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Peachtree City runoff elections conclude tonight

By Michael Cuneo –  By the end of tonight, Peachtree City will have concluded their 2021 runoff election for mayor and one city council seat, completing one of the most intriguing elections the city has ever seen. Here’s what to expect from your newly elected officials. The Peachtree City 2021 mayoral race lacked little in… Continue reading Peachtree City runoff elections conclude tonight

McIntosh cheer completes state three=peat

There was a familiar team atop the podium at the GHSA Cheerleading State Championships in the Chiefs. McIntosh High’s competition cheer team won their third-straight state championship, and Whitewater finished as runner-up with Starr’s Mill in 5th place. The new trophy marks the third-straight and seventh state title all-time for the Chiefs. “Every state championship is special. Three… Continue reading McIntosh cheer completes state three=peat

Whitewater falls to Creekside 20-13 in playoffs quarterfinal

Whitewater seniors show emotion after a playoff loss.

By Michael Cuneo –   Whitewater’s (Fayetteville) playoff run has officially ended after losing 20-13 to the Creekside Seminoles (Fairburn) on Nov. 26 in the quarterfinals of the playoffs. This year, Whitewater won two of their three playoffs’ games, a drastic improvement from recent years that saw the team winless in the playoffs since 2012.… Continue reading Whitewater falls to Creekside 20-13 in playoffs quarterfinal

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The Power of Giving: How One Group is Helping the Homeless of Atlanta

Second from left, Jessica Cochran. Far right, Kathy Storm.

By Michael Cuneo –  Thanksgiving is upon us once again, and although it can be easy to get caught up in the planning of meals and the great Black Friday deals that will surely fulfill your every need, one group is reminding us to stop and help those who truly need it. Brooks Shelter, an… Continue reading The Power of Giving: How One Group is Helping the Homeless of Atlanta

In the complicated world of health care, one organization is taking a unique approach to helping those in need

Daniel Rodgers

By Michael Cuneo –  Across from Fayette Piedmont Hospital on Highway 54 in Fayetteville rests a group of professionals that have ventured away from the traditional medical path to pursue something more unique. Trading in shifts under fluorescent lights and emergency rooms are the workers at the Fayette Care Clinic, a medical group that seeks… Continue reading In the complicated world of health care, one organization is taking a unique approach to helping those in need

City Officials Clash at Transportation Committee Over Closing of Crabapple lane

Maurice Ungario left, Kevin Madden middle, Lee Hearn Right

By Michael Cuneo – Ahead of Peachtree City’s Thursday city council meeting, Peachtree City Councilman Kevin Madden informed the Fayette County Transportation Committee that the city will be closing Crabapple Lane to vehicular traffic.  Madden, who also serves as the vice-chairman on the Transportation Committee, said that effective Dec. 1, Peachtree City would prevent vehicular… Continue reading City Officials Clash at Transportation Committee Over Closing of Crabapple lane

From Fire to conversations: the importance of having someone to talk with

Photo Courtesy of Brad Fairchild

By Michael Cuneo –  Frank Mercer was awoken one summer night in 2012 to the sound of his fire alarm going off. He would soon find that his entire back porch was engulfed in flames. A record dry season and a cooking mishap created a moment of turmoil for Mercer, who was now tasked with… Continue reading From Fire to conversations: the importance of having someone to talk with

November 10, 2021 Fayette County News