Fayette NAACP on Tyrone’s controversial mural: ‘Consider our views’

Fayette NAACP on Tyrone’s controversial mural: ‘Consider our views’

Issues with the now-controversial mural behind the dais at Tyrone Town Hall, and the Sept. 7 decision to keep the mural denoting portions of the town’s history, have generated comments by Fayette NAACP President Terrence Williamson and state Rep. Derrick Jackson (D-Tyrone). Both Williamson and Jackson wrote letters to the editor. Commenting on the Sept. […]

Former principal says resigned Whitewater HS teacher victim of ‘social terrorism’

Former principal says resigned Whitewater HS teacher victim of ‘social terrorism’

The recent resignation by Whitewater High School teacher Joshua Hitson following allegations about him on the Atlanta Antifascists website has drawn a response from former Whitewater Principal Roy Rabold. That response was leveled at what Rabold believes was the real intention behind the group’s claims — social terrorism. Above, Roy Rabold, earlier this year before […]

3 to run for PTC mayor, 3 to vie for Learnard’s open post

3 to run for PTC mayor, 3 to vie for Learnard’s open post

Senoia will get a new mayor; Tyrone, Fayetteville each has 1 contested council race Qualifying in Peachtree City for the mayor’s seat are incumbent Vanessa Fleisch, former Councilman Eric Imker and business owner Dar Thompson. Qualifying for the Post 3 seat currently held by Councilwoman Kim Learnard are former Mayor Harold Logdson, business owner Kevin […]

Municipal qualifying starts this Monday

Municipal qualifying starts this Monday

Multiple posts up in PTC, Fayetteville, Tyrone, Senoia Qualifying time for municipal elections is around the corner for the general election to be held Nov. 7. Races will be held in Peachtree City, Fayetteville, Tyrone and Senoia. In Peachtree City, the seats held by Mayor Vanessa Fleisch, Post 3 Councilwoman Kim Learnard and Post 4 […]

It’s official: Your Fayette school taxes will increase by 9%

It’s official: Your Fayette school taxes will increase by 9%

Fayette County Board of Education announces proposed property tax increase over rollback millage rate No rollback for school taxes, according to the Fayette County Board of Education in a Friday news release. The school board intends to adopt the millage rate at 19.5 mills, which will effectively raise property taxes the board of education will […]

BoE to voters: Keep on sending us your pennies

BoE to voters: Keep on sending us your pennies

E-SPLOST renewal question to be on November 7 ballot   The Fayette County Board of Education on July 24 unanimously approved the inclusion of the continued E-SPLOST (education special purpose local option sales tax) question on the Nov. 7 ballot. It would not be a new tax: retail buyers in Fayette already are paying a […]

Starr’s Mill clean-up days spiff up Fayette landmark

Steve Rapson, Fayette County Administrator, Lee Pope, Fayette County Water System director, and Dana Scott, president, Fayette Photographic Society.

Starr’s Mill clean-up days spiff up Fayette landmark

One of the most photographed spots in Fayette County shines anew in this shot from Randy Johnson of the Fayette Photographic Society. Volunteers from the Kiwanis Club of Fayette County, Fayette Photographic Society and others pitched in with the Fayette County Water System to clean up Starr’s Mill earlier in May. Months of meetings and […]

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