Peachtree City, GAThe Citizen Online

Elaine Wilma Burdett, of Peachtree City, GA

Elaine Wilma Burdett, of Peachtree City, GA passed away on June 10, 2021 after a brief illness. She was born December 4, 1936 in Liberal, Kansas to Wilmer and Oletha Bryant. She was the older of two children. Elaine was active in the First Assembly of God Church her entire life. She enjoyed reading, gardening, playing Scrabble, and camping. She started her own upholstery company which she operated for 40 years.
Atlanta, GAWXIA 11 Alive

Woman shot in car along I-85 in Atlanta, police say

ATLANTA — A woman was shot as she was riding in a car along Interstate 85 early Monday morning, Atlanta Police confirmed. All northbound lanes of I-85 were shut down for the investigation just past Ga. 400 near Cheshire Bridge Road at around 4:45 a.m. The interstate reopened around 6:30 a.m.
Lagrange, GAWTVM

Lagrange Police Department arrests 8 out of 10 suspects for gang activity

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Ten men are facing gang related charges in Lagrange. Eight have been arrested and authorities are still searching for two suspects. The Lagrange Police Department’s Special Investigation’s Unit began following suspected gang activity in the area since January of last year. The investigation continued until last...
Lagrange, GAWTVM

LaGrange police investigating shots fired incident; suspect sought

LAGRANGE, Ga. (WTVM) - The LaGrange Police Department (LPD) is investigating an overnight shooting. At around 3 a.m., LPD officers responded to the 700 block of Williams Street in reference to shots fired. After an investigation, it was determined that multiple rounds were fired into a residence. No injuries were...
Tallapoosa, GAnorthwestgeorgianews.com

Tallapoosa Judicial Circuit holds drug court graduation

The Tallapoosa Circuit Drug Court held its 35th graduation ceremony at the Polk County Courthouse on June 9 as presided over by Chief Judge Meng Lim. Graduate Kristy Cathcart spoke of the importance of drug court and how it literally saved her life. “If it wasn’t for Judge Lim allowing...
Lagrange, GALaGrange Daily News

Cavaliers ready for more traditional summer

The Callaway Cavaliers have developed a well-established summer routine over the years under head coach Pete Wiggins. That summer schedule was interrupted last year as schools across the country dealt with the restrictions put in place because of COVID-19. This year, the Cavaliers are enjoying having everything back to normal...
Villa Rica, GADouglas County Sentinel

VR named among nation's 'friendliest small towns' by travel website

Villa Rica has been named one of the nation’s friendliest small towns by a national travel website. The City of Gold was among the 15 cities selected by readers of TravelAwaits.com, which focuses on travelers over age 50 who are looking to explore destinations across the country and around the world.