Big anniversary

Big anniversary

  Peachtree City Mayor Vanessa Fleisch on Feb. 16 recognized members of the Peachtree City chapter of the Order of Demolay in celebration of the 98th anniversary of the organization’s founding. Pictured, are Fleisch at the podium, and, from left, chapter President Logan Banks, member Kurt Wilson, chapter Sweetheart Faith Mills, advisor Hans Wilson and […]

Spring rowing season nears

Spring rowing season nears

  The Peachtree City Rowing Club (PTCRC) has officially opened registration for the spring rowing season.  The club is once again offering the popular Learn-to-Row program designed for youth and adults interested in learning the fundamentals of rowing.  The middle school program is geared toward youth who participated in the fall and/ or winter programs, […]

Senoia looking for sewer expansion answers

Senoia looking for sewer expansion answers

  East Coweta’s most successful city is now looking to upgrade its sewer capacity to aid future developments. Senoia’s city leaders brainstormed about the best way to increase the city’s sewer and water capacity during its retreat in Dillard last month. City Councilman Jeff Fisher confirmed the city had been approached by Peachtree City officials […]

Preparing for the worst

Preparing for the worst

  Piedmont Fayette Hospital was one of more than two dozen hospitals in the metro Atlanta area to participate Feb. 16 in a mass casualty drill coordinated by the Georgia Department of Public Health and the University of Georgia. Twenty-five students from Luella High School in Locust Grove played the part of patients who were […]

Virgil Fludd to speak at Fayette Historical Society meeting

Former Ga. Rep. Virgil Fludd of Tyrone will speak to the Fayette County Historical Society at its Feb. 19 meeting.

Virgil Fludd to speak at Fayette Historical Society meeting

Virgil Fludd is a senior advisor in Dentons’ Public Policy and Regulation practice group. His focus is on Georgia government affairs, at the local and state levels, for clients across a range of sectors. He has particular experience working with the highly regulated financial technology industry and the film and television industry. The Fayette County […]

Election officials tour Coweta County

Election officials tour Coweta County

  Coweta County was recently selected as the Georgia location a team of election specialists visited Jan. 24 to see how the county’s election operation works. Jane Scoggins, superintendent of elections, guided the group as they looked at how elections are conducted in a small jurisdiction including overviews of the responsibilities of the supervisor of […]

Readers object as schools ‘opt out’ of Inauguration

[Editor’s note: The Citizen asked readers to email their opinions about Superintendent Joseph Barrow’s letter to let individual Fayette County schools decide whether to allow students to view the Jan. 20 Presidential Inauguration ceremonies. Here are some of their responses.]

Readers object as schools ‘opt out’ of Inauguration

[Editor’s note: The Citizen asked readers to email their opinions about Superintendent Joseph Barrow’s letter to let individual schools decide whether to allow students to view the Jan. 20 inauguration ceremonies. Here are some of their responses.] I am the parent of two students. My middle school student (who attends WMS) was given the option […]

Liberty Tech goes to state

Liberty Tech goes to state

Liberty Tech Charter School’s Maverick Machines robotics team will advance to the First LEGO League (FLL) Georgia State Championships after taking the Robot Performance Award in the Athens Super-Regional Competition. Pictured, front row from left, are Julian Tonnis, Harper Andrews, Nana “Junior” Amoji, Jr., Marcus Colson and Ayden Wright; and, second row from left, are […]

Big honor

Big honor

  Peachtree City Police Chief Janet Moon presented Senoia Police Chief Jason Edens with the department’s recertification for this year. Senoia is one of just over 100 police departments in the state that is certified. The certification requires the department to maintain hundreds of practices and procedures. Photo/John Thompson.

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