Virgil Fludd to speak at Fayette Historical Society meeting

Former Ga. Rep. Virgil Fludd of Tyrone will speak to the Fayette County Historical Society at its Feb. 19 meeting.

Virgil Fludd to speak at Fayette Historical Society meeting

Virgil Fludd is a senior advisor in Dentons’ Public Policy and Regulation practice group. His focus is on Georgia government affairs, at the local and state levels, for clients across a range of sectors. He has particular experience working with the highly regulated financial technology industry and the film and television industry. The Fayette County […]

Election officials tour Coweta County

Election officials tour Coweta County

  Coweta County was recently selected as the Georgia location a team of election specialists visited Jan. 24 to see how the county’s election operation works. Jane Scoggins, superintendent of elections, guided the group as they looked at how elections are conducted in a small jurisdiction including overviews of the responsibilities of the supervisor of […]

Readers object as schools ‘opt out’ of Inauguration

[Editor’s note: The Citizen asked readers to email their opinions about Superintendent Joseph Barrow’s letter to let individual Fayette County schools decide whether to allow students to view the Jan. 20 Presidential Inauguration ceremonies. Here are some of their responses.]

Readers object as schools ‘opt out’ of Inauguration

[Editor’s note: The Citizen asked readers to email their opinions about Superintendent Joseph Barrow’s letter to let individual schools decide whether to allow students to view the Jan. 20 inauguration ceremonies. Here are some of their responses.] I am the parent of two students. My middle school student (who attends WMS) was given the option […]

Liberty Tech goes to state

Liberty Tech goes to state

Liberty Tech Charter School’s Maverick Machines robotics team will advance to the First LEGO League (FLL) Georgia State Championships after taking the Robot Performance Award in the Athens Super-Regional Competition. Pictured, front row from left, are Julian Tonnis, Harper Andrews, Nana “Junior” Amoji, Jr., Marcus Colson and Ayden Wright; and, second row from left, are […]

Big honor

Big honor

  Peachtree City Police Chief Janet Moon presented Senoia Police Chief Jason Edens with the department’s recertification for this year. Senoia is one of just over 100 police departments in the state that is certified. The certification requires the department to maintain hundreds of practices and procedures. Photo/John Thompson.

Piedmont Fayette Hospital expansion nears completion

Will feature 4 overnight guest suites next to patient rooms; ER to add 27 exam rooms for total of 57

Piedmont Fayette Hospital expansion nears completion

Will feature 4 overnight guest suites next to patient rooms; ER to add 27 exam rooms for total of 57 Nothing stays the same for long at the Piedmont Fayette Hospital expansion in Fayetteville. The hospital today is close to opening its newest addition, featuring an expanded Emergency Department and more all-private patient rooms. New […]

Coffee with a Fayetteville cop

Coffee with a Fayetteville cop

Fayetteville police officers arrived at Fayette Senior Services on Jan. 10 as part of the “Coffee with a Fayetteville Cop” initiative. Pictured, clockwise, with FSS staff are Officer Austin Dunn, Lieutenant Lynn Crawshaw, Lieutenant Ernest Stanley and Officer Justin Forrester. Photo/Fayetteville Police Department.

Sinkhole at highway 54 and 74 causes traffic jam

Work is underway at the southeast corner of the intersection of Ga. highways 54 and 74 in Peachtree City after a Georgia Power utility truck on Jan. 23 fell prey to a sinkhole. Photo/Peachtree City Police Department.

Sinkhole at highway 54 and 74 causes traffic jam

A sinkhole at highway 54 and 74 in Peachtree City on Jan. 23 made quick work of a Georgia Power utility truck. A turn lane is closed, with another lane expected to follow. It is expected to take at least a week to repair the problem. Georgia Department of Transportation and city engineering staff were […]

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