4 arrested on outstanding warrants in traffic stop

4 arrested on outstanding warrants in traffic stop

  A July 12 traffic stop in Peachtree City led to the arrest of four people on outstanding warrants. William Briley, 43, of Newnan, was arrested on an outstanding Cartersville warrant for theft, according to Peachtree City Police Department spokesperson Odilia Bergh. Allen Mobley, 26, of Hampton, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for shoplifting […]

No longer interim, Joan Young named CEO of Fayette Development Authority

No longer interim, Joan Young named CEO of Fayette Development Authority

What began with Joan Young (photo above) filling an interim position as president of the Fayette County Development Authority (FCDA) in 2015 has now transitioned into a permanent position. The FCDA board on June 28 voted to hire Young as president and CEO. “The board is delighted to make this official,” said FCDA Chairman Darryl […]

Fayette’s overall health score ranked 4th in Ga., 33% obese

Fayette’s overall health score ranked 4th in Ga., 33% obese

The Fayette County Board of Health is involved in the effort to gain Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) accreditation status for District 4 of the state Department of Public Health (DPH) of which it is a part. Only four departments of districts statewide are currently accredited. Fayette County Environmental Health Manager Robert Kurbes said the […]

Future Crosstown Road roundabout approved

Future Crosstown Road roundabout approved

An intergovernmental agreement (IGA) between Fayette County and Peachtree City dealing the future Crosstown Drive roundabout was adopted by the Fayette County Commission on June 28. The vote by the commission was 4-0. Chairman Eric Maxwell was not at the meeting. The Peachtree City Council on May 17 adopted a resolution for an IGA with […]

Paving delays expected on Ga. Highway 54 beginning July 12 through weekend

Paving delays expected on Ga. Highway 54 beginning July 12 through weekend

  This map shows the detour routes to be in place next week when paving crews work on Ga. Highway 74 on the north and south sides of Ga. Highway 54 in Peachtree City. Photo/Peachtree City. Motorists travelling Ga. Highway 54 between Fayetteville and Peachtree City beginning July 12 and ending July 16 should expect […]

Expect delays on Kelly Drive in Peachtree City beginning July 16

Expect delays on Kelly Drive in Peachtree City beginning July 16

Motorists travelling on Kelly Drive in Peachtree City should plan to use another route beginning Monday, July 16 due to needed road work. Repaving and other work is expected to be complete by Aug. 5. Delays are likely along Kelly Drive as crews begin repaving efforts and the reconstructing of the area near the Public […]

County transportation open houses coming July 12 and 16

County transportation open houses coming July 12 and 16

  Follow-up open house meetings geared to obtain input on the Fayette County Transportation Plan will be held July 12 at Peachtree City Hall and on July 16 at the Fayette County Library in Fayetteville. The open house events will not include a formal presentation but will include maps and other information pertaining to the […]

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.’ […]

Court-ordered rehearing on rezoning 212 acres on Ebenezer Rd. is July 12

Court-ordered rehearing on rezoning 212 acres on Ebenezer Rd. is July 12

The July 12 meeting of the Fayette County Commission will include the return of a proposal to rezone 212 acres along Ebenezer Road for a new subdivision. The request from 2016, accompanied by a subsequent denial, is being reheard based on a court decision in favor of the applicant. Above, street sign at Lester Road and […]