Monthly Archives: October 2016

Residents out to protect deer under siege

A large contingent of residents are standing up for woodland creatures. Residents of the Whitewater Creek subdivision and surrounding neighborhoods spoke out at Thursday’s Fayette County Board of Commissioners meeting asking for the county’s support in stopping their homeowner’s association from killing deer. During the public comments section of the meeting, numerous residents stepped to…

German grocer and Southern chicken fryer looking to expand into Fayetteville

  German discount grocery chain Lidl (pronounced “LI-dull”), which is one of Aldi’s top competitors in Europe, is finally taking steps to break into the U.S. market, and Fayetteville is one of the first cities on its list of proposed store locations. Basing its U.S. operations in McLean, Virginia just outside Washington, D.C., Lidl has…

SPLOST on PTC Council Agenda

SPLOST on PTC Council Agenda The SPLOST item on the Peachtree City council agenda this Thursday, October 20th is extremely important. A letter to the editor was published back on July 26, 2016 describing this coming agenda item. At the time a SPLOST vote was anticipated to be on the ballot this November. The vote is now…

Friday night’s thrilling action

Sandy Creek falls to top-ranked Cartersville 35-21 by Christopher Dunn Christopher@Fayette-News.com The heavyweight battle that had been circled on the calendar all year did not disappoint, the top-ranked Cartersville Hurricanes beating the Sandy Creek Patriots in a 35-21 shootout Friday night. After the Patriot offense went three and out on their first possession, the Hurricanes’…

Police searching for Walgreen’s robber

An “armed and extremely dangerous” robber is on the run after hitting three Walgreen’s pharmacies in three cities, say Fayetteville Police, and in each case the man is said to have been after prescription drugs. According to Lieutenant Mike Whitlow, public information officer with the Fayetteville Police Department, an early-20s black male wearing blue jeans,…

Rousseau warns against appearance of violating new policy

At Thursday night’s Fayette County Board of Commissioners meeting, Commissioner Charles Rousseau warned re-appointing a fellow commissioner to the Public Facilities Authority would be a bad look, given a recently approved change to county policy. The Public Facilities Authority saw the terms of all three of its members expire. Their duties include acquisition, construction, equipping,…

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