Monthly Archives: March 2016

Six Fayette teens arrested on burglary charges

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office announced Monday that six Fayette County teens have been arrested on charges stemming from a Feb. 16 burglary on Old Greenville Road that reportedly took place while a young resident was in the home. According to sheriff’s office spokesman Allen Stevens, deputies responded to a 12:47 p.m. call that day…

Charles Michael Conner

Charles Michael Conner of Sharpsburg, 65, died March 13, 2016 after a courageous 10-year battle with cancer. Mike, a 1968 graduate of Forest Park High School, worked over 35 years at Georgia Power Company where he started as a meter-reader and rose to Supervisor He was a gifted guitar player and singer in his younger…

Michael Morton

Mr. Michael Morton, 72, of Fayetteville, died March 13, 2016. Michael was a faithful supporter of Southside Church in Peachtree City. He was preceded in death by his parents Bill & Bonnie Morton and his brother Jeff Morton. He is survived by his wife of 52 years Jeannie Morton; 3 sons Rob Morton of Fayetteville,…

Graves granted house arrest, $250,000 bond

  Mickey Graves, a 68-year-old Fayette County man charged with murdering his 42-year-old nephew, Brett Graves, has been granted a $250,000 bond, but will be placed on house arrest. Fayette County Superior Court Judge Fletcher Sams heard arguments against releasing Graves on bond from Assistant District Attorney Warren Sellers and arguments for bond from defense…

Qualifying week yields five candidates for at-large commission seat

Five District 5 Fayete County Commission candidates have qualified to run in this year’s Republican primary, and as no Democrat challenger signed up by the noon Friday deadline, the Republican primary (or runoff) winner will likely be seated come January. That District 5 list includes incumbent Commissioner Charles Oddo, who is currently serving as commission…

The Fruitful Trainer

by Russell Cooks Matthew 7:15-20 says “You Will Know Them by Their Fruits.” Dorian Lee is the true embodiment of that scripture in his training of world class athletes. In this year’s state basketball tournament alone, Dorian Lee, the Founder and Director of BBall101, saw more than 20 players that he trains playing in the…

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