Newnan, Coweta County impose weather-related curfew

Newnan, Coweta County impose weather-related curfew

  Fayette County Sheriff Babb snapped this photo at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday along Ga. Highway 92 North in Fayetteville. “If you think it’s safe to drive, everything that’s white where this photo was taken and looks like slush, is actually ice.” Photo/Sheriff Barry Babb. Coweta County and the City of Newnan have imposed a […]

Fayette commissioners adopt resolution supporting state religious freedom bill

Fayette commissioners adopt resolution supporting state religious freedom bill

Sen. Marty Harbin Support for the religious freedom bill in the current session of the Georgia General Assembly was on the agenda at the Jan. 11 meeting of the Fayette County Commission. Commissioners following a wealth of public comments advocating for both sides of the issue, voted 4-1 to support the bill sponsored by state […]

Fayette: Moving water lines for roundabouts is costly

Fayette: Moving water lines for roundabouts is costly

The Fayette County Commission on Dec. 14 tabled an item dealing with county-funded lighting for the Ga. Department of Transportation (DOT) project to install two roundabouts along Ga. Highway 92 in south Fayette. The motion to table came after a discussion about the $779,000 cost to the county to relocate county water lines out of […]

Pinewood Studios wants to annex for 2nd media park

Pinewood Studios wants to annex for 2nd media park

Fayetteville asked to annex 24.5 acres on Sandy Creek Rd. Pinewood Atlanta Studios was on the Nov. 28 agenda of the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission, requesting a 24.5-acre annexation along Sandy Creek Road. The property is across the road from the studio property. Above, architect Bill Foley presents request for Pinewood annexation to the […]

Fayette fire protection upgrade may mean lower insurance rates

Fayette fire protection upgrade may mean lower insurance rates

Insurance premiums in unincorporated Fayette County and the smaller municipalities might be coming down. Fayette County Clerk Tameca White on Nov. 29 said Fayette County Fire and Emergency Services (FES) has been notified that the Insurance Services Office (ISO) has completed the local department survey and lowered the Public Protection Class (PPC) to a class […]

Uh oh. Hwy. 54 repaving is next spring

Uh oh. Hwy. 54 repaving is next spring

Remember the project that will resurface the entire length of Ga. Highway 54 through Fayette County? That’s from the Coweta County line on the west side of Peachtree City all the way to the Clayton County line east of Fayetteville. It’s still on, with activities expected to come with a March 2018 time frame. Fayette […]

Fayetteville agrees to meet Fayette annexation terms

Fayetteville agrees to meet Fayette annexation terms

The Fayetteville City Council on Nov. 16 responded favorably to objections to the annexation of 21 acres along Tyrone Road raised by the Fayette County Commission. The council’s action should preclude potential arbitration. The Fayetteville City Council on Nov. 16 agreed to the conditions put forward by Fayette County on an annexation request along Tyrone […]

Roundabout coming for crash-plagued Antioch-Goza junction

Roundabout coming for crash-plagued Antioch-Goza junction

The interim 4-way stop at Antioch and Goza roads in south Fayette County is operational. Beyond that, the Fayette County Commission on Nov. 9 approved funding for the installation of a roundabout at the intersection. Commissioners on a 5-0 vote opted for a roundabout at the intersection. During the discussion, commissioners considered two approaches to […]

Fayette Commission stalls Fayetteville office park plans

Fayette Commission stalls Fayetteville office park plans

Objects to annexation of 21 acres off Tyrone Road The Fayette County Commission on Nov. 9 filed an objection, with conditions, to the proposed annexation of 21 acres off Tyrone Road, for which annexation into Fayetteville is being sought as part of a 267-acre business park. The business park area stretches along Ga. Highway 54 […]

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