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Never too old to soar in Peachtree City

Ninety-seven-year-old Peachtree City resident Clarence "Pappy" Boynton was helped to the ground by pilot Tim Newton after taking to the skies on Sept. 16 at Falcon Field. Boynton one of several people treated to a flight over the city by the Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation. Photo/Ben Nelms. View

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-20 19:01:55

Celebrate Jewish High Holidays with Chabad of Peachtree City, Congregation B'nai Israel

Two local Jewish organizations will celebrate the Jewish High Holy Days beginning tonight. Chabad of Peachtree City and Congregation B'Nai Israel both invite the community to participate. Rosh Hashana at Chabad of PTC begins Wednesday, Sept. 20, with a service at 7:30 p.m. Morning services will be h

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-20 14:51:56

Scratch hurricane evacuation off my bucket list

Last Wednesday, many were still without power and wringing their hands over empty grocery store shelves. We dodged a major bullet with Hurricane Irma and were mainly inconvenienced for a few days. We made it through Georgia's first tropical storm. Floridians got the brunt of it, especially the Keys

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-20 14:56:01

Two new turn lanes coming to Fischer/ Hwy. 34

A new left-turn lane will be joining the new right-turn lane at the intersection of Fisher Road and Ga. Hwy. 34. Several months ago, Coweta County entered into a contract with Piedmont Paving to create a right-turn lane on the "short" portion of Fisher Road for motorists heading east to Peachtree Ci

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2017-09-21 04:08:00

PTC man assaults elderly woman, arrested when returns to scene of the crime

A Peachtree City man was arrested on Sept. 16 after he assaulted a woman and attempted to carjack her vehicle at a drug store on Ga. Highway 54 that he frequents. Charles H. Heard, 55, of Broken Bit Way, was charged with motor vehicle hijacking and battery, according to Fayette County Jail records.

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-20 18:52:05

Power restored, folks in Fayette, Coweta are getting over Irma

The passage of Tropical Storm Irma through Fayette and Coweta counties on Sept. 11 left thousands without power and significant storm damage to trees and power lines to be cleared from roadways and private property. City and county officials by Sept. 15 said much of the recovery work was well on the

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-20 17:56:42

Fayette OKs look at multi-use bridge across Sandy Creek

A concept study for a multi-use bridge along Veterans Parkway over Sandy Creek and funding for the final project was approved Sept. 15 by the Fayette County Commission. Public Works Director Phil Mallon told commissioners that, as part of the 2013 Annexation Consent Agreement with Fayetteville for t

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-20 18:34:32

Fayette NAACP on Tyrone's controversial mural: 'Consider our views'

Issues with the now-controversial mural behind the dais at Tyrone Town Hall, and the Sept. 7 decision to keep the mural denoting portions of the town's history, have generated comments by Fayette NAACP President Terrence Williamson and state Rep. Derrick Jackson (D-Tyrone). Both Williamson and Jacks

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-20 20:19:13

Armed robbers sought by Fayetteville police

Two armed robbers who struck the Dollar General store in Fayetteville on Sept. 19 are being sought by Fayetteville police. There were no injuries in the incident. Fayetteville Police Department spokesman Mike Whitlow said two men entered the Dollar General store on Banks Road on Sept. 19 at approxim

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-21 15:49:37

Fayetteville Police deliver food, water

Tropical Storm Irma struck the area on Sept. 11, leaving significant areas of Fayetteville without power. During the storm and after, there was plenty of work for local law enforcement. There was also a different type of response on Sept. 13 beyond downed power lines and vehicle accidents. Police de

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-20 19:08:00

Fayetteville to study Hwy. 54 pedestrian bridge

In its ongoing quest to create more options for connectivity in the city, the Fayetteville City Council will consider an agreement with DOT to build a pedestrian crossing at Lester Road and Ga. Highway 54, near Piedmont Fayette Hospital. The project is funded through the Federal Transportation Enhan

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-20 18:20:01

Horse helpers need help after Irma's damage

For 20 years, Flying Change Equine Therapy and horse rescue near Fairburn has helped those with requiring all types of therapy needs. Now Flying Change needs help after Tropical Storm Irma caused more than $20,000 in damages. Executive Director Lissa Corcoran on Friday said the storm damaged fencing

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-20 18:59:22

Prison garden yields bumper crop for inmates

The Newnan Times-Herald It may be under the shade of razor wire, but the garden at the Coweta County Prison has had a great summer, and now the fall garden is being planted. The Coweta County Prison has long been known as having better food than other state prisons, and now the food is even bette

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2017-09-21 04:25:00

Safety top priority at Coweta County Fair

The carnival operators at the Coweta County Fair have taken an extra step this year to insure the safety of all the midway rides. Dixieland Carnival Company has hired an independent, third-party inspector to inspect each ride before the fair opens. That inspection is in addition to the inspection b

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2017-09-21 04:15:00

Public safety agencies hosting emergency preparedness meeting

JONESBORO - The Clayton County Board of Health, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response and county and municipal safety agencies are joining forces to conduct a Public Health Neighborhood Watch Emergency Preparedness meeting next month. The event is planned for Nov. 4 from noon until 2:30 p.m.

CLAYTON NEWS DAILY - 2017-09-20 20:01:00

Real Talk -- When Was The Last Time You Enjoyed Your Business Trip?

(NewsUSA) -It's hard to believe that 2017 is more than halfway over and that fall is in the air. With that, life starts to speed up as kids head back to school, holidays loom just around the corner, and you may find yourself traveling for work a bit more in the coming months as companies try to wrap

THEATLANTAVOICE.COM - 2017-09-20 19:34:47

Police: Man shot in Riverdale was followed from payday loan business

RIVERDALE - The man injured during a Sept. 1 shooting on Powers Street was followed from a nearby payday loan business and accosted at gunpoint, police said Monday. The incident has been under investigation with the Riverdale Police Department. An initial investigation did not reveal a motive, but C

CLAYTON NEWS DAILY - 2017-09-20 19:59:00

Clara A. Valencia, age 81

Clara Valencia Mrs. Clara A. Valencia, age 81 of Jonesboro, Ga. passed away September 11, 2017. She is survived by her husband: Tony Valencia, son: Glenn A. Valencia and wife The Honorable Kathy Brown Valencia of Peachtree City, Ga., daughters: Vicki Marie McIntyre of Hampton, Ga. and Doreen Ann Val

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-20 14:15:23

First responders honored at Christ the King

As part of the remembrance the terror attacks of 9/11, the Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg recognized the church's First Responders - those who run into danger when everyone else is running out. - who serve or have served in the past. They were: (L - R) James Taylor, law enforcement chapl

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-20 14:49:45

Holy Trinity's Fr. John Murphy to speak at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran as part of reformation celebration

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City will welcome Father John Murphy of Holy Trinity Catholic Church to worship services Sept. 23-24. Fr. Murphy, who has served Holy Trinity since 2011, will speak on Saturday at 6 p.m.; on Sunday at 8:30, 10:50, and 11 a.m. These special services ar

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-20 14:53:56