Darth Vader, storm troopers make friends at Fayetteville’s Southern Ground — Main Street Fayetteville and Pinewood Atlanta Studios featured “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” at the Southern Ground Amphitheater on July 8. The event included a number of officially-sanctioned Star Wars characters. The movie event was also a fundraiser for the Armed Forces Mission, whose […]
Bradley Payne and his wife enjoy the winning moment. Photo/Ga. Lottery.
Fayetteville resident Bradley Payne recently claimed half of a Georgia Lottery prize. prize. Payne and a second winner matched all five numbers in the June 4 Fantasy 5 drawing, splitting the $1.3 million jackpot prize into a $666,595 win for each. Payne purchased his winning ticket at K and R Food Mart, located at 8390 […]
The Citizen and Fayette Woman are pleased to announce the winners of the 14th annual Mother of the Year contest. The winner in the 55 and over age category is Carol Kurpiel of Peachtree City. Carol was nominated by her daughter, Ashley Keeney, who said, “She taught me the meaning of charity, compassion, confidence, and […]
A Jonesboro woman has been charged with a felony second degree vehicular homicide in the March 18 death of a Hampton woman after a traffic collision on McDonough Road in east Fayette County. Pasha L. Asante, 25, was charged on May 4 with second degree vehicular homicide, failure to maintain lane and no proof of […]
Former councilman says city control would save money, lower home sewer rates; questions why sewer manager makes more than city manager; report shows PTC rates in highest 10% of all Georgia systems
Former Peachtree City Councilman Eric Imker is the most recent person to weigh in on the Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) after its board on April 18 issued a letter maintaining the authority’s legal ability to function as an autonomous body, particularly its power to extend sewer service past the city limits into […]
Representatives of AVPride on April 24 updated the Fayette County Board of Education on the issues with social hosting by adults.
Members of the Fayette County Board of Education on April 24 heard from representatives of AVPride about the legal issues for adults who allow underage drinking. The social hosting ordinance in Fayette County is structured to prohibit adults from hosting or allowing events at any residence or location where they know or reasonably should know […]
The Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission on April 25 heard a proposal by German grocer LIDL to construct a store on Ga. Highway 85 North.
German grocer LIDL is making its entry into the U.S. and has designated Fayetteville as one of its proposed locations. Representative Mark Moore in an overview of the project said LIDL wants to construct a 35,962 sq. ft. store on Ga. Highway 85 North on the property where J and R Clothing is currently located. […]
MHS is 25th, Whitewater 35th in Georgia for college and career readiness in ‘best’ schools list
U.S. News and World Report has ranked two Fayette County high schools as being among the best in the nation for preparing students for college and careers, according to Melinda Berry-Dreisbach, public relations director for the system. McIntosh High and Whitewater High are among the nation’s top performing public high schools included on the 2017 […]
A request by the Fayette County Republican Party (FCRP) to reverse a previous Fayette County Commission decision to seek attorney’s fees in the past effort by FCRP to remove Marilyn Watts from the elections board failed at the commission’s April 25 meeting. Commissioner Steve Brown after the discussion made a motion to have the commission […]
The Hawaiian Run Thingy to benefit AVPride brought the look and feel of the islands to Shakerag Knoll in Peachtree City on April 29. The crowds took avantage of the 5K and 10K, not to mention hula dance lessions, a coconut roll and plenty of dancing and tropical entertainment. Photo/Ben Nelms.