Newnan firm recognized by state awards program

Newnan firm recognized by state awards program

  Newnan-based OptiLedge has been named by Gov. Nathan Deal as one of Georgia’s 2017 Globe (Georgia Launching Opportunities By Exporting) businesses. Deal made the announcement on March 14 at the 2017 Go Global reception. The state-led awards program recognizes companies that entered into a new international market in the previous year. “The Go Global […]

CAP glider pilots in training

CAP glider pilots in training

  Georgia Wing of the Civil Air Patrol Glider Operations was training in Warms Springs Roosevelt Airport Saturday. Lt. Col. David Mitchell, Glider Operations Director said, “Great job by volunteers at Warm Springs Saturday with new and recurrent qualifications for Cadet Orientation Glider Pilots and Tow Pilots. Of special note is the completion of Major […]

SPLOST turnout under 3% as early voting ends Friday

SPLOST turnout under 3% as early voting ends Friday

Polls open countywide next Tuesday, March 21 The opportunity to vote early for the Fayette County Special Purpose Location Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) is nearing an end. The last day to vote early is this Friday, March 17. After that, voters can go to the polls on March 21. It’s a one-issue election in Fayette, […]

Huddleson Elementary may escape redistricting

Huddleson Elementary may escape redistricting

Some students at 1 other elementary school will move It looks as if the Fayette County Board of Eduction on March 20 will put the Huddleston Elementary School spot redistricting on hold while going ahead with the spot redistricting that deals with approximately 20 students at Spring Hill Elementary School. Superintendent Jody Barrow on Monday […]

Variance request, records policy on PTC agenda

Variance request, records policy on PTC agenda

The March 16 meeting of the Peachtree City Council comes with very few agenda items. The council will consider a variance request and preview a records retention policy. The council will conduct a public hearing on a variance request for a home on Brooksong Way where the owner proposes to construct a 140 sq. ft. […]

2 suspects in jail, 1 still loose after Fayetteville carjacking, kidnapping

2 suspects in jail, 1 still loose after Fayetteville carjacking, kidnapping

The second of three suspects in the Jan. 15 kidnapping and carjacking of a man at the Checkers restaurant in Fayetteville is in custody. Fayetteville Police Department spokesman Mike Whitlow said the second suspect, a 16-year-old Riverdale juvenile was located at the Clayton County Youth Detention Center. The other two suspects, also Riverdale residents, are […]

Fayetteville P&Z approves Shops at Lafayette

Fayetteville P&Z approves Shops at Lafayette

Storefronts will have 6 apartments on 2nd floor A bid to include six apartments above the previously-approved Shops at Lafayette retail development on Glynn Street just north of downtown Fayetteville was approved Feb. 28 by the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission. The previous approval proposal by Steven Gulas included 10,800 sq. ft. of retail on the […]