PTC home damaged in Monday storm

PTC home damaged in Monday storm

  The Monday afternoon storm downed trees in Peachtree City and Fayetteville and damaged a home in Peachtree City. Photo/Peachtree City Fire Rescue. A Monday afternoon storm moving through Fayette County caused structural damage to a home in Peachtree City, along with a number of trees downed on the city’s south side. There were no […]

30-year-old Fayetteville sewer deal draws county scrutiny

30-year-old Fayetteville sewer deal draws county scrutiny

A request to have property for a residential subdivision on Ga. Highway 92 North connected to Fayetteville’s sewer system had the Fayette County Commission on July 13 instructing staff to request additional clarification from the city. Though in the unincorporated area, the property has access to Fayetteville sewer by prior agreement between the city and […]

Lighting cost questions delay action on Hwy. 92 roundabouts

Lighting cost questions delay action on Hwy. 92 roundabouts

Questions about the cost of lighting for two roundabouts to be constructed by the Ga. Department of Transportation (DOT) on Ga. Highway 92 South led to the item being tabled at the July 13 meeting of the Fayette County Commission. Lighting and landscape maintenance responsibility would fall to the county. Commissioners said they wanted get […]

2 area men charged with molesting underage child

2 area men charged with molesting underage child

A north Fayette County man and one from Palmetto have been charged with child molestation by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office. Jose R. Colindres-Figueroa, 22, of Forrest Drive, Palmetto, and 19-year-old Christian Morales, of Town Lane in north Fayette, were charged with the felonies, according to Fayette County Jail records. Sheriff Barry Babb said both […]

Georgia gets $9.5 billion impact from movies

Georgia gets $9.5 billion impact from movies

The state hosted 320 productions since last summer, many in Fayetteville’s Pinewood Studios Georgia’s television and film industry continues to be a hit for the state’s economy. Gov. Nathan Deal on July 10 announced that film and television productions in Georgia came with an economic impact of $9.5 billion during Fiscal Year 2017. Georgia-lensed feature film […]

What’s next for disappointed animal advocates after commission rebuff?

What’s next for disappointed animal advocates after commission rebuff?

Animals get added 25 days before put-down is considered; capacity crowd disappointed proposed revised shelter ordinance was halted The July 13 meeting of the Fayette County Commission came with a packed house of passionate advocates believing that commissioners should have gone beyond an extension of the time animals housed in the Fayette County Animal Shelter […]

Tyrone planners give go-ahead to movie-TV studios, council to consider July 20

Tyrone planners give go-ahead to movie-TV studios, council to consider July 20

The Tyrone Planning Commission on July 13 voted to recommend the rezoning of 46 acres along Ga. Highway 74 North proposed as the site of Founders Studios. Next up, the Town Council will consider approval at its Thursday 7 p.m. meeting at Town Hall, 881 Senoia Rd. Plans for the site include the construction of up […]

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