportunity for scammers to target those who are serving or have served their nation, especially elderly veterans. As Memorial Day approaches, your Better Business Bureau urges consumers and donors to be aware of scammers that feed off the military. Read More»

Peeples Elementary honored for win

Peeples Elementary honored for win

Peeples Elementary School representatives were recognized at the May 19 meeting of the Fayette County Board of Education for their work in winning the People’s Choice Award in the Follet Challenge. Read More»

PTC police urge everyone to 'choose your ride' for Memorial Day safety

To highlight the importance of safe driving and safe boating as the unofficial start of summer draws near, the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety is once again partnering with the Department of Natural Resources, local agencies, and Georgia State Patrol to add an impaired driving message to its Memorial Day Click It or Ticket campaign.

For the first time in five years, unrestrained crash deaths have gone up nationwide. In 2012, seatbelts saved an estimated 12,174 people from dying, but another 10,335 unbuckled motorists still lost their lives. Read More»

More than 1,500 graduate from Coweta's high schools

Commencement addresses at the ceremonies were given by, left to right, Northgate High School Valedictorian Maggie Shiffert and Salutatorian Brennan Lockwood; East Coweta High School Valedictorian Amber Akbar and Salutatorian Ghe Jin “Rachel” Ahn; and Newnan High School Valedictorian Hannah Katherine Chapman and Salutatorian Annie Hass. Photo/Special.

The Coweta County school system’s 2013-24 school year came to a close Friday. Commencement addresses at the ceremonies were given by, left to right, Northgate High School Valedictorian Maggie Shiffert and Salutatorian Brennan Lockwood; East Coweta High School Valedictorian Amber Akbar and Salutatorian Ghe Jin “Rachel” Ahn; and Newnan High School Valedictorian Hannah Katherine Chapman and Salutatorian Annie Hass. Photo/Special.

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