Former PTC mayor, Fayette County Commissioner Herb Frady passes away

Former PTC mayor, Fayette County Commissioner Herb Frady passes away

  Long-time a figure in Fayette County’s political landscape, Peachtree City resident Herbert Eugene Frady, who served in elected office in Peachtree City and on the Fayette County Commission, passed away on Feb. 22 Frady, 87, was born in Canton and served four years in the U.S. Air Force after graduating high school. He and […]

Pinewood Forest reveals new streetscape, announces first restaurant

Pinewood Forest reveals new streetscape, announces first restaurant

  Streetscape views of portions of the planned Village Square area at Pinewood Forest in Fayetteville. Renderings/Nequette Architecture. Pinewood Forest has released renderings of a portion of the 25-acre downtown Village Square that will form the town center of the 234-acre commercial and residential development along Veterans Parkway. Groundbreaking is expected in the near-term, with […]

Emotions run high in discussion of Fayette County 911 Center

Emotions run high in discussion of Fayette County 911 Center

  Fayette County Director of Building Safety Joe Scarborough addresses the Fayette County Commission. Photo/Ben Nelms. What would likely have been the most contentious of the agenda items at the Feb. 8 meeting of the Fayette County Commission was one dealing with a discussion and potential action related to complaints and investigation of the working […]

Loaded agenda at Fayette commission brings out the crowd

Loaded agenda at Fayette commission brings out the crowd

  Members of the Fayette County Commission include, from left, commissioners Chuck Oddo, Steve Brown, Randy Ognio and Charles Rousseau. Chairman Eric Maxwell was absent. Photo/Ben Nelms. The Feb. 8 meeting of the Fayette County Commission was loaded with agenda items that included killing a roundabout proposal, additional consultation with Fayetteville on an annexation request, […]

9-1-1 call center infighting on Fayette Commission agenda

9-1-1 call center infighting on Fayette Commission agenda

70 pages of complaints and internal probes of county’s 9-1-1 center to be discussed (download link below) Some dirty laundry is likely to be aired out at Thursday night’s Fayette County Commission meeting, at the insistence of one commissioner and with the displeasure of at least two others. Included in the lengthy agenda packet for […]

Commissioner Brown accuses county of workplace harassment cover-up

Commissioner Brown accuses county of workplace harassment cover-up

Calls for County Administrator Rapson’s resignation; Vice Chairman Ognio says Brown broke law in accessing disciplinary file of 9-1-1 director During an extraordinary called meeting Wednesday at 1 p.m., Fayette County Commission Vice Chairman Randy Ognio and Commissioner Steve Brown shouted at each other several times during an acrimonious one-hour session with one agenda item: […]

Gift of mercy to suffering Puerto Rico from the Kamal family

Gift of mercy to suffering Puerto Rico from the Kamal family

People have different holiday traditions. Some spend that time in the same place every year with the same people. Others venture to new locales, finding exotic ways to share treasured family time. When the children in the Kamal family returned to school after Christmas break, they no doubt had some unique stories to tell. Above, Carson […]