Articles by Christopher Dunn

Christopher Dunn has been the sports editor for Fayette Newspapers since 2011, in addition to running Fayette Game Day magazine. He is a graduate of Fayette County schools, as well as a graduate of Georgia State University with a degree in journalism. Follow him on twitter @fayettesports.


County, PTC at odds over annexation requests

Both sides say state forces ‘adversarial’ relationship   Fayette County and Peachtree City are at odds over an annexation request, and both sides say state rules are forcing them to fight. At their August 23 meeting, citing a “material increase in burden upon the county,” specifically related to density of development, traffic, stormwater management, and…

County approves millage rate rollback

On Thursday night the County Board of Commissioners approved a property tax millage rate rollback, lauding the ability to save residents money.  Chief Finance Officer Mary Parrott presented the proposed rollback.  “We had growth again, which was very, very positive,” said Parrott, with all changes together representing a roughly five percent increase to the tax…

BOC, developers continue battle over 2016 rezoning request

The County Board of Commissioners and developers are set to go toe-to-toe again over a 2016 rezoning request following another debate at Thursday night’s meeting. The petitioners fought the commissioners’ 2016 ruling in court, with Fayette County Superior Court Judge Christopher Edwards coming down against the county and demanding the BOC rehear the request. The…

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