One fatality in head-on collision on Ga. Hwy. 85 South

One fatality in head-on collision on Ga. Hwy. 85 South

Update – May 10: The man who died in the collision on Ga. Highway 85 South on May 8 was 26-year-old Fayetteville resident Georges Joseph, Jr. Injured in the accident and air-lifted to Atlanta Medical Center was 42-year-old Fayetteville resident William Betsill. The accident is under investigation. Original story – May 8: A Tuesday afternoon head-on […]

Study: Piedmont Fayette Hospital boosts economy by $203 million

Study: Piedmont Fayette Hospital boosts economy by $203 million

Piedmont Fayette Hospital generated more than $203 million in revenue for the local and state economy in 2016, according to a report by the Georgia Hospital Association. The report also found that, during the same period, Piedmont Fayette provided more than $18 million in uncompensated care while sustaining 3,205 full-time jobs throughout the county and […]

$139 million west Fayetteville development in the study stage

$139 million west Fayetteville development in the study stage

153-acre project to feature theater, retail, office space, 260 residences  The Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission will have to wait until later in May to hear more about the large Folia Crossroads residential and commercial development (map overlay above) proposed for Ga. Highway 54 West near South Sandy Creek Road. The completed DRI (Development of Regional […]

Early voting now underway in 3 Fayette locations

Early voting now underway in 3 Fayette locations

Early voting for the May 22 primary election is underway and will continue through May 18. There are three locations across Fayette County where ballots can be cast. Those include Fayetteville, Peachtree City and Tyrone. The advanced, in-person, voting schedule runs Monday-Friday through May 18, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Early voting will also […]

2 of 3 lieutenant governor candidates speak at Fayette forum

2 of 3 lieutenant governor candidates speak at Fayette forum

A forum for the Republican candidates in the race for lieutenant governor was held April 24 at the headquarters of the Fayette County Republican Party in Fayetteville. Above, Georgia lieutenant governor candidates Geoff Duncan (L) and David Shafer answer questions at the Fayette forum. Photo/Ben Nelms. Two of the three Republican candidates participated in the forum. […]