Walter Prayor and his daughter Francine Prayor at Walter’s home in south Fayette County/Photo/Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity.
Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity is helping Walter Prayor do away with outhouse, ‘bucket showers’ Imagine if you had to use an outhouse or take showers using a bucket because you had no bathroom in your home. This is the circumstance faced by one Fayette County resident during most of his 81 years. It’s a […]
Piedmont Fayette Hospital announced Feb. 21 that it has received the Healthgrades 2017 America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award. This is the third consecutive year that Piedmont Fayette has received this award. The distinction makes Piedmont Fayette among the top one percent of more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide for its consistent, year-over-year superior clinical performance as […]
[Editor’s note: The Citizen asked readers to email their opinions about Superintendent Joseph Barrow’s letter to let individual Fayette County schools decide whether to allow students to view the Jan. 20 Presidential Inauguration ceremonies. Here are some of their responses.]
[Editor’s note: The Citizen asked readers to email their opinions about Superintendent Joseph Barrow’s letter to let individual schools decide whether to allow students to view the Jan. 20 inauguration ceremonies. Here are some of their responses.] I am the parent of two students. My middle school student (who attends WMS) was given the option […]
3 McDonald’s robbers escape after Sunday night chase and crash
Fayetteville police want to locate three men involved in an armed robbery Jan. 29 at the McDonald’s restaurant on Ga. Highway 85 South. The men eluded police after crashing their getaway car and then fleeing on foot. Fayetteville Police Department spokesman Mike Whitlow said the hold-up occurred at approximately 11:47 p.m. as the restaurant’s two […]
Will feature 4 overnight guest suites next to patient rooms; ER to add 27 exam rooms for total of 57
Will feature 4 overnight guest suites next to patient rooms; ER to add 27 exam rooms for total of 57 Nothing stays the same for long at the Piedmont Fayette Hospital expansion in Fayetteville. The hospital today is close to opening its newest addition, featuring an expanded Emergency Department and more all-private patient rooms. New […]
Before a packed City Hall, Fayetteville Mayor Ed Johnson in his first State of the City address said 2016 was a record year for the city. “These successes of the past year were brought to fruition in large part because we have a cooperative city government. We work well together, and we work through our […]
Compared to other areas around Georgia, Fayette County dodged a bullet from the Georgia weekend storms, though storms moving through the area did cause a tree to fall on one home, lightning sparked a residential fire with no injuries and gusty winds blew down several power lines and trees across the county. Fayette County Emergency […]
Graphic of pedestrian bridge across Ga. Highway 54. Source: City of Fayetteville.
For almost five years, Fayetteville officials have wanted a Fayetteville pedestrian bridge to cross Ga. Highway 54 near Piedmont Fayette Hospital. Thursday night, the vision moved closer to fruition as the City Council unanimously voted to approve a $169,000 engineering contract for right of way and construction. The bridge would span the state highway just […]
It was a tragic ending to the search for a Peachtree City man missing since Dec. 18. The body of Vincent Rossetti was recovered from a lake in Tennessee on Jan. 10. A Facebook page entitled “Vinnie Rossetti Missing Person” carried the following post on Thursday: “It is with heavy hearts we share that Vinnie […]
The Jan. 10 dedication of Easterbrook Way, named for the late Fayetteville City Engineer Don Easterbrook and serving as a new roadway connecting the city’s new northside transportation route, was attended by members of Easterbrook’s family as well as current and former city officials, county officials and project staff. It was years in the […]