3 events across Fayette to honor veterans this week

3 events across Fayette to honor veterans this week

Veterans Day across Fayette County will be marked with two ceremonies in Fayetteville and one in Tyrone. Above, U.S. servicemen outlined against Old Glory. Shutterstock photo. Georgia Military College (GMC) will hold its 3rd Annual Veterans Day Recognition Ceremony on Nov. 9 at 10 a.m. at the GMC campus located at 255 Veterans Parkway in […]

Fayette E-SPLOST YES carries 2-to-1; Peachtree City runoffs for mayor, Post 3

Fayette E-SPLOST YES carries 2-to-1; Peachtree City runoffs for mayor, Post 3

UPDATE 9:40 p.m. — With all 12 Peachtree City precincts reporting, the voters have put incumbent Mayor Vanessa Fleisch and former City Councilman Eric Imker into a December runoff  to decide which one will lead the city in January. Fleisch recorded 2,517 votes (43.25%) while Imker received 1,799 votes (30.92%). Third-place finisher Dar Thompson had […]

Election night results for Fayette, Coweta races

Election night results for Fayette, Coweta races

Vote totals Nov. 7, 2017 as of  7:43 p.m. Fayetteville Post 4 Hoffman — 349 (63.45%) Nolan — 131 (23.82%) Paige — 66 (12%) ================= PTC mayor Fleisch — 1151 (49.02%) Imker — 711 (30.28%) Thompson — 484 (20.61%) ================== PTC Post 3 Logsdon — 692 (31.8%) Madden — 872 (40.07%) Toussaint — 608 (27.94%) […]

Kimberly Marie Rubel, 47, of Tyrone

Kimberly Marie Rubel (47), of Tyrone, Ga. passed away on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. She was welcomed to heaven by her grandparents, Dr. and Mrs. Louis L. Rubel and Mr. and Mrs. William Mullins. Kim was born in Dallas, Texas on October 2, 1970 and grew up in Bedford, Texas until 1986 when she moved […]

Tyrone’s Post 3 candidates talk about sewer service, downtown growth

Tyrone’s Post 3 candidates talk about sewer service, downtown growth

The only contested race in Tyrone on the November ballot is for the Post 3 race featuring incumbent Councilman Ken Matthews and challenger Eric Woods. The candidates responded to several questions from The Citizen. Responses for print were limited to 250 words each. The full interview with responses to all questions is online at TheCitizen.com. […]

Tyrone downtown development possibilities unfold

Tyrone downtown development possibilities unfold

The Tyrone Town Council on Sept. 21 got a look at possible enhancements to the downtown area that stemmed from citizen requests during the recent comprehensive plan update. Planning and Zoning Director Phillip Trocquet said the town applied to the Georgia Downtown Renaissance Fellowship for assistance after citizen input was received and the update to […]