Fayette commissioners in doghouse after animal shelter vote

Fayette commissioners in doghouse after animal shelter vote

Policy change extends safe shelter stay for animals before considering euthanasia; Humane Society upset at county’s refusal to move toward ‘no-kill’ Four Fayette County commissioners said yes Thursday night to an extended timetable for housing dogs, cats and assorted other animals at the Fayette County Animal Shelter. The change didn’t go far enough for Commissioner […]

European discount grocery gets OK to build in Fayetteville

European discount grocery gets OK to build in Fayetteville

Lidl enters supermarket fray locally Another European grocer will soon open in Fayetteville. The Fayetteville City Council Thursday night unanimously approved a series of annexation and zoning requests to allow Lidl to set up shop where J&R Clothing is currently located on north Ga. Highway 85. Above, a Lidl storefront shown on the company’s website. Since […]

‘The Walking Dead’ stuntman succumbs to on-set injuries

‘The Walking Dead’ stuntman succumbs to on-set injuries

  John Bernecker. Photo/IMDb. Update – July 14: Stuntman John Bernecker who fell on the set of “The Walking Dead” on July 12 has passed away. His injuries, reported to be serious head injuries, were sustained as a result of the fall. The accident occurred on the set at Raleigh Studios in Senoia, according to […]

New zoning category needs more work, Fayette decides

New zoning category needs more work, Fayette decides

A June 22 proposed addition to the Fayette County Zoning Ordinance, one that would allow residential and business use on large-acre residential tracts, was sent back to county planning staff and the Planning Commission for additional work. The proposal, under the Planned Unit Development (PUD) classification, would create a Planned Residential and Business Development-Planned Unit […]

State answers some questions about Hwy. 92 South roundabouts

State answers some questions about Hwy. 92 South roundabouts

The Fayette County Commission on July 13 will receive an update from the Ga. Department of Transportation (DOT) on issues relating to the roundabout projects on Ga. Highway 92 South. The two roundabout projects at Seay Road and Antioch Road are progressing, and DOT is requesting a local government agreement pertaining to lighting and landscape […]