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Peachtree City hosts Walk to end Alzheimer’s Event

By Leah Banks  PEACHTREE CITY — With Hurricane Ian passing Georgia in his path and clear skies expected for the...

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Hurricane Ian washes away Founder’s Day Festivities in Tyrone

By Leah Banks  TYRONE – While the Founder’s Day plans for the Town of Tyrone were steady and underway, the...

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Commissioners approve Fayetteville Ford’s rezoning request

By Sydney Spencer Fayetteville Ford’s test drive to get rezoning approval for a new location met with 0% interest from...

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Local Court Celebrates National Recovery Month with Continued Success and Program Growth

National Recovery Month was established in 1989 to observe, promote, and support new evidence based treatment and recovery practices throughout...

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New DUI Driving Academy in Peachtree City

By Sydney Spencer Peachtree City welcomed a new DUI Driving Academy to the area on September 16. LifeSwitch Addiction Services...

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New Korean and Mexican Style Cuisine in Peachtree City

By Sydney Spencer  PEACHTREE CITY — Takko Korean Taqueria has officially opened its doors to the public in Peachtree City...

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Professional Pickleball Action at the Peachtree Classic This Thursday, Will Feature More Than $133K in Prize Money Over Four Days of Competition

Professional and amateur pickleball players will be on hand in Peachtree City this coming Thursday, with the tournament expected to...

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25 Years of Heritage Days: Inman Farm Event Set for This Weekend

A 1929 Model A Ford rolls through the pastures of Minter’s Farm, south of Fayetteville. It’s a sight not too...

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First Flight Society Offers a Chance to Fly in a WWII P-51 Mustang

The First Flight Society is offering the opportunity to win a ride in a restored P-51 Mustang, “Red Nose”, operated...

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SCTC Names New Vice President for Economic Development

Southern Crescent Technical College President Dr. Irvin Clark has announced that Donna Armstrong Lackey will serve as the new Vice...

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PTC Police to host Citizen Police Academy

By Leah Banks — PEACHTREE CITY — In Fayette County, citizens pride themselves on maintaining a safe and peaceful environment...

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Planning & Zoning Denies Fayetteville Ford’s Rezoning Request

By Sydney Spencer The Fayette County Planning & Zoning Commission has declined to recommend a rezoning request that would have...

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Report: 14-year-old arrested in connection with PTC Walmart fire

PEACHTREE CITY – A 14-year-old girl has been arrested and detained in connection to the Walmart fire that occurred on...

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City Center Park Spray Pad to close after Labor Day weekend

By Sydney Spencer  FAYETTEVILLE — The Fayetteville spray pad at City Center Park will be closed for the season after...

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Caola seat open, what’s next for PTC?

PEACHTREE CITY — After weeks of controversy, Gretchen Caola is no longer a councilwoman in Peachtree City. In Tuesday’s Special...

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One position open on Fayette County Recreation Commission

The Fayette County Recreation Commission is a citizen committee, comprised of five volunteers who are appointed by the Fayette County...

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Caola plans to resign, leaving council seat open until special election

By Leah Banks  PEACHTREE CITY — In Tuesday’s Special Called Meeting, the city council will officially declare Councilwoman Grethcen Caola’s seat...

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Marie Broder: Three Doses of Justice

To say that I am proud of my employees for their work during the past few weeks would be the...

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American Legion Commander wins Award

Special to Fayette County News  FAYETTE — Fayette County Post 105 Commander Renee Robb-Truitt, center, congratulates the 2022 American Legionnaires...

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PTC Police and Fire Departments investigate Walmart Fire

By Leah Banks  PEACHTREE CITY — Peachtree City Police and Fire departments are actively investigating a fire that caused major...

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Gordon State College Club Football Continues

The Gordon State College club football program is set to build on the success of its championship season with a...

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Fayette County Library hosts Genealogy Workshops

By Leah Banks FAYETTE — As a growing community rich in diversity, the question of where our roots were laid...

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McIntosh drone team wins national competition

McIntosh Aeronautics is back on top. The MHS drone team won the national competition hosted by the Academy of Model...

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Football kicks off with big slate Aug. 19, 20

Football season kicks off with a bang this weekend, with all five varsity high school teams in action over two...

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Fayette County Post 105 receives Dept. of Georgia 2022 “Chief” Willis M. Boyd Scouting Award

Special to Fayette County News  FAYETTE — Throughout the county, American Legion Post 105 has been known to extend its...

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Becoming Comfortable Being Uncomfortable: McIntosh AD opens up about kidney transplant journey

By Sydney Spencer  McIntosh High School Athletic Director Leon Hammond has experienced his share of battles when it comes to...

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Peachtree City prepares to observe its First Purple Heart Day

By Leah Banks  PEACHTREE CITY — On August 7, the Peachtree City community will be celebrating the lives of purple...

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Roots Hair & Beauty: First Black Owned Hair Boutique of its kind comes to Fayetteville

By Sydney Spencer  FAYETTEVILLE — On August 5 Fayetteville will be welcoming a new beauty supply store to the city....

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National Guard Unit Recognizes Post 105

Special to Fayette County News  FAYETTE — Fayette County Post 105 of The American Legion has supported our deployed military...

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BOE Ups Ante for Bus Drivers as School Year Draws Near

By Sydney Spencer During Fayette County’s Board of Education meeting on July 18, the board addressed needing bus drivers for...

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