Comparing Fayette, Coweta schools

Follow the money: Looking at budgets, numbers of students, staff sizes, numbers of schools

Comparing Fayette, Coweta schools

What are the differences between the school systems in Fayette County, Coweta County and Forsyth County in terms of money spent? The 2017-2018 budget in Fayette has been tentatively set at $203.7 million, while the budget for Coweta is tentatively set at $194 million and Forsyth’s budget is tentatively set at $405 million. Fayette County […]

PTC woman faces charges in multiple jurisdictions

PTC woman faces charges in multiple jurisdictions

  A Peachtree City woman currently in the Gwinnett County Jail is facing multiple charges across portions of metro Atlanta dealing with forgery, financial identity fraud and drug possession. Held in the Gwinnett County Jail on June 9, 38-year-old Peachtree City resident and former McIntosh High School graduate Amy Michele Ervin had a hold on […]

Fayette County Board of Education: Record $203.7 million tentative budget approved

Monday afternoon ‘public hearing’ results in no public speakers, either for or against; increase to pay for raises, benefits

Fayette County Board of Education: Record $203.7 million tentative budget approved

The Fayette County Board of Education at its June 5 work session adopted the 2017-2018 tentative budget totaling $203.7 million, the largest in the school system’s history. There were no speakers at the public hearing on the budget. As for the vote, board members approved the tentative budget 4-0, with board member Brian Anderson absent. […]

School nurses get training for gender talks with students

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School nurses get training for gender talks with students

Fayette County’s school nurses assigned to the system’s 24 schools recently received a training session about how to talk with students beginning in first grade about gender issues. A recent Welcoming Schools training session was designed to assist the nurses in better understanding the current, and numerous, distinctions related to gender, according to Superintendent Dr. […]

Rezoning sought to build offices next to Pinewood Forrest project

Developer Jimmy Pace discusses The Overlook office building on Veterans Parkway.

Rezoning sought to build offices next to Pinewood Forrest project

Developer Jimmy Pace will return to the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission later this month after an initial presentation in May to construct an office building along Veterans Parkway adjacent to the large Pinewood Forrest development. Planning commissioners on May 23 heard the initial presentation as a workshop item. As proposed for a rezoning from […]