Man chases, rams car, wounds woman

Man chases, rams car, wounds woman

A Fayette County man was arrested after ramming and shooting at a vehicle driven by his child’s mother after the mother dropped the child at his home. A bullet he fired struck the child’s grandmother, resulting in non-life-threatening injuries. Above, Alvin T. Crouch. Photo/Fayette County Jail. Alvin T. Crouch, 27, was charged with aggravated assault […]

Cops look for man who exposed himself at Fayetteville library

Cops look for man who exposed himself at Fayetteville library

Fayetteville police are searching for a man who exposed himself to a patron at the Fayette County Library in Fayetteville. Fayetteville Police Department spokesperson Ann Marie Burdett said the incident occurred on Jan. 31 at approximately 2 p.m., and was reported by a library patron within minutes after the man left the library. Above, Fayetteville […]

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 […]

9-1-1 director seeks county censure against Commissioner Steve Brown

9-1-1 director seeks county censure against Commissioner Steve Brown

Files grievance over Brown’s release of file of disciplinary action taken against director (download file below) A Feb. 2 grievance was filed by Fayette County 911 Director Bernard Brown against Fayette County Commissioner Steve Brown relating to the commissioner’s posting of a disciplinary action against the 911 director on social media. Bernard Brown maintains that […]

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: […]

Tunnel to connect Starr’s Mill schools to Peachtree City cart path

Tunnel to connect Starr’s Mill schools to Peachtree City cart path

The Fayette County Board of Education on Jan. 22 unanimously approved the granting of easement related to the coming construction of a multi-use tunnel on Redwine Road to serve the Starr’s Mill school complex. Above, a cart path tunnel in another part of Peachtree City. File photo. Designed to serve Peeples Elementary School, Rising Star Middle […]

Hwy. 85 mixed-use project gets thumbs down at Fayetteville P&Z

Hwy. 85 mixed-use project gets thumbs down at Fayetteville P&Z

A mixed-use development along Ga. Highway 85 North and Banks Road in Fayetteville received a recommendation of denial at the Jan. 23 meeting of the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission. Above, the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission at the January meeting. Photo/Ben Nelms. A project of Brent Holdings LLC, plans called for commercial zoning along the […]