Fayette’s hospital celebrates 20 years of service

Fayette’s hospital celebrates 20 years of service

Piedmont Fayette Hospital opened its doors on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 1997. It was the culmination of over a decade of persistence and hard work from engaged community members, local officials and interested parties. The two-story, 57-bed facility opened with fewer than 200 employees and more than 250 volunteers. There were some who questioned the need […]

Fayetteville firefighters climb Stone Mountain in full gear to honor 9-11 heroes

Fayetteville firefighters climb Stone Mountain in full gear to honor 9-11 heroes

Firefighters from the city of Fayetteville Fire Department and Barrow County Emergency Services challenged themselves to a one-mile climb — equivalent to 160 flights of stairs — to the summit of Stone Mountain to commemorate the 16th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States. Above, Quynh Hervey (L) and Stephaene Core […]

Fayetteville Police deliver food, water

Fayetteville Police deliver food, water

Tropical Storm Irma struck the area on Sept. 11, leaving significant areas of Fayetteville without power. During the storm and after, there was plenty of work for local law enforcement. There was also a different type of response on Sept. 13 beyond downed power lines and vehicle accidents. Police department spokesman Mike Whitlow said a […]

Fayetteville to study Hwy. 54 pedestrian bridge

Fayetteville to study Hwy. 54 pedestrian bridge

In its ongoing quest to create more options for connectivity in the city, the Fayetteville City Council will consider an agreement with DOT to build a pedestrian crossing at Lester Road and Ga. Highway 54, near Piedmont Fayette Hospital. The project is funded through the Federal Transportation Enhancement program and dispersed through the GDOT in […]

Fayetteville cops deliver food to those without power in wake of tropical storm

Fayetteville cops deliver food to those without power in wake of tropical storm

  Power outages in the Fayetteville area due to Tropical Storm Irma came with a different kind of response on Sept. 13 as the Fayetteville Police Department conducted welfare checks and delivered meals to residents in the affected areas. Tropical Storm Irma struck the area on Sept. 11, leaving significant areas of Fayetteville without power. […]

Big Fayetteville office park gets council approval

Big Fayetteville office park gets council approval

One of the largest developments proposed in the county received a unanimous approval Thursday night from the Fayetteville City Council, with hardly any discussion. The 267-acre site near Veterans Parkway and Ga. Highway 54 includes 21 acres owned by Jan Trammell that would require annexing into the city. Trammell’s tract was tabled Thursday night, but […]

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