Fayetteville adopts new branding in its revamped logo

Fayetteville adopts new branding in its revamped logo

The city of Fayetteville has a new official logo, which was unveiled during Thursday night’s City Council meeting. The new emblem was designed by the same marketing firm that designed the recently-released Fayette County “Create Your Story” logo, and the two are meant to be used side-by-side in tourism, economic development and other designated community […]

26-home rezoning runs into Fayetteville opposition

Richard Ferry pled his case before the Fayetteville City Council Thursday night.

26-home rezoning runs into Fayetteville opposition

Before the Fayetteville City Council meeting started Thursday, the lone zoning item on the agenda received a new twist. Jeff Landrum wanted to build the 26 detached homes on six acres of land at 740 East Ga. Highway 54. The land is currently zoned R-22 and Landrum wants the property rezoned to R-THC (Residential Townhouse-condominimum.) […]

Peachtree City fire chief wants hike in ambulance fees

Peachtree City Fire Chief Joe O’Conor.

Peachtree City fire chief wants hike in ambulance fees

Peachtree City Fire Chief Joe O’Conor at the May 18 City Council meeting proposed increasing three fees related to ambulance transport, decreasing another ambulance fee and increasing several others related to services provided by the city fire marshal. O’Conor said the recommendations came after the department reviewed the fee structure of neighboring local governments. O’Conor […]

Starr’s Mill clean-up days spiff up Fayette landmark

Steve Rapson, Fayette County Administrator, Lee Pope, Fayette County Water System director, and Dana Scott, president, Fayette Photographic Society.

Starr’s Mill clean-up days spiff up Fayette landmark

One of the most photographed spots in Fayette County shines anew in this shot from Randy Johnson of the Fayette Photographic Society. Volunteers from the Kiwanis Club of Fayette County, Fayette Photographic Society and others pitched in with the Fayette County Water System to clean up Starr’s Mill earlier in May. Months of meetings and […]

John Thomas Gasper, 87, of Fayetteville

John Thomas Gasper, 87, of Fayetteville passed away May 21, 2017. John was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Mae Cossman Gasper; sons, John Gasper, Jr. and Bruce Gasper. He is survived by his daughters, Jacqualyn (Dr. Earl) Walker and Ann (Larry Painter) Abbott; sons, Paul (Dixie) Gasper and Mark (Donna) Gasper; twenty-four grandchildren; […]

Truman Ray Boyd, aged 71 of Fayetteville

Truman Ray Boyd, aged 71 of Fayetteville, Ga. passed away May 19, 2017 from Parkinson’s. Truman was born July 7, 1945 in Covington, Ga. and graduated from Newton County High School, Class of 1963. He continued his education in the United States Air Force where he served for four years. During those four years, he […]

Debra Yvonne Tilley Schultz, of Peachtree City

Debra Yvonne Tilley Schultz passed away on May 20th, 2017 after a short illness. Visitation will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 25th at H.M. Patterson & Son, Oglethorpe Hill, 4550 Peachtree Rd. NE, Brookhaven, Ga. 30319. The funeral will follow at 11 a.m. Debra was born in Morganton N.C. She was a […]

Velma S. White, age 98, of Peachtree City

Mrs. Velma S. White, age 98, of Peachtree City, passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2017. She is survived by her daughter, Marie Ellison and her husband, Calvin; son, James White; brother, Eugene Slaton; grandchildren, Johnny, Jennifer, Jim,  Beth, Walt, Theresa, Tara, Joey; great grandchildren, Will, Ben, John, Natalie, Addie, Amelia, Emily, Christopher, Elizabeth. The family […]