Fayette, Coweta report improved college, career readiness scores over ’16

Fayette, Coweta report improved college, career readiness scores over ’16

Data from the College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) released by the Georgia Department of Education, and based on data from the 2016-2017 academic year, showed score increases in school levels in the school systems in Fayette and Coweta counties. Fayette school system spokesperson Melinda Berry-Dreisbach said the school system’s overall score, 89.8, is […]

Early voting for Peachtree City mayor, Council Post 3 starts Monday

Early voting for Peachtree City mayor, Council Post 3 starts Monday

Voters participating in the two runoff elections in Peachtree City can begin going to the polls as early as Nov. 27. The runoff election for mayor and the Post 3 council seat will be held Dec. 5. Above, clockwise from top left, Mayor Vanessa Fleisch, former Councilman Eric Imker, former Mayor Harold Logsdon and aviation […]

Movie extras sought for Fayetteville filming of ‘Karate Kid’ series

Movie extras sought for Fayetteville filming of ‘Karate Kid’ series

Remember the “Karate Kid” movie? A portion of the 30-year follow-up to the movie shot in 10 episodes is being filmed in Fayetteville, with the casting company looking for a number of paid extras when filming comes to Fayetteville on Nov. 29. Marinella Hume Casting is currently seeking paid extras to work in an upcoming […]

Coweta Charter excels in ‘Hoops for Heart’ campaign

Coweta Charter excels in ‘Hoops for Heart’ campaign

Coweta Charter Academy at Senoia (CCAS) was named No. 1 in the state for the second year in a row by the American Heart Association during the Hoops for Heart fundraising campaign. The America Heart Association named the Coweta Charter Academy at Senoia No. 1 in the state again this year for its “Hoops for […]

Fayetteville agrees to meet Fayette annexation terms

Fayetteville agrees to meet Fayette annexation terms

The Fayetteville City Council on Nov. 16 responded favorably to objections to the annexation of 21 acres along Tyrone Road raised by the Fayette County Commission. The council’s action should preclude potential arbitration. The Fayetteville City Council on Nov. 16 agreed to the conditions put forward by Fayette County on an annexation request along Tyrone […]

Roundabout coming for crash-plagued Antioch-Goza junction

Roundabout coming for crash-plagued Antioch-Goza junction

The interim 4-way stop at Antioch and Goza roads in south Fayette County is operational. Beyond that, the Fayette County Commission on Nov. 9 approved funding for the installation of a roundabout at the intersection. Commissioners on a 5-0 vote opted for a roundabout at the intersection. During the discussion, commissioners considered two approaches to […]

Lee’s Mill Road in north Fayette now open to traffic

Lee’s Mill Road in north Fayette now open to traffic

Lee’s Mill Road is now open to traffic. Paving, guardrail installation, and temporary striping occurred earlier this week. Additional final paving operations will take place after the Thanksgiving holiday and traffic will be reduced to one lane. Minimal delays are expected during the additional paving. Contact Fayette County at 770-305-5410 or SPLOST@fayettecountyga.gov for additional information.

Peachtree City sewer system looking for new general manager

Peachtree City sewer system looking for new general manager

In the wake of anticipated changes in the governing structure of the Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority, General Manager Stephen Hogan is leaving to take a similar position in Kentucky. WASA Division Manager of Operations Susan Lee has been appointed interim general manager. Photo/Submitted. The WASA board has appointed Division Manager of Operations Susan […]

Senoia police outfitted with 4 heart-starters

Senoia police outfitted with 4 heart-starters

The Senoia Police Department recently was the recipient of four automated external defibrillators (AEDs) through the Rotary Club of Senoia. Cardiac Science area manager Ryan Rose details the use of an automated external defibrillator at the Rotary Club of Senoia. Photo/Ben Nelms. Cardiac Science area manager Ryan Rose attended the Rotary meeting to make the […]

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