Movies and more coming to Tyrone in a big way

Movies and more coming to Tyrone in a big way

Film studios, restaurants, theater, retail, offices, 121 residential units planned for 105 acres along Hwy. 74 Update – July 12: The original story noted project plans which included apartments and townhomes. Project representative Nathan Dockery subsequently stated that, “The DRI (development of regional impact) document for our project inaccurately refers to our Loft Residences as ‘Apartments.’ […]

Runoff early voting now underway in Fayette

Runoff early voting now underway in Fayette

GOP to choose nominees for governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state; Democrats to pick nominee for state school chief Early voting for the July 24 runoff election has begun and features only a handful of state races on the ballot. Voters for the July 24 runoff will see few contests on the local ballot. For […]

Burglars abandon stolen loot next to Tyrone business’ fence

Burglars abandon stolen loot next to Tyrone business’ fence

Thieves on June 25 nearly got away with the theft of commercial equipment at a Tyrone business. Police later found the equipment positioned next to a cut fence after being removed from several vehicles. Tyrone Police Department spokesman Philip Nelson said the June 25 incident occurred at a commercial business on Rockwood Road off Senoia […]

Fayette gets $11 million to repave 8 roads

Fayette gets $11 million to repave 8 roads

ARC Board approves $11 million in transportation projects across Fayette County The Atlanta Regional Commission Board on June 27 approved $11 million for transportation projects in Fayette County through 2023. From a large-scale resurfacing program to trails and studies, the grants will help Fayette citizens get around a little more easily and safely. Fayette County […]

Fayetteville leads county’s population growth at 10%

Fayetteville leads county’s population growth at 10%

2017 Census estimate: Fayette grows 5.6% to 112,549 Population estimates for July 2017 released by the U.S. Census Bureau show Fayette County’s population increasing by 5.6 percent since 2010. Fayetteville led the population growth at 10.1 percent during the period, followed by Tyrone at 5.7 percent and Peachtree City at 2.6 percent. Fayette County’s population […]

Police body cameras now in common use in Fayetteville, Peachtree City and Tyrone

Police body cameras now in common use in Fayetteville, Peachtree City and Tyrone

All police officers in Fayetteville, Peachtree City and Tyrone wear body cameras while on patrol. When it comes to citizens requesting copies of the tapes showing an interaction with officers, Fayetteville and Tyrone had four requests in the past 12 months and Peachtree City had one. Fayetteville Police Department spokesman Chad Myers said there were […]

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