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 […]

Two Riverdale sisters die in traffic crash

Two Riverdale sisters die in traffic crash

  Two Riverdale sisters were killed Jan. 30 in a single-vehicle accident along Banks Road near Fayetteville after the vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. Sheriff Barry Babb said the traffic accident claimed the lives of sisters Tonieadra S. Boyce, 23, and Tierra Boyce, 17, both of Riverdale. Babb said the vehicle driven […]

Fayetteville plans to build new city hall

Fayetteville plans to build new city hall

City to buy school system HQ land for $3.1 million; building cost, funding source not disclosed; old FCHS campus to be new central office By this time next year, Fayetteville could be breaking ground on a new city hall. The Fayetteville City Council voted unanimously June 25 to purchase a nearly 10-acre tract on Stonewall […]

Fayette County Commission wrangling over open records, staff complaints

Fayette County Commission wrangling over open records, staff complaints

The Jan. 25 meeting of the Fayette County Commission was smooth sailing until commissioner comments, when Commissioner Steve Brown leveled a number of assertions in the direction of County Administrator Steve Rapson and hinted of issues he would bring forth in the coming months. Those comments drew other remarks from commissioners Chuck Oddo, Charles Rousseau […]