Fayetteville agrees to meet Fayette annexation terms

Fayetteville agrees to meet Fayette annexation terms

The Fayetteville City Council on Nov. 16 responded favorably to objections to the annexation of 21 acres along Tyrone Road raised by the Fayette County Commission. The council’s action should preclude potential arbitration. The Fayetteville City Council on Nov. 16 agreed to the conditions put forward by Fayette County on an annexation request along Tyrone […]

Roundabout coming for crash-plagued Antioch-Goza junction

Roundabout coming for crash-plagued Antioch-Goza junction

The interim 4-way stop at Antioch and Goza roads in south Fayette County is operational. Beyond that, the Fayette County Commission on Nov. 9 approved funding for the installation of a roundabout at the intersection. Commissioners on a 5-0 vote opted for a roundabout at the intersection. During the discussion, commissioners considered two approaches to […]

Fayette Commission stalls Fayetteville office park plans

Fayette Commission stalls Fayetteville office park plans

Objects to annexation of 21 acres off Tyrone Road The Fayette County Commission on Nov. 9 filed an objection, with conditions, to the proposed annexation of 21 acres off Tyrone Road, for which annexation into Fayetteville is being sought as part of a 267-acre business park. The business park area stretches along Ga. Highway 54 […]

Lee’s Mill Road to reopen by Thanksgiving

Lee’s Mill Road to reopen by Thanksgiving

Weather has delayed the opening of a portion of Lee’s Mill Road for utility line relocation. The roadway is expected to open prior to Thanksgiving. Fayette County Clerk Tameca White said Lee’s Mill Road is currently closed for a SPLOST (special purpose local option sales tax) pipe replacement project. Lee’s Mill Road was closed to […]

Quick fixes sought to cut red tape on Hwy. 85 South traffic problems

Quick fixes sought to cut red tape on Hwy. 85 South traffic problems

The mass of people traveling Ga. Highway 85 south of Fayetteville are familiar with the increasing traffic problems. Potential long-range widening plans notwithstanding, the county is working with the Ga. Department of Transportation (DOT) to see if a number of quick-fix intersection improvements can be made. Fayette County Public Works Director Phil Mallon (in photo […]

Want Fayette-wide path system? Take survey

Fayette County is looking for volunteers to help gather information for a countywide path system. Fayette County Clerk Tameca White said the county is in the initial stages of updating the Fayette Transportation Plan to create a new strategy to implement a countywide path system. “In an effort to assess current usage levels, staff and […]

Coweta OKs 380-unit senior living complex

The senior living project along Hollz Parkway off Ga. Highway 34 East in Newnan came a step closer to reality on Oct. 17. Coweta commissioners by unanimous vote approved the rezoning of 14.62 acres from industrial (M) to RRCC (residential retirement community and care district) to combine with the existing retirement complex project. The applicant […]

4-way stop sign goes up at crash-prone Goza Rd.-Antioch Rd. intersection

4-way stop sign goes up at crash-prone Goza Rd.-Antioch Rd. intersection

The Fayette County Commission on Oct. 26 approved the installation of a four-way stop at the intersection of Antioch Road and Goza Road in south Fayette which will serve as an interim, ongoing safety measure. Commissioners approved the measure on a 5-0 vote. The four-way stop is expected to be installed as early as this […]

New animal shelter fees are a real bargain, Fayette officials contend

New animal shelter fees are a real bargain, Fayette officials contend

The Fayette County Animal Shelter has announced new fees associated with spaying and neutering when animals are being adopted. Above, this dog house was positioned outside the meeting chambers of the Fayette County Commission on Sept. 28 as animal advocates inside the building asked that an animal shelter advisory board be established. Photo/Ben Nelms. Staff […]

Fayette rezones for new gym between Fayetteville, Peachtree City

Fayette rezones for new gym between Fayetteville, Peachtree City

A proposal to rezone nine acres on Ga. Highway 54 between Fayetteville and Peachtree City for a gymnastics facility was approved Oct. 26 by the Fayette County Commission. The proposed rezoning pertained to 8.935 acres along the north side Hwy. 54 between Tyrone Road and Flat Creek Trail from A-R (agricultural-residential) to O-I (office institutional) […]

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