Drive nets 1,340 pounds of food

Several municipalities joined forces for a successful food drive benefiting Midwest Food Bank during the recent holiday season. County employees enrolled in UGA Management Development Program collected 1,340 pounds of nonperishable food items in Fayette, Spalding, Newton, Fulton, Coweta and Sumter counties. The Management Development Program is a 20-week long leadership development training for county […]

New system means faster response

Coweta County Fire/Rescue is now using a new alert system, one designed to result in faster response times and a healthier environment for responders. The WestNet First-In Fire Station Alerting System provides an automated alert system designed to call out only the stations and units involved. With the implementation of the 700mhz radio system, individual […]

Local teams headed to FIRST LEGO state championships

Two FIRST LEGO League robotics teams from Crabapple Lane Elementary went up against some tough competitors at their super-regional competition Jan. 14 at Columbus State University, with both securing spots in the upcoming state championship at Georgia Tech. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) LEGO League (FLL) issues a challenge each year […]

This weekend’s lane closures

Georgia Department of Transportation projects to improve highway infrastructure throughout metro Atlanta and statewide continue this weekend, weather permitting. Major projects of interest that will likely impact traffic are the resurfacing projects on I-75/I-85 (Downtown Connector) and I-75, I-20, and Northwest Corridor. The lane closures will likely result in delays. The Georgia DOT encourages motorists […]

Notable students and grads

Evan Stroud of Newnan was named to Biola University’s Dean’s List for fall 2016. Wheaton College student Emily Miller of Peachtree City was selected as a board member of College Union. Miller serves as student music coordinator. Melanie Giunta and Jared Farlow, both of Fayetteville, made the President’s List for the fall 2016 semester at […]

Questions raised about 74 Gateway Coalition

Is Fairburn still all in on the plan for the 74 Gateway Coalition?

Questions raised about 74 Gateway Coalition

Is Fairburn still all in on the plan for the 74 Gateway Coalition? That was the question discussed at last Thursday night’s regular meeting of the Fayette County Board of Commissioners, as a contract between the county and the Georgia Department of Transportation was on the agenda. The county has committed to some $78,000 as […]

Fayette County Public Arts Committee seeks plan approval

The Board of Commissioners approved the committee’s request for concept approval to develop art for the Fayette County Animal Shelter exterior and interior spaces.

Fayette County Public Arts Committee seeks plan approval

The Fayette County Public Arts Committee is stepping up to the plate and making plans to improve the look of another county department. The Board of Commissioners approved the committee’s request for concept approval to develop art for the Fayette County Animal Shelter exterior and interior spaces, in addition to developing art programs and events […]

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