Fayette pet adoption fees will triple for cats, quadruple for dogs

Fayette pet adoption fees will triple for cats, quadruple for dogs

The Fayette County Commission on Sept. 15 voted to install sewer at the country animal shelter, to raise the operational capacity to 85 percent and to amend the animal ordinance to begin spay and neutering services. Commissioner Steve Brown made a motion to fund the design and installation of a sewer gravity line to connect […]

Fayette fast-tracks Antioch-Goza intersection upgrades

Fayette fast-tracks Antioch-Goza intersection upgrades

Ongoing issues with the intersection of Goza and Antioch roads in south Fayette County led to a Sept. 15 vote to fast-track evaluation and design improvements for the intersection. Though more than $1 million was allocated for the intersection improvement project on the 2017 SPLOST (special purpose local option sales tax) list, only $80,250 was […]

Fayette OKs look at multi-use bridge across Sandy Creek

Fayette OKs look at multi-use bridge across Sandy Creek

A concept study for a multi-use bridge along Veterans Parkway over Sandy Creek and funding for the final project was approved Sept. 15 by the Fayette County Commission. Public Works Director Phil Mallon told commissioners that, as part of the 2013 Annexation Consent Agreement with Fayetteville for the Pinewood Atlanta Studios development, Fayette County agreed […]

Fayette County Development Authority wants 267-acre business park in west Fayetteville

Fayette County Development Authority wants 267-acre business park in west Fayetteville

The Fayetteville City Council will get its first look Thursday at a proposed business park that could reshape the western side of the city and the middle of Fayette County. The 267-acre site near Veterans Parkway and Ga. Highway 54 includes 21 acres owned by Jan Trammell that would require annexing into the city. The […]

Fayette gives top priority to fixing intersection of Goza-Antioch roads

Fayette gives top priority to fixing intersection of Goza-Antioch roads

Ongoing issues with the intersection of Goza and Antioch roads in south Fayette County led to four motions at the Aug. 24 meeting of the Fayette County Commission designed to address short- and long-term solutions. The commission approved four motions designed to address the collision issues raised by commissioners, county staff and citizens at the […]

Fayette EMTs ready to use donated $15,000 CPR device

Fayette EMTs ready to use donated $15,000 CPR device

Fayette County Fire and Emergency Services on Aug. 24 received a donation from the Fayette Fire Foundation that will help save lives. The donation of a Lucas CPR automatic compression device was presented at the meeting of the Fayette County Commission. Above, Fayette County Advanced EMT Justin Lynch, left, and Lt. Daniel Lewis demonstrate the […]

ROLLBACK! Fayette, PTC to reduce tax rates

ROLLBACK! Fayette, PTC to reduce tax rates

With PTC rollback, your city tax bills should remain unchanged; Fayette County tax bills will also benefit from a full rollback of tax rates There will be no tax increase this year for property owners in Peachtree City. The City Council on Aug. 17 approved a full rollback of reassessed property, thus avoiding higher city […]

3 dog bite cases reported within a week, 2 at animal shelter

3 dog bite cases reported within a week, 2 at animal shelter

It is not often that a Fayette County Animal control officer or a volunteer at the county animal shelter is bitten. But there were three such incidents at the shelter and in the community during Aug. 11-14. Asked about the three incidents, animal shelter Director Jerry Collins said, aside from one incident of scratching, there […]

Animal advocates get no commitment from Fayette Commission

Animal advocates get no commitment from Fayette Commission

Brown’s motion to move forward on proposed new ordinance gets no commission support There were plenty of people at the Aug. 10 meeting of the Fayette County Commission advocating for commissioners to approve a continued review of the proposed animal ordinance. The motion to do so failed for lack of a second after four hours […]

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