Election Day is next week and the time for advanced voting will end Oct. 31. With those deadlines looming, it is time for Fayette County voters to have their say on local and statewide races and two proposed constitutional amendments. Read More»
The Ga. Dept. of Public Health (DPH) issued an Oct. 24 update on the Ebola virus for Georgia educators. Students who have traveled to an affected country will undergo the 21-day monitoring by school staff and/or health department staff. Read More»
A north Fayette County man was charged with disrupting public schools after making threatening statements that he would do “whatever he had to do” about a school bus making noise in front of his home during morning pick-up times.
Rolin Isaacs, 58, was charged with disrupting public schools, a misdemeanor of a high and aggravated nature, said Sheriff Barry Babb. Read More»
Residents along the southern portion of Redwine Road in unincorporated Fayette County will eventually have direct golf cart path access to the Starr’s Mill school complex just south of Peachtree City, but it’s not going to happen overnight. Read More»
Here we are again: One nation, divided, with varying degrees of liberty and justice. And we get to vote on what — and who — comes next.
A check with the Elections Board office reveals that more than 9,000 Fayette residents have already cast their ballots, making them immune to whatever attack ads and vile campaign tricks are spewed in the coming week.
Immune because they’ve already voted, and can’t ask for a do-over. Read More»
(L-R) Cody Gum, Jessica Abraham, Austin Gum and Zachary Abraham compare their Halloween costumes during the outdoor event at the county government complex Saturday that combined Fayetteville Market Day and Trick or Treat on Main Street. More photos on Page C8. Photo/Bethan Adams.
The keynote speaker for the 17th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet sponsored by the Fayette County Branch of the of the NAACP held Oct. 25 was radio personality, community activist and former Atlanta City Councilman Derrick Boazman.
Boazman in speaking about the lawsuit on district voting said Fayette is a county where the NAACP had to file suit to get equity and a level playing field.
“We’ve come all the way from Carver Homes (where Boazman lived as a child) to Aberdeen Parkway,” Boazman said. Read More»