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 […]

Coweta plans tax hikes of nearly 9% in unincorporated county, nearly 7% in cities

Coweta plans tax hikes of nearly 9% in unincorporated county, nearly 7% in cities

Property taxes in Coweta County are about to go up. The Coweta County Commission has tentatively adopted a rate to increase taxes by 6.7 percent in the incorporated areas and 8.6 percent for unincorporated property owners. The increase to 7.63 mills in the incorporated areas represents an increase of 6.7 percent. The current millage rate […]

Dogs, cats on Fayette Commission’s agenda Thursday

Dogs, cats on Fayette Commission’s agenda Thursday

The Fayette County Animal Shelter will be back on the agenda at the Aug. 10 meeting of the Fayette County Commission. Commissioners will consider having county staff continue to review and provide feedback on the ordinance pertaining to the operation and management of the animal shelter proposed by Commissioner Steve Brown, the Fayette County Humane […]

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