Make sure all Vietnam vets are honored next weekend

Make sure all Vietnam vets are honored next weekend

There is still time for Vietnam veterans from Peachtree City and the surrounding area to sign up for the upcoming Vietnam Veteran Honors Ceremony taking place Saturday morning, 11 a.m. on Jan. 27 at Peachtree City Christian Church. Sign up has been extended; the new deadline is now Jan. 22. Vietnam veterans who have not […]

Changes coming to area libraries

Changes coming to area libraries

For nearly 10 years, readers in Fayette County have enjoyed free online access to eBooks and eAudiobooks through their local public libraries. This service will continue, but users will see some changes in the coming weeks. The public libraries in Fayette County will soon be purchasing their eBooks and eAudiobooks from a new vendor. Beginning […]

Fayette band director is tops in nation

Fayette band director is tops in nation

A mother and son shared a special moment at the All-American Bowl when the announcement was made that Dr. Myra Rhoden had been named the 2018 National Band Director of the Year by the National Association for Music Education. Dr. Rhoden, band director at Fayette County High School, was at the bowl to watch her […]

Fayetteville Council considers ‘limited pour’ alcohol licenses

Fayetteville Council considers ‘limited pour’ alcohol licenses

Westside annexation of 24 acres abutting Pinewood Studios on Thursday agenda Alcohol and annexation are on Fayetteville’s City Council agenda for Thursday night. Both items are first reads and will receive a final vote at a future meeting. The amendment to the alcoholic beverage ordinance establishes procedures for limited pour licenses. The reason for the […]

Williams steps down from Fayetteville Council

Williams steps down from Fayetteville Council

Fayetteville City Councilman Jim Williams was honored Dec. 21 for his four years of service as a councilman. Williams has worked in other governments, including several years as planning director in Peachtree City and as city manager in Fairburn and Chattahoochee Hills. From left, City Councilwoman Kathaleen Brewer, Mayor Ed Johnson, Councilman Scott Stacy and Williams. Photo/John […]

New Fayetteville ornament unveiled

New  Fayetteville ornament unveiled

Main Street Fayetteville has unveiled its Christmas ornament for 2017, which features a new rendering of the Old Fayette County Courthouse designed by artist and Main Street volunteer Nita McFarlin. Ornaments are now on sale for $19 each at the Main Street Fayetteville Welcome Center, which is located on the ground floor of the Old […]

Fayetteville residents skeptical about Lafayette Ave. extension to Church St.

Fayetteville residents skeptical about Lafayette Ave. extension to Church St.

Residents in and around Church Street in Fayetteville told the City Council Thursday night that a proposed extension of Lafayette Avenue would be a detriment to their neighborhood. Above, Anthony Porter was one of many residents who spoke out against the Lafayette Avenue extension. Photo/John Thompson. The proposed plan would extend Lafayette Avenue across Ga. […]

Fayetteville candidates at forum spell out their visions for the city

Fayetteville candidates at forum spell out their visions for the city

Turn on the television, and you’re likely to be assaulted by a divisive political debate. But on a picture-perfect autumn evening in Fayetteville, civility and politeness were the rules of the day. The Oct. 23 forum at the Fayette County Public Library featured the three candidates for the City Council’s lone contested race. Candidates Rich […]

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