The idea of Tyrone wanting to obtain additional sewer capacity is nothing new. What is new is that the Tyrone Town Council, following a move a day earlier by the Fulton County Commission, voted March 16 to purchase 400,000 gallons per day from Fulton. Addressing the topic on March 16, Town Manager Kyle Hood […]
Polls open countywide next Tuesday, March 21 The opportunity to vote early for the Fayette County Special Purpose Location Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) is nearing an end. The last day to vote early is this Friday, March 17. After that, voters can go to the polls on March 21. It’s a one-issue election in Fayette, […]
The time may be up for the Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) to sell sewer service to Tyrone, while the idea of doing the same in Senoia is something WASA will explore. The topic of selling sewer to Tyrone and Senoia came up at the March 6 WASA board meeting after board […]
WASA says deal with Senoia, hold on Tyrone; potential conflict with City Council may lie ahead The Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) board on March 6 unanimously approved a motion to have WASA General Manager Stephen Hogan and board attorney Mark Oldenburg contact Senoia about providing sewer services and negotiate an agreement […]
Tyrone Town Manager Kyle Hood’s time in Tyrone is coming to an end. Hood will soon be joining the the Ga. Department of Education (DOE). Mayor Eric Dial on Thursday said Hood has accepted a position with the DOE dealing with economic development issues. “Kyle has done an outstanding job. He created a great […]
Mrs. Louise B. Blair of Tyrone passed away February 25, 2017. She is survived by her husband of 70 years, Howard Blair of Tyrone; daughters, Mary Alice Blair of Smyrna; Bonnie Toro and her husband Warren of Fayetteville; grandsons, Adam Hagy; Brandon Toro; Drew Toro and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Monday, […]
The goals are to establish a vision for Hwy. 74 that is supported by the stakeholders and sets forth a plan for bringing that vision to reality.
A draft contract between the Ga. Department of Transportation and Fayette County for the Ga. Highway 74 Corridor Study was approved on Feb. 9 by the Fayette County Commission. Previously tabled on Jan. 12, commissioners at the Feb. 9 meeting unanimously approved a draft contract for the Hwy. 74 Corridor Study that includes stakeholders such […]
Newnan High School has a new head football coach. It’s Sandy Creek High School Coach Chip Walker. The Coweta County Board of Education on Feb. 3 appointed Walker, who is currently the head coach at Sandy Creek High School in Tyrone. Walker follows Mike McDonald, who announced in January that he was stepping down […]
Former Ga. Rep. Virgil Fludd of Tyrone will speak to the Fayette County Historical Society at its Feb. 19 meeting.
Virgil Fludd is a senior advisor in Dentons’ Public Policy and Regulation practice group. His focus is on Georgia government affairs, at the local and state levels, for clients across a range of sectors. He has particular experience working with the highly regulated financial technology industry and the film and television industry. The Fayette County […]
A review of Georgia’s safest cities by safewise.com shows that Senoia, Tyrone and Peachtree City all scored in the Top 10 safest cities. Using a variety of data from 2015 to make the determinations, safewise.com said Senoia ranked No. 3 on the list, while Tyrone ranked No. 7 and Peachtree City ranked No. 8. […]