Suspicious person call in Fayetteville leads to pot bust

Suspicious person call in Fayetteville leads to pot bust

  Fayetteville police on Jan. 17 responding to a suspicious person call at a Whitney Street residence seized a quarter-pound of marijuana and other drugs, and located a marijuana grow operation. Ryan Camp, 20, of Fayetteville, was charged with possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and manufacturing marijuana, said Fayetteville Police […]

Newnan, Coweta County impose weather-related curfew

Newnan, Coweta County impose weather-related curfew

  Fayette County Sheriff Babb snapped this photo at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday along Ga. Highway 92 North in Fayetteville. “If you think it’s safe to drive, everything that’s white where this photo was taken and looks like slush, is actually ice.” Photo/Sheriff Barry Babb. Coweta County and the City of Newnan have imposed a […]

Fayette, Coweta schools closed Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Fayette, Coweta schools closed Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Update Thurs., Jan. 18: Fayette and Coweta schools will be closed on Friday, Jan. 19. Update: Schools in Fayette and Coweta counties will also be closed on Thursday, Jan. 18. Original story: Schools in Fayette and Coweta counties will be closed on Wednesday, Jan. 17 in anticipation of an expected winter weather event which will likely […]

Fayette commissioners adopt resolution supporting state religious freedom bill

Fayette commissioners adopt resolution supporting state religious freedom bill

Sen. Marty Harbin Support for the religious freedom bill in the current session of the Georgia General Assembly was on the agenda at the Jan. 11 meeting of the Fayette County Commission. Commissioners following a wealth of public comments advocating for both sides of the issue, voted 4-1 to support the bill sponsored by state […]

Tyrone Mayor Dial’s state of the town address: ‘The best year in our history’

Tyrone Mayor Dial’s state of the town address: ‘The best year in our history’

Tyrone Mayor Eric Dial (photo above) on Jan. 4 delivered the annual State of the Town address, in which he addressed issues such as the local economy, public safety and future development. Dial described 2017 as “an excellent year for our town. As the economy continues to strengthen, we are able to provide a better […]

Authority actively driving changes to downtown Fayetteville

Authority actively driving changes to downtown Fayetteville

Property acquisitions by the Fayetteville Downtown Development Authority in recent years brought additional businesses to the downtown area. Those efforts continued in 2017 and are expected to see results in 2018, especially in the area between Stonewall Avenue and Lanier Avenue immediately west of downtown. Above, Downtown Development Director Brian Wismer. File photo. Downtown Development […]

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