European discount grocery gets OK to build in Fayetteville

European discount grocery gets OK to build in Fayetteville

Lidl enters supermarket fray locally Another European grocer will soon open in Fayetteville. The Fayetteville City Council Thursday night unanimously approved a series of annexation and zoning requests to allow Lidl to set up shop where J&R Clothing is currently located on north Ga. Highway 85. Above, a Lidl storefront shown on the company’s website. Since […]

‘The Walking Dead’ stuntman succumbs to on-set injuries

‘The Walking Dead’ stuntman succumbs to on-set injuries

  John Bernecker. Photo/IMDb. Update – July 14: Stuntman John Bernecker who fell on the set of “The Walking Dead” on July 12 has passed away. His injuries, reported to be serious head injuries, were sustained as a result of the fall. The accident occurred on the set at Raleigh Studios in Senoia, according to […]

State answers some questions about Hwy. 92 South roundabouts

State answers some questions about Hwy. 92 South roundabouts

The Fayette County Commission on July 13 will receive an update from the Ga. Department of Transportation (DOT) on issues relating to the roundabout projects on Ga. Highway 92 South. The two roundabout projects at Seay Road and Antioch Road are progressing, and DOT is requesting a local government agreement pertaining to lighting and landscape […]

Ms. Poole goes to Washington

Ms. Poole goes to Washington

Fayetteville’s director of economic development to work on Global Cities Initiative Fayetteville Director of Economic Development Emily Poole has been chosen to help represent metro Atlanta in a Brookings Institution conference in Washington, D.C., aimed at developing strategies for the Global Cities Initiative (GCI). Atlanta is one of eight city-regions that will participate in the […]

Tyrone changes rules to allow TV studios

Tyrone changes rules to allow TV studios

Votes by the Tyrone Town Council on July 6 paved the way for a rezoning request this week by Founders Studios to continue with a proposal that would establish up to six televison soundstages on 90 acres along Ga. Highway 74 just north of Jenkins Road. The council by unanimous vote approved a text amendment […]

North Fayette to get county’s third set of film soundstages

North Fayette to get county’s third set of film soundstages

A third film studio has plans to locate in Fayette County. Cinema South Studios plans to construct six soundstages, workshops and office space on Ga. Highway 138 in north Fayette at the Fulton County line. Cinema South Studios co-owner Alvin Williams, an entertainment executive in the music, television and film industries, said the site is […]