Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity helps Fayette man, 81, get indoor bathroom

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 helps Fayette man, 81, get indoor bathroom

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 named one of 50 best U.S. hospitals

Piedmont Fayette named one of 50 best U.S. hospitals

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 […]

Readers object as schools ‘opt out’ of Inauguration

[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.]

Readers object as schools ‘opt out’ of Inauguration

[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 […]

Fayetteville robberies: 2 caught, 3 sought

3 McDonald’s robbers escape after Sunday night chase and crash

Fayetteville robberies: 2 caught, 3 sought

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 […]

Piedmont Fayette Hospital expansion nears completion

Will feature 4 overnight guest suites next to patient rooms; ER to add 27 exam rooms for total of 57

Piedmont Fayette Hospital expansion nears completion

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 […]

Update on the Fayetteville Pedestrian Bridge

Graphic of pedestrian bridge across Ga. Highway 54. Source: City of Fayetteville.

Update on the Fayetteville Pedestrian Bridge

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 […]

Easterbrook Way dedicated

Easterbrook Way dedicated

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 […]

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