Would be Fayette’s first-ever state winner; is second Sandy Creek teacher to vie for state title
Fayette County Teacher of the Year Suzette Weinhardt, of Sandy Creek High School, has been named by the Georgia Department of Education as one of 10 finalists for the Georgia Teacher of the Year. School system spokesperson Melinda Berry-Dreisbach said Weinhardt, a math teacher, is the fourth Fayette County Teacher of the Year selected as […]
The Fayette County Public Works Department held an open house on May 22 to familiarize residents with plans for the East Fayetteville Bypass. The open house showed preliminary plans for the only the north leg of the bypass. The East Fayetteville Bypass is a group of transportation projects that provides a new road between County […]
Rendering of proposed office building
The Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission on May 23 heard an initial presentation on plans to construct a new office building on Veterans Parkway adjacent to the Pinewood Forrest Development. Developer Jimmy Pace proposed The Overlook, a three-story office building to be located on less than one acre at the intersection of Veterans Parkway and […]
The city of Fayetteville has a new official logo, which was unveiled during Thursday night’s City Council meeting. The new emblem was designed by the same marketing firm that designed the recently-released Fayette County “Create Your Story” logo, and the two are meant to be used side-by-side in tourism, economic development and other designated community […]
Richard Ferry pled his case before the Fayetteville City Council Thursday night.
Before the Fayetteville City Council meeting started Thursday, the lone zoning item on the agenda received a new twist. Jeff Landrum wanted to build the 26 detached homes on six acres of land at 740 East Ga. Highway 54. The land is currently zoned R-22 and Landrum wants the property rezoned to R-THC (Residential Townhouse-condominimum.) […]
Peachtree City Fire Chief Joe O’Conor.
Peachtree City Fire Chief Joe O’Conor at the May 18 City Council meeting proposed increasing three fees related to ambulance transport, decreasing another ambulance fee and increasing several others related to services provided by the city fire marshal. O’Conor said the recommendations came after the department reviewed the fee structure of neighboring local governments. O’Conor […]
It has been nearly a year since the work began on the new interchange at Interstate 85 and Poplar Road began. The work continues, with the opening expected in early 2019. Twenty years in the making, the Ga. Dept. of Transportation in July 2012 approved the concept plan for the full-diamond interchange at Poplar […]
Members of the Sandy Creek High School football team recently volunteered for work duties at ClearWater Academy. Photo/Submitted.
Coweta County High School are preparing for 2017 commencements activities, as the school year winds toward a close on Friday, May 26. Graduation activity schedules for the Coweta County School System include: • Sunday, May 21 – Baccalaureate services: Newnan High at First Baptist Newnan at 2 p.m.; Northgate High at Crossroads Church, Ga. […]
Judge Robert “Mack” Crawford of the Superior Court of the Griffin Judicial Circuit has been designated to serve in place of Justice Nels S. D. Peterson in the appeals of Henry County Board of Education v. S.G. (S16G1700) and Freeman v. The State (S17A1040). The Supreme Court of Georgia heard arguments in these two […]