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 […]

Senoia Post 1 candidates Eichorst, Malone talk about their visions for the city

Senoia Post 1 candidates Eichorst, Malone talk about their visions for the city

Election season brings election questions, and this year The Citizen posed identical questions via email to the two Senoia council candidates for City Council Post 1, incumbent Chuck Eichorst and challenger Tom Malone (Malone declined to submit a photo). 1. What is your vision for both the council and the city? Chuck Eichorst — “My […]

Post 2 candidates Lanman, Pearman talk about their visions for Senoia

Post 2 candidates Lanman, Pearman talk about their visions for Senoia

Election season brings election questions, and this year The Citizen posed identical questions via email to the two Senoia council candidates for City Council Post 2, Gregory Lanman and William “Dub” Pearman. 1. What is your vision for both the council and the city? [Lanman, who did not provide his photo, chose to use his […]

Senoia councilman scolds opponents of 356-home complex

Senoia councilman scolds opponents of 356-home complex

The Senoia City Council voted unanimously Oct.16 to approve a conceptual site plan for a large subdivision near the heart of the city. Above, residents of Senoia listen to council arguments. Photo/John Thompson. The subdivision, called Keg Creek Landing, sits on 248 acres on Seavy Street near its intersection with Ga. Highway 85. Developer Brent […]

Proposed 356-home Senoia subdivision up for City Council vote Oct. 16

Proposed 356-home Senoia subdivision up for City Council vote Oct. 16

A proposed subdivision that has created a lot of chatter in Senoia makes its way to the City Council Monday, Oct. 16, for a conceptual plat approval. The subdivision, called Keg Creek Landing, sits on 248 acres on Seavy Street to its intersection with Ga. Highway 85. Developer Brent Scarborough is planning on building 356 […]

Senoia moves forward on regional sewer plant

Senoia moves forward on regional sewer plant

The Senoia City Council voted unanimously Monday night to move forward on a contract for engineering services on its new sewer plant that will quadruple its treatment capacity. Above, view of downtown Senoia. Photo/John Thompson. The city agreed to pay Turnipseed Engineers $35,000 for the study and report phase for the Keg Creek Water Pollution […]

Fayetteville gets first bed and breakfast

Fayetteville gets first bed and breakfast

Visitors to Fayetteville will soon have another option for lodging. The Fayetteville City Council unanimously approved a bed and breakfast for 200 North Jeff Davis Drive.  The circa-1910 home will be converted to a lodging facility that features six bedrooms and six bathrooms. Owner Alfred Dingler is renovating the home and was grateful for the […]