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) […]

Fayetteville hits ‘pause’ on Hwy. 54 East annexation

Fayetteville hits ‘pause’ on Hwy. 54 East annexation

County raises traffic objections; meeting planned to resolve issues An Oct. 12 item before the Fayette County Commission pertaining to a residential annexation request on Ga. Highway 54 east of Fayetteville was withdrawn at the city’s request until a meeting of all the parties can be held to address pending issues. Fayetteville Planning and Zoning […]

Fayette school system, county may collaborate on Inman horse park

Fayette school system, county may collaborate on Inman horse park

The Fayette County Commission on Sept. 28 agreed to have county staff approach the Fayette County School System about using a portion of the existing trails behind Inman Elementary School to establish the Fayette County Equestrian Park and Trails. The approval to begin discussion with the school system came on a 4-1 vote, with Commissioner […]

Fayette rebuffs animal advocates again

Fayette rebuffs animal advocates again

A majority of the Fayette County Commission still opposes what a determined group of animal advocates wants: Formal input into how the county makes rules and policies dealing with stray animals housed at the county animal shelter. Above, this dog house was positioned outside the meeting chambers of the Fayette County Commission on Sept. 28 as […]

Fayette pet adoption fees will triple for cats, quadruple for dogs

Fayette pet adoption fees will triple for cats, quadruple for dogs

The Fayette County Commission on Sept. 15 voted to install sewer at the country animal shelter, to raise the operational capacity to 85 percent and to amend the animal ordinance to begin spay and neutering services. Commissioner Steve Brown made a motion to fund the design and installation of a sewer gravity line to connect […]

Fayette fast-tracks Antioch-Goza intersection upgrades

Fayette fast-tracks Antioch-Goza intersection upgrades

Ongoing issues with the intersection of Goza and Antioch roads in south Fayette County led to a Sept. 15 vote to fast-track evaluation and design improvements for the intersection. Though more than $1 million was allocated for the intersection improvement project on the 2017 SPLOST (special purpose local option sales tax) list, only $80,250 was […]

Fayette OKs look at multi-use bridge across Sandy Creek

Fayette OKs look at multi-use bridge across Sandy Creek

A concept study for a multi-use bridge along Veterans Parkway over Sandy Creek and funding for the final project was approved Sept. 15 by the Fayette County Commission. Public Works Director Phil Mallon told commissioners that, as part of the 2013 Annexation Consent Agreement with Fayetteville for the Pinewood Atlanta Studios development, Fayette County agreed […]