Coweta students shine at academic competition

Coweta students shine at academic competition

  Four Coweta County School System elementary schools won the top four honors at the West Georgia Regional Academic Bowl Competition, held on Feb. 28 at Elm Street Elementary School. A total of 41 elementary schools in Coweta, Carroll, Harris, Meriwether, Troup counties participated in academic bowl competitions in West Georgia RESA’s sponsored Academic Team […]

SPLOST turnout under 3% as early voting ends Friday

SPLOST turnout under 3% as early voting ends Friday

Polls open countywide next Tuesday, March 21 The opportunity to vote early for the Fayette County Special Purpose Location Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) is nearing an end. The last day to vote early is this Friday, March 17. After that, voters can go to the polls on March 21. It’s a one-issue election in Fayette, […]

A Fayette Woman event celebrating women’s successes

A Fayette Woman event celebrating women’s successes

Dr. Adrienne Johnson (standing), retired Coca Cola executive, moderated the panel, “Secrets of Her Success,” at the inaugural Fayette Woman LIVE on Saturday, held at the Pinewood Atlanta Studios Production Centre in Fayetteville. Panelists included (L-R) Kim Jones, manager of the Fayetteville Belk store, Tameca White, county clerk of Fayette County, Judy Suitor, owner of […]

Huddleson Elementary may escape redistricting

Huddleson Elementary may escape redistricting

Some students at 1 other elementary school will move It looks as if the Fayette County Board of Eduction on March 20 will put the Huddleston Elementary School spot redistricting on hold while going ahead with the spot redistricting that deals with approximately 20 students at Spring Hill Elementary School. Superintendent Jody Barrow on Monday […]

2 suspects in jail, 1 still loose after Fayetteville carjacking, kidnapping

2 suspects in jail, 1 still loose after Fayetteville carjacking, kidnapping

The second of three suspects in the Jan. 15 kidnapping and carjacking of a man at the Checkers restaurant in Fayetteville is in custody. Fayetteville Police Department spokesman Mike Whitlow said the second suspect, a 16-year-old Riverdale juvenile was located at the Clayton County Youth Detention Center. The other two suspects, also Riverdale residents, are […]

Fayetteville P&Z approves Shops at Lafayette

Fayetteville P&Z approves Shops at Lafayette

Storefronts will have 6 apartments on 2nd floor A bid to include six apartments above the previously-approved Shops at Lafayette retail development on Glynn Street just north of downtown Fayetteville was approved Feb. 28 by the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission. The previous approval proposal by Steven Gulas included 10,800 sq. ft. of retail on the […]

Senoia’s next growth focus could be east

Senoia’s next growth focus could be east

  A development first proposed last July could dramatically alter Senoia’s eastern border. The City Council Monday night agreed to send an annexation request of 167 acres on Ga. Highway 16 to the county for comments. The County has 30 days to review the application. In July, Dennis Drewyer, of McIntosh Trail Properties, asked the […]