2 motorcycle chases in Fayetteville, Senoia; 2 men land in jail

2 motorcycle chases in Fayetteville, Senoia; 2 men land in jail

102 mph motorcycle chase through Fayetteville propels man to jail A Jonesboro man fleeing a deputy and traveling at 102 miles per hour was arrested in Fayetteville after the deputy corralled the motorcycle at the intersection of Ga. highways 92 and 54. Trenton C. McMichen, 23, was charged with reckless driving, fleeing and attempting to […]

Controversial property next to Pinewood Forrest gets green light for office building

Controversial property next to Pinewood Forrest gets green light for office building

Seldom has so much time spent deciding the fate of a less than an acre tract in Fayetteville. But after countless meetings, discussions and debates, the Fayetteville City Council agreed to rezone the parcel on Veterans Parkway to O-1. Above, Developer Jimmy Pace at a recent Fayetteville meeting. Photo/John Thompson. The property is surrounded by […]

Say goodbye to Lake Peachtree again

Say goodbye to Lake Peachtree again

Lake Kedron to be lowered some also The Lake Peachtree spillway and dam project is about to get underway. The best way to keep up with the lengthy project is now located on the Peachtree City website. Located on the homepage at www.peachtree-city.org, City Clerk Betsy Tyler provides a comprehensive look at the project and […]

Property tax scoreboard for Fayette, Coweta governments

Property tax scoreboard for Fayette, Coweta governments

Local governments mostly want more of your tax money Will increase tax: • Fayetteville: 12.91 percent increase. • Fayette County Board of Education: 9 percent increase. • Coweta County Commission: 6.7 percent increase in cities, 8.6 percent increase in unincorporated areas. • Coweta County Board of Education: 3.4 percent increase. The jury is still out, […]

SunTrust Bank in north Fayetteville robbed

SunTrust Bank in north Fayetteville robbed

Fayetteville police are looking for the suspect in the Aug. 9 robbery of the SunTrust Bank in north Fayetteville. Photo/Fayetteville Police Department. Fayetteville police are searching for a man who robbed the SunTrust Bank near the Fayette Pavilion Wednesday afternoon. Fayetteville Police Department spokesman Mike Whitlow said the SunTrust Bank was robbed at approximately 2:30 […]