Applebee’s murder suspects to stand trial March 14

Fayette County Superior Court Judge Fletcher Sams has set the trial date for murder defendants Gregory Haney, Jr. and Ledarius Jawon Jackson as Monday, March 14. Haney and Jackson stand accused in the early-morning, June 7, 2015 armed robbery and murder of Fayetteville Applebee’s restaurant manager Gregory Smith. The pair are scheduled to be tried…

Fayetteville Police arrest alleged pigeon drop ‘mastermind’

Fayetteville Police arrest alleged pigeon drop ‘mastermind’ By Danny Harrison Danny@Fayette-News.com Fayetteville Police have finally cuffed the man they say has masterminded numerous “pigeon drop” cash scams in the city dating back to at least 2006. Thomas Richardson, 63, of Lithonia was arrested Wednesday on four counts of Theft by Deception and taken to Fayette…

PTC robbery victim shoots at suspects

A robbery victim in Peachtree City’s Kedron Village shopping center Wednesday night shot a gun at robbery suspects, who Peachtree City Police say fled the scene toward Fulton County in a silver Toyota Camry. Social media users have indicated that the incident took place at the Kedron Village Chick-fil-A location. According to Lieutenant Mark Brown,…

Making up for lost time

by Russell Cooks Isaac Kellum missed the first 12 games of the 2015-16 basketball season while waiting for his transfer from Fayette County High School to McIntosh to be cleared by the Georgia High School Sports Association. He was cleared to play by the GHSA on January 5, and he scored 12 points and grabbed…

Fayette Newspapers  - 210 Jeff Davis Place, P.O. Box 96 Fayetteville, GA 30214 - (770) 461-6317