30-year-old Fayetteville sewer deal draws county scrutiny

30-year-old Fayetteville sewer deal draws county scrutiny

A request to have property for a residential subdivision on Ga. Highway 92 North connected to Fayetteville’s sewer system had the Fayette County Commission on July 13 instructing staff to request additional clarification from the city. Though in the unincorporated area, the property has access to Fayetteville sewer by prior agreement between the city and […]

Lighting cost questions delay action on Hwy. 92 roundabouts

Lighting cost questions delay action on Hwy. 92 roundabouts

Questions about the cost of lighting for two roundabouts to be constructed by the Ga. Department of Transportation (DOT) on Ga. Highway 92 South led to the item being tabled at the July 13 meeting of the Fayette County Commission. Lighting and landscape maintenance responsibility would fall to the county. Commissioners said they wanted get […]

What’s next for disappointed animal advocates after commission rebuff?

What’s next for disappointed animal advocates after commission rebuff?

Animals get added 25 days before put-down is considered; capacity crowd disappointed proposed revised shelter ordinance was halted The July 13 meeting of the Fayette County Commission came with a packed house of passionate advocates believing that commissioners should have gone beyond an extension of the time animals housed in the Fayette County Animal Shelter […]

Tyrone planners give go-ahead to movie-TV studios, council to consider July 20

Tyrone planners give go-ahead to movie-TV studios, council to consider July 20

The Tyrone Planning Commission on July 13 voted to recommend the rezoning of 46 acres along Ga. Highway 74 North proposed as the site of Founders Studios. Next up, the Town Council will consider approval at its Thursday 7 p.m. meeting at Town Hall, 881 Senoia Rd. Plans for the site include the construction of up […]

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 […]

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 […]

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