Questions raised about 74 Gateway Coalition

Is Fairburn still all in on the plan for the 74 Gateway Coalition?

Questions raised about 74 Gateway Coalition

Is Fairburn still all in on the plan for the 74 Gateway Coalition? That was the question discussed at last Thursday night’s regular meeting of the Fayette County Board of Commissioners, as a contract between the county and the Georgia Department of Transportation was on the agenda. The county has committed to some $78,000 as […]

Fayette Chamber honors leaders

On a spring-like evening Saturday, more than 400 of Fayette’s business and community glitterati packed the Crowne Plaza in Peachtree City to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Fayette Chamber of Commerce.

Fayette Chamber honors leaders

And in the end, it came down to the beginnings. On a spring-like evening Saturday, more than 400 of Fayette’s business and community glitterati packed the Crowne Plaza in Peachtree City to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Fayette Chamber of Commerce. The event brought together many past Chamber board chairs, members, elected officials and […]

Fayetteville MLK Day Parade 2017

The Freedom to Dream Big” was the theme of the 2017 Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Parade and Program held Jan. 16 in Fayetteville.

Fayetteville MLK Day Parade 2017

“The Freedom to Dream Big” was the theme of the 2017 Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Parade and Program held Jan. 16 in Fayetteville. The Fayetteville MLK Day parade made its way through portions of North Glynn Street and was followed by the annual program at Sams Auditorium. The keynote speaker for the event was Dr. […]

Life of Haralson man claimed in Hwy. 85 South traffic collision

Life of Haralson man claimed in Hwy. 85 South traffic collision

  A Haralson man on Jan. 18 lost his life in a two-vehicle traffic collision along Ga. Highway 85 South after the driver of an oncoming vehicle crossed the yellow line. The investigation of the collision is ongoing. Fayette County Sheriff Barry Babb said 74-year-old Haralson resident Nathaniel Ferrell at 5:47 a.m. was travelling southbound […]

Detour on Booker Avenue during construction

A detour on Booker Avenue in Fayetteville has been set to redirect onto Holly Avenue to bypass the work zone area

Detour on Booker Avenue during construction

Due to the stormwater drainage work that is to be performed in the coming days, a detour on Booker Avenue in Fayetteville has been set to redirect onto Holly Avenue to bypass the work zone area. The work is scheduled to begin this week, weather permitting, and should last for two days. The work consists of […]

Fayetteville Waffle House worker assaults customer

An employee at the Fayetteville Waffle House on North Glynn Street was arrested on Jan. 15

Fayetteville Waffle House worker assaults customer

An employee at the Fayetteville Waffle House on North Glynn Street was arrested on Jan. 15 after an altercation with a customer. Angelique Mathews, 39, of Jonesboro, was charged with simple assault and obstruction, according to Fayette County Jail records. Fayetteville Police Department spokesman Mike Whitlow said a customer was not satisfied with the service […]

Fayette County Public Arts Committee seeks plan approval

The Board of Commissioners approved the committee’s request for concept approval to develop art for the Fayette County Animal Shelter exterior and interior spaces.

Fayette County Public Arts Committee seeks plan approval

The Fayette County Public Arts Committee is stepping up to the plate and making plans to improve the look of another county department. The Board of Commissioners approved the committee’s request for concept approval to develop art for the Fayette County Animal Shelter exterior and interior spaces, in addition to developing art programs and events […]

Driver OK after Fayetteville kidnapping, terror ride

Driver OK after Fayetteville kidnapping, terror ride

Update – Jan. 18, 12:20 p.m.: Fayetteville Police have located the stolen Lexus GX470, taken during a carjacking and kidnapping which occurred at the Checkers restaurant in Fayetteville on Sunday morning. The vehicle was located late Tuesday in the parking lot of the Riverdale Walmart store. Detectives are processing the vehicle at the Fayetteville Police Department […]

Tyrone home invader dies after chase, shootout

Tyrone home invader dies after chase, shootout

An unnamed man died Jan. 16 after a home invasion in Tyrone, wrecking the stolen car near Line Creek on Palmetto Road just inside the Coweta County line and exchanging gunfire with officers from Coweta and Fayette counties and the Georgia State Patrol (GSP). Coweta County Sheriff Mike Yeager on Tuesday said it was not […]

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