Monthly Archives: January 2016

Reward offered in Betty’s Fine Collectibles robbery case

Fayetteville Police announced Thursday morning that a $1,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of two women who teamed up to steal an employee’s purse at Betty’s Fine Collectibles across the street from the Old Fayette County Courthouse in Downtown Fayetteville. According to Lieutenant Mike Whitlow, the incident…

UPDATE: Fayette man shoots self at PTC Police traffic stop

While Peachtree City Police were still withholding the driver’s name Thursday afternoon, they did say the man who shot and killed himself during a routine pullover late yesterday afternoon was a 31-year-old Fayette County man. According to Lieutenant Mark Brown, the incident took place around 5:20 p.m. in the southbound left turn lane of Hwy….

From pain to purpose

by Russell Cooks The McIntosh Chiefs are having fun on the court this year as they aim towards a title, but it has not always been smiles for the team, especially for Dishon Lowery and Will Washington, each who has had to shoulder their own pain. Watching Dishon Lowery play for the McIntosh Chiefs for…

Board of Education votes on voting rights lawsuit settlement, redistricting map

A hotly-debated chapter in Fayette County could be coming to an end. At its Tuesday night called work session, the Board of Education voted to approve a settlement agreement for the voting rights lawsuit and a redistricting plan that will create four seats elected via districts and one by at-large voting. Though both motions passed…

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