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.


Fayetteville Police Department earns State Certification

It’s official. The Fayetteville Police Department ranks among the state’s finest law enforcement agencies. At Thursday night’s City Council meeting, the department was officially presented with their State Certification. Out of roughly 600 law enforcement agencies in Georgia, the Fayetteville Police Department is now one of just 125 that are State Certified. The stringent certification…

Fayetteville rescinds ‘Confederate History’ proclamation

On the heels of protests at last week’s County Commission meeting, Thursday night the Fayetteville City Council voted to rescind the Confederate History proclamation it had issued April 19. The move prompted both gratitude and disappointment.  The proclamation for the Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) was met with no resistance at the City of Fayetteville’s…

Tax Commissioner, LifeLink team up to save lives

The Fayette County Tax Commissioner’s Office is out to save lives. Friday morning, Tax Commissioner Kristie King and representatives from LifeLink of Georgia unveiled a donor registration kiosk, the first in the state. The kiosk will streamline the process of becoming an organ donor. With a simple scan of their driver’s license on the kiosk…

‘Confederate History’ proclamation petition rescinded

Sons of Confederate Veterans ‘saddened’ by reaction, withdraw petition to standing ovation   Tears, anger, and passionate pleas turned to a rousing ovation with Tuesday evening’s announcement that the Sons of Confederate Veterans were withdrawing their petition for a proclamation of “Confederate History and Heritage Month” and “Confederate Memorial Day.” Hours of protest speech, starting…

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