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.


F’ville looks at Pinewood Forest agreement tweaks

At their first work session of 2019, the Fayetteville City Council got their initial look at proposed tweaks to the Pinewood Forest development agreement. The changes would pertain to an event center, multi-use paths and sidewalks, and use of accessory dwelling units. The moves are aimed at making the development more enticing to prospective home…

19-year-old woman charged with statutory rape of 14-year-old boy

A 19-year-old woman is under arrest and charged with the statutory rape of a 14-year-old boy. Shaniya Cotton, of Jonesboro, has been accused of having a ongoing relationship with the underage boy. The victim’s mother reported her suspicions to the Fayetteville Police Department, who then began an investigation. A forensic interview with the victim substantiated…

Friend request denied: ‘Religious Freedom’ bill support helped push $750M Facebook center away from Fayette

While several speakers at Thursday’s County Board of Commissioners warned of potential negative consequences from continuing to support the controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), it was confirmed that it already played a part in Fayette County losing out on a massive project. As part of the discussion, Fayette was revealed to be the favorite…

BOC forges ahead with ‘Religious Freedom’ bill resolution

Again rebuffing pleas from residents and elected officials in attendance at Thursday afternoon’s meeting, the County Board of Commissioners voted to move forward in asking the State to support the controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) as part of their legislative packet. Originally approved in January of 2018 following a heated debate, the resolution will…

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