Starr’s Mill Deaf and Hard of Hearing Academic Team headed to nationals

Starr’s Mill Deaf and Hard of Hearing Academic Team headed to nationals

Laim O’Connell Named Most Outstanding Player For the eighth time in the past 12 years, deaf and hard of hearing teacher Cindy Hartpence has coached a team to the National Academic Bowl for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing High School Students that is sponsored each year by Gallaudet University. This year’s team placed in the […]

Too many kids at 2 elementary schools, BoE told

School zone redistricting: Some Spring Hill, Huddleston students may be moved; future reopening of Tyrone Elementary?

Too many kids at 2 elementary schools, BoE told

The Fayette County Board of Education has received a spot redistricting proposal for the 2017-2018 school year that would initially impact 54 students currently attending Spring Hill Elementary in Fayetteville and Huddleston Elementary in Peachtree City. A letter is going out to affected parents today about parent meetings at Huddleston on Feb. 16 and Spring […]

Former McIntosh student feared taken by human traffickers in Miami

Alexis Say, 22, disappears from Miami hospital; no cellphone, no ID on her

Former McIntosh student feared taken by human traffickers in Miami

A 22-year-old New York woman and former Peachtree City resident is the subject of a search after she was last seen in a Miami hospital on Jan. 23. Alexis Say, a former student at Booth Middle School and McIntosh High School, was last seen on Jan. 23 in a waiting room of North Shore Hospital […]

PTC to fine green belt tree cutters $500?

If guilty, cutters would pay $500 for each tree removed and would be required to replace with tree of same size

PTC to fine green belt tree cutters $500?

The agenda for the Feb. 16 meeting of the Peachtree City Council comes with only two items. One of the items deals with removing trees and vegetation from city greenbelt areas. Previously a discussion topic, the council will hear from Planning and Development Director Mike Warrix regarding regulations dealing with a monetary penalty for removing […]

Former Fayette GOP chair fined for not living where he voted

Former Fayette GOP chair fined for not living where he voted

Appraiser and former Fayette County Republican Party Chairman Lane Watts has been cited for violations of state election laws, with the Georgia Office of State Administrative Hearings assessing a civil penalty of $5,000 against him. According to the hearing document filed Feb. 6 by Administrative Law Judge Ronit Walker, the decision resulted in Watts being […]

State basketball tournament tips off Friday

This was the expected matchup as the Tigers and Panthers finished 1-2 in the region in the regular season. and both teams will host games this Saturday at 6 p.m. as the top two seeds from the region.

State basketball tournament tips off Friday

The GHSA state basketball playoffs are on tap after region tournaments wrapped up over the weekend with a thrilling intracounty game that decided one region championship. Fayette County downed Starr’s Mill 62-60 in the finals of the Region 3-AAAAA boys tournament. This was the expected matchup as the Tigers and Panthers finished 1-2 in the […]

Fayetteville Council eyes revised plan to change downtown

A key difference in the Haddow proposal would have the area between Lanier Avenue and Stonewall Avenue continuing to east of Tiger Trail be focused more as park space than in the earlier proposal

Fayetteville Council eyes revised plan to change downtown

The Fayetteville City Council retreat on Feb. 9 included a presentation on the long-discussed downtown master plan. The council established a goal to develop a revised plan by August. The Fayetteville Downtown Master Plan in the works for more than two years is still on the drawing table. A new proposal by Haddow and Company […]

Hospital Gala raises nearly $200K for non-profit

Today, Piedmont Fayette has more than 1,600 employees, nearly 700 physicians and 250 volunteers. This spring, Piedmont Fayette Hospital will complete its third major expansion.

Hospital Gala raises nearly $200K for non-profit

Piedmont Fayette Hospital celebrated its “commitment to caring for the community” with its first-ever gala Feb. 11 at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. The event, a fundraiser for the 501(c)3 not-for-profit hospital, was held at the Delta Flight Museum. More than 450 people attended the event, which raised nearly $200,000. Proceeds from the event help Piedmont Fayette […]

All the way through to Hwy. 85

All the way through to Hwy. 85

The last phase of the large transportation project near downtown Fayetteville is open for traffic. The section of Easterbrook Way connecting Ga. Highway 85 to North Jeff Davis Drive and a new traffic signal opened Feb. 10. It becomes only the third traffic signal-controlled intersection in the mile-plus stretch of a busy five-lane highway between […]

Fayette approves $78K for Hwy. 74 corridor study

The goals are to establish a vision for Hwy. 74 that is supported by the stakeholders and sets forth a plan for bringing that vision to reality.

Fayette approves $78K for Hwy. 74 corridor study

A draft contract between the Ga. Department of Transportation and Fayette County for the Ga. Highway 74 Corridor Study was approved on Feb. 9 by the Fayette County Commission. Previously tabled on Jan. 12, commissioners at the Feb. 9 meeting unanimously approved a draft contract for the Hwy. 74 Corridor Study that includes stakeholders such […]

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