Missouri woman charged with identity fraud

Fayette County Sheriff’s investigators arrested a Missouri woman on Nov. 10 on charges of identity fraud. Chevell Chamberlyn, 30, of Lee Summit, Missouri, was charged with two counts of identity fraud, according to sheriff’s spokesperson Brent Rowan. Rowan said the case involved Chamberlyn fraudulently using a Fayette County victim’s Heritage Bank account number to pay […]

Coweta Charter Academy honors veterans

The auditorium at the Coweta Charter Academy in Senoia was filled to the brim with students and their parents and grandparents on Veterans Day for the school’s remembrance of all U.S. veterans and their service to their country. Photo: Ben Nelms

Quesinberry speaks at PTC Vets Day event

The commemoration of Veterans Day was held Saturday morning in the Commemorative Air Force hanger at Falcon Field. The guest speaker at the event was Steve Quesinberry, who chairs the Department of History and Social Studies at Newnan High School. Centering his remarks on the Korean War, Quesinberry gave an overview of the events leading […]

Senoia budget nearly flat for 2011

The Senoia City Council on Monday night heard the first reading of the upcoming $2.1 million FY 2011 General Fund budget that takes effect in January. The second reading and likely approval will come in December. The 2011 General Fund budget shows an increase in revenues totaling $24,600 over 2010, with revenues and expenditures each […]

Coweta County Animal Control gets $125,000 donation

The Holland M. Ware Charitable Foundation, recognizing the positive steps that Coweta County is taking in animal control, has donated $125,000 to be used for an addition to the shelter. The money, which came from both the foundation and from Mr. Ware personally, will be used for expanding the intake area of the shelter, said […]

F’ville Council to consider OK’ing Fayette transportation plan

The Fayetteville City Council Thursday night will consider a resolution to support the 2010 Fayette County Comprehensive Transportation Plan. The resolution includes a wish list of proposed projects that will be forwarded to the county for consideration. Serving as a guide for the prioritization and planning for future transportation projects, the city listed its priorities […]

So, after political fight, what IS on Fayette’s transportation list?

Now that we know who is representing Fayette County’s interests on a regional transportation roundtable, what road projects will be on the local list? Turns out that despite the recent political upheavals over who will represent Fayette County, nobody really knows — or at least nobody’s saying. According to Fayetteville Mayor Ken Steele — who […]

Big Goodwill store to replace F’ville’s Linens-n-Things?

Preliminary indications are that Goodwill is proposing to open a retail and drop-off center in the Uptown Square shopping center on Ga. Highway 85 across from the Fayette Pavilion. The location was the site of Linens-n-Things — now closed and in bankruptcy — a few storefronts from the Barnes & Noble bookstore that closed in […]

Kaiser Permanente medical micro-clinic planned for F’ville’s Banks Station

Healthcare provider Kaiser Permanente has submitted initial plans to open a medical micro-clinic in Fayetteville. Preliminary information supplied by the city’s Planning and Zoning department indicates that the company intends to occupy the 6,420-square-foot building along Ga. Highway 85 at 101 Banks Station. That’s the old Blockbuster building. Kaiser Permanente has submitted initial revised development […]

Chatt Hills raises funds for parks — privately

We’ve just completed an election that, at least in some ways, pitted large government against small government. This has been going on since the founding of this country and likely won’t end anytime soon. And, admittedly or not, while some do not want government intrusion and government control, many do want government (large or small) […]